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December 11, 2012

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Tax Analysts, the nonprofit provider of federal, state, and international tax news and analysis, today announced the launch of a new column, SALT Matters by McGladrey LLP. The monthly column will be published in State Tax Notes magazine and will analyze the latest in state and local taxation topics.


December 10, 2012

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Tax Analysts, the nonprofit provider of federal, state, and international tax news and analysis, today announced the launch of a new column, A Closer Look, written by Jennifer Carr, a legal editor of State Tax Notes magazine. The biweekly column will cover a broad range of state and local taxation topics with a focus on legal and policy analysis.

December 10, 2012

FALLS CHURCH, Va.– State Tax Notes and State Tax Today, Tax Analysts’ publications on current state and local taxation issues, today announced its “Best of 2012” second annual awards featuring the best in state tax policy and practice in five categories.

November 16, 2012

Sullivan, Tax Analysts' Chief Economist, Says It Gives House Republicans "Some Powerful Talking Points" for the Upcoming Debate on Raising Taxes

FALLS CHURCH, VA — Martin A. Sullivan, Tax Analysts’ chief economist, says that a key congressional office has given House Republicans “some powerful talking points” about so-called dynamic scoring in a recent report that it issued about options for addressing federal budget deficits.

October 12, 2012

Addresses the Question, "Should All Americans Pay Something?"

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The nonprofit, nonpartisan Tax Analysts hosted a conference on Taxes and the Poor at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. earlier today, taking a closer look at the "47 percent of Americans who pay no income tax."


October 3, 2012

FALLS CHURCH, VA – As the final weeks count down in an election season that has been dominated by tax policy discussions, the two presidential candidates will face off on Wednesday, October 3 for the first of three presidential debates. Tax Analysts, a nonprofit, nonpartisan provider of tax news and analysis, asked its experts to outline the top five questions they would ask the candidates concerning tax policy.

Their response:

October 1, 2012

Monte Jackel to Renew Focus on Tax Practice Issues

FALLS CHURCH VA Tax Analysts, the nonprofit provider of federal, state, and international tax news and analysis, announced today that the column "State of the Tax Practice," written by Monte Jackel, will now be published monthly. In the column, Jackel will renew his focus on current issues in tax practice, including ethical and technical issues arising under federal tax law.

September 26, 2012

Tax Analysts' Joseph Thorndike Examines the History of Presidential Tax Rates

FALLS CHURCH, VA — Gov. Mitt Romney's tax rate for 2011 is lower than for any President since President Richard Nixon, who started the modern tradition of presidential tax disclosure when he was lambasted for paying similarly low rates of tax, Tax Analysts’ Joseph J. Thorndike has found.


July 31, 2012

Problems Relate to Release of Final Rulings, Other Written Guidance

FALLS CHURCH, VA — The Kentucky Revenue Department’s refusal to release tax policy documents like final rulings and other written guidance, and its informal approach to issuing such guidance, has created significant transparency problems in the state, Tax Analysts has found.


July 23, 2012

Group Includes Investment Funds, Private Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds, and Venture Capital Funds

FALLS CHURCH, VA — A growing class of business entities — from investment funds like the Carlyle Group to private hedge, private equity, and venture capital funds — largely escape IRS audits due to their forms of organization, Tax Analysts reports after a lengthy investigation.


July 9, 2012

FALLS CHURCH, VA —Tax Analysts announced today the launch of features for its daily online products designed to enhance debate and dialogue on key tax policy issues. Subscribers can now post comments to articles and documents appearing in Tax Notes Today, State Tax Today and Worldwide Tax Daily, three of Tax Analysts’ most popular online offerings.

June 28, 2012

FALLS CHURCH, VA — Tax Analysts' president and publisher Christopher Bergin commented today on the Supreme Court's decision upholding the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate as constitutional.

According to Bergin:

June 15, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Tax Analysts, the non-profit publisher of Tax Notes magazine and other print and online tax-related publications, held a tax policy conference today at the National Press Club that focused on the issue of how much wealthy citizens should pay in taxes and why.

June 11, 2012

FALLS CHURCH, VA — In light of contradictory remarks by top Democrats on whether policymakers should extend all or just some of the Bush tax cuts, and when, to avoid the “fiscal cliff” at the end of 2012, Tax Analysts president and publisher Christopher Bergin issued the following statement:

April 16, 2012

FALLS CHURCH, VA — With the U.S. Senate set to vote on the proposed “Buffett Rule,” imposing a 30 percent tax rate on those making at least $2 million a year and phasing in a similar rate for those making at least $1 million, Tax Analysts’ chief economist Martin A. Sullivan debunks the myths surrounding the Buffett Rule in a study released today.

He notes:


February 27, 2012

FALLS CHURCH, VA -- Corporations that are considering spinning off one or more of their businesses would be well advised to survey the laws of all states in order to assess the state tax implications, a leading state tax attorney writes in this week's State Tax Notes.

February 13, 2012

Tax Analysts' Martin Sullivan Sees Politics As Usual in FY 2013 Budget Tax Provisions

FALLS CHURCH, VA -- With the release of President Obama’s FY 2013 Budget to Congress, Tax Analysts’ contributing editor Martin A. Sullivan finds little movement toward reform and more ‘politics as usual’ in tax provisions. According to Sullivan:


January 23, 2012

FALLS CHURCH, VA - Tax Analysts, the nonprofit provider of federal, state, and international tax news and analysis, announced its launch today of a new column, Alternatives, written by new contributor Kara Friedenberg.

The column, appearing in today’s issue of Tax Notes, the weekly magazine on federal tax policy and administration, will focus on current tax issues applicable to the alternative investments industry. The column will also appear in Tax Notes Today, Tax Analysts' federal daily online publication.