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|UK Budget 2015 - Key Tax Measures|
Adam Blakemore, Catherine Richardson; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
April 14, 2015, previously published on March 19, 2015The Chancellor of the Exchequer’s final Budget of the current Parliament, given on 18 March 2015, was held in the shadow of the UK’s general election on 7 May 2015. With the backdrop of the UK’s GDP growth increasing, continued low interest rates, rising employment and a reducing...
|Donating Art - Not as Easy as You May Think...|
Aaron M. Milrad; Dentons Canada LLP;
April 14, 2015, previously published on April 2, 2015In advising potential art donors I find my clients are surprised when I ask “Are you the owner of the art?” At times there is no quick or obvious answer. Who was the buyer of the art? Who was listed on the Bill of Sale? Is it you, your spouse or your corporation? What if you and your...
|Increased Rates of Rent for the Use of Mineral Resources|
Myron B. Rabij; Dentons Canada LLP;
April 14, 2015, previously published on March 6, 2015On March 2, 2015 the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine urgently adopted several laws, including the Draft Law on Amendments to Articles 165 and 252 of the Tax Code of Ukraine (registered by the Verkhovna Rada under number 2213) (the “Law”), which changes the rates of rent for mineral resources...
|IRS Issues Updates to Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System|
Brenna M. Clark, Adam B. Cohen, Brittany Edwards-Franklin, Andrea M. Gehman, Alice Murtos; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
April 14, 2015, previously published on April 14, 2015In recent weeks, the IRS has issued two updates to its Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS). EPCRS allows plan sponsors to correct many documentary and operational errors that otherwise might jeopardize a plan’s tax-qualified status through one of three programs: the...
|Three Things US Audit Committee Members Should Consider in 2015|
David S. Bakst, Jason S. Bazar, John P. Berkery, Edward S. Best, Jennifer J. Carlson; Mayer Brown LLP;
April 14, 2015, previously published on January 23, 2015Audit Committees are facing increased demands from many quarters heading into 2015, which expand their responsibilities, expose them to greater regulatory scrutiny and potential liabilities, and provide the basis for proxy and shareholder activists to oppose the re-election of Audit Committee...
|Step-ups in Tax Basis: Utilizing Section 336(e) Elections in Structuring Private Equity Acquisitions|
Timothy Santoli; Dentons Canada LLP;
April 14, 2015, previously published on April 7, 2015The IRS and Treasury Department recently issued regulations that provide rules for making a “Section 336(e) election.” This election is a relatively new tax-planning tool to achieve a step-up in the tax basis of the target corporation’s assets for income tax purposes where an...
|North Sea Oil & Gas Tax Breaks Announced|
Robert Hamill, James Hill; Mayer Brown International LLP;
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 2015In the Budget 2015 delivered on Wednesday 18 March 2015, the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne set out several significant tax breaks for the UK oil and gas sector. Set against the background of a maturing UK basin, albeit one with significant resources as yet unexplored, the Government...
|District Court Judge Rules That Douglas County Assessor Must Abide By Certain Procedures During Informal Meetings With Taxpayers|
David R. Madden; McGrath North Mullin & Kratz, PC LLO;
April 13, 2015, previously published on 1st Quarter, 2015If you own real property in Douglas County and you have ever questioned how property valuations are determined, you are not alone. Fortunately, a Douglas County District Court judge recently issued a ruling that specifies the process the Assessor’s office must follow when taxpayers have...
|Share Plans Go Online in the UK: Major Changes to the Tax Notification and Administration Procedures|
Andrew Stanger; Mayer Brown International LLP;
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 2015Two major changes have been introduced with effect from the tax year ending 5 April 2015 and later years which affect employee share plans operated in relation to employees in the UK. Any company with share plans which benefit employees resident in the UK for tax purposes will need to address these...
|Tax Increment Financing (TIF): What is it and how does it affect new developments?|
Mia E. Thibodeau; Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, P.A.;
April 13, 2015, previously published on February 3, 2015If you have walked in downtown Duluth in recent months, you may have noticed the two large tower cranes swinging impressively overhead. You may have wondered, how do developers pay for such expensive projects, or why did they choose this location? Of course, financing for such projects is complex...