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Tax Mergers and Acquisitions

Protecting and maximizing your deal

Whether you are buying or selling, tax issues can complicate every deal. Finding a transaction structure that meets the needs of the buyer and the seller, achieving a step-up in tax basis, and determining whether and how net operating losses, carryforwards and other tax attributes can be utilized are complex issues that need to be addressed.

RSM’s mergers and acquisitions tax professionals understand transactions. We’ve worked on thousands of transactions for large public companies, S corporations, partnerships, family-owned businesses and entrepreneurs. We work with companies across a wide range of industries and with diverse strategies and goals. Our professionals know the issues and the solutions.

Because understanding taxes isn’t enough, we won’t rest until we understand your business, your goals, the reasons behind your strategy and your transaction. Only then will we tailor a solution to the tax issues surrounding your transaction that is right for you.


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Third Circuit affirms shareholder taxable on $17.3M merger gain

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Third Circuit affirms shareholder taxable on $17.3M merger gain

Third Circuit affirmed a Tax Court’s decision that rejected a taxpayer’s claimed netting of gains and losses on separate blocks of stock.

Failed bank acquisition tax accounting addressed in subsequent period

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Failed bank acquisition tax accounting addressed in subsequent period

Improper application of tax rules for failed financial institution acquisitions can lead to tax adjustments in subsequent years.

Where one transaction ends and the next begins

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Where one transaction ends and the next begins

IRS rules that preceding and subsequent steps in restructuring involving liquidations will not change the intended tax results.

Debt issuance costs deductible upon subsequent borrowing

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Debt issuance costs deductible upon subsequent borrowing

Taxpayer’s issuance of additional debt for cash supports deduction of unamortized costs incurred at earlier issuance.

Treasury withdraws proposed 'no net value' regulations

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Treasury withdraws proposed 'no net value' regulations

The proposed regulations provided that nonrecognition treatment would only be available in transactions involving an exchange of net value.

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