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David Shapiro will be speaking on February 10, 2023 during the ABA 2023 Midyear Tax Meeting being held February 9, 2023 – February 11, 2023 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront. David is part of the Cryptocurrency Task Force and will be on a panel that will be speaking on "Shining a Light on Digital...
Saul Ewing attorneys hosted this fast-paced webinar, providing a list of things you need to know to develop your checklist for legal issues in 2023, from employment, corporate governance, cybersecurity and privacy, intellectual property to tax. Attorneys with specialized knowledge in these areas...
TAX TREATY PRIMER—AN OVERVIEW OF TAX TREATIES AND TAX TREATY PLANNING TECHNIQUES David Shapiro, Chair of the Firm's Tax Practice, will be speaking at the NYU School of Professional Studies on Monday, July 11, 2022. His topic will be "Tax Treaty Primer - An Overview of Tax Treaties and Tax Treaty...
Saul Ewing LLP, a full-service law firm with attorneys in 16 offices, today announced that 59 attorneys from the Firm received the distinguished honor of being recognized for legal excellence and client service by Chambers USA 2022. Several of the Firm’s practice areas also earned high rankings...
While sponsors and/or administrators of Group Health Plans select the design of the their group health plans, they do not, generally, act as claims administrators. Insurance carriers (for fully-insured programs) and third-party administrators (for self-insured plans) decide whether claims incurred...
Saul Ewing LLP, a full-service law firm with attorneys in 16 offices, today announced that 53 attorneys from the Firm received the distinguished honor of being recognized for legal excellence and client service by Chambers USA 2021. Several of the Firm’s practice areas also earned high rankings...
Federal agencies recently announced cost-of-living adjustments on Social Security taxable earnings and maximum benefits, limits on compensation and deferrals for retirement plans, and limits on health and welfare plans. Additionally, excise tax penalties for failure to offer minimum essential health...
The IRS has updated its website providing general guidance for taxpayers in the cannabis industry.The guidance does not announce any changes in law or enforcement but rather serves as a reminder of important limitations and obligations of cannabis companies:
The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was expected to stop accepting loan applications on June 30, 2020, but that date has now been extended to August 8, 2020. Of the $659 billion originally appropriated by Congress to fund the PPP, approximately $130 billion was still available as of the original...
Saul Ewing LLP, a full-service law firm with more than 400 attorneys in 16 offices, today announced that two attorneys were honored in Opportunity Zone Magazine's 2020 Top 25 OZ Influencers list. Ronnie Fieldstone, chair of the Firm's Global Immigration and Foreign Investment Practice and chair of...
In response to the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic, the IRS has given investors an extension of time to invest in Qualified Opportunity Zone projects, and has given Qualified Opportunity Funds (“QOFs”) and Qualified Opportunity Zone Businesses (“QOZBs”) additional time to satisfy certain statutory...
In an effort to provide additional liquidity for struggling businesses, the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act ("CARES Act") has loosened the restrictions on the use of net operating loss carryovers. These provisions are intended to provide businesses with needed liquidity in...
Section 2202 of the CARES Act includes certain provisions relating to COVID-19 distributions from defined contribution plans (including 403(b) programs), and COVID-19 related loans. In Informal Guidance, the IRS has confirmed that it is optional to include these provisions in your plan.
In late April, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service issued much anticipated relief and guidance for those non-U.S. individuals and businesses in the U.S. affected by travel disruptions arising from the COVID-19 emergency. The global outbreak significantly limited the ability of...
Under provisions of the CARES Act, employers are permitted to take a refundable tax credit against the employer share of Social Security taxes in the amount of 50 of the "qualified wages" with respect to each employee, up to $10,000. The maximum employee retention tax credit is therefore $5,000 per...