Treatment of Loans to U.S. Partners Under the U.S.-Germany Tax Treaty

Germany’s federal tax court ruled that interest payments received by a U.S.-resident partner on a loan to his German partnership can be taxed only in the United States in accordance with Article 11(1) of the U.S.-Germany income tax treaty and are exempt from German taxation.

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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.


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.