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Federal income tax considerations in energy company acquisitions

Federal income tax considerations in energy company acquisitions

scheduled for a hearing before the Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures of the Committee on Ways and Means on April 26, 1984

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Petroleum -- Taxation -- United States.,
  • Gas industry -- Taxation -- United States.,
  • Consolidation and merger of corporations -- Taxation -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation.
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures., United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Taxation.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 21 p. ;
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17663875M


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Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures.; United States. The acquisition must be for at least 80% of the target’s stock, and the target must be either an S corporation or a subsidiary that filed with a consolidated group.

In this case, the stock sale is ignored for tax purposes, and both buyer and seller will be treated as though an asset sale occurred. a) Federal excise taxes are levied on the sale or use of particular supplies or services.

SubtitleD of the Internal Revenue Code of, Miscellaneous Excise Taxes, 26 U.S.C, etseq., and its implementing regulations, 26 CFR parts 40 throughcover miscellaneous Federal income tax considerations in energy company acquisitions book excise tax ons arising in this area should be directed to the agency-designated counsel.

Providing tax-based allocation of purchase price to acquired assets. Business acquisition transactions have become increasingly complex, with new considerations driven by tax and regulatory changes. Whether the acquisition structure is simple or complex, the buyer and the seller should get the tax purchase price allocation correct.

During uncertain economic times, acquisitions are an excellent way to bolster company growth. But executing a successful acquisition is not easy, especially when it comes to tax considerations. The most potentially detrimental tax considerations are typically the most commonly overlooked or delayed until after the acquisition.

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Assuming that the U.S. tax rate is 21% in both years, what is South's current income tax expense reported on its GAAP financial statements for year 2. The taxation of RSUs is a bit simpler than for standard restricted stock plans.

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InPuerto Rico paid $ billion into the US Treasury. Residents of Puerto Rico pay into Social Security, and are thus eligible for Social Security benefits upon retirement. Mergers and acquisitions ("M&A") are complex, multilayered transactions with multiple moving parts and a healthy dose of negotiation.

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There are considerable di"erences in the tax treatment of intellectual property when the owner transfers it to an individual or business. Reprinted with permission from the October edition of the Journal of Taxation. Tax Considerations of Acquiring Intellectual Property, Chuck Hodges and Lynn Fowler, Journal of Taxation, October   When companies go through mergers or acquisitions, we are forced to deal with the mechanics of purchase accounting, including the tax accounting aspects.

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Gross Production Tax: A state tax imposed on companies that generate revenues by depleting non-renewable resources. Such companies include producers of.

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Congress. Deferred tax considerations The most obvious tax accounting impact of the new lease standard is the creation of new, or changes to existing, temporary differences relating to leases given the change in the GAAP balance sheet. Accordingly, a company will need to consider the deferred tax implications in the implementation of the new lease standard.

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Fair market value. There is a significant body of federal income tax case law and administrative. There are two main reasons for that: (1) acquiring the corporation’s stock opens the buyer up to hidden past liabilities – such as for taxes, E&O claims and employment disputes – even if the seller agrees to indemnify the buyer, and (2) the buyer in most cases loses the ability of taking a step-up in the tax basis of the assets.

Simply.On the other hand, a tax-free reorganization is possible if Target is a limited liability company (LLC) that has previously, and not as part of the same plan, elected (through a so-called “check the box” election) to be treated as a corporation for federal income tax purposes Likewise.