On Sept. 13, 2021, the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee announced a proposal to limit charitable deductions for conservation easement contributions made by partnerships and other passthrough entities. The
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The IRS has published guidance stating that pre-2018 swaps among Bitcoin, Ether, and Litecoin are not eligible for 1031 tax-free exchange treatment. This means that investors who made swaps among
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Taxpayers who lease or purchase aircraft face a myriad of tax issues, and aircraft can be a favorite target of both federal and state tax auditors. While the restrictions imposed
Continue Reading Non-Recourse Financing Can Imperil Tax Deductions: The Application of the Internal Revenue Code ‘At-Risk’ Rules to Aircraft Purchases

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
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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act included a provision increasing taxes on tax-exempt organizations. New Internal Revenue Code Section 512(a)(7) required that tax-exempt organizations include in computing unrelated business taxable
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While the IRS has been cracking down on syndicated conservation easements for over ten years, earlier this year Chuck Rettig, the Commissioner of the IRS, announced several campaign areas upon
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