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Jo Habenicht

Jo Habenicht

Associate

Yomarie Habenicht is an associate in the Tax Department. She works primarily on U.S. federal corporate, partnership and international tax matters, including mergers and acquisitions, domestic and cross-border financings, debt restructurings and securities issuances. She is also fluent in Spanish.

She earned her J.D. from Boston University, where she was an executive editor of the Review of Banking and Financial Law and co-president of the Latin American Law Students Association. She also earned her LLM in taxation from New York University.

Prior to joining Proskauer, Yomarie worked in the tax services department of a Big 4 accounting firm.

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“Passthrough Deduction” Regulations Finalized

On January 18, 2019, the U.S. Department of Treasury (“Treasury”) and the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) released final regulations (the “Final Regulations”) regarding the “passthrough deduction” for qualified trade or business income under section 199A of the Internal Revenue Code.[1] The Final Regulations modify proposed regulations (the “Proposed Regulations”) that were released in August … Continue Reading

The Effects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Real Estate

On Friday December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law H.R.1, commonly referred to as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). This is the most sweeping change to the U.S. federal income tax laws in over three decades, and it will have an effect on every U.S. taxpayer, including real estate investment trusts (REITs) … Continue Reading

Proposed Partnership Audit Regulations Reissued in Substantially Identical Form

On June 13, 2017, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) and the Department of the Treasury (“Treasury”) re-released proposed regulations (REG 136118-15) that provide guidance on the new centralized partnership audit regime. The centralized partnership audit regime was enacted in November 2015 by Section 1101 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, P.L. 114-74, and … Continue Reading
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