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Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | August 22, 2019
Boston Affordable Housing and Real Estate partner Jeff Sacks wrote this contributed article analyzing a ruling by the Appellate Tax Board on the proper method of determining real estate taxes for senior living facilities that use an entry fee model. Boston law clerk Thomas Jackson contributed to the article.
Governing.com | May 20, 2019
Los Angeles Public Finance and Project Finance partner Rudy Salo says the impact of federal tax reform, which included a $10,000 cap on the deduction for state and local taxes, on the real estate market has not been as dire as predicted.
Wolters Kluwer’s Fiscalità Commercio Internazionale | February 12, 2019
In this contributed article to Wolters Kluwer’s Italian business publication, Chicago Corporate partners Chuck Bernardini and Frank Emmons discuss state and federal tax, customs and corporate considerations for an Italian manufacturer exporting plants, equipment and machinery to the USA, particularly whether to do so directly or through a U.S. subsidiary.
Governing | January 01, 2019
Los Angeles Project Finance and Public Finance partner Rudy Salo is quoted in this article discussing how taxpayers across the country are likely to pay higher bills this April due to the new $10,000 cap on federal deductions for state and local taxes.
Boston Globe | August 09, 2018
Washington DC Corporate partner Ken Silverberg is quoted in this article on how the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on the collection of sales taxes for online purchases could impact Massachusetts.
New Hampshire Business Review | May 10, 2018
Manchester complex commercial dispute associates Kierstan Schultz and Nate Warecki authored this column discussing how New Hampshire distinguishes the difference between taxes and fees, the government’s two main sources of revenue, under law.
Law360 | April 07, 2018
The article “Tax Reform’s Impact on Private Equity,” written by NP attorneys Sean Clancy, Shahzad Malik, Praveen Ayyagari and Brian Mahoney, was one of Law360’s most-clicked items last week.
Law360 | April 02, 2018
Washington DC public company transactions partner Sean Clancy and associate Praveen Ayyagari, Rochester M&A and corporate transactions associate Brian Mahoney and Los Angeles M&A and corporate transactions partner Shahzad Malik contributed this expert analysis column on tax reform’s impact on private equity.
Washington Post | January 11, 2018
Washington DC commercial litigation partner Vernon Johnson is quoted in this article explaining how DC tax assessors agreed to lower the assessment on the Trump Hotel by $53.6 million. Vernon says the result indicates the hotel “was able to show the tax office that the actual income was much lower than the District was assuming.”
Hearst Television | December 31, 2017
Washington DC M&A and corporate transactions partner Ken Silverberg is interviewed in this news segment about how the new tax plan may affect charitable giving.
Hearst Television | December 26, 2017
Washington DC M&A and corporate transactions partner Ken Silverberg provides commentary in this news segment about which Americans benefitted from pre-paying their property taxes before the new tax legislation took effect.
Mergers & Acquisitions | December 21, 2017
In this Q&A, New York City public company transactions partner Dick Langan discusses the new U.S. tax reform and which industries will benefit the most from the changes.
Rochester Business Journal | December 14, 2017
Rochester private equity and investment funds partner Jeremy Wolk, M&A and corporate transactions counsel Anita Pelletier and Washington DC M&A and corporate transactions partner Mike Cooney authored this column about the impact of U.S. tax reform on nonprofits.
Affordable Housing Finance | December 03, 2017
Washington DC tax credit finance and syndication partner Rick Goldstein is quoted in this article on the differences between the Senate and House tax bills in their impact on affordable housing in the U.S.
National Mortgage News | November 30, 2017
Washington DC tax credit finance and syndication partner Rick Goldstein is quoted this article on how the tax reform plan would impact affordable housing in the U.S.
Bisnow | November 27, 2017
Washington DC affordable housing associate Susanna Mitchell was quoted in this article for her outlook on how a decrease in the corporate tax rate could make it more difficult to strike deals with investors for affordable housing projects.
Affordable Housing Finance | November 16, 2017
This article covers Affordable Housing Finance’s recent annual AHF Live: The Affordable Housing Developers Summit in Chicago and quotes Washington, DC tax credit finance and syndication partner Rick Goldstein discussing the proposed tax reform bill.
The Real Deal | November 02, 2017
Washington DC tax credit finance and syndication partner Rick Goldstein is quoted in this article discussing how the GOP’s proposed tax reform plan will affect affordable housing.
POLITICO New York | November 02, 2017
Washington DC tax credit finance and syndication partner Rick Goldstein is quoted in this article about the impact of the House Tax Reform Bill on affordable housing.
WCVB-TV (Hearst Television Affiliate) | November 01, 2017
Washington DC M&A and corporate transactions partner Ken Silverberg is interviewed in this segment about Congressional Republicans’ proposed tax code overhaul.
WDET-FM (NPR Detroit) | October 11, 2017
In this radio segment about the increase of rehabilitation investment and construction in Detroit over the past few years, Washington DC tax credit finance and syndication partner David Schon discusses how to take advantage of historic preservation tax credits for the city’s historical buildings.
Planet Money by NPR | October 10, 2017
Washington DC M&A and corporate transactions partner Ken Silverberg is interviewed in this podcast about the proposed changes to the corporate income tax.
Novogradac & Company | July 09, 2017
Boston tax credit finance and syndication partner Forrest Milder authored this column about the Internal Revenue Service’s proposed audits regulations.
The Art Newspaper | May 10, 2017
This article discusses the most pressing legal questions facing museums. Washington DC M&A and corporate transaction partner Mike Cooney is quoted on the possible legislation by Congress to limit income tax deductions for charitable donations.
The Boston Globe | November 12, 2016
This piece focuses on a prospect of a tax overhaul in a Trump administration. Boston private clients partner Sarah Connolly comments on how the political climate (now a Republican Senate, Republican House, and Executive Office) is well positioned to repeal the estate tax given the Congressional majority is Republican.
The New York Times | November 11, 2016
This article discusses President-elect Trump’s tax code proposals and how he plans to repeal the estate tax. Boston Private Clients partner Sarah Connolly is quoted discussing how changes to the estate tax likely won’t impact Trump’s supporter base.
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