Connecticut is one of many states that imposes a corporate income tax on the unrelated business taxable income of tax-exempt organizations. Tax-exempt organizations subject to this tax include charitable organizations, social welfare organizations, business leagues, trade associations, and social clubs. Unrelated business taxable income is income from a regularly-carried on trade or business activity of

Join Shipman & Goodwin exempt organization tax attorney Ray Casella for this informative webinar discussing the new UBTI rules applicable to employer-provided parking. He will address questions about UBTI including:

  • Why do we have it?
  • How do we comply with it?
  • How do we minimize it?

Who should attend: Non-Profit Tax Exempt Organizations

When:

Shipman & Goodwin attorney Louis Schatz authored the article Connecticut’s Response to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (Part I) for the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants online tax publication, Tax Stringer.  An excerpt from the article is provided below.

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA)

The IRS recently released two notices to provide guidance for tax-exempt organizations about how to comply with the new provision that they treat employer-provided parking and qualified transportation fringe benefits as unrelated business taxable income (“UBTI”).

This unprecedented treatment of expenses as income created substantial uncertainty about how to calculate the UBTI from the parking

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In a story in Bloomberg Tax (“Connecticut Mulls State, Local Tax Deduction Cap Workarounds”), Shipman & Goodwin attorney Louis B. Schatz discussed Connecticut’s proposed legislation for addressing the impact of the new federal tax law.

To read the full story, please click here.

Reproduced with permission. April 14, 2018 Copyright 2018 by the Bureau

Join Shipman & Goodwin tax attorneys for a four-part CLE webinar reviewing some of the more significant provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
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Shipman & Goodwin attorney Louis B. Schatz has become the sole author of the Connecticut Limited Liability Company: Forms and Practice Manual.  The book (originally published in 1995) has been re-released for a second edition in January 2017.  It is available for purchase by Data Trace Publishing Company.  The Manual draws from Lou’s

In IRS Revenue Procedure 2017-13 (Rev. Proc. 2017-13), the IRS clarifies safe harbor conditions under which a management contract will not result in private business use of a property financed by tax-exempt bonds.

By way of background, the Internal Revenue Code allows tax-exempt bonds (i.e. interest on the bond is not taxable) to be issued