Archive for June, 2011

EO Tax Journal 2011-104

Paul Streckfus, June 21, 2011 at 6:18 am

Today I’m sending along Bob Boisture’s article on the recent AARP hearing. His article was previously published by Tax Analysts, so you may have already seen it.

Bob is very concerned by what he views as the deeply flawed legal analysis presented in the report on AARP prepared by two House Republicans. He is also concerned that AARP has not presented a more rigorous and comprehensive statement of its legal position. In his opinion, AARP has by far the stronger side of the legal issues raised in the report, but he does not believe AARP’s various public statements have made this sufficiently clear, making it easier for House Republicans to justify continuing their investigation. Continue…

EO Tax Journal 2011-103

Paul Streckfus, June 20, 2011 at 6:11 am

1 – More on ACT Committee

2 – Current Tax Issues for Colleges and Universities Continue…

EO Tax Journal 2011-102

Paul Streckfus, June 17, 2011 at 6:12 am

Today we have the latest installment of gift tax developments in the context of section 501(c)(4) organizations. For earlier reports, see email updates 2011-77, 2011-84, and 2011-91. First we have the June 3 letter of the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Dave Camp, to IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman. Second, for those who have been ignoring these developments and want a quick review, I’m including a summary prepared by our friends at Caplin & Drysdale. Continue…

EO Tax Journal 2011-101

Paul Streckfus, June 16, 2011 at 6:15 am

1 – ACT Reports Now Available

2 – Forms 990 and 990-T Developments (Part 2) Continue…

EO Tax Journal 2011-100

Paul Streckfus, June 15, 2011 at 6:15 am

1 – Annual ACT Public Meeting

2 – Hank Williams the Greatest

3 – PPA Changes Stifling Federal-State Coordination

4 – ABC News Report on Newt Gingrich

5 – Forms 990 and 990-T Developments (Part 1) Continue…