Category: Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Weekly IRS Roundup September 13 – 17, 2021

September 22, 2021

Via: JD Supra

Presented below is our summary of significant Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance and relevant tax matters for the week of September 13, 2021 – September 17, 2021. September 13, 2021: The IRS issued a news release concerning resources available to […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Baltimore Officially Bans Private Use of Facial Recognition Technology

September 15, 2021


A Baltimore local ordinance recently took effect prohibiting persons from “obtaining, retaining, accessing, or using certain face surveillance technology or any information obtained from certain face surveillance technology.” The new ordinance prohibits the use of facial recognition technology by city […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

EPA and Army Corp’s Joint Section 401 Guidance Walks Back Regulatory Certainty

September 7, 2021

Via: LexBlog

On August 19, EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) issued a joint guidance document concerning implementation of EPA’s 2020 Water Quality Certification Rule. The agencies explain that the guidance applies specifically to 41 Clean Water Act Section 404 […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

This Is the Year to Lock In All 3 Opportunity Zone Tax Perks

September 3, 2021

Via: Entrepreneur

With this year’s strong stock and property markets, figuring out how to minimize capital gains tax may be top of mind for investors. Qualified opportunity funds can provide tax advantages, but acting fast makes a difference: You can reap the […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Texas’ 6-week abortion ban takes effect with no Supreme Court intervention

September 1, 2021

Via: ABA Journal

The U.S. Supreme Court failed to take action on an emergency application to block Texas’ near-total ban on abortions, allowing the most restrictive abortion law in the country to go into effect Wednesday. The Texas law, known as SB 8, […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Do I Need a Lawyer to Form a Nonprofit?

August 27, 2021

Via: FindLaw

Entrepreneurs are natural self-starters who believe they can do it all themselves, including the incorporation work necessary to start a small business. (And with some of the resources available on the internet, sometimes they might be right.) But incorporation can […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) Definition

August 26, 2021

Via: Investopedia

What Is a Preparer Tax Identification Number? A preparer tax identification number (PTIN) is an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) identifier implemented in 1999 that has required all paid federal tax return preparers to register with the federal government and obtain […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Texas Legislature Expands Decommissioning Requirements to Solar Power Facility Agreements with Enactment of SB 760

August 24, 2021

Via: LexBlog

The Texas legislature recently passed Senate Bill 760 (“SB 760”). SB 760, which takes effect on September 1, 2021, relates to the decommissioning of solar power facilities. Under the new law, solar companies must now comply with similar decommissioning requirements […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Tax Lien Certificate Definition

August 17, 2021

Via: Investopedia

What Is a Tax Lien Certificate? A tax lien certificate is a certificate of claim against a property that has a lien placed upon it as a result of unpaid property taxes. Tax lien certificates are generally sold to investors […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

One Bourbon, One Scotch and One Appraisal. . . It’s Time to Inspect the Property Tax Rolls!

August 13, 2021

Via: National Law Review

Not that Louisiana property tax issues will make one want to imbibe, but it is that time of the year when the assessment rolls are open for review in Louisiana. The open book dates are currently published on the website […]