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Hodgson Russ LLP
TV News Features Tax Refund Help by Hodgson Russ Attorney

Jack Trachtenberg , an attorney in the Hodgson Russ LLP State & Local Tax Practice Group, and a client, were interviewed by Eyewitness News for the New York City-area station WABC-TV. Jack was contacted by the station about his successful representation...

LexisNexis Tax Center
HOUSE AND SENATE CONFERENCE COMMITTEE MEMBERS SAVE FEDERAL ESTATE TAX

Under Bush-era tax legislation enacted in 2001, the federal estate tax was due to disappear entirely at the stroke of midnight on January 1, 2010. That won’t be happening now. Senate and House budget negotiators reached agreement earlier this...

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
Sutherland Represents Tyco Electronics Ltd. in $675 Million Sale of Its Wireless Systems Business to Harris Corporation

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is representing Tyco Electronics Ltd. regarding the tax aspects of the $675 million sale of its Wireless Systems business to Harris Corporation. Tyco Electronics and Harris Corporation entered the definitive agreement...

Pepper Hamilton LLP
Pepper Hamilton Expands Financial Services Practice with Addition of Frank A. Mayer, III

Frank A. Mayer, III has joined the Pepper Hamilton LLP Financial Services Practice Group as a partner in the Philadelphia office. Mr. Mayer focuses his practice on counseling regulated business enterprises, including tax-exempt organizations, and places...

Pepper Hamilton Trusts & Estates Practice Group
Congress Considers Multiple Proposals for Changing the Estate Tax

Under current law, for 2009 the estate tax exemption is $3.5 million and the tax rate is 45 percent. However, the law also provides that the estate tax will be repealed entirely for persons dying in 2010 and reinstated with a $1 million exemption and...

Steven D. Bortnick & Timothy J. Leska
Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act Would Chill Investment in U.S. Funds

Last month, Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) introduced the Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act (S. 506). His stated purpose for the act is to “stop tax cheats who drain our treasury of funds needed to pay for our recovery” and targets “off-shore tax...