Houston – 36th Annual Tax and Business Planning Seminar

This must-attend seminar will help ensure that you are as ready as the IRS for 2014. Hosted by Best Lawyers-ranked Tier One taxation law firm Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry, the event will feature presentations by Patrick Jankowski, CCR, Vice President, Research, Greater Houston Partnership, and more than 14 experts from Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s labor, … More Houston – 36th Annual Tax and Business Planning Seminar

Atlanta – 28th Annual Tax and Business Planning Seminar

This must-attend seminar will help ensure that you are as ready as the IRS for 2014. Hosted by Best Lawyers-ranked Tier One taxation law firm Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry, the event will feature presentations by named shareholder David Aughtry, a former IRS trial attorney and the firm’s leading tax litigator for nearly 30 … More Atlanta – 28th Annual Tax and Business Planning Seminar

To Minimize Taxes For Years To Come, Consider Incorporating Your Business In 2013

By Dustin Covello Choice of entity is one of the first and most important tax-planning decisions that any entrepreneur must make. Conventional wisdom holds that most entrepreneurs should organize their businesses as “pass-through” entities – primarily limited liability companies, partnerships, subchapter S corporations, or sole proprietorships. Pass-through entities are not themselves taxable. Rather, all of … More To Minimize Taxes For Years To Come, Consider Incorporating Your Business In 2013

By Appeasing the United Kingdom, Starbucks May Have Relocated Its Tax Problems Into The United States

By:  Dustin Covello As one of many U.S. multinationals that reportedly implemented the Double Irish international tax structure, Starbucks has reportedly paid a U.K. tax rate of 2.8 percent over the last decade.  Not satisfied with this levy, last month the British Parliament called Starbucks and other U.S. multinationals before the body to discuss the … More By Appeasing the United Kingdom, Starbucks May Have Relocated Its Tax Problems Into The United States

Southgate Master Fund: The Sham Partnership Doctrine Gets Messy… Or Does It?

By Jonathan Prokup Two weeks ago, the Fifth Circuit summarily rejected a taxpayer request for an en banc rehearing in Southgate Master Fund LLC v. United States.  The appellate court had previously concluded that the taxpayer was not entitled to a claimed capital loss from a transaction involving the acquisition of distressed debt via a … More Southgate Master Fund: The Sham Partnership Doctrine Gets Messy… Or Does It?

Businesses Prepare For The End Of The Euro; Will Treasury Do The Same?

By Jonathan Prokup According to the Financial Times, companies around the world are preparing for the possibility of a breakup of the euro.  Given the currency devaluation that would likely occur in countries coming out of the euro, these companies are preparing for the impact that such an event would have on balance sheets (e.g., … More Businesses Prepare For The End Of The Euro; Will Treasury Do The Same?

The Extenders Bill Is Dead. Long Live The Extenders?

By Jonathan Prokup Now that the tax extenders legislation has died, what’s next?  At least some of the provisions (e.g., the new tax regime for “carried interests”) are likely to find their way into future legislation.  But what about the tax extenders themselves, such as the look-through rule of section 954(c)(6) and the section 41 … More The Extenders Bill Is Dead. Long Live The Extenders?