IRS Allows Deduction for Payments for Preferred Stock Used to Settle Banks Lawsuits
In a private letter ruling, the IRS’ Office of Chief Counsel allowed a private bank catering to high-wealth individuals to deduct as ordinary and necessary trade or business expenses the payments it made to settle lawsuits arising from criminally fraudulent activities by one of the bank’s fund managers.
Published on May 02, 2011
Changes to Rules on Failure to File Gain Recognition Agreements Proposed
The IRS issued proposed regulations to update the rules that apply to U.S. taxpayers that fail to file gain recognition agreements when they transfer certain property to foreign corporations in nonrecognition transactions
Published on January 31, 2013