Should a subsidiary incur losses due to risks it assumed? Can a parent take on losses? Our International Tax Group investigates the nuances of regulations from U.S. and international agencies and offers actions multinational enterprises can take now to prepare for the tax implications of COVID-19-related disruptions.
Who bears and controls the risk?
Useful guidance from the OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and Tax Administrations
Actions to take now and in the future
Alston & Bird has formed a multidisciplinary task force to advise clients on the business [...]Read more
In case you missed it's release right before the President's Day holiday weekend, our International Tax Group addressed an election under Section 962 available to individual U.S. shareholders of certain foreign corporations to be taxed as a C corporation, which before tax reform was a rarely utilized and often forgotten tool that has recently been thrust into the spotlight due to its potential benefits.
The rise in popularity of the Section 962 election
Smith v. Commissioner, an unfavorable ruling for U.S. shareholders receiving distributions of foreign earnings subject to a Section 962 [...]Read more
The IRS released Proposed Regulations and a Revenue Procedure addressing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act’s repeal of Section 958(b)(4). Our International Tax Group explores how this guidance affects numerous provisions of the Code.
Downward attribution beyond Subpart F, GILTI, and Section 965
Silence on the portfolio interest exemption
Safe harbors and eased reporting requirements
Read the full advisory here. [...]Read more