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Is it US taxable income? Unintended consequences when US residents receive assets from their family’s foreign corporations
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

It is not uncommon for affluent families from certain countries to maintain offshore structures to hold a portion, and often times a significant


New IRS rulings should provide greater certainty for corporate restructurings
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 11 2015

On May 5, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued two long-awaited rulings, Rev. Rul. 2015-09 and Rev. Rul. 2015-10, that should ease the


IRS proposes PFIC regulations that could characterize many foreign insurance companies as PFICs
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2015

A mere 28 years after Congress enacted the tax rules governing passive foreign investment companies ("PFICs"), the Treasury Department and Internal


Doing business in India
  • Nishith Desai Associates
  • Canada, Germany, India, Japan, Mauritius, Netherlands, Singapore, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 30 2015

India is the seventh largest country by area and the second-most populous country in the world. It has a large and growing middle-class with an


FIRPTA reform opens door to increased foreign investment in US real estate
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2015

This afternoon, Reps. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) and Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.) re-introduced in the House of Representatives a bill to significantly reform


FATCA for investment funds be ready for May 1, 2015!
  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • April 17 2015

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, or FATCA, has been an integral part of Canada's tax system for over a year. Originally legislated under U.S


Kickstarter a source of funds and a big tax bill?
  • Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC
  • USA
  • April 17 2015

Kickstarter is a crowdfunding platform for creative projects. Project creators set a funding goal and deadline for their project. If people like the


New IRS tax accounting rule to benefit M&A
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2015

The IRS recently adopted a taxpayer-favorable new tax rule that alleviates one of the more significant tax risks that often complicates M&A


Feb 27th legislative update
  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2015

The news in Raleigh was dominated by snow and ice and skeleton sessions and empty calendars. However there were a few items of interest: Fee


Tax time alert: key things to know about founders preferred stock
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2015

As you gather and review tax papers for your return, be sure to inform your accountant if you hold founders' preferred stock, or if you sold a block