Taxes en Rio 2016: IRS Is the Real Winner <div class="field-deck"> U.S. Olympic medalists are taxed on their medals and bonuses </div> <div class="node-body article-body">America's top athletes may be surprised to learn that they're not only vaulting their way to the medal podium but also to a higher tax bill.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> People Taxes Public Tue, 16 Aug 2016 18:35:00 +0000 1280321 at <p>That&#39;s nearly $50,000 in taxes.</p> Copyright Laurence Griffiths, Getty Images Major Components of New Section 2704 Proposed Regs <div class="field-deck"> A brief summary of the three sets of new rules </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The new proposed IRC Section 2704 proposed regulations contain three sets of new rules. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Taxes Estate Planning Public Tue, 16 Aug 2016 15:25:00 +0000 1279941 at Permitted Spousal Rollover <div class="field-deck"> Exception applies so that IRA distributions aren’t included in gross income </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The IRS held that since no third party could prevent the surviving spouse from receiving and rolling over the IRA proceeds into her IRA, she would be treated as the payee with respects to any proceeds distributed from the IRA to her. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Taxes Retirement Planning Public Tue, 16 Aug 2016 15:18:00 +0000 1279921 at IRS Expected to Face Pushback Against New Estate Tax Rules <div class="field-deck"> Practitioners warn the new regulations are a court case waiting to happen </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Allyson Versprille reports on why taxpayers and their advisors are expected to bring up several arguments against the proposed regulations.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Taxes Estate Planning Public Tue, 09 Aug 2016 20:34:00 +0000 1270221 at Trump Said to Propose Moratorium on New Financial Regulations <div class="field-byline"> Kevin Cirilli and Jennifer Jacobs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Donald Trump will propose a temporary moratorium on new financial regulations in an economic speech Monday in Detroit.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry Taxes Estate Planning Mon, 08 Aug 2016 14:17:00 +0000 1267231 at Copyright Sara D. Davis, Getty Images What Should My Clients Know About Gift Taxes? <div class="node-body article-body">Gift taxes can be minimized once you understand the rules of the road.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Taxes Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning Estate Planning Thu, 04 Aug 2016 13:00:00 +0000 1260591 at van101/iStock/Thinkstock Tax Law Update: August 2016 <div class="node-body article-body">David A. Handler and Alison E. Lothes highlight the most important tax law developments of the past month</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Taxes Estate Planning Public Tue, 02 Aug 2016 16:18:00 +0000 1259561 at IRS Releases August 2016 Interest Rates <div class="node-body article-body">The 7520 rate for August 2016 has decreased to 1.4%.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Taxes Bryan Cave: Life, Death and Taxes Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:44:00 +0000 1246361 at House Republican Tax Reform Policy Agenda <div class="field-deck"> A summary of charitable giving provisions in the Blueprint </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Here are the proposals in the Blueprint that directly affect charities and their donors. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Taxes Philanthropy Public Mon, 18 Jul 2016 17:31:00 +0000 1240181 at Clinton Aims Party’s ‘Wall Street’ Tax at Flash Boys, Not Banks <div class="field-byline"> Lynnley Browning </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Clinton and her advisers propose taxing some high-frequency traders who spam markets with thousands of orders they later cancel.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Markets Taxes Wed, 13 Jul 2016 15:47:00 +0000 1235891 at Copyright Darren McCollester, Getty Images