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2009
December 14, 2009

FALLS CHURCH, VA – Do you think that the United States has a progressive income tax, with people at the top paying the highest effective rate of all taxpayers? Think again.

As Martin A. Sullivan explains in his cover piece in this week’s Tax Notes, the weekly journal on federal taxation, those with adjusted gross incomes (AGIs) of over $10 million a year actually pay a lower effective rate than those with AGIs between $1 million and $2 million.

 

November 23, 2009

Tax Analysts' flagship publication, Tax Notes, the longtime industry standard for tax news, commentary, and analysis, introduced a new regular column today, WoodCraft, written by frequent contributor Rob Wood.

October 13, 2009

FALLS CHURCH, VA — David Cay Johnston, the Tax Analysts columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, proposes in this week’s Tax Notes a way to greatly simplify the estate tax by eliminating forms and the need for shelters.

Rather than assume the current estate tax as a starting point, he writes, “What if we start from a different premise: The way married couples hold their money is no more the government’s business than how they hold each other.”

 

September 17, 2009

Tax Analysts, the nonprofit provider of federal, state, and international tax news and analysis, announced its launch today of a new regular column, The Lobby Lookout.

The new column will monitor tax lobbyist movements and appears for the first time in today’s issue of Tax Notes Today, the daily online publication on federal tax policy and administration. It will also appear in Tax Notes, the weekly publication on the same topics.

September 8, 2009

FALLS CHURCH, VA — Nonprofit publisher Tax Analysts released a book today containing 32 essays offering recommendations on tax reform to the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board. The compendium, written by top tax professionals, addresses a range of issues currently at the heart of the tax-code review.

July 13, 2009

FALLS CHURCH, VA — “Repeal of the last-in, first-out method of accounting is the piñata of revenue raisers, holding out the prospect of billions in increased revenues. Curiously, there is a fleeting, ‘fish or cut bait’ quality to the repeal,” George White states in the inaugural installment of Tax Accounting Developments, a regular column he will write for Tax Notes, a weekly magazine published by Tax Analysts on tax policy and administration.

June 22, 2009

FALLS CHURCH, VA — “Under a modern unclaimed property statute, the owner should never lose rights to the owner’s property,” Diann L. Smith and Matthew P. Hedstrom state in the inaugural issue of “UPwords,” a quarterly column that the Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP law firm’s State and Local Tax Practice will write for State Tax Notes.

June 3, 2009

FALLS CHURCH, VA — “Major tax increases are in America’s future” to address surging budget deficits, and the only questions are whether they will come before or after the 2012 presidential elections and whether Obama or a Republican successor will enact them, Martin Sullivan writes today at the new website Tax.com.
Along with hard-hitting blogs by Sullivan and other tax experts, Tax.com provides recent news about tax policy in Washington and the states, tax advice for average Americans, and even tax forms from the IRS.

April 20, 2009

FALLS CHURCH, VA – Tax Analysts, the nonprofit provider of federal, state and international tax news and analysis, announced its launch today of a new monthly column, “The Partnership Tax Report.”

The column, by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP tax professionals Monte Jackel and Bob Crnkovich, appears for the first time in today’s issue of Tax Notes, the weekly magazine on federal tax policy and administration, and it will also appear tomorrow in Tax Notes Today, the daily online publication on the same topics.

 

April 1, 2009

FALLS CHURCH, VA – Tax Analysts, the nonprofit provider of federal, state and international tax news and analysis, will hold a conference on President Obama’s tax policy on Friday, April 3, from 9 to 11 a.m., at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

Speakers at this event – entitled “Obama’s Tax Policy: What’s Right? What’s Wrong? What’s the Future? – include:

 

February 10, 2009

Contributing Editor to Tax Analysts Calls On All Top Officials To Release Their Tax Returns

FALLS CHURCH, VA — All members of Congress, Cabinet secretaries, and top White House officials should release their tax returns so that Americans can learn whether Washington has a tax compliance problem, Tax Analysts’ contributing editor Joseph J. Thorndike writes this week.

 

February 9, 2009

Online Journal Provides News On Tax-Exempt Organizations, Access to Official Documents, and Other Key Features

FALLS CHURCH, VA — Tax Analysts, the nonprofit provider of federal, state and international tax news and analysis, is now offering subscribers an online journal that’s updated each day with news affecting tax-exempt organizations as well as a rich array of official documents and other features.

January 26, 2009

Online Feature Provides Breaking News on Tax Developments Under President Obama and the New Congress

FALLS CHURCH, VA — Tax Analysts, the nonprofit provider of federal, state and international tax news and analysis, is now offering a timely new feature on its Web site, tracking breaking news on how President Obama and the new Congress are reshaping tax policy and administration.

In the new feature, “New Directions in Policy,” Tax Analysts is relaying late-breaking developments from the White House and Treasury Department, from Capitol Hill, and elsewhere.