Proposed Regulations Address PFIC Rules
The Treasury and IRS have issued proposed regulations on provisions
dealing with passive foreign investment companies (PFICs). Proposed
regulations published on April 25, 2015, also have been withdraw...
Proposed Exception to MEP Unified Plan Rule
Proposed regulations would provide an exception to the unified plan
rule for multiple employer plans (MEPs). The purpose is to reduce
the risk of plan disqualification due to noncompliance by other
How Do I...Shift Taxable Income into 2016?
As the calendar approaches the end of 2015, it is helpful to think
about ways to shift income and deductions into the following year.
For example, spikes in income from selling investments or other
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