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Seattle's "High Earner" Tax Is Unconstitutional
July 19, 2019
Seattle enacted an ordinance in July 2017 imposing an income tax on high-income residents. Seattle "imposed a tax on the total income of every resident taxpayer in the amo...

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"Double Drop Downs" Are Separate Transactions
July 19, 2019
P Corporation, ("P"), and its wholly-owned subsidiary, S1, are each incorporated in State A. State A has "advantageous" corporate laws....
Determining A College Professor's "Tax Home"
July 18, 2019
TP maintains a residence in Lowell, Massachusetts, which is the home of his wife and two children. In 2006, he began working as a professor at DC. Each school year he signed a...
Hillenbrand's "RTM" Will Be Taxable
July 18, 2019
Hillenbrand, Inc., ("H"), and Milacron Holdings Corporation, ("M"), recently announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement "under which...
No Vested Property Right To Tax Credits
July 18, 2019
Prior to June, 2004, BASF owned a parcel of real property ("S40"). The S40 was polluted. Plantiffs entered an agreement with BASF, whereby the S40 would be...