Tag Archives: Rates

Intended upside-down marginal tax rates?

If high-income "business owners" manage to use aggressive tax planning that ensures they will pay lower tax rates than many of their own employees under the tax bill, is that a feature or a bug? The more closely you look … Continue reading

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2018 IRS Mileage Rates Announced

The IRS has finally announced the new IRS mileage rates for 2018 – an increase over 2017’s rates. On December 14, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued the 2018 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of … Continue reading

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Mette Kurth: 2nd Circuit Reverses Course on Cramdown Interest Rates

On her The Bottom Line 11 blog, Fox partner Mette Kurth examined a recent U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit decision in In re MPM Silicones (the Momentive case). The court followed the lead of the Sixth Circuit in establishing a … Continue reading

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When Raising Rates

Having been in the legal business for 25+ years, I have long marveled at the machinations of lawyers over their billing rates. I recall being a bit shocked back in the 80's when I first saw lawyers having fits when … Continue reading

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SEC's New Filing Fee Rates: Effective October 1st

SEC's New Filing Fee Rates: Effective October 1st Yesterday, the SEC issued Fee Rate Advisory #3 to remind people about the new filing fee rates become effective tomorrow, as I blogged about a few weeks ago (the rate slightly declines … Continue reading

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