Concept of moving to foreign countries and living as expat. getty In the latest installment of In the Pages, Tax Notes International contributing editor Robert Goulder sits down with the authors of the Tax Notes article “A Simple Regulatory Fix for Citizenship Taxation.” The authors discuss regulatory actions that Treasury can take that would, in the absence of legislative change,
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New York authorities investigating whether President Donald Trump’s company inflated the value of its assets for loans and tax breaks are seeking more records of the company’s communication with an engineer who helped appraise its property. New York Attorney General Letitia James on Thursday asked a state-court judge in Manhattan to reconsider October rulings that
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Richard Newstead | Moment | Getty Images Drones have arrived on Wall Street. Goldman Sachs, the world’s top mergers advisor, is among investment banks using drone technology to give its clients a bird’s-eye view of the companies they are bidding on, according to Stephan Feldgoise, the firm’s global co-head of mergers and acquisitions. After Covid-19
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AJ Watt | Getty Images Are you stocking up on cold and flu meds for the winter? Buying an at-home Covid-19 test kit? If so, you are running out of time to use this tax-advantaged account for those purchases. Health-care flexible spending accounts, which may be available at your job, allow you to stash pre-tax
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Key Findings: Excessive tax rates on cigarettes in some states induce substantial black and gray market movement of tobacco products into high-tax states from low-tax states or foreign sources. New York has the highest inbound smuggling activity, with an estimated 53.2 percent of cigarettes consumed in the state deriving from smuggled sources in 2018. New
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Changes for the year; partnerships’ reporting; building your brand; and other highlights from our favorite tax bloggers. Blunt truths Taxable Talk (http://www.taxabletalk.com/): Sometimes the IRS processing time “ain’t pretty” — though to be fair this tale does start with a return sent certified mail taking nearly a month to get from Las Vegas to Ogden,
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Lisa Lickers, her husband and their blended family before the arrival of their baby. Source: Lisa Lickers Navigating the terrain of a blended family’s financial life is tricky enough in normal times. Add a pandemic into the mix, and things can get downright exhausting. “Stressful financial situations bring to the surface underlying family dynamics,” said
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The changes this pandemic has wrought don’t appear to be temporary, as we once imagined. It’s no longer a question of waiting this thing out and returning to yesteryear. That’s why I’m advising my clients to re-evaluate their growth strategies. Ambitious firms need to lean into the new reality and reconfigure their approaches. I understand
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Every year, for over 80 years, the Tax Foundation has hosted its end-of-year gala, Tax Prom, to bring together the tax community in a spirit of bipartisanship and to celebrate the hard work of the year. In 2020, like so many other things, Tax Prom was a little different. Instead of gathering in person, we
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The general disruption in life caused by COVID-19 has accelerated the pace of the mobilization of the workforce, creating tax policy considerations that have been slowly surfacing over the past decade. “The fact that states, employers and workers were all suddenly forced into remote work settings has provided an unexpected opportunity for a discussion about
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WASHINGTON, DC – DECEMBER 13: Former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during her last news … [+] conference in office. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Getty Images Janet Yellen, president-elect Joe Biden’s pick for Treasury Secretary, would come to the job with largely predictable views on tax policy for a mainstream, center-left economist. A
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