Category: Emily Dorisio

Congress Tweaks Partnership Audit Rules

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 (“Act”), was signed into law on March 23rd.  The Act contains a number of changes to the partnership audit rules that went into effect for partnerships (including LLCs taxed as...

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Tax reform is all the rage these days.  The House and Senate released their respective proposals for tax reform with some sweeping changes to tax brackets, individual deductions, tax rates for certain owners of pass-throughs and...

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By: Emily Dorisio The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed that the devil really is in the details in a case that illustrates the importance of ensuring that deal documents accurately reflect the parties’ agreed upon...

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Substantiation of Charitable Donations

By Emily Dorisio As we enter the giving season and begin making charitable contributions it is important to remember that some gifts require more than just the act of giving to qualify for a charitable tax deduction. For...

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Update on “Bad Boy” Guarantees

By Emily Dorisio The IRS issued a Memorandum on April 15, 2016 clarifying the treatment of nonrecourse debt subject to certain “bad boy” guarantees. The Memorandum takes a position contrary to the recent Chief Counsel Advice...

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