Most employers or retirement plan administrators are required to file annual informational returns with the U.S. Department of Labor called Form 5500, Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan.
If you are into Foreign Bank Account Reports (FBARs), your concern about penalties for failing to comply with those FinCEN 114 reporting rules just took an exciting, and perhaps fearsome, turn.
For years, remote workers had been complicating state tax compliance for companies. When the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Wayfair came out in June 2018, many believed that the decision’s economic nexus standards would reduce complexity surrounding remote workers.
Are Debtors Fixin’ To Dance? How Debtor Companies Like Johnson & Johnson Are Beginning The Texas Two Step and How Creditors May Cut In
Some debtors are taking advantage of a Texas fraudulent transfer law that allows a company to transfer its debt to a Texas entity, which subsequently files for bankruptcy, and its assets to non-debtor entities, protecting the assets and eliminating the debt. What can creditors do about it?
Senator Elizabeth Warren recently introduced a bill that would dramatically reshape the private equity industry and create new tools and protections for creditors.
If a debtor is a single-member LLC that is treated as a disregarded entity for tax purposes, does the debtor need to file a tax return to comply with 11 U.S.C. § 521(j). If the debtor hires an accountant to prepare and file a tax return for the debtor’s single-member owner due to the debtor’s disregarded entity status, can the bankruptcy estate compensate the accountant?
With a changing planet and generous federal tax incentives, renewable energy projects are increasing in both number and size. So naturally, states want their fair share of tax revenue.
You are moving to another state, but will keep some Minnesota ties (e.g., maintain a house or cabin in Minnesota, spend summers in Minnesota, remain employed by a Minnesota company). Will the Minnesota Department of Revenue agree that you actually moved?
Many business owners, especially owners who are thinking of selling their business, wonder if an ESOP is a good ownership transition option for them. The answer is not always easy to determine but an ESOP is something that should be explored.
Having spent more than a decade working with taxpayers and Department employees on sales and use tax audits and refund requests, I find that responding to documentation requests from the Department can either be an exercise in pragmatism or an exercise in preventing auditors from murdering a taxpayer’s business by a thousand cuts. The reality is that accumulating and providing documentation is easier for some taxpayers than for others. Similarly, the requirements laid out by some states, or by some auditors, are more burdensome than by others.