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The U.S. Department of Treasury’s recent tax compliance proposals include measures that would ramp up reporting for large cryptocurrency transactions, likely streamlining tax enforcement around digital assets. Tax partner Kat Gregor discusses the proposals in a recent Law360 article. Please click here to read the full article.

Tax partner Kat Saunders Gregor  has been elected to the prestigious American College of Tax Counsel as a fellow. The College recognizes leading members of the Bar who have made significant contributions to the understanding and improvement of the U.S. tax system. Membership in the College is by nomination from a current fellow and an

Kat Gregor, tax partner and co-founder of the tax controversy group, was recently appointed to Law360’s 2021 Tax Authority International Editorial Advisory Board. In addition, Elizabeth Smith, tax controversy counsel, was recently appointed to Law360’s 2021 Tax Authority State & Local Editorial Advisory Board. The purpose of these boards, according to the announcements, is “to

In an International Bar Association (IBA) article, tax partner and tax controversy group co-founder Kat Gregor provides insight on the U.S. implications of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s public consultation on its proposals to address the tax challenges of digitalization, blueprints for which were published in October 2020. Please click here to read

In a recent FCPA Professor guest post, tax partner and tax controversy group co-founder Kat Gregor, litigation partner Ryan Rohlfsen, litigation senior attorney Yana Grishkan, and tax controversy counsel Elizabeth Smith examine how the final regulations interpreting Section 162(f) of the Code released on January 14, 2021 impact the deduction of amounts paid to the

In mid-March, amendments to the D.C. False Claims Act (the “D.C. Act”) providing for tax fraud enforcement under the Act will become effective unless Congress vetoes the reforms before that time. Among other changes, the amended D.C. Act will allow private citizen whistleblowers to bring lawsuits, on behalf of the District, against taxpayers who have

On January 14, 2021, the IRS released final regulations (T.D. 9946) (the “Final Regulations”) interpreting Sections 162(f) and 6050X of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (the “Code”), as amended and drafted by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”), respectively. As described below, the Final Regulations deviate from and clarify proposed regulations that the

Tax partner and tax controversy group co-founder Kat Gregor and tax controversy group counsel Elizabeth Smith were participants in the International Bar Association (IBA) Working Group that submitted comments to the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration regarding the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS Public Consultation Document entitled Tax Challenges Arising from Digitalisation —