Whether the 5-4 Supreme Court decision in Thole vs. U.S. Bank on June 1 is “good news” for employers and will limit lawsuits by defined benefit participants, as some commentators
Continue Reading Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Jeffrey Mamorsky and Jonathan Sulds’ Pen ERISA Column in Pensions & Investments

The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis has raised questions and concerns about upcoming property tax payment and reporting deadlines in California and whether taxpayers may be entitled to any relief
Continue Reading GT ALERT – COVID-19’s Impact on California Property Tax Deadlines and Planning Considerations

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
Continue Reading 2019 Tax Act Effects on Tax-Exempt Organizations; Required Section 501(c)(4) Notices

On Sept. 18, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill No. 5 (AB 5) into law in California. The landmark legislation, which came into effect Jan. 1, 2020, promises to
Continue Reading AB 5, California’s Gig-Work Law, Could Mean Inconsistent Federal and State Tax Treatment for Workers

On Dec. 19, the United States Department of the Treasury released final regulations related to investment in Qualified Opportunity Zones and Qualified Opportunity Funds (544 pages). These highly anticipated regulations
Continue Reading Qualified Opportunity Zones – Final Treasury Regulations Released

Welcome to In the Zone: GT Qualified Opportunity Zone News. Our monthly digest of the latest federal and state developments in Qualified Opportunity Zones and Qualified Opportunity Funds and related Greenberg Traurig news and events will keep stakeholders apprised of the most pressing issues in this burgeoning space.
Continue Reading In the Zone: GT Qualified Opportunity Zone News – December 2019