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Government Comment: Temporary Regulations under Section 245A, Proposed Regulations under Sections 951A and 958, and Final Regulations under Section 951A

On September 11, 2019 the Section submitted comments on temporary regulations under Section 245A, proposed regulations under Sections 951A and 958, and final regulations under Section 951A.

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Government Comment: Proposed Regulations under Section 1297 with respect to PFICs

On September 9, 2019 the Section submitted comments on proposed regulations under Section 1297 with respect to Qualifying Insurance Corporation Exception for Passive Foreign Investment Company ("PFIC") Purposes.

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Now Available: The Tax Lawyer, Summer 2019

This issue of The Tax Lawyer includes a state and local tax article by R. Lainie W. Harris, as well as the annual review of recent developments in federal income taxation by Bruce A. McGovern and Cassady V. ("Cass") Brewer.

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Now Available: ABA Tax Times, Summer 2019

“Sitting down to prepare my final ABA Tax Times column, I am once again reminded how quickly time passes. My term as Chair has rushed by—time flies when you are busy! It seems like yesterday that Karen Hawkins passed the baton to me to lead the Tax Section.” —Eric Solomon

From the Chair

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Upcoming: 30th Annual Philadelphia Tax Conference, October 28-29

Join the ABA Section of Taxation and PTC for the 30th Annual Philadelphia Tax Conference, Monday and Tuesday, October 28-29, 2019. The conference will be held at the Union League of Philadelphia, 140 South Broad Street.

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