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Update Your Subscription Documents - FATCA and CRS
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • Cayman Islands, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 27 2016

The Cayman Islands Tax Information Authority advised yesterday that it will allow Cayman Islands Financial Institutions to rely on CRS due diligence


The “Panama Papers” and the Secret World of Shell Corporations - Reducing Liability Exposure and Seeking Insurance Coverage
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • Global, Panama, USA
  • April 8 2016

A leak of 11.5 million documents from a law firm in Panama may implicate politicians, criminals, and celebrities in sheltering of fortunes in


New York State Department of Taxation and Finance to disregard single-member LLC interests for New York estate tax
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2015

In a recent New York State Advisory Opinion, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance advised that a federal income tax entity


Update on Maryland estate tax
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2014

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley has signed into law H.B. 739 (the "New Law"), which contains revisions to the Maryland estate tax law. Specifically


Recent changes to New York estate and income tax
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2014

On March 31, 2014, the New York State legislature passed and Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law the New York State 2014-2015 Budget Bill (the "New


Deadlines coming for multinationals’ retirement plans and U.S. taxpayers with foreign financial interests
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2014

In 2010, the U.S. enacted a sweeping change in enforcement of its tax laws on foreign financial interests, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act


Attention: new foreign tax withholding forms
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2012

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced that it is modifying certain of its tax forms, known generally as Form W-8s, used by foreign individuals and entities (“Foreign Parties”) to claim a reduction or exemption of withholding taxes on payments from U.S. sources (“U.S. Payors”


Estate and gift tax planning opportunities scheduled to "sunset" on December 31, 2012
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2012

The estate and gift tax laws under the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010, are scheduled to sunset on December 31, 2012


New estate and gift tax laws for 2011- 2012 and transfer tax provisions of the president's proposed budget for 2012
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2011

On December 17, Congress passed the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010, which included new estate and gift tax laws applicable in 2011 and 2012


Final FBAR reporting rules provide relief, but no exemption, for pension plans investing in foreign accounts
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2011

On February 24, 2011, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network of the Department of Treasury (FinCEN) issued final rules on FBAR filing requirements applicable to U.S. persons, including U.S. pension plans that invest in foreign financial accounts or who have signature authority over such accounts