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Latest News in Tax

  • November 14, 2018

    Puerto Rico Sales Tax Plan Lacks Details, Stakeholders Say

    The outline of a plan to restructure nearly $18 billion in debt owed by the Puerto Rico Sales Tax Financing Corp., or COFINA, is missing vital information, some stakeholders said this week, saying more details are needed on how funds will be distributed and how pending lawsuits will affect the process.

  • November 14, 2018

    IRS Focuses On 'Traditional' Tax Crimes Amid Staff Decreases

    The Internal Revenue Service has focused this year’s criminal investigations on “traditional” cases — including international tax enforcement — as it employed the lowest number of special agents since the early 1970s, according to an agency report issued Wednesday.

  • November 14, 2018

    3rd Circ. Urged To Back Ruling In $377M Foreign Income Row

    The Internal Revenue Service urged the Third Circuit on Wednesday to uphold a U.S. Tax Court decision finding an additional $377 million in taxable income for a U.S. shareholder, saying that loan guarantees from offshore subsidiaries trigger a requirement to include the subsidiaries’ earnings.

  • November 14, 2018

    NYC, State Seek Pause In Suit Over Real Estate Tax System

    The state and city of New York urged a state judge Wednesday to pause a suit accusing them of running a real estate tax system that is so unfair as to be unconstitutional while appeals are underway, but only won a short-term halt while the judge mulls the issue further.

  • November 14, 2018

    France To Tax Cryptocurrency Gains At 30%

    The French government will set taxes on gains from cryptocurrency speculation at 30 percent and ensure corporate holdings are taxed only when converted into euros, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said.

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