Tagged: taxes

Tax bill passed

Boston University School of Law professor Daniel Berman, director of the Graduate Tax Program, offers his view on the future of tax reform after passage of the tax compromise bill. “This tax package is a temporary compromise that deserves its widespread condemnation. The only optimistic sign for tax policy is some new support for tax […]

Tax hikes for investment partnerships

A long fight over how the federal government taxes investment partnerships is ending as Senate Democrats now plan to more than double taxes on private-equity, hedge-fund and certain real-estate managers.  It would no longer let people running such partnerships pay the lower capital-gains taxes on what were basically wages.  The tax hike on “carried interest” expected […]