Our 80-plus tax attorneys comprise one of the largest law-firm-based tax practices in the country. Our tax clients include both long-standing firm clients and clients who choose Alston & Bird solely to do their tax work. Read More →
The multistate unclaimed property landscape continued to evolve rapidly in 2018, and we expect more of the same in 2019. Kendall Houghton and Michael Giovannini look at unclaimed property issues in this issue of Retail: What's in Store.
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In case you missed our live broadcast, please check out Scott Harty, Carolyn Smith, Earl Pomeroy, and Jack Cummings as they walk through key elements of the new regulations and address the prospects of technical corrections.
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If you are interested in signing up for one of our future weekly webinars covering topics such as section 199A, BEAT, GILTI, foreign tax credits, opportunity zones, or state & local tax, click here. [...]Read more
Over the next few weeks, we will be hosting weekly 30 minute webinars where our attorneys will walk through key elements of the new TCJA regulations packages, addressing corporate and international issues and state tax matters.
The first session occurs January 15 at 11am when Jack Cummings and Scott Harty walk through key elements of 163(j) interest deductibility.
The IRS has announced its intent to beef up enforcement efforts against tax noncompliance relating to transactions in cryptocurrencies. Despite this effort, various tax aspects of cryptocurrency transactions remain uncertain. Our International Tax and Blockchain & Distributed Ledger groups team up to explain how this uncertainty affects cryptocurrency funds.
Cryptocurrencies are treated as property, not currency, for tax purposes (but the certainty largely ends there)
Can cryptocurrencies and their derivatives qualify as commodities for tax purposes?
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While tax reform worked its way into law, our subject-matter experts took a deeper dive into areas that are critical to our clients businesses. The 16-part teleseminar series covered:
Updates from the Hill with Earl Pomeroy, Carolyn Smith, and Scott Harty
Year-end filing deadlines with Scott Harty
International Tax: Section 965 with Jack Cummings and Scott Harty
International Tax (other than Section 965) with Heather Ripley and Scott Harty
Executive Compensation with Carolyn Smith and Mike Stevens
Employee Benefits and Health & Welfare with Carolyn Smith and John Hickman
With tax reform officially upon us, our subject matter experts will take a deeper dive into areas that are critical to your business, such as corporate taxes, international issues, executive compensation and employee benefits, and partnerships.
The 2018 call-in series will kick off on Tuesday, January 9. All seminars will start at 11am ET and last approximately 30 minutes.
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Our Securities Group analyzes the Securities and Exchange Commission’s new staff guidance on the accounting impacts U.S. tax reform will have on publicly traded companies and their financial statement disclosures.
Staff Accounting Bulletin (SAB) No. 118
SEC Staff Compliance and Disclosure Interpretation (C&DI) 110.02
SEC Consultation Guidance
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