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Notice 2011-34: The Second Round of FATCA Guidance Is Released
Posted on 19 Apr 2011 by Ivan Mitev

... [Notice 2011-34 FATCA] guidance comes in the form of another voluminous notice... which, in addition... Notice 2010-60, comes to a... possible 100-150 page proposed regulation, counting the preamble. It seems paradoxical... when everybody is talking... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – April 9, 2012
Posted on 9 Apr 2012 by State Net

Budget & Taxes RISKY PENSION INVESTMENTS NOT PAYING OFF: Hoping to boost their investment returns and shrink looming deficits, public pension systems across the nation have been turning to riskier investments, such as private equity and hedge funds... Read More

You Can't Get There From Here
Posted on 10 Mar 2012 by Christopher Bergin

The Economic View in Sunday's New York Times by Harvard economics professor N. Gregory Mankiw ( Capital Gains, Ordinary Income and Shades of Gray ) defending special tax rates for carried interest brought to mind the old joke about a tourist asking... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – April 9, 2012
Posted on 9 Apr 2012 by State Net

Budget & Taxes RISKY PENSION INVESTMENTS NOT PAYING OFF: Hoping to boost their investment returns and shrink looming deficits, public pension systems across the nation have been turning to riskier investments, such as private equity and hedge funds... Read More

New Details on the Upcoming Voluntary Disclosure Program
Posted on 28 Jan 2011 by Ivan Mitev

I posted not long ago on this blog that a new voluntary disclosure program is in the cards. It appears that the new program will be officially anounced very soon. Few days ago Kristen A. Parillo had a piece on TNT reporting some of the details of this... Read More

What Is New York AG's Beef With Management Fee Waivers?
Posted on 26 Sep 2012 by Shahzad Malik

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has recently launched an investigation into "management fee waivers" by private equity funds. In connection with this investigation, subpoenas have been issued to a number of private equity funds questioning... Read More

Notice 2011-34: The Second Round of FATCA Guidance Is Released
Posted on 19 Apr 2011 by Ivan Mitev

... [Notice 2011-34 FATCA] guidance comes in the form of another voluminous notice... which, in addition... Notice 2010-60, comes to a... possible 100-150 page proposed regulation, counting the preamble. It seems paradoxical... when everybody is talking... Read More

You Can't Get There From Here
Posted on 10 Mar 2012 by Christopher Bergin

The Economic View in Sunday's New York Times by Harvard economics professor N. Gregory Mankiw ( Capital Gains, Ordinary Income and Shades of Gray ) defending special tax rates for carried interest brought to mind the old joke about a tourist asking... Read More