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Highlights

Government Comment: Proposed Regulations Regarding Investments in Qualified Opportunity Funds Under Section 1400Z-2

On January 10, 2019 the Section submitted comments with respect to the proposed regulations regarding investments in qualified opportunity funds under section 1400Z-2.

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Government Comment: Qualifying Insurance Corporation Exception from Passive Foreign Investment Company Status under Section 1297(f)

On January 3, the Section submitted comments on the qualifying insurance corporation exception from passive foreign investment company status under section 1297(f)

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Now Available: ABA Tax Times, November 2018

“As the largest national member organization of tax professionals, the Tax Section has an important role to promote the advancement of a fair tax system by providing assistance to those who cannot afford it. I am pleased to report that under the vigorous leadership of Bahar Schippel, our Vice Chair for Pro Bono and Outreach, the Tax Section is active on many fronts in tax-related pro bono matters.” – Eric Solomon

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Events & CLE

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2017 Tax Act Content Archive

The 2017 Tax Act (known colloquially as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act) has led to some of the most significant changes to tax law since the Tax Reform Act of 1986. The broad-reaching legislation touches on aspects of partnerships, benefits law, and international issues, to name just a few. The committees of the ABA Section of Taxation have been hard at work producing some of the most up-to-the-minute analysis and educational opportunities on the changing landscape

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Announcing Tax Connect

Take a look at our new platform for committee information & discussion! Tax Connect will replace our committee pages and mailing lists with a robust, easier-to-use site and discussion forums that can be used via email or direct from Connect. Take a look at the User's Guide and How-to Videos to learn more!