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Chaffe’s New Orleans CityBusiness Article – July 2018

  Chaffe’s New Orleans CityBusiness Article – July 2018 July 2018 Louisiana Mergers & Acquisitions Chart

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6 Best Practices for Transfer Pricing and Documentation to Comply with Louisiana’s Tax Addback Law

Background In March 2016, Louisiana joined the ranks of states that enacted corporate expense addback rules.  Louisiana R.S. 47:287.82 provides that a) interest expenses and costs; b) intangible expenses and costs and c) management fees, that are directly or indirectly …

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Chaffe’s New Orleans CityBusiness Article – June 2018

Chaffe’s New Orleans CityBusiness Article – June 2018 June 2018 Louisiana Mergers and Acquisitions Chart

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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Brings Renewed Attention to the Issue of Reasonable Owner’s Compensation

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), effective January 1, 2018, has made the issue of reasonable owners’ compensation for pass through entities (PTE) more complicated. TCJA’s new deduction, Section 199A, allows owners of PTEs to write-off 20% of qualified …

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Chaffe’s New Orleans CityBusiness Article – May 2018

Chaffe’s New Orleans CityBusiness Article – May 2018 May 2018 Chart

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AICPA Releases Valuation Working Draft for PE and VC Portfolio Investments

The AICPA issued a working draft titled Valuation of Portfolio Company Investments of Venture Capital and Private Equity Funds and Other Investment Companies.  This guide provides nonauthoritative guidance and illustrations for preparers of financial statements, independent auditors, and valuation specialists regarding …

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Chaffe’s New Orleans CityBusiness Article – April 2018

Chaffe’s New Orleans CityBusiness Article – April 2018 April 2018 Chart

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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Brings Renewed Attention to the Issue of Reasonable Owners’ Compensation

C Corporation attempt to maximize owners’ compensation to reduce their taxable income. S Corporation and other Pass through entities (“PTE”) owners seek to minimize their compensation to reduce self-employment taxes. IRS reasonable compensation regulations prevent owners from setting their compensation too …

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Chaffe’s New Orleans CityBusiness Article – March 2018

Chaffe’s New Orleans CityBusiness Article – March 2018 March 2018 Chart

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The 3 Parts of the Application of the Mandatory Performance Framework Explained

The Securities and Exchange Commission expressed concern about the broadening application of fair value and fair value-based measurements in U.S. GAAP, and it has indicated that the valuation profession should establish a uniform set of qualifications, training, accreditation and oversight. …

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