The November 26, 2018, release by the Internal Revenue Service of proposed regulations (REG-106089-18) related to IRC § 163(j) has provided some clarity for federal income taxpayers. But the regulations’ treatment of federal consolidated groups gives rise to complexities and questions as to how the limitation will operate at the state level.
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In their article for State Tax Notes, Sutherland attorneys Jonathan Feldman, Stephen Burroughs and Timothy Gustafson analyze the Multistate Tax Commission’s Arm’s-Length Adjustment Service (ALAS) program. While most taxpayers instinctively cringe at any new MTC initiative, the ALAS program is a potential positive for corporate taxpayers due to some disturbing trends arising in state

By Zachary Atkins and Marc Simonetti

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that the attorney-client privilege and work-product doctrine protected legal memoranda prepared by an accounting firm that were disclosed to third parties. The Schaeffler Group sought to refinance its acquisition debt held by a consortium of banks and restructure its

On March 2, 2011, the IRS released Appeals Settlement Guidelines (ASG) addressing the federal income tax treatment of state and local economic development tax credits and incentives, other than refundable or transferrable credits or incentives.

Many taxpayers have long taken the position that state and local tax credits and incentives (e.g., tax rate reductions, tax

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, sitting en banc on September 29, raised serious questions in a suit seeking refund of telephone excise taxes paid to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). A decision on the arguments raised could have far-reaching consequences for the IRS, potentially requiring it to conform to