Engaging Alternatives

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Articles February 24, 2023 Venture Capital Fund Tax Planning for Advisory Shares

Venture capital managers may intend for advisory shares to be held by the fund, to share in the upside with their LPs. However, with this potential upside comes a host of tax issues to be navigated.

Articles February 23, 2023 The Liquidation Expenses Principle

Once a company goes into liquidation, the proper expenses and liabilities incurred by its liquidators may be accorded priority over the company’s other unsecured liabilities. This is known as the liquidation expenses principle.

Articles February 22, 2023 Outlook for Private Equity Dealmaking in 2023

This article examines how private market investments, in a state of uncertainty following a slowdown in M&A activity in 2022 after an active 2021, can create attractive opportunities for patient capital, which may be able to take advantage of opportu…

Articles February 22, 2023 CFOs’ Checklist for Current Expected Credit Loss Standard (“CECL”) Implementation

The current expected credit loss (“CECL”) standard is next on CFOs’ radars following a rather intensive exercise of implementing the new lease standard (“ASC 842"). As a result, many CFOs are eager to get started with their CECL implementation – here…

Articles February 03, 2023 2023 State and Local Tax Considerations

This article features insight into significant tax considerations including the state pass-through entity tax (PTET), telecommuting, changing domicile, and sourcing of service revenue for purposes of the New York City Unincorporated Business Tax.

Articles December 03, 2022 Benefits of Subchapter V Under the Bankruptcy Code to Private Equity Funds in Managing Distressed Assets

This article offers a look at how Subchapter V may offer small business debtors a streamlined process and tools tailored specifically for a fast low-cost alternative to the more cost-prohibitive traditional Chapter 11.

Articles December 02, 2022 EisnerAmper’s 7th Annual Alternative Investment Summit

Learn about Inflation’s Impact on the Global Market Ecosystem from our recent 7th Annual Alternative Investment Summit.

Articles December 02, 2022 Are You Ready for Your Annual Audit?

This article offers insight into several best practices you can follow to help you avoid pitfalls and issues while preparing for and undergoing your year-end audit.

Articles December 01, 2022 Changes to R&D Deductibility Could Bring IRC Sec. 382 to the Forefront

This article discusses the importance of having a current IRC Sec. 382 study in place so that you can properly manage the availability of your NOLs and other tax attributes while planning to mitigate any unexpected tax liabilities.