Treaties

Foreign pension plans and the US-UK tax treaty

Whether contributions, earnings, and distributions are includible in the taxpayer’s income depends on the type of foreign pension plan and whether a tax treaty exempts an event that is otherwise taxable.

Tax Treaty Net Basis Elections

Tax treaties may offer special elections that recharacterize certain types of FDAP income that would otherwise be subject to withholding tax as effectively connected and thus taxable on a net basis at U.S. graduated rates.

Tax Insider Articles

DEDUCTIONS

Business meal deductions after the TCJA

This article discusses the history of the deduction of business meal expenses and the new rules under the TCJA and the regulations and provides a framework for documenting and substantiating the deduction.

TAX RELIEF

Quirks spurred by COVID-19 tax relief

This article discusses some procedural and administrative quirks that have emerged with the new tax legislative, regulatory, and procedural guidance related to COVID-19.