Tax Reform Update

November 15, 2017 As this article went to press, the Senate was modifying its tax reform bill, which is now expected to include repeal of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate. Additional tax changes are also expected, including full repeal of the estate tax. -- As [...]

By |2020-03-19T15:41:12-04:00November 15th, 2017|

The IRS Is Peaking behind Bitcoin’s Mask

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has been raging a battle against Coinbase[1] to obtain the identities of users of convertible virtual currencies (CVCs), like Bitcoin.[2],[3] This battle is being closely watched worldwide, as it touches on hot button issues—privacy of Bitcoin holder accounts, [...]

By |2020-03-19T15:41:41-04:00September 14th, 2017|

Trump and Taxes – An Update

President Trump recently published his tax reform outline, “2017 Tax Reform for Economic Growth and American Jobs” – and his outline proposes tax cuts as well as tax simplification. Although the provisions in Trump’s outline is his wish list for tax reform, it is [...]

By |2020-03-19T15:44:58-04:00June 8th, 2017|

Congress Pursues Tax Reform to Encourage On-shore Investments

In a seemingly reluctant nod to increasing pressure from other more pro-business tax regimes, the U.S. recently introduced a proposal for legislative change in the form of an innovation (intellectual property) box regime. Similar regimes have been around for a number of years in [...]

By |2020-03-19T15:52:22-04:00September 28th, 2015|
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