Circular 230 Affecting Tax Opinions

Spring 2005
Hawkins Advisory

This edition of the Hawkins Advisory offers a description of the changes proposed to Circular 230, GARVEE's bonds.

Also of Interest

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    The Internal Revenue Service released a revised version of Form 8038-CP (Return for Credit Payments to Issuers of Qualified Bonds) dated January 2020.
  • Hawkins Attorneys to co-chair and moderate The Bond Buyer’s National Outlook 2020 Conference
    Howard Zucker will be co-chairing the Bond Buyer's 2020 National Outlook Conference.  This annual event brings together specialists and professionals from every corner of the public finance industry.
  • Hawkins Bond Counsel for the 2019 Northeast Deal of the Year
    On December 4, 2019, the 18th Edition of the Bond Buyer Deal of the Year awards recognized New York's Battery Park City Authority 2019 financings with the northeast regional Deal of the Year award. Hawkins served as bond counsel for the Authority in connection with its $673 million multi-series transaction.
  • Guidance from Treasury regarding USD LIBOR Phase-Out
    The Hawkins Advisory discusses recently published Proposed Treasury Regulations that provide guidance as to the ability of parties to variable rate debt and other contracts that currently rely on LIBOR as an interest rate benchmark to alter the documents for these transactions for the purpose of incorporating interest rates reflective of other reference rates. The Advisory also reviews the status of other regulatory efforts to prepare the capital markets to transition from broad reliance upon LIBOR.