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Troy Van Dongen Appointed to Marin County Assessment Appeals Board

Winston & Strawn tax associate Troy Van Dongen, who is based in the firm's San Francisco office and focuses his practice on state and local tax matters, was highlighted in a March 7, 2009 Marin Independent Journal article for his appointment to...

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IRS to Focus on Taxation of Offshore Funds' Investment in U.S. Debt

The United States does not tax foreign investors that trade in U.S. stocks or securities (including debt securities) for their own account. The U.S. does tax foreign persons that engage in a banking or financing trade or business in the U.S. The debate...

Charles W. Swenson, CPA, PhD
Location-Based Credits and Incentives: The State of the Union

Charles “Chuck” Swenson, CPA, PhD, is Professor of Accountancy at the University of Southern California . He has authored a number of books, and is General Editor of Bender's State Taxation: Principles and Practice . He has written...

Locksley A. Rhoden
House Passes Controversial Taxation of Executive Compensation Bonuses

On March 20th, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a bill taxing executive compensation bonuses paid to key employees of company’s that accepted government bailout funds awarded in late 2008. President Barack Obama expressed his...

Todd Reinstein
New GLAM Might Provide Opportunity on Prior Period Expenses for Section 199

Over the past several years, a great deal has been discussed regarding the implementation of Section 199, 1 which allows a deduction equal to a percentage of a taxpayer’s income attributable to domestic production activities. 2 Recent IRS guidance...

Locksley A. Rhoden
Florida Decouples From Federal Bonus Depreciation and IRC Sec 179 Expense Election

Florida Governor Charlie Christ signed Florida Senate Bill 1112 into law on March 17, 2009, providing a remedy to the shortfall in state corporate income tax collections when the state decoupled from Public Law 110-185 amendments to bonus depreciation...