Our International Tax Group examines how the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s new guidance reiterates the central role of the arm’s-length standard and provides guideposts for taxpayers and tax administrations as they analyze how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting intercompany pricing. Comparability analysisLosses and the allocation of COVID-19 specific costsGovernment assistance programsAdvance pricing agreements Read the full advisory here. Alston & Bird … [Continue reading] about How to Price in a Pandemic: New OECD Guidance on Transfer Pricing Challenges Caused by COVID-19
The CARES Act’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was a boon to many businesses, but some of its particularities have become a headache to acquiring taxpayers. Our Federal Tax Group untangles how PPP loans affect employee retention credits and … [Continue reading] about IRS Issues CARES Act Guidance Addressing Tax Issues Prevalent in M&A Transactions
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 continues to reverberate even unto the end of 2020. Our International Tax Group discusses a letter ruling that may have been a harbinger of proposed regulations to address exceptions to Section 367(a) gain … [Continue reading] about Letter Ruling Conjures Ghost of Section 958(b)(4) Past
Is inventory personal? Well, it depends. In case you missed it, our International Tax Group recently explored the finalized sourcing rules that decide whether inventory is U.S. or foreign source after changes wrought by the Tax Cuts and Jobs … [Continue reading] about Sourcing the Source of Inventory Sales – Final Regulations Under Section 863(b)
Death and taxes may be certainties, but the fate of the estate and gift tax after this election is far from it. Our Wealth Planning Team asks the questions that need asking to help you decide how to plan for the future. How can you cut through the … [Continue reading] about Crystal Ball Gazing for the Federal Estate and Gift Tax After 2020 – Should I Act Now?