In May 2016, we published an alert about UK proposals to introduce new strict liability corporate criminal offences aimed at preventing the facilitation of tax evasion. Andy Howard, Tax partner in the Ropes & Gray London office, also recently recorded a short video on the topic for our Trending Legal Topics series. The UK has
“Understanding the opposition is the single biggest asset that a company can have going into any tax enforcement proceeding,” states Ropes & Gray’s Kat Gregor in a forum on resolving tax disputes published in Corporate Disputes Magazine. Read the entire article, which features more tips for handling tax disputes and insights about the current…
On April 26, 2017, the Trump Administration announced several high-level goals and proposals for individual and corporate tax reform, the details of which the White House expects to develop through discussions with Congress and taxpayers. Read more about the proposals in the Ropes & Gray client alert here.
After years of decreasing operating budgets, the US Internal Revenue Service is actively reevaluating how it audits large businesses. Learn more about the IRS’s 13 initial compliance campaigns and what actions companies can take now here.
Despite much political rhetoric around the outright repeal of the ACA, some sections are sticking around.
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The UK’s new corporate offence of failure to prevent facilitation may target a limited array of businesses aimed at providing financial services to individuals, but it applies to all businesses. Learn more about the elements of the offense, its wide territorial scope, and what companies are doing to respond here.
On May 22, 2017, Ropes & Gray hosted a reception featuring Special Trial Judge Peter J. Panuthos of the U.S. Tax Court to re-launch the Boston Chapter of the FBA Tax Section. Read more about the event here.