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Senators Call on IRS to Finalize Management Fee Waiver Regulations

By Amanda Wilson on Sep 23, 2015 in Congress, government, International, irc, IRS, medical marijuana, Partnership Tax, treasury

By:  Amanda Wilson Yesterday, Senators Franken, Warren, Baldwin and Whitehouse sent Treasury Secretary Lew a letter regarding management fee waiver arrangements. What is a management fee waiver arrangement?  It is where a fund manager waives its...

Clinton Outlines Her Capital Gains Rate Hike

By Amanda Wilson on Jul 27, 2015 in capital gain, medical marijuana, Tax Day, Taxes

By:  Amanda Wilson Following up on my post from last week, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has now provided more specific information on her proposed capital gains rates hike. For high income filers (couples making at least $465,000 a year),...

Clinton to Propose Higher Capital Gains Rates

By Amanda Wilson on Jul 20, 2015 in capital gain, medical marijuana, Tax Day, Taxes

By:  Amanda Wilson Hillary Clinton is expected to propose later this week a revamping of capital gains rates.  While the specifics are not yet released, Clinton's proposal is expected to increase the current maximum capital gains rate for...

Ski Lift Towers Held to Be Good REIT Asset

By Amanda Wilson on Jun 1, 2015 in Real estate, IRS, medical marijuana, REIT, Tax

By:  Amanda Wilson In order to qualify for the tax advantages available for real estate investment trusts ("REITs"), the majority of a REIT's assets must qualify as "real property".  As the areas that REITs are investing in continue to grow, we are...