Monthly Archives: September 2010

Washington State Department of Revenue Issues Discussion Draft of Tax Avoidance Rules

By Garry Fujita and Joe Wallin The Washington State Department of Revenue has issued a discussion draft of proposed regulations under the new tax avoidance rules passed in the last legislative session. You can find a copy of the discussion … Continue reading

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What Does Initiative 1098, the Washington “Income” Tax Initiative Say

Recently there have been many questions raised about the tax increase provisions of Initiative 1098 in the press. This blog post will attempt to answer some basic questions about Initiative 1098. If you have any other questions about the initiative, … Continue reading

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Vernor v. Autodesk: Product Distribution and Resale by Licensees May Infringe Copyright

Copyright holders must ensure that licensing agreements are airtight 09.27.10 By Kraig L. Marini Baker and Maya Yamazaki On Sept. 10, 2010, in Vernor v. Autodesk, Inc., No. 09-35969, slip op. at 13861 (9th Cir. 2010), the U.S. Court of … Continue reading

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Zero Taxes On Capital Gains From Investments In QSB Stock For Rest Of Year

This from the White House: Zero Taxes on Capital Gains from Key Small Business Investments: Under the Recovery Act, 75 percent of capital gains on key small business investments this year were excluded from taxes. The Small Business Jobs Act … Continue reading

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100% Exclusion From Tax on QSB Stock Bought Before End of Year

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Small Business Bill. As soon as President Obama signs the bill, a 100% exclusion from tax on gains from qualified small business stock bought before the end of this year and held … Continue reading

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