October 2017

Limit Increases Announced for 2018 Retirement Plan Contributions
Limit Increases Announced for 2018 Retirement Plan Contributions

On October 19, 2017, the IRS announced its annual adjustments to limitations on benefits and…

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Improving Automatic Enrollment in Retirement Plans
Improving Automatic Enrollment in Retirement Plans

Research shows that the vast majority of plan sponsors recognize that automatic enrollment has been…

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Calendar
Applicability Date for Section 987 Regulations Extended by One Year

In Notice 2017-57 (the “Notice”), the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service…

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Department of the Treasury Releases Report Recommending Changes to Eight Tax Regulations
Department of the Treasury Releases Report Recommending Changes to Eight Tax Regulations

On October 2, 2017, the Secretary of the Department of Treasury (“Treasury”) issued a second…

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Five Questions Every Tax, Treasury and Logistics Executive Should Ask In Light of the Changing International Tax Landscape
Five Questions Every Tax, Treasury and Logistics Executive Should Ask In Light of the Changing International Tax Landscape

Finance executives of U.S. multinational organizations (“MNEs”) should review how the interplay of the following…

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International Tax Proposals Included in the Tax Reform Framework
International Tax Proposals Included in the Tax Reform Framework

On September 27, 2017, the White House and congressional Republicans released their tax reform framework,…

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SEC Adopts Interpretive Guidance for Pay Ratio Disclosures
SEC Adopts Interpretive Guidance for Pay Ratio Disclosures

The SEC recently adopted interpretive guidance to assist companies in their efforts to make the…

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IRS Issues Guidance for Section 41 Research Credit Expenses for Large Business & International Taxpayers
IRS Issues Guidance for Section 41 Research Credit Expenses for Large Business & International Taxpayers

The IRS released a Directive dated September 11, 2017 (LB&I-04-0917-005) that provides guidance to Large…

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Urgent Business Matter Affecting Partnerships, LLPs and LLCs
Urgent Business Matter Affecting Partnerships, LLPs and LLCs

While technically still in the ‘proposal phase’, it is imperative that all partnerships, LLPs and…

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SEC Issues Updates to Reflect New Revenue Recognition Standard
SEC Issues Updates to Reflect New Revenue Recognition Standard

On August 18, 2017, the SEC staff released Staff Accounting Bulletin (SAB) No. 116 to…

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