This item clarifies the various categories of income inclusions a U.S. shareholder of a CFC may need to consider to the extent of its current-year earnings and profits or deficits and how to properly report and track any foreign inclusions related to E&P.
Income & Exclusions
The IRS provides relief for taxpayers who would have qualified for the foreign earned income exclusion in 2019 and 2020 but for COVID-19.
The IRS determined that an employer funding an international assignee’s federal income tax obligations under a tax equalization policy may not seek a refund of excess withholding on that employee’s compensation.
This item provides an overview of the federal tax rules that apply to debt modifications and restructurings, with a primary focus on how U.S. corporate shareholders of CFCs are affected.
The IRS issued final regulations under the GILTI rules on the treatment of income subject to a high rate of foreign tax. At the same time, the IRS issued proposed rules conforming the GILTI high-tax exception rules with the Subpart F high-tax exception.
The IRS issued final regulations under the global intangible low-taxed income (GILTI) rules on the treatment of income subject to a high rate of foreign tax. At the same time, the IRS issued proposed rules conforming the GILTI high-tax exception rules with the Subpart F high-tax exception.
A US company’s income earned by a Luxembourg subsidiary from sales of products made by a Mexican branch of the subsidiary is taxable as foreign base company sales income under Subpart F.
Under the right set of circumstances, there may be a significant opportunity for tax savings in Puerto Rico.
Until now, shareholders had rarely invoked the Sec. 962 election to be taxed at corporate rates, and, as a result, most states have provided no specific guidance on how to treat a Sec. 962 election for state income tax purposes.
As the OECD member states plan to review the CbC framework in 2020, this discussion highlights several common issues large U.S. MNEs may face.
One potentially important component of Subpart F income under Sec. 952(a)(4) is illegal bribes, kickbacks, or other payments made by or on behalf of a CFC to a foreign government official, employee, or agent.
This item discusses punitive tarriffs.
The IRS proposed regulations to clarify how to classify transactions involving digital content and cloud computing.
The Internal Revenue Service proposed regulations to clarify how to classify transactions involving digital content and cloud computing.
Sec. 250 allows domestic corporations a deduction for their “foreign-derived intangible income.” Proposed regulations that were issued earlier this year answer many outstanding questions regarding the calculation of this new deduction but also include documentation requirements that may prove onerous for some taxpayers.
The IRS issued final regulations on the Sec. 951A global low-taxed income inclusion and foreign tax credits, finalizing proposed rules issued in October and December 2018.
While the statutory language to the high-tax exception was unchanged by the TCJA, other amendments affect the determination of whether an item of income meets the high-tax exception.
This discussion addresses the proposed changes to the operation of Sec. 956, potential planning opportunities under the proposed regulations, and certain outstanding issues.
This article discusses the GILTI regime and the rules in proposed regulations and some of the most notable implications.
Sec. 856(n)(1)(a) specifies that passive foreign exchange gain (as defined in Sec. 856(n)(3)) for any tax year is not gross income for purposes of Sec. 856(c)(2).