Major Tax Issues Impacting Private Equity Firms

Various forms of executive compensation have become popular, resulting in much scrutiny, particularly in how these forms of compensation are taxed.

Revised Transfer Pricing Guidelines Focus on Valuation of IP

Comparability is the key factor in determining the arm’s length range.

Tax and Financial Reporting Differences in an Allocation of Purchase Price

One of the key differences in valuations for tax vs. financial reporting lies in the definition of value.

Valuation Considerations Relating to Section 382 Limitations

As a result of tax reform (TCJA), there are now three components to the Section 382 limitation amount.

Understanding Transfer Pricing Rules in China and Vietnam

In practice, there are certain requirements to be aware of when dealing with transfer pricing situations in China and Vietnam.

Valuation Plays Key Role in Section 338 Elections

Sec. 338 elections take two forms: the Sec. 338 (g) election, used for foreign acquisitions, and the Sec. 338(h)(10) election, used in domestic cases.

Tax Considerations During Troubled Economic Times

For companies who have not filed for bankruptcy, the insolvency exception is critical.

Valuation Plays Key Role in FIN 48 Compliance

Many companies have already adopted FIN 48 and have turned their attention to the annual disclosure requirements.

Cost Sharing Agreements an Effective Tax Planning Tool

The impact of the investor model is that it essentially guarantees a return to the intangibles developer for its efforts.

Legislation Increases Benefits of Cost Segregation Studies

By employing a cost segregation study, a significant portion of a property may be reclassified to a shorter life category.