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Taxing COVID-19 Vaccine Could Raise $732M, JCT Says

By Asha Glover

Legislation that would add vaccines against COVID-19 to the list of taxable vaccines would raise $732 million over the next decade, the Joint Committee on Taxation said Friday.

Pandemic Sped Up Digitization Of Tax Systems, OECD Says

By Matthew Guerry

The COVID-19 pandemic hastened the adoption of online tax filing and other digital services across the globe while at the same time driving down tax revenue collections, according to an Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development report published Thursday.

Poland Edging Toward Support For EU Minimum Tax

By Matt Thompson

Poland is expected to drop its veto of the European Union's 15% minimum tax during the June meeting of the bloc's finance ministers or early in the second half of 2022, diplomats from multiple member countries told Law360 on Tuesday.

Treasury Appeals Ruling Barring ARPA Clawback To 5th Circ.

By Sanjay Talwani

Treasury is appealing to the Fifth Circuit a ruling in a case brought by Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana that stops enforcement of an American Rescue Plan Act provision barring the use of pandemic aid to offset reductions in revenue. 

US Asks 6th Circ. To Pause Tax Challenge By Ky. And Tenn.

By Maria Koklanaris

A challenge by Kentucky and Tennessee of a federal law's prohibition against using coronavirus aid to offset tax cuts should be halted until there is a ruling on a similar challenge by Ohio, the U.S. government told the Sixth Circuit.

Senate Finance GOP Questions ARPA Tax Mandate's Success

By Asha Glover

The Government Accountability Office should review and assess the effectiveness of the American Rescue Plan's provision prohibiting states from using pandemic aid to offset tax cuts, the Republicans on the Senate Finance Committee said Monday.


Expert Analysis

Lessons From Recent PPP Loan And COVID Fraud Cases

Following President Joe Biden's recent pledge to expand enforcement efforts against pandemic and Paycheck Protection Program loan fraud, a look at the U.S. Department of Justice's recent criminal and civil enforcement actions sheds light on its evolving priorities, say Sara Lord and Aaron Danzig at Arnall Golden.

The Highs And Lows Of Tax Controversy In 2021

Lawrence Hill at Steptoe & Johnson reviews the ups and downs of tax controversy practice in 2021, including the continued effects of the pandemic, troubling decisions on attorney-client privilege and an IRS comeback on transfer pricing.

When And How To Depose Fact Witnesses Remotely In 2022

Tim Tryniecki and Thomas Mudd at MG+M offer a series of practice tips for successfully conducting remote depositions of often-inexperienced fact witnesses, as the virtual court proceedings sparked by COVID-19 look set to become a part of the legal landscape next year.

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June 3, 2022 04:33 PM

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June 2, 2022 05:25 PM

NYC Bill Seeks 3-Year Suspension Of Commercial Rent Tax

May 24, 2022 06:09 PM

White House Says ARPA Tax Credits Lowered Child Poverty Rate

May 23, 2022 07:25 PM

IRS Correctly Calculated Most Recovery Credit Payments

May 17, 2022 04:04 PM

Manufacturing, Hospitality Top Virus Credit Claims, GAO Says

May 12, 2022 01:53 PM

Colo. Lawmakers OK Extending Enterprise Zone Tax Break

May 11, 2022 03:58 PM

Irish Distiller Entitled To COVID Sanitizer Tax Relief

May 10, 2022 04:56 PM

COVID Impact Program Risks Improper Payment, TIGTA Says

May 9, 2022 02:00 PM

Ore. Church's COVID Argument Doesn't Salvage Tax Break Bid

May 5, 2022 03:40 PM

NYC Bill Would Suspend Liquor License Tax For A Year

April 27, 2022 03:23 PM

Latin America Tax Revenues Dipped 8% in 2020, Report Says

April 27, 2022 03:43 PM

RI Sen. Bill Would Waive Tax Penalties On PPP Loans

April 20, 2022 08:54 PM

Developing Nation Group Asks For Leeway On Digital Taxes

April 12, 2022 04:06 PM

Pa. Resident Says Cleveland Lacks Jurisdiction To Tax Work

April 6, 2022 08:37 PM

Audit Watchdog Sends Warning Shot In Fining Ex-KPMG Exec

April 6, 2022 06:30 PM

Germany Extends COVID-Era Cross-Border Tax Agreements

March 30, 2022 04:42 PM

SC Proposes End To COVID Withholding Relief

March 25, 2022 07:16 PM

European Biz Lobby Advises Supporting Growth Via Tax Cuts

March 24, 2022 07:22 PM

IRS Investigators Exposed $1.8B Pandemic Fraud, Office Says

March 24, 2022 06:26 PM

IRS Didn't Pay Out $1.6B To Potentially Eligible Taxpayers