The potential complexities surrounding pass-through entity tax elections might make you cry, but the potential tax benefits won’t make you blue. Our Federal Tax Group examines how PTET elections have become an important planning tool in acquisitions. PTET election considerations in common acquisition structures Limited federal guidance relating to the SALT cap State-specific deadlines and interpretations introduce potential complexities Read the full advisory here. [...]Read more
After the U.S. Supreme Court’s Dobbs ruling overturning Roe, employer health plans and insurers are left with the task of determining which state laws are applicable and whether federal preemption (under ERISA or otherwise) changes the analysis. Our Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group breaks down the key issues under ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code for covering medical travel benefits for legal abortion-related services. Does the Pregnancy Discrimination Act or ERISA preempt state law? What are the tax implications for offering medical travel? How will telehealth [...]Read more
Georgia’s 2022 legislative session included a number of consequential tax bills. Our State & Local Tax Group highlights key takeaways.
- What passed: rate cuts and elective consolidation
- What didn’t pass: revisions to the film tax credits and sales taxes on electronically delivered software
- How these changes will impact individual and business taxpayers
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Our Unclaimed Property Team reviews California AB 2280, which would allow the State Controller’s Office to establish a new California Voluntary Compliance Program. The proposed VCP would be available only to certain holders To qualify for the interest waiver, a holder would be required to participate in an educational training program and meet other requirements The controller would be authorized to reinstate interest for any holder that does not comply with reporting and payment requirements Read the full advisory here. [...]Read more
Have questions about the new Frequently Asked Questions for group health plans’ coverage of over-the-counter COVID-19 test kits? Our Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group addresses key provisions of the extensive requirements for plans and issuers. Plans have a pair of safe harbors to limit reimbursement to $12 per test and limit the number of tests available to eight per month (or 30 days) Plans have some flexibility to prevent fraud and offer education to participants Certain plans must provide preventive care for colonoscopies and contraceptive services Read the [...]Read more