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What Every Corporate Director Should Know About the New Tax Law-Part 2

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This article is the second half of the discussion of the sweeping ramifications of The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (“Tax Act”). Part one discussed the transition tax on deemed repatriation of foreign earnings, the reduction in the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent, the changes in the taxation of the international operations of U.S. companies, and changes to interest and depreciation deductions. In this article, we address provisions of the Tax Act that potentially accelerate tax liabilities, repeal the performance-based exception to the limits on compensation deductions for certain corporations, change the treatment of... Read More