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Post-Election Estate & Tax Planning
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2016

Following the results of the presidential election on November 8, the Estates, Trusts, and Tax Planning Group has been reviewing President-elect


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”


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


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


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


President signs HIRE Act, including FACTA provisions combating offshore tax evasion
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2010

On March 18, 2010, President Obama signed the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act (the "Act"), which hopes to create jobs with measures such as a "Social Security holiday" for employers that hire previously unemployed workers, an extension of highway and mass transit funding, and an expansion of the Build America Bonds program


IRS gives guidance on deferred compensation from offshore funds
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2009

On January 8, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued preliminary guidance on the taxation of deferred compensation from offshore investment partnerships and other tax-indifferent entities


Lower interest rates can mean additional estate and gift tax savings
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • January 5 2009

Our Client Alert from November 18, 2008 Recessionary Pressures and Market Volatility described how lower asset values, coupled with increased volatility in the stock market, are reducing the gift tax cost of transferring family business interests to beneficiaries