Shortsighted Tax Policy: Senate and House Tax Reform Bills Would Increase Burdens on Universities and Students

The New England Journal of Higher Education has published the article, “Shortsighted Tax Policy: Senate and House Tax Reform Bills Would Increase Burdens on Universities and Students” written by Matthew Morris. Below is an excerpt from the article:

The House bill and, to a lesser extent, the Senate bill include a package of comprehensive revisions to the traditional tax-exempt status of colleges and universities that would be unlikely to withstand scrutiny if proposed independently of major tax reform legislation. But in the context of so many other significant tax reform proposals—most notably, reducing the corporate income tax rate to 25% and shifting to a territorial corporate tax system—these proposed tax changes for colleges, universities, and their students fly relatively low on our collective radar.

Read the full article on the New England Journal of Higher Education website.

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Matthew Morris is a highly regarded tax lawyer with years of experience handling difficult matters for U.S. and international businesses and individuals. His clients typically seek Matthew’s help when cases pose unique challenges, including corporate and individual tax controversies, federal, state and international tax planning, estate planning and probate administration. “My clients bring me issues and problems for which they haven’t found an easy solution, often ones that involve business disputes, starting a business in a new jurisdiction or transitioning the ownership of an existing business,” Matthew notes.

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