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Tax Analysts informs the public and media about key news analysis contained in its publications, conferences and events being sponsored, and actions being taken to provide a level playing field for all taxpayers through press releases.

2008
October 14, 2008

FALLS CHURCH, VA – Was Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin right to exclude, from her taxes, thousands of dollars in per diems for days that she worked outside the state capital?

Contributing editor Lee A. Sheppard of Tax Analysts, the nonprofit publisher of Tax Notes and other print and on-line publications, raises the thorny question in “Palin’s Reimbursement Problem,” in this week’s Tax Notes.

September 22, 2008

FALLS CHURCH, VA – Steve R. Johnson, associate dean at the University of Nevada’s William S. Boyd School of Law, will write “Interpretation Matters,” a monthly column for State Tax Notes on interpretive approaches to laws, constitutions and regulations that govern state taxes.

September 2, 2008

FALLS CHURCH, VA — “The state tax area continues to evolve at a staggering pace,” Jeffrey A. Friedman, Michele Borens, and Charles C. Kearns write in the inaugural issue of “A Pinch of SALT,” the new monthly column that the Sutherland law firm will write for State Tax Notes.

June 23, 2008

FALLS CHURCH, VA — “[O]ur tax system is working against us,” David Cay Johnston, the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the New York Times, writes in this week’s Tax Notes.

 

May 19, 2008

FALLS CHURCH, VA – Tax Analysts releases today a briefing book for reporters and others who want to learn about how wealthy individuals and corporations avoid U.S. taxes by transferring their assets, investments, and earnings to overseas locations.

The book should prove useful as the next president and Congress search for revenues to fulfill their public policy goals – such as reducing the budget deficit, extending some or all of the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts, fixing the alternative minimum tax, or reforming the tax code.

April 10, 2008

Falls Church, VA — Tax Analysts said today it has begun inspecting e-mails that the IRS Office of Chief Counsel sent to field offices and that it has found examples of chief counsel advice (CCA) that the IRS should have voluntarily disclosed earlier to comply with federal law.

April 7, 2008

Tax Analysts and the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) announced today that they have joined forces to provide tax practitioners and lawyers a new kind of information about the activities of the IRS, including the auditing of returns, the collection of taxes, and the enforcement of tax laws.

March 11, 2008

Falls Church, VA — Corporate tax revenues have dropped by $17.4 billion because U.S.multinational corporations are better able to shift their profits overseas, Tax Notes magazine reports this week.

January 28, 2008

Falls Church, VA — The President, Members of Congress, and Supreme Court justices do not pay Social Security taxes, giving them an extra $6,045 a year in take-home pay, Tax Notes reports in this week's issue.