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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2018 tax software survey

Among CPA tax preparers, tax return preparation software generates often extensive and ardent discussion. To get through the rigors of tax season, they depend on their tax preparation software. Here’s how they rate the leading professional products.


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.