Foreign tax credits

Filing Protective Claims Following Redetermination of Foreign Tax Liability

U.S. multinationals that have undergone a tax audit in a foreign jurisdiction resulting in additional foreign tax liability may be able to file an amended U.S. return with the IRS to claim a credit for foreign taxes paid. A special 10-year period of limitation applies to refunds resulting from these claims.

The Creditability of Foreign Taxes: Form vs. Substance

The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in PPL Corp is a significant development in determining which foreign taxes are creditable against U.S. income tax. This article examines the implications of the Supreme Court’s PPL decision, arguing that the Court’s decision highlights the flaws in the regulations many tax experts have previously identified.

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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.