As has been widely reported, a number of the Mini Budget proposals (summarised in our recent Tax Blog) have been scrapped. The new Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt announced these measures claiming that they are estimated to raise £32 billion in taxes every year. More tax rises and spending cuts are expected to be … Continue Reading
UK Mini Budget 2022 The Chancellor today unveiled the UK’s 2022 Growth Plan which has been described as being “the biggest package of tax cuts in generations”. We have summarised here the tax changes that we think will be of interest to our client base. UK corporation tax: the main corporation tax rate that was … Continue Reading
On August 16, 2022 President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (the “IRA”) into law. The IRA includes a 15% corporate alternative minimum tax, a 1% excise tax on stock buybacks and a two-year extension of the excess business loss limitation rules. The IRA also contains a number of energy tax provisions. I. … Continue Reading
On March 28, 2022, the Biden Administration proposed certain limited changes to the taxation of partnerships. In short, the Administration’s proposals would (i) prevent related partners in a partnership that has made a section 754 election from basis shifting to reduce taxable income; and (ii) make two helpful changes to the partnership audit rules. I. Prevent … Continue Reading
On March 28, 2022, the Biden Administration proposed to tax “profits” or “carried” interests as ordinary income and impose self-employment tax on income and gains from these interests for certain partners in investment partnerships. The proposal is identical to the proposal made by the Administration last year. Under current law, a “carried” or “profits” interest in … Continue Reading
After a more than 26 year hiatus, on July 1, 2022, the Superfund chemical excise tax (the “Superfund Chemical Tax”) will again become effective. This excise tax, reinstated by the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, is imposed on manufacturers, producers, and importers of certain chemicals and chemical substances. As discussed below, the … Continue Reading
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