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Extending The Taxation-Of-Risk Model To Timing Options And Marked-To-Market Taxes, Eric D. Chason Jan 2013

Extending The Taxation-Of-Risk Model To Timing Options And Marked-To-Market Taxes, Eric D. Chason

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No abstract provided.


The Post-Tarp Movement To Regulate Banker Pay, Eric D. Chason Jan 2011

The Post-Tarp Movement To Regulate Banker Pay, Eric D. Chason

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Executive Compensation And Tax Neutrality: Taxing The Investment Component Of Deferred Compensation, Eric D. Chason Jan 2010

Executive Compensation And Tax Neutrality: Taxing The Investment Component Of Deferred Compensation, Eric D. Chason

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Quantifying The Tax Advantage Of Deferred Compensation, Eric D. Chason Jan 2008

Quantifying The Tax Advantage Of Deferred Compensation, Eric D. Chason

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Why Pension Funding Matters, Eric D. Chason Jan 2007

Why Pension Funding Matters, Eric D. Chason

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Deferred Compensation Reform: Taxing The Fruit Of The Tree In Its Proper Season, Eric D. Chason Jan 2006

Deferred Compensation Reform: Taxing The Fruit Of The Tree In Its Proper Season, Eric D. Chason

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Executive pensions (or deferred compensation) grabbed headlines after Enron's collapse and fresh concerns over ever-increasing executive pay. They also grabbed the attention of Congress, which reformed executive pensions legislatively in 2004 with ยง 409A of the Internal Revenue Code. Section 409A merely tightens and clarifies the doctrines that had already governed executive pensions, leaving the basic economics of executive pensions unchanged. Executives can still defer taxation on current compensation until actual payment is made in the future. Deferral still comes at the same price to the employer, namely the deferral of its deduction for the compensation expense. Thus, the timing ...


Class Warfare 1988-2005 Over Top Individual Income Tax Rates: Teeter-Totter From Soak-The-Rich To Robin-Hood-In-Reverse, John W. Lee Jan 2006

Class Warfare 1988-2005 Over Top Individual Income Tax Rates: Teeter-Totter From Soak-The-Rich To Robin-Hood-In-Reverse, John W. Lee

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The Capital Gains "Sieve" And The "Farce" Of Progressivity 1921-1986, John W. Lee Jan 2005

The Capital Gains "Sieve" And The "Farce" Of Progressivity 1921-1986, John W. Lee

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Bad Drafting - A Case Study Of The Design And Implementation Of The Income Tax Subsidies For Education, Glenn E. Coven Oct 2000

Bad Drafting - A Case Study Of The Design And Implementation Of The Income Tax Subsidies For Education, Glenn E. Coven

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International Comity And The Foreign Tax Credit: Crediting Nonconforming Taxes, Glenn E. Coven Jan 1999

International Comity And The Foreign Tax Credit: Crediting Nonconforming Taxes, Glenn E. Coven

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Critique Of Current Congressional Capital Gains Contentions, John W. Lee Jul 1995

Critique Of Current Congressional Capital Gains Contentions, John W. Lee

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Capital Gains Myths, John W. Lee May 1995

Capital Gains Myths, John W. Lee

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This article is a summary of parts of Lee's forthcoming article "Critique of Current Congressional Capital Gains Contentions," 15 Va. Tax. L. Rev. 1 (1995). Professor Lee believes that the reasons given by the House Ways and Means Committee Report and capital gains cuts proponents in the recent hearings and the House floor debate in support of the CWATRA 50-percent individual generic capital gains cut are untrue in whole or in part. These stated reasons, reports Lee, are that a capital gains cut will (1) increase the personal savings rate, (2) encourage risk taking by entrepreneurs seeking new technologies ...


Partnership Profits Share For Services: An Aggregate Exegesis Of Revenue Procedure 93-27 (Part 2), John W. Lee Apr 1994

Partnership Profits Share For Services: An Aggregate Exegesis Of Revenue Procedure 93-27 (Part 2), John W. Lee

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In this article, Professor Lee charts two alternative methods for implementing an aggregate solution to the problem of partnership profits share for services. The functional, or judicial, method is to handle (1) the exchange of partner-capacity services for a profit share subject to the risk f the venture with the Culbertson "common law relation of partnership," nonrealization event doctrine, implicitly contemplated by the 1984 legislative history to section 707(a)(2), (2) the classic Diamond transitory partner with a substance-over-form rule or step-transaction rule, and (3) a sale of the partnership interest in circumstances that would result in ordinary income ...


'Death And Taxes' And Hypocrisy, John W. Lee Sep 1993

'Death And Taxes' And Hypocrisy, John W. Lee

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Professor Lee finds the "death and taxes" poem by Rep. Ewing hypocritical for several reasons. He notes that the poem is derived from a 1920s populist attack on Treasury Secretary Mellon for cutting taxes on the rich in the name of trickle-down economics while relying on regressive excise taxes on the masses -- an attack similar to that waged by then-Governor Clinton during the 1992 presidential campaign. Further, says Lee, the Bush administration displayed more of a preference for regressive excise taxes than the Clinton plan, whose reliance in part on consumption taxes appears a consequence of 25 years of Republican ...


President Clinton's Capital Gains Proposals, John W. Lee Jun 1993

President Clinton's Capital Gains Proposals, John W. Lee

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Professor Lee believes that the generic capital gains rate should not be increased over 28 percent for revenue and political reasons. But to reflect that, on the average, capital gains realized by middle-income families consists entirely of inflation gain, while half of the capital gain realized at the 31- percent bracket and above consists of economic gain, increasing to 80-percent economic at the very top, he argues that a greater exclusion should be provided at the 28- and 15-percent brackets, either by a "progressive schedule" or by a $3,500 annual exclusion. To strengthen the political base for increasing the ...


The Future Of Transfer Taxation: Repeal, Restructuring And Refinement, Or Replacement, John E. Donaldson Apr 1993

The Future Of Transfer Taxation: Repeal, Restructuring And Refinement, Or Replacement, John E. Donaldson

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Doping Out The Capitalization Rules After Indopco, John W. Lee Nov 1992

Doping Out The Capitalization Rules After Indopco, John W. Lee

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In this article, Lee provides guidance for Treasury and the IRS (in their promised clarification of application of INDOPCO). He delineates how to avoid what he perceives as the past pitfalls of capitalization of recurring, insubstantial, or relatively short-lived expenditures with Ito, or inadequate, amortization. The article also sets forth models for (a) amortizing as. a freestanding deferred charge long-lived substantial self-created intangibles such as business expansion costs, including employee training costs, and (b) expensing, or perhaps better, amortizing currently less substantial or regularly recurring, steady state self-created intangibles (such as repairs and advertising, respectively).


And The Rebuttal, Glenn E. Coven Oct 1991

And The Rebuttal, Glenn E. Coven

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Redefining Debt: Of Indianapolis Power And Fictitious Interest, Glenn E. Coven Jan 1991

Redefining Debt: Of Indianapolis Power And Fictitious Interest, Glenn E. Coven

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The Art Of Regulation Drafting: Structured Discretionary Justice Under Section 355, John W. Lee Aug 1989

The Art Of Regulation Drafting: Structured Discretionary Justice Under Section 355, John W. Lee

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This article analyzes the 35-year evolution of the section 355 regulations from the perspectives of the jurisprudential dichotomy between general principles and detailed rules and administrative law theory as to agency discretion.


Congress As Indian-Giver: "Phasing-Out Tax" Allowances Under The Internal Revenue Code Of 1986, Glenn E. Coven Jan 1987

Congress As Indian-Giver: "Phasing-Out Tax" Allowances Under The Internal Revenue Code Of 1986, Glenn E. Coven

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Capital Gains Exception To The House's "General Utilities" Repeal: Further Indigestions From Overly Processed "Corn Products", John W. Lee Mar 1986

Capital Gains Exception To The House's "General Utilities" Repeal: Further Indigestions From Overly Processed "Corn Products", John W. Lee

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In this article, Lee first describes the mechanics and tax effects of cost basis corporate acquisitions and analyzes why current tax rules favor such acquisitions over carryover basis acquisition (e .g., tax-free mergers); then he describes the House's proposed repeal in HR 3838 of the General Utilities doctrine in current sections 336-338, focusing on the continued exemption for long-term capital gains of a closely held active business corporation. This sets the stage for analysis of the Corn Products doctrine, which under an "integral asset" reading would deny the exemption to most appreciated operating assets, surely not the intent of ...


Limiting Losses Attributable To Nonrecourse Debt: A Defense Of The Traditional System Against The At-Risk Concept, Glenn E. Coven Jan 1986

Limiting Losses Attributable To Nonrecourse Debt: A Defense Of The Traditional System Against The At-Risk Concept, Glenn E. Coven

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The Relevance Of Fresh Investment To The Characterization Of Corporate Distributions And Adjustments, Glenn E. Coven Apr 1983

The Relevance Of Fresh Investment To The Characterization Of Corporate Distributions And Adjustments, Glenn E. Coven

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The Decline And Fall Of Taxable Income, Glenn E. Coven Jan 1981

The Decline And Fall Of Taxable Income, Glenn E. Coven

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The Alternative Minimum Tax: Proving Again That Two Wrongs Do Not Make A Right, Glenn E. Coven Jan 1980

The Alternative Minimum Tax: Proving Again That Two Wrongs Do Not Make A Right, Glenn E. Coven

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The Affinity Provisions Of The Internal Revenue Code: A Case Study In Nonsimplification, Glenn E. Coven Jan 1978

The Affinity Provisions Of The Internal Revenue Code: A Case Study In Nonsimplification, Glenn E. Coven

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New Developments In The Taxation Of Real Estate Partnerships, Michael T. Madison Jan 1977

New Developments In The Taxation Of Real Estate Partnerships, Michael T. Madison

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Constructive Cash Distributions In A Partnership: How And When They Occur, Robert S. Parker Jr., John W. Lee Aug 1974

Constructive Cash Distributions In A Partnership: How And When They Occur, Robert S. Parker Jr., John W. Lee

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Constructive cash distributions to partners with possible concomitant severe tax impact can occur whenever a partners share of firm or individual liabilities is cut. This reduction of liabilities can be triggered by a variety of typical partnership transactions. Messrs. Parker arid Lee analyze those transactions under which there is the danger of unforeseen taxation and urge extreme caution.


Retroactive Allocations To New Partners: An Analysis Of The Area After Rodman, John W. Lee, Robert S. Parker Jr. Mar 1974

Retroactive Allocations To New Partners: An Analysis Of The Area After Rodman, John W. Lee, Robert S. Parker Jr.

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In the recent Rodman case, the Tax Court has held that a partner newly admitted near year-end must report his share of the full year's partnership profits. Messrs. Lee and Parker analyze the status of retroactive partnership allocations in view of Rodman, the first decision to expressly sanction retroactive allocations of income (and implicitly of losses) to new partners, and reallocations under Section 704.