Finance, Investments, and Accounting

Tom Jones Finds Taxpayer-Positive Interpretation of "Avrahami" Decision

August 31, 2017

While the US Tax Court's "Avrahami" decision qualifies as a taxpayer loss, Tom Jones of McDermott Will & Emery finds positive elements to the decision. He says along the larger continuum of tax concerns relating to captives, the decision provides further clarity and should benefit larger captives. Read More


Lessons Learned from the "Avrahami" Case

August 30, 2017

Much has been shared, and many lessons can be learned from "Avrahami v. Comm'r" and "Feedback Ins. Co., Ltd. v. Comm'r," 149 T.C. 7 (2017). Jeremy and Richard Colombik provide their take on the lessons learned from the case. Read More


Domiciling Captives in Home States To Manage Premium Taxes

August 7, 2017

John S. Alberici, of Alberici Corporation, discusses how ambiguities in legislation and premium taxation issues can be addressed by domiciling a captive insurer in a company's home state. Read More


Common Myths about the Captive Insurance Industry

July 21, 2017

Jeremy Colombik, president of Management Services International, discusses common myths about the captive insurance industry: (1) all captives are tax shelters, (2) all captives are offshore, (3) captives do not provide additional coverages, (4) captives are not a good business decision, (5) only Fortune 500/1000 companies are good for captives. Read More


Is Captive Insurance Right for Your Business

July 19, 2017

Do the benefits of forming a captive insurance company exceed the costs? Jeremy Colombik, president of Management Services International, says this boils down to educating the client of all the benefits that a captive insurance company may offer. Read More