Monday Apr 7
MoFo New York Tax Insights - Volume 5, Issue 4 - April 2014
City ALJ Holds First Amendment Requires Exercise of Discretionary Authority for Sourcing Receipts from Providing Credit Ratings; Tribunal Affirms Partial Day Count for Statutory Residency Purposes; ALJ Finds Taxpayers Participated in an "Abusive Tax Avoidance Transaction"; Tax Department Clarifies Availability of Resale Exclusion to Cable and ... (more)
Judge Finds S&P Should be Taxed by City as a Publisher
Since the credit ratings that Standard & Poor's publishes for the general public are protected by the First Amendment, the firm should be taxed by New York City in the same way as it does other publishers, an administrative law judge for the city's Tax Appeals Tribunal has determined.
PSKW Names Bob Raffo, Jr. as Chief Financial Officer
PSKW, LLC, a leading provider of biopharma loyalty relationship marketing services, announced today that Bob Raffo, Jr. has been named Chief Financial Officer, responsible for the company's financial management, information systems and technology management, and forecasting and planning functions.