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IRS continues to squeeze micro-captives with new office of promoter investigations

North America20-04-2021

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has established an office of promoter investigations (OPI) to expand on the work its promoter investigations coordinator (PIC) began in the summer of 2020.

SIIA calls on IRS to publish micro-captives guidance

North America19-04-2021

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) should publish guidance relating to the use of micro-captives, to ensure businesses that want to use them appropriately can do so, according to the Self-Insurance Institute of America (SIIA). 

Be patient with the IRS, urges Carr Riggs and Ingram

North America15-03-2021

Captive owners should be patient in their dealings with agents from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), according to Carr Riggs and Ingram (CRI), the accounting and advisory company. 

831(b)s dealt fresh blow as US tax court rules Caylor captive not insurance

North America11-03-2021

The 831(b) or micro-captive industry has been dealt a fresh blow this week, with a US tax court ruling yet another micro-captive could not be considered insurance for Federal tax purposes. 

Connecticut’s captive sector records 35% growth in 2020

North America25-02-2021

Connecticut approved six new captive insurance companies in 2020, including five pure captives and one special purpose financial vehicle captive.

Captives set to attract increased tax scrutiny: Deloitte


UK-based captive owners should be prepared to face increased tax authority scrutiny over the coming years, according to a note by Deloitte. 

ABA to host webinar to demystify IRS’ micro captive campaign

North America06-01-2021

The American Bar Association (ABA) will host a webinar to educate people about the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) policies regarding micro captives. 

IRS considering offering further guidance regarding its position on micro captives

North America05-01-2021

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has admitted it is considering whether additional guidance or regulations should be published to clarify its position regarding micro captives and the use of the 831(b) election. 

Captive MGU International Re unveils capacity partnership with Cimarron

London, UK22-12-2020Insurance, Reinsurance

The partnership will underwrite a range of admitted property and casualty lines of business.

Bauknight Pietras & Stormer promotes David Ward to partner

North America17-12-2020

Bauknight Pietras & Stormer (BPS) has promoted David Ward to the role of partner. 

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