The Dog Days[i]
I’ve never much cared for the month of August. In New York, at least for me, the eighth month of the year – named by the Roman Emperor, Augustus, to honor himself[ii] – evokes memories of very warm, very humid days, and anxious thoughts about the upcoming school year.[iii]
Although I no longer stress over returning to class, August has continued to be my least favorite month and, by the look of things, this year will be no different.
We begin the month with the Senate having finally agreed to take up debate of the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package backed by the White House.[iv]Continue Reading Step Transaction or Substance Over Form? Loss Disallowance in Any Case