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SSRN Tax Professor Rankings Released – William Byrnes ranks in top 20

Posted by William Byrnes on June 25, 2015


Paul Caron, publisher of the Law Professor Blog Network, and editor of TaxProf Blog, released the SSRN rankings of 3,000 law professors for the area of taxation for total downloads and for the year ending June, 2015.

Professor William Byrnes (Texas A&M University Law) ranked #15 among tax professors.

previous TaxProf article about William Byrnes joining Texas A&M University Law.

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international financial law professor headlines

Posted by William Byrnes on June 25, 2015


OECD v. EU blacklists. Has the EU Blacklist made the OECD’s irrelevant?

Is the Commission acting beyond the expressions of the member states? Or are the member states establishing a form of double standard, one that applies to the internal market and another that applies to non-members?

Five Days Left! File FBAR Report (Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts) to FinCEN by June 30 or Pay Large Fines
Swiss release national report on money laundering and terrorist financing risks

The Swiss Federal Department of Finance released its first report on the national assessment of the money laundering and terrorist financing risks in Switzerland.

OECD releases Implementation Package for BEPS country-by-country reporting

Pushing forward efforts to boost transparency in international tax matters, the OECD today released a package of measures for the implementation of a new Country-by-Country Reporting plan developed under the OECD/G20 BEPS Project. The Country-by-Country Reporting Implementation Package will facilitate…

Is Exit Charge a Tax or a Regulatory Fee? Billionaire Space Tourist Mark Shuttleworth Case Final Decision!

A BEPS Commentary by Dr. Andrew Morriss

The rapidly shifting world of international financial and tax regulation – from the OECD’s BEPS to FATCA – is reshaping the world.

Does Treasury Have Authority to Impose OECD BEPS on US Companies?

Senate Finance Committee Chair Orrin Hatch and House Ways and Means Committee Chair Paul Ryan sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on 9 June expressing their general concern about BEPS, as well as singling out several specific BEPS proposals.

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ABA task force’s reform of legal education !

Posted by William Byrnes on June 22, 2015


see the reforms at International Financial Law Prof Blog

 

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TaxProf Blog: William Byrnes Leaves Thomas Jefferson For Texas A&M

Posted by William Byrnes on June 18, 2015


TaxProf Blog: William Byrnes Leaves Thomas Jefferson For Texas A&M.

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U.S. Persons Foreign Assets and Entities Reporting for the FATCA, FBAR and BE-10 Forms Due in June (Part II) | Kluwer International Tax Blog

Posted by William Byrnes on June 17, 2015


http://www.kluwertaxlawblog.com/blog/2015/06/17/u-s-persons-foreign-assets-and-entities-reporting-for-the-fatca-fbar-and-be-10-forms-due-in-june-part-ii/

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U.S. Persons Foreign Assets and Entities Reporting for the FATCA, FBAR and BE-10 Forms Due in June

Posted by William Byrnes on June 15, 2015


full article on Kluwer International Tax Blog By , Texas A&M University Law

Three significant filing deadlines fall in June, one today and two more on the last day of the month.

(1) The 15 June FATCA Form 8938 filing deadline (with the income tax return) with the IRS for a U.S. person who lives abroad and has specified foreign assets of at least $50,000 on the last day of the tax year or at least $75,000 at any time during the tax year.

(2) The 30 June FBAR filing deadline with FINCEN for a U.S. person that has a financial interest in, or signature authority over, a foreign financial account whereby the aggregate value of all the persons foreign financial accounts exceeds $10,000 during the calendar year.

(3) The 30 June BE-10 form filing deadline with the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, for a U.S. person who is a first time BE-10 filer and had a direct or indirect ownership or control of at least 10 percent of the voting stock of an incorporated foreign business enterprise, or an equivalent interest in an unincorporated foreign business enterprise at any time during the U.S. person’s 2014 fiscal year.

read the discussion at Kluwer International Tax Blog

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Texas A&M School of Law Adds 12 New Faculty, Expands IP Program

Posted by William Byrnes on June 12, 2015


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