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SyCipLaw's Tax Department has prepared an international edition of its Tax Issues and Practical Solutions (T.I.P.S.) for the third quarter of 2023. Please read the full texthereor via thislink. The SyCipLaw T.I.P.S - International Edition covers the following tax issues: 1 ...

Carey Olsen | December 2023

What is a JPUT? A Jersey Property Unit Trust (JPUT) is a legal structure whereby legal ownership of assets (primarily non-Jersey real estate) is vested in one or more trustees who hold the assets on trust for the benefit of unitholders upon the terms of a written trust instrument. What are the benefits of a JPUT? JPUTs have many plus points: Familiarity: JPUTs are generally recognised and accepted by investors, lenders, advisers, regulators and tax authorities in the UK and elsewhere ...

Carey Olsen | December 2023

Probate and estate administration for non-Jersey domiciliaries Why do I need a Jersey grant of representation? Jersey is an independent legal jurisdiction for estate administration purposes ...

Law firms periodically receive requests for advice from CPAs regarding a client’s need to come into compliance with the relatively new and sometimes confusing “economic nexus” or “Wayfair” rules for selling goods or providing services to customers in another state ...

Most founders are familiar with Section 1202 of the Internal Revenue Code, which provides a tax exemption for the sale of Qualified Small Business Stock (QSBS).  Less well known is Section 1202's cousin, Section 1045, which provides certain tax benefits for a "rollover" of proceeds from the sale of QSBS into replacement QSBS. The basic rules are as follows: The original QSBS must be owned for at least 6 months prior to its sale ...

Shoosmiths LLP | November 2023

The recent Autumn Statement contained little support for charities as the sector continues to face increased demand, higher costs and reduced funding ...

Since the enactment of the statutory donor-advised fund (“DAF”) rules under the Pension Protection Act of 2006, sponsoring organizations that manage DAF programs have relied on the Internal Revenue Code (“IRC” or the “Code”) and certain limited administrative guidance to structure and operate DAFs ...

Heuking | November 2023

Please note the following press release. This press release is available at our homepage.   Heuking advises the City of Frankfurt am Main on leasing LATERAL Towers A team led by Heuking Partner Dr. Frank Baßler advised the City of Frankfurt am Main on legal and tax matters associated with leasing the “Lateral Towers” from CELLS group ...

Lavery Lawyers | November 2023

On November 2, 2023, in response to certain controversy, the Canada Revenue Agency (?CRA?) sought to clarify the application of the new disclosure rules, in force since June 22, 2023. The CRA?s comments relate, in particular, to the impact of reporting obligations on severance agreements, a topic we initially covered a few weeks ago1. We believe it is appropriate to go over these clarifications ...

Shoosmiths LLP | November 2023

The media frequently reports on the ‘UK housing crisis’ and how increased building is required to satisfy current housing demands ...

Carey Olsen | October 2023

Historically, the jurisdictions of choice for this US$1.2 trillion market have been the Cayman Islands and Ireland ...

Carey Olsen | October 2023

Corporate status A foundation company is a body corporate with a legal personality distinct from its members, directors and other connected persons. As foundation companies are governed by the Companies Act (Revised), except where it is inconsistent with the Foundation Company Act (2017), they benefit from an extensive body of case law and are well recognised in other jurisdictions ...

SyCipLaw's Tax Department has prepared Tax Issues and Practical Solutions (T.I.P.S.) for August. The August 2023 issue covers the following tax issues: 1. May the ruling in the 2011 case of Commissioner of Internal Revenue v ...

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | October 2023

Mexico has just announced significant tax incentives for companies in certain key industries to relocate operations to Mexico.  A government decree issued on October 11, 2023 seeks to boost the nearshoring trend targeting ten export-oriented manufacturing sectors. Nearshoring is the process by which a company relocates operations offshore, but close to the market where it intends to sell its products ...

Krogerus | October 2023

The Finnish government proposes significant changes to transfer taxation. Transfer tax is levied on the acquisition of shares and other securities and real property. The proposed changes may have significant effects to the taxation of M&A and real estate transactions. Some of the proposed changes will decrease the tax burden while some will result in increased tax liability. The most significant changes include: The general rate for securities (1 ...

Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS | October 2023

After a particularly active consultation round with approx. 140 consultation responses, together with the proposal for the national budget for 2024, the government presented a revised proposal today, 6 October 2023. The criticism from a relatively united renewables industry must be said to have fallen on relatively deaf ears and the proposal is essentially a continuation of the consultation proposal ...

With the recent implementation of electronic invoicing in El Salvador, it is of interest for taxpayers issuing VAT control documents to know the platforms enabled by the Tax Administration to comply with the technical and regulatory requirements established to allow the digitalization of the invoicing process. Art. 119-A of the Tax Codestates that electronic tax documents (DTE) shall be governed by the provisions of said code ...

Afridi & Angell | September 2023

UAE companies can offer significant tax benefits when used as holding companies in certain scenarios.   As an example, assume that an Italian limited liability company (“ItalianCo”) holds a 90% stake in a Moroccan operating subsidiary (“MoroccanCo”) and does not have a permanent establishment in Morocco ...

Carey Olsen | September 2023

Overview Jersey property law is derived from a mixture of local statute and customary (common) law. Jersey's customary law has evolved from Norman-French law and is primarily contained in the judgments of the Royal Court of Jersey and the writings of local and French jurists. In Jersey law property is either "movable" or "immovable". These classifications are broadly similar to the English classifications as "personal" or "real" property ...

Carey Olsen | September 2023

How does Singapore's business environment make it an attractive location for foreign law firms? Anthony McKenzie: Singapore is considered a favourable destination for doing business due to its political stability, strong legal framework, well-regulated financial sector, competitive tax rates, excellent infrastructure and pro-business policies that attract foreign investment. It has a highly skilled and educated workforce with a strong emphasis on innovation and technological advancements ...

SyCipLaw's Tax Department has prepared the T.I.P.S. for July which covers the following tax issues: 1. May the Bureau of Internal Revenue validly serve an assessment notice through the central receiving station of an establishment where the taxpayer is a tenant without proof of authority of the person who allegedly received the mail as part of her functions? 2 ...

Shoosmiths LLP | September 2023

When does the directors' duty arise to consider creditors' interests in the face of insolvency if a liability is disputed? Hayley Capani and Kate Garcia consider the case of Hunt v Singh and conclude we still don't have all the answers. When the decision in Sequana was handed down, commentators expressed both disappointment and (dare we say it) joy that a clear test had not been laid down as to when the creditor duty arose ...

The Digital Assets Law, which is in force since February 1, 2023, aims to establish a legal framework that provides legal certainty to the transfer operations of any title of digital assets used in public offerings issued in El Salvador ...

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