Tax Opinion

Tax Opinion

An official opinion by an attorney stating how an investment (especially a bond) should be treated for tax purposes. For example, in the case of a municipal bond, the issuer may hire an attorney to write a tax opinion detailing how it complies with requirements exempting the interest from taxation.
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The spin-off is subject to customary conditions, including receipt of a tax opinion from counsel, effectiveness of the Form 10 registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, execution of inter-company agreements, Pennant's common stock being accepted for listing on NASDAQ and other conditions described in the registration statement.
Closing of the acquisition is subject to a number of conditions, including completion of an acceptable due diligence investigation and audit of Lifted Liquids, completion of a capital raise of at least USD 9m by Acquired Sales Corp., execution of definitive acquisition documents, receipt of a tax opinion on the transaction, obtaining all necessary approvals, and the completion of all necessary securities filings.
but by providing a tax opinion, a lawyer conditionally agrees to
Legal opinion, tax opinion, agreed-upon procedures and letter of undertaking provided by GAC-Sofinco in August 2018
The consummation of the Offer remains subject to various conditions, including the tender of at least a majority of the Shares outstanding immediately prior to the expiration of the Offer, redelivery of a tax opinion delivered at signing, and other customary conditions described in the Offer to Purchase filed by Sanofi with the U.S.
Before employing it, however, Trump sought a formal tax opinion letter.
This is a point on which some clients may need professional tax opinion as there has been no detail given as to how this 50 per cent would be computed.
"It's steady -- it's steady growth over time." In some ways, Williams may find itself back to square one after the court ruling, which allows Energy Transfer to kill the merger after it failed to get lawyers to sign off on a tax opinion.
Foundation managers may want to get a private letter ruling regarding the PRI or an attorney tax opinion letter.
Gopsill advised the Worldwide Yacht Brokers Association, providing a tax opinion regarding a landmark proposal by a leading yacht broker in France.
Prosecutors further claim Levine used companies, which had "phony losses on their books to shield millions of dollars of income garnered by other companies." In addition, he allegedly approved a false tax opinion letter, news reports said.