Category: Pennsylvania

Wolf proposal to eliminate Delaware loophole

Creating a fairer tax system is on the state budget agenda again with a proposal from Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf to eliminate a business tax loophole. Wolf wants to close the Delaware loophole — a mechanism that allows businesses headquartered in other states to avoid paying taxes on their operations… – Continue reading

GOP Pushes For International Reform In Wake Of Big Pharma Tax Flight To The UK

Republicans in both chambers of Congress said international tax reform is necessary to retain companies in the United States following pharmaceutical giant Pfizer’s announcement it is moving its headquarters overseas after its merger with Ireland-based Allergan, citing the country’s high corporate tax rates. During hearings in the House Ways and… – Continue reading

FinCEN’s expanding application of the Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering regulations

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is again flexing its regulatory muscles by increasing the breadth and scope of the types of entities regulated by the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA). Among other things, the BSA requires certain types of financial institutions to implement anti-money laundering (AML) programs and file suspicious… – Continue reading

United States: KMT’s David Klein Considers Pennsylvania’s New Online Gambling Bill

Odds improve for online gaming Regulate or delegate — that’s the question facing Pennsylvania legislators as bills to legalize online gambling gain traction. A new bill in the state Senate — SB 900, allows the state, among other things, to license operators to conduct Internet gaming. It’s a practice many… – Continue reading