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|IRS Clarifies Production Tax Credit Qualification for Renewable and Alternative Energy Facilities|
John C. Crossley; Husch Blackwell LLP;
August 21, 2014, previously published on August 14, 2014With developers in the renewable energy industry racing to complete energy projects across the country by January 1, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has published additional guidance to reduce uncertainty regarding the ability of certain projects to qualify for production tax credits...
|IRS Guidance Clarifies Renewable Energy Tax Credit|
Jared Binstock, Armando Gomez, David A. Schneider, Paul Schockett, Sean M. Shimamoto; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP;
August 19, 2014, previously published on August 12, 2014The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released welcome new guidance on renewable electricity production and energy investment tax credits. A notice issued on August 8, 2014, addresses when a facility or equipment maintains its qualification when transferred during the construction process, and how...
|Are You Really Sure That Construction Began? IRS Issues Third Notice Regarding Renewable Energy Tax Credit Beginning of Construction Test|
Dorothy Black Franzoni, Jonathan Goldman, Amish M. Shah, Ram C. Sunkara, Thomas H. Warren; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
August 18, 2014, previously published on August 12, 2014On August 8, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued Notice 2014-46, which provides further guidance intended to assist developers and purchasers of renewable energy facilities evaluate whether such facilities satisfied the beginning of construction requirement for the...
|Making the Most of a Promise to Pay Agreement: Terms Recommended in Promissory Notes on Delinquent Taxes|
David Brown; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
August 18, 2014, previously published on August 8, 2014When a delinquent taxpayer enters into a payment plan with a municipality, the plan is usually evidenced by a promissory note signed by the debtor. While a promise to pay does not need to be overly complicated, there are several terms that should be included to ensure proper and timely repayment,...
|IRS Clarifies Beginning of Construction Rules for Renewable Energy Projects|
Jeffrey G. Davis; Mayer Brown LLP;
August 12, 2014, previously published on August 8, 2014The US Internal Revenue Service (the IRS) has released Notice 2014-46 (the Notice), which provides further clarification about how a taxpayer can satisfy the requirement that construction of a renewable energy project began before January 1, 2014. The Notice, released on August 8, 2014, is welcome...
|Representative Levin Targets Earnings Stripping|
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
August 12, 2014, previously published on August 7, 2014Inversion transactions are making waves, and politicians are taking notice, with the number of legislative proposals dealing with inversions and other international tax issues growing at a fast rate.
|House Passes Bill to Make Bonus Depreciation Permanent|
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
August 8, 2014, previously published on August 5, 2014On July 11, 2014, the House of Representatives passed a bill to renew bonus depreciation and to make the provision permanent. Bonus depreciation is one of several expired provisions that House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.) has made sought to make permanent.
|New Legislation on the Horizon to Help Start-Ups Take Advantage of Research and Development Tax Credit|
Taft Stettinius Hollister LLP;
August 6, 2014, previously published on August 4, 2014Congress is currently considering two tax credit bills that have the potential to substantially increase profits of start-up tech companies: the Startup Innovation Credit Act of 2014 and the Innovators Job Creation Act. As discussed in more detail below, the Startup Innovation Credit Act of 2014...
|Congress Scrutinizes Hedge Funds’ Use of Financial Derivatives|
Bruce M. Bettigole, Thomas A. Cullinan, Yasho Lahiri, William R. Pauls, W. Scott Sorrels; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
July 30, 2014, previously published on July 25, 2014This week the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (Subcommittee), in conjunction with the Subcommittee’s hearing on July 22, 2014, released a report on hedge funds’ use of financial derivatives considered abusive. In...
|New Jersey: Click-Through Nexus Legislation Enacted|
McDonald Hopkins LLC;
July 26, 2014, previously published on July 17, 2014New Jersey has enacted A.B. 3486, which among other things, adopts click-through nexus provisions that expand the number of sellers required to collect and remit New Jersey sales tax. The click-through nexus provisions apply to sales made on or after July 1, 2014.