A financial transaction tax rate set between 0.1 and 0.5 percent may make an FTT seem innocuous, but it would have a significant negative effect on investors, the economy and the banking industry.
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The Internal Revenue Service has issued a long-awaited package of final regulations on the Opportunity Zones tax incentive that was created by the 2017 tax reform law.
In a 71 to 23 vote this afternoon, the Senate approved a spending package for the current fiscal year, funding the government through Sept. 30, 2020.
The House today approved a spending package for the current fiscal year, funding the government through Sept. 30, 2020. The Senate is expected to vote on the spending bills later this week.
ABA and the Bank Policy Institute today offered feedback to the financial regulatory agencies on a recently proposed policy statement aimed at providing guidance for institutions implementing the current expected credit loss accounting standard.
The American Bankers Association submitted comments to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants today on a proposal addressing how auditors will approach accounting estimates and related disclosures after the current expected credit loss standard is implemented.
It’s fairly obvious why banks are so focused on attracting and retaining high caliber employers. Just as in sports, when you have a talented team and a good game plan, you get great results.
While progress has been made toward potential changes to international tax principles to reflect the digitization of the economy, more work is needed, according to correspondence between Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin and the secretary-general of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
In a move long awaited by taxpaying firms with international operations, the Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department late Monday issued a series of proposed and final regulations related to the base erosion and anti-abuse tax, or BEAT, and the operation of the foreign tax credit as required by the 2017 tax reform law.
To help lenders comply with the Taxpayer First Act—a new law taking effect Dec. 28 that requires that taxpayers provide express consent for how their tax information will be used and additional consent for it to be shared with other parties—MISMO, the mortgage industry’s standards setting organization, has released new taxpayer consent language that can be used as part of the mortgage transaction.