Special Industries

Tax pitfalls of owning a marijuana business

Essentially, for federal tax purposes, marijuana businesses pay income taxes on their gross profit instead of their net income because below-the- line deductions are not allowed.

Evolving Trends in Captive Insurance

Recent tax developments relating to captive insurance companies present potential new opportunities for some captive arrangements while raising caution about others. This item highlights current, practical considerations regarding qualification of a captive as an insurance company for federal income tax purposes.

Newsletter Articles

TAX REFORM

Traps for the unwary: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changes

By now many of us are familiar with the various provisions of the law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), P.L. 115-97. Here is a list of changes together with (perhaps) unexpected nuances.

DEDUCTIONS

Qualified business income deduction regs. and other guidance issued

The package includes final regulations, guidance on how to calculate W-2 wages, a safe-harbor rule for rental real estate businesses, and new proposed rules on the treatment of previously suspended losses.