Monthly Archive: September 2011

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Tax Policy Update

Tax Policy Update NUMBER OF THE WEEK: $23 Billion. The total revenue generated by the additional Medicare tax and the net investment income tax used to pay for the Affordable Care Act. The total...

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Treasury Official Advocates for Cyber Insurance

Treasury Official Advocates for Cyber Insurance Why it matters Reflecting the continued regulatory focus on cyber risks, Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Sarah Raskin has some advice for banks: buy cyber insurance. Speaking at...

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Recent Decision on Imposing a Business Privilege Tax

Recent Decision on Imposing a Business Privilege Tax The Commonwealth Court has rendered a significant decision regarding ability of municipalities to impose a business privilege tax on the gross receipts generated by real estate...

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TPP accord faces uncertain future in Congress

TPP accord faces uncertain future in Congress It was reported Monday that in a marathon 100-hour negotiating session the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) reached agreement on the TPP trade pact. The TPP was negotiated...