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SCOTUS Oral Argument: Does Overstated Basis = Omission from Gross Income?

Editor's Note: View blog discussion on this site of, and hyperlink to, the January 17th oral arguments before the Supreme Court : SCOTUS Showdown: Oral Arguments Heard in Home Concrete Case ... For some time now, the tax bar has been wringing its hands with frustration over when, and under what...

SCOTUS Showdown: Oral Arguments Heard in Home Concrete Case

On January 17, 2012 before the U.S. Supreme Court, Deputy Solicitor General Malcolm Stewart and Gregory Garre , partner at Latham & Watkins, LLP presented oral argument in United States v. Home Concrete & Supply, LLC, et al. In broad terms, at issue is whether the IRS has three years, or six...

Planning For Drought and Drinking Water In Ontario

By Meredith James Climate change is worsening flooding but it will also bring faster spring runoffs, hotter summers, more evaporation and droughts. What will that mean for Ontario’s drinking water supply? Source water protection committees are trying to plan ahead. According to the Minister...

California Governor Issues Drought Emergency Proclamation for 25-Percent Urban Water Conservation

On April 1, 2015, California Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. issued an Executive Order to address the significant drought conditions in the state. This Alert provides a summary of the key measures, which are effective immediately. 25-percent urban water conservation target statewide is in effect...

Virginia’s Draft State Water Resources Plan

By Henry R. "Speaker" Pollard, V The severe drought in Virginia in 2002 saw several localities nearly exhaust available public water supplies and reenergized public policy concerns about Virginia’s water resources and their proper and sustainable management. This led the General...