Taxpayers that have engaged in cryptocurrency transactions should be aware that the Internal Revenue Service is seeking customer records from cryptocurrency exchanges. The Department of Justice recently filed petitions in
Continue Reading IRS Actively Seeking Information Regarding Cryptocurrency Via John Doe Summonses

Legislation has been reintroduced in the New York State Assembly (A.3009-B Part VV) and the Senate (S.2509-B Part SS) that, if enacted, will require (i) the recording of certain mezzanine
Continue Reading New York’s Proposed Tax on Mezzanine Debt, Preferred Equity May Have Adverse Implications for NY Lenders, Borrowers

On Jan. 7, 2021, the Department of Treasury and IRS issued final regulations (the Regulations) that provide guidance to the “carried interest” rules under Section 1061 of the Internal Revenue
Continue Reading 3-Year Holding Period Rule for ‘Carried Interests’ Addressed in IRS Final Regulations