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Tax Policy Blog

Tax Policy Blog

Covers federal, state and international tax issues, including AMT, capital gains and dividends taxes, corporate income taxes, income taxes, property taxes, and sales and use taxes. By the Tax Foundation.

http://taxfoundation.org/blog/
  • Apr 19

    A Measured Approach to Income Tax Relief in Minnesota

    A Measured Approach to Income Tax Relief in Minnesota
    The tax reform debate is heating up in Minnesota. Governor Mark Dayton (DFL) released his proposal several weeks ago, but Republicans have criticized the plan. Criticism picked up particularly after the Department of Revenue released an…
  • Apr 19

    Testimony: Texas Policy Options for Tax Reform

    Testimony: Texas Policy Options for Tax Reform
    Texas lawmakers considering ways to reform the state's tax code should seek to fix the sales tax base and repeal the economically-damaging margins tax.
  • Apr 19

    Fed’s “Beige Book” Highlights Widespread Concern over Tariff

    Fed’s “Beige Book” Highlights Widespread Concern over Tariff
    The Federal Reserve published its third “Beige Book” of 2018 this week. More formally called the “Summary of Commentary on Current Economic Conditions by Federal Reserve District,” this report contains qualitative…
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JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Apr 20

    Corporate Political Activism 5.0

    Corporate Political Activism 5.0
    Elizabeth Pollman & Jordan M. Barry, Regulatory Entrepreneurship, 90 S. Cal. L. Rev. 383 (2017), available at SSRN. Omari Simmons Regulatory Entrepreneurship by Elizabeth Pollman and Jordan Barry provides a must-read…
  • Apr 20

    Corporate Political Activism 5.0

    Corporate Political Activism 5.0
    Elizabeth Pollman & Jordan M. Barry, Regulatory Entrepreneurship, 90 S. Cal. L. Rev. 383 (2017), available at SSRN. Omari Simmons Regulatory Entrepreneurship by Elizabeth Pollman and Jordan Barry provides a must-read…
  • Apr 19

    Pragmatist Constitutionalism in Comparative Perspective

    Pragmatist Constitutionalism in Comparative Perspective
    David Landau, Legal Pragmatism and Comparative Constitutional Law, in Elgar Handbook on Comparative Constitutional Theory (forthcoming 2018), available at SSRN. Mark Kende Law is a practical field. It resolves concrete disputes.…
Rank this Week: 340

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 344

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

Covers estate taxes, payroll taxes, sales taxes, tax evasion and tax fraud. By Russ Fox.

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Apr 17

    Tax Deadline Extended One Day for IRS Purpose

    Tax Deadline Extended One Day for IRS Purpose
    The IRS announced late today that due to the computer issues with IRS Direct Pay and the IRS e-filing systems, that individuals and businesses with a tax deadline of today (April 17th) have an extra day, until midnight, April 18th. Here is…
  • Apr 17

    IRS Direct Pay Down

    IRS Direct Pay Down
    It’s not as if today is a big day, right? IRS Direct Pay is down. This is not impacting most tax professionals efiling and initiating direct debit (the information is being sent to our software providers), but it is causing an issue for…
  • Apr 13

    Bozo Tax Tip #1: Ignore Cryptocurrency Sales!

    Bozo Tax Tip #1: Ignore Cryptocurrency Sales!
    Last week (as I write this), I met with a new client. He purchased a lot of cryptocurrency in 2016 but didn’t sell any of it until around Thanksgiving of 2017 (he had one small sale). He asked me if he had to report it; I told him he…
Rank this Week: 589

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 584

The Tax Lawyer Blog

The Tax Lawyer Blog

By William D. Hartsock.

http://thetaxlawyer.com/blog
  • Apr 11

    Business IRS Audit FAQ

    Business IRS Audit FAQ
    Click on any of the Business IRS Audit FAQ's below to see and hear tax attorney William Hartsock, Esq answer your question in a short video: Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about IRS audits from a tax attorney with over 25…
  • Apr 11

    Business IRS Audit FAQ

    Business IRS Audit FAQ
    Click on any of the Business IRS Audit FAQ's below to see and hear tax attorney William Hartsock, Esq answer your question in a short video: Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about IRS audits from a tax attorney with over 25…
  • Apr 11

    Personal IRS Audit FAQ

    Personal IRS Audit FAQ
    Click on any of the Personal IRS Audit FAQ's below to see and hear tax attorney William Hartsock, Esq answer your question in a short video: Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about IRS audits from a tax attorney with over 25…
Rank this Week: 456

Blog – Ginsberg Shulman, PL

Blog – Ginsberg Shulman, PL

Covers South Florida estate planning, probate and tax law issues. By Ginsberg Shulman, PL.

https://www.ginsbergshulman.com/blog/
  • Nov 14

    David Shulman’s November 2016 appearance on Ask The Expert

    David Shulman’s November 2016 appearance on Ask The Expert
    Here is my November 2016 appearance on the Ask the Experts radio show.   The post David Shulman’s November 2016 appearance on Ask The Experts appeared first on Ginsberg Shulman, PL.
  • Nov 13

    David Shulman’s October Appearance on “Ask The Experts”

    David Shulman’s October Appearance on “Ask The Experts”
    Attached is my October appearance on the Ask the Experts Radio show, where I talk about estate planning, probate, guardianship, elder law, tax, and other related topics. The post David Shulman’s October Appearance on “Ask The…
  • Oct 2

    Senior Partner Jill Ginsberg appears on the Fort Lauderdale Eldercare Channel

    Senior Partner Jill Ginsberg appears on the Fort Lauderdale Eldercare Channel
    I am not the only one who does media interviews. My partner, Jill Ginsberg, recently appeared on the Fort Lauderdale Eldercare Channel, where she talked about herself, our practice, elder law, and why and how someone might need to hire…
Rank this Week: 417

Corporate Securities Law Blog

Corporate Securities Law Blog

Focuses on complliance, corporate governance, disclosure, mergers and tax issues. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.corporatesecuritieslawblog.com/
  • Apr 16

    Second Circuit Limits Reach of SLUSA Preclusion in State Law Variable Annuity Class Action

    Second Circuit Limits Reach of SLUSA Preclusion in State Law Variable Annuity Class Action
    In O’Donnell v. AXA Equitable Life Insurance Co., No. 17-cv-1085, 2018 WL 1720808 (2d Cir. Apr. 10, 2018), the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed an order dismissing a variable annuity policyholder’s…
  • Mar 1

    SEC Takes Baby Steps on Cyber, but Signals Greater Vigilance

    SEC Takes Baby Steps on Cyber, but Signals Greater Vigilance
    On February 21, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued new Interpretive Guidance regarding disclosures of cybersecurity-related information by publicly traded companies. This guidance comes in the context of public pressure on the SEC…
  • Jan 26

    Higher Filing Thresholds for HSR Act Premerger Notifications and Interlocking Directorates Announced

    Higher Filing Thresholds for HSR Act Premerger Notifications and Interlocking Directorates Announced
    Higher Thresholds For HSR Filings On January 26, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission announced revised, higher thresholds for premerger filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976. The filing thresholds are revised…
Rank this Week: 676

Ohio State Tax Blog

Ohio State Tax Blog

Covers Ohio state and local taxes, including Ohio sales tax and multistate tax planning. By Steven A. Dimengo and Richard B. Fry III.

http://ohiostatetaxblog.com/
  • Apr 16

    Ohio Tax Legislative Update

    Ohio Tax Legislative Update
    On March 30, 2018, Ohio passed two bills affecting Ohio Taxpayers. SB22 updates Ohio’s conformity to the Internal Revenue Code and incorporates important changes from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) and the Bipartisan Budget…
  • Apr 8

    Are you a multi-state retailer?

    Are you a multi-state retailer?
    Welcome to TaxTalk–a video series where Buckingham Partners Steven A. Dimengo and Richard B. Fry discuss hot topics, new developments and tax law you need to know. Discover developments in sales tax collection as states look to increase…
  • Mar 15

    Future of Sales Tax Nexus Unclear as South Dakota v. Wayfair Awaits Supreme Court Decision

    Future of Sales Tax Nexus Unclear as South Dakota v. Wayfair Awaits Supreme Court Decision
    In 1992, the Supreme Court held in Quill Corp. v. North Dakota that a state cannot require an out-of-state retailer (remote seller) to collect sales or use tax unless the retailer has an in-state physical presence. However, this decision was…
Rank this Week: 729

Colorado Estate Planning

Colorado Estate Planning

Covers Colorado Springs estate planning & administration plus business & tax planning. By Kevin Forbush.

http://blog.forbushgoldberg.com/
  • Apr 13

    Do You Know When to Update a Will?

    Do You Know When to Update a Will?
    Changes in your life can sometimes result in changes to your will. As you pass through the stages of adulthood, many changes will most likely occur and you need to know which changes are the most important as far as your estate plan is…
  • Apr 12

    Digital Currency Challenges Estate Planning

    Digital Currency Challenges Estate Planning
    Cryptocurrencies bring high risk, along with the potential for substantial rewards. Cryptocurrencies have become attractive to investors, despite the volatility of the market along with the flipside of high returns. However, that also brings…
  • Apr 11

    Estate Plans Often Require a Review

    Estate Plans Often Require a Review
    There are many reasons to revisit your estate plan, including the new tax laws. The recent focus on the new tax laws might make people not affected by the estate tax think they have no need to review their estate plans. There are a number of…
Rank this Week: 1094

Tax Problem Attorney Blog

Tax Problem Attorney Blog

Covers topics such as sales and payroll tax problems, offers in compromise, tax audits, tax debt, tax disputes, tax fraud, tax litigation and tax controversy, and tax preparer penalties. By Brager Tax Law Group.

http://www.taxproblemattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 20

    The IRS Cannot Use Extended Limitations Period to Reach Foreign Asset Income

    The IRS Cannot Use Extended Limitations Period to Reach Foreign Asset Income
    In a recent tax case, the U.S. Tax Court concluded that the IRS statutory Notice of Deficiency (a.k.a. “90-day letter”) issued more than three years after the tax return was filed was invalid, despite the omission of income…
  • Jan 18

    IRS to Begin Revoking Passports in January for Seriously Delinquent Tax Debt

    IRS to Begin Revoking Passports in January for Seriously Delinquent Tax Debt
    The IRS has issued a notice stating it will begin the process of revoking passports of individuals with “seriously delinquent tax debts.” Seriously delinquent tax debts are those totaling more than $50,000 indexed for inflation.…
  • Dec 14

    What Should I Do If I Have an Unreported Offshore Account at a “Bad Bank”?

    What Should I Do If I Have an Unreported Offshore Account at a “Bad Bank”?
    If you have an account at one of the IRS “bad banks” and you used the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP), you will face a 50 percent offshore penalty on the highest aggregate account balance during the disclosure period,…
Rank this Week: 667

Taxidermy: Getting Under the Skin…

Taxidermy: Getting Under the Skin of Tax Law

Insight into the trials and tribulations of a UK tax lawyer. By Ann L. Humphrey.

http://www.annlhumphrey.com/blog
Rank this Week: 1199

Your Texas Estate Plan

Your Texas Estate Plan

Covers tax and estate planning. By Jacob Pelley.

http://www.yourtexasestateplan.com/
  • Jun 1

    US Supreme Court filings: a primer

    US Supreme Court filings: a primer
    Sorry I've been gone a while, but I've been busy.In today's post, I'll walk you through a (very rudimentary) tutorial on the shakedown that is filing things in the US Supreme Court, as I had to teach myself this last month.Question 1: Why?-I…
  • Dec 16

    Beneficiary Designations, again.

    Beneficiary Designations, again.
    I've written about beneficiary designations before, but they continue to be a source of conflict I'm seeing for clients. It's not just life insurance, either.Think about your assets. Bank account, stock account, CD's, IRA's, 401k.…
  • Aug 1

    Be careful what you sign for...

    Be careful what you sign for...
    We sign things all the time. Mostly credit card receipts, but if you have ever bought a car, a home, or signed for a package, you are also representing to the contracting world that, by signing the document, you accept the consequences…
Rank this Week: 1178

IRS-Hitman

IRS-Hitman

Covers IRS tax problems. By Richard Close.

http://irs-hitman.blogspot.com/
  • May 8

    Threat of IRS Phone Scam Continue

    Threat of IRS Phone Scam Continue
    Tax scams do not end with the tax season. The IRS phone scam continues to victimize taxpayers. Fraudsters make phone calls to taxpayers, pretending to be IRS agents, and inform them that they owe back taxes. They instruct the individual to…
  • May 1

    How Late Payment of Taxes Affects You

    How Late Payment of Taxes Affects You
    Every month your taxes remain unpaid after the April 15 deadline, you pay a penalty of 0.5%. In most cases, the penalty doesn’t go beyond 0.5%, but it can reach a maximum of 25% per month. Along with the penalty, you are also charged…
  • Apr 24

    Benefits of a Retirement Plan

    Benefits of a Retirement Plan
    Along with saving taxes, a retirement plan also secures your future. You can save more in taxes by choosing the right kind of retirement plans according to your financial situation. Before you select one, it’s important to know the…
Rank this Week: 672

Property Tax in Florida

Property Tax in Florida

Covers property tax law in Florida, including questions relating to valuation, homestead exemptions, agricultural classifications, and how to challenge decisions of the taxing authority. By Sherri Johnson.

http://propertytaxinflorida.com/
  • Aug 22

    Deadlines for 2013 VAB Petition

    Deadlines for 2013 VAB Petition
    Pursuant to Florida Statute 194.011(3)(d), a petition to a county value adjustment board to challenge the assessment of the value of the taxpayer’s property must be filed no later than 25 days after the Property Appraiser…
  • Aug 19

    Deadlines for 2012 VAB Petition

    Deadlines for 2012 VAB Petition
    Pursuant to Florida Statute 194.011(3)(d), a petition to a county value adjustment board to challenge the assessment of the value of the taxpayer’s property must be filed no later than 25 days after the Property Appraiser mails out the…
  • Jan 17

    Property Tax Appeals: Should You File a VAB Petition or Go Straight to Court?

    Property Tax Appeals: Should You File a VAB Petition or Go Straight to Court?
    Property owners who would like to appeal their property tax assessments are faced with two choices in Florida – they can file a petition to the county value adjustment board or they can file a lawsuit in circuit court.  Some attorneys…
Rank this Week: 1059

Toronto Estates & Trusts Monitor

Toronto Estates & Trusts Monitor

Discusses the complications, pitfalls, and the overall state of affairs of trusts and estates in Canada. By Megan F. Connolly.

http://www.torontoestatemonitor.com/
  • Mar 7

    A Faulty Settlement and Some Buyer's Remorse

    A Faulty Settlement and Some Buyer's Remorse
    The recent decision of the Superior Court of Justice in the Murphy Estate considers what happens when parties to a proceeding settle a matter on the basis of faulty facts and one of the parties suffers from “buyer’s remorse”. 
  • Mar 7

    A Faulty Settlement and Some Buyer's Remorse

    A Faulty Settlement and Some Buyer's Remorse
    The recent decision of the Superior Court of Justice in the Murphy Estate considers what happens when parties to a proceeding settle a matter on the basis of faulty facts and one of the parties suffers from “buyer’s…
  • Mar 5

    Some Tips on Paying Estate Debt

    Some Tips on Paying Estate Debt
    One of an estate trustee’s duties is to pay the debts that a deceased individual owed when he or she died.  As I have previously discussed, the estate trustee is generally not personally liable for the deceased’s debts – they are paid…
Rank this Week: 733

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    A new mix of experiences for me

    A new mix of experiences for me
    In more than twenty years in New York City, I've never before looked out at the beautiful white flowering pear trees that festoon the West Village in late April, while listening to howling northern winds and knowing that I'm about to head out…
  • Apr 19

    Tax policy colloquium, week 12: Emily Satterthwaite on VAT exemptions for small businesse

    Tax policy colloquium, week 12: Emily Satterthwaite on VAT exemptions for small businesse
    This past Tuesday at the colloquium, Emily Satterthwaite presented Electing Into a Value-Added Tax: Survey Evidence From Ontario Micro-Entrepreneurs. This interesting empirical work has both a quantitative and a qualitative dimension, derived…
  • Apr 18

    Youtube videos in which I discuss inequality

    Youtube videos in which I discuss inequality
    NYU Law School has now posted three Youtube videos (each just over a minute long) in which I discuss inequality.In the first one, available here, I discuss the differences between high-end and low-end inequality.In the second, available here,…
Rank this Week: 4532

International Tax Blog - Articles,…

International Tax Blog - Articles, Case Studies and Useful Examples

By Golding & Golding.

https://www.goldinglawyers.com/international-tax-blog-updated-daily-fatca-ovdp-fbar-streamlined-compliance/
  • Apr 20

    IRS Foreign Account, Asset & Gift Tax & Reporting Example (2018)

    IRS Foreign Account, Asset & Gift Tax & Reporting Example (2018)
    IRS Foreign Account, Asset & Gift Tax & Reporting Example (2018) A common international tax question receive (especially around tax time) is how the IRS foreign account, income, tax and reporting rules work. More specifically, what…
  • Apr 18

    FBAR Willfulness Lower Threshold (2018) – IRS Ends OVDP on 9/28

    FBAR Willfulness Lower Threshold (2018) – IRS Ends OVDP on 9/28
    FBAR Willfulness Lower Threshold (2018) – IRS Ends OVDP on 9/28 The IRS continues to tighten the noose around anybody caught willfully failing to report or disclose foreign accounts or income. This is very important for any individual…
  • Apr 16

    Multi-Jurisdictional Tax Compliance – IRS Reporting & Reasonable Cause

    Multi-Jurisdictional Tax Compliance – IRS Reporting & Reasonable Cause
    Multi-Jurisdictional Tax Compliance – IRS Reporting & Reasonable Cause Unfortunately trying to be in compliance with U.S. Tax Law while not violating Foreign Tax Law(s), is a very real problem. When a new client contact us with this…
Rank this Week: 1936

MauledAgain

MauledAgain

Covers tax law, legal education, the First Amendment, religion, and law generally. By Villanova law professor James Edward Maule.

http://mauledagain.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    Who Should Decide Tax Policy?

    Who Should Decide Tax Policy?
    According to this recent story, a billionaire who is registered as an independent but who has donated to both major political parties though chiefly to Republicans has announced he is now going to support Democratic candidates in order to…
  • Apr 18

    When Anti-Tax Means Anti-Too-Much

    When Anti-Tax Means Anti-Too-Much
    Too often, the anti-tax crowd portrays opposition to tax as beneficial for society. A frequent social media meme claims that before the income tax was enacted, people “kept all their earnings.” They fail to see that people paid…
  • Apr 16

    No, It’s Not A Good Way to Run a Tax System

    No, It’s Not A Good Way to Run a Tax System
    A little more than a week ago, in How Not to Run a Tax System, I criticized the efforts by the Office of Management and Budget to get its hands deeper into the process of issuing tax regulations. In fact, OMB’s goal was oversight of the…
Rank this Week: 1446

California Tax and Estate Planning…

California Tax and Estate Planning Law Blog

By NewPoint Law Group. Covers taxation, estate planning, business law, and real property law.

http://newpointlaw.com/legal-blog/
  • Apr 19

    2018 Guide to Late Tax Filing in California

    2018 Guide to Late Tax Filing in California
    Filing your taxes can be a complicated process. There are all kinds of laws and tax forms you need to be aware of as a taxpayer to make the most out of your filing. Sometimes dealing with all those documents can be stressful and you may need…
  • Apr 4

    Are Paper Bitcoin Wallet Transactions Taxable in California?

    Are Paper Bitcoin Wallet Transactions Taxable in California?
    Paper wallets are common ways of securing your cryptocurrency in a way that cannot be hacked.  Keeping your bitcoins secured in a hard copy prevents anyone from using the internet or your computer to learn your key, making it more…
  • Mar 8

    Are Coinbase Transactions Reportable to the IRS?

    Are Coinbase Transactions Reportable to the IRS?
    Coinbase is one of the biggest names in cryptocurrency and Bitcoin trading. Coinbase works not only as a coin wallet, but also as a platform to buy and sell cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin. The IRS needs to know about any…
Rank this Week: 1466

State and Local Tax Talk

State and Local Tax Talk

By Eide Bailly LLP.

https://saltblog.eidebailly.com/
  • Apr 19

    The Pennsylvania Test

    The Pennsylvania Test
    Pennsylvania is getting creative when it comes to determining a taxpayer’s domicile. A Florida resident completed a questionnaire to the best of her knowledge. However, unbeknownst to the Florida resident, the document would implicate…
  • Apr 18

    Uh-Oh…Butch Clicked On It

    Uh-Oh…Butch Clicked On It
    In late March 2018, Idaho Governor, Butch Otter officially signed into law a house bill that will require all out of state or remote retailers to collect and remit sales and use tax. This is only applicable to out of state retails that…
  • Apr 17

    Wisconsin Issues New Publication on Tax Incentive

    Wisconsin Issues New Publication on Tax Incentive
    The state of Wisconsin has just issued a new publication outlining tax incentives. The publication contains tax incentives that may be available to businesses that are doing business in Wisconsin for taxable years beginning in 2017. This…
Rank this Week: 1901

Kentucky Law Blog

Kentucky Law Blog

Covers estate planning and tax law. By English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley LLP.

https://www.kentuckylawyerblog.net/
  • Apr 19

    All about probate in Kentucky: Part 1

    All about probate in Kentucky: Part 1
    By Leah Morrison, Attorney English, Lucas, Priest and Owsley, LLP Leah Morrison, attorney One of the most frequent reasons clients tell me they want to create a will, trust, or other estate documents is to avoid probate. People have come to…
  • Apr 12

    Do you really need a will?

    Do you really need a will?
    By Heather Coleman Brooks Attorney, English, Lucas, Priest and Owsley, LLP Heather Coleman Brooks Death and taxes. Both inevitable, both made easier when a plan is in place. You deal with your taxes annually, but how often do you consider…
  • Jan 11

    Tax law changes brings a big estate tax win

    Tax law changes brings a big estate tax win
    By Nathan Vinson, Attorney and Partner English, Lucas, Priest and Owsley, LLP We’ve had lots and lots of questions about the new tax law passed by Congress and signed into law by President Donald Trump in late 2017. It is a large,…
Rank this Week: 2102

Tom Tax Lawyer Blog

Tom Tax Lawyer Blog

By the Law Office of Thomas S. Groth.

http://tomtaxlawyer.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    How Big is Your Client's Tax Court Case, Really?

    How Big is Your Client's Tax Court Case, Really?
    If you are a tax professional not admitted to Tax Court, the following scenario may sound familiar: A client gives you a call. She is being audited. The numbers aren't a problem. All items claimed as income or expense have been documented.…
  • Nov 6

    Stop the IRS from Collecting Your Ex’s Tax from You – Innocent Spouse

    Stop the IRS from Collecting Your Ex’s Tax from You – Innocent Spouse
    What is Innocent Spouse Relief? Innocent Spouse Relief is a form of tax relief that is available for people who signed a joint return with their spouses and who have good reasons as to why they should not be held liable for additional tax…
  • Feb 9

    Should You “Trust a Tax Attorney Now”?

    Should You “Trust a Tax Attorney Now”?
    If you are wondering whether you actually need a tax attorney now, right now, then I invite you to schedule a 20-minute phone call with me where I can answer that question for you. ☎ Schedule with Attorney Groth Don’t Let Tax…
Rank this Week: 2329

Rubric Legal LLC Blog

Rubric Legal LLC Blog

Focused on nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations, with an emphasis on federal tax and Minnesota nonprofit legal issues.

http://rubriclegal.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    Courts and the First Amendment

    Courts and the First Amendment
    To butcher the Vegas slogan, “What happens in court does not necessarily stay in court.” That is a lesson learned by an Iowa attorney in a quick series of decisions... The post Courts and the First Amendment appeared first on…
  • Apr 4

    2018 brought in some unfortunate changes for tax exempt

    2018 brought in some unfortunate changes for tax exempt
    2018 blew in with a whole bunch of unfortunate changes/presents/burdens on the tax-exempt sector: Tax Bill: The 2017 tax bill passed by Congress implemented a variety of changes that seem... The post 2018 brought in some unfortunate changes…
  • Mar 30

    Attorney Fees and the American Rule

    Attorney Fees and the American Rule
    At the outset of a lawsuit, one of the most frequent questions clients ask us is “If we win, the other side has to pay our attorneys’ fees, right?” Most... The post Attorney Fees and the American Rule appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 1875

Let's Talk About US Tax

Let's Talk About US Tax

Covers US tax laws for American expatriates living and working overseas, US-dual (or multi-)national families, green card holders, those wishing to expatriate, foreign investors into the US market or other foreign persons having any US connections.

https://www.angloinfo.com/blogs/global/us-tax/
  • Apr 17

    Courts Serve Deadly FBAR Cocktail: Easier IRS “Willful” Penalty Win

    Courts Serve Deadly FBAR Cocktail: Easier IRS “Willful” Penalty Win
    There has been debate as to the “burden of proof” that must be met by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in asserting that an FBAR violation was “willful”.  [...]Read More...
  • Apr 10

    Audits: IRS is Fudging the Numbers!

    Audits: IRS is Fudging the Numbers!
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) looks at taxpayers under audit with a jaundiced eye, often questioning their numbers. Well, talk about the “pot calling the kettle black”!  The [...]Read More...
  • Apr 3

    Calculating the Transition Tax: Just Like Dental Work – Painful in More Ways Than One

    Calculating the Transition Tax: Just Like Dental Work – Painful in More Ways Than One
    Most readers have some familiarity by now with new Internal Revenue Code Section 965 and the “deemed repatriation” or “transition tax” introduced by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act [...]Read More...
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Tax Controversy Sentinel

Tax Controversy Sentinel

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://taxcontroversy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Apr 17

    IRS Extends Tax Filing Deadline One Day Due to “Systems Issues”

    IRS Extends Tax Filing Deadline One Day Due to “Systems Issues”
    The Internal Revenue Service announced today that it is providing taxpayers an additional day to file their tax returns following a computer problem that arose early in the morning on April 17, the tax filing deadline. Taxpayers will now…
  • Apr 16

    On the Eve of Tax Day, a Recap of the IRS “Dirty Dozen” for 2018

    On the Eve of Tax Day, a Recap of the IRS “Dirty Dozen” for 2018
    Tomorrow is the annual deadline for the filing of individual income tax returns for calendar year 2017.  The Internal Revenue Service expects to receive approximately 32 million returns in the final days leading up to April 17.  In…
  • Apr 13

    With Tax Day Looming, Don’t Overlook Reporting of Cryptocurrency Transaction

    With Tax Day Looming, Don’t Overlook Reporting of Cryptocurrency Transaction
    With the April 17 deadline for filing individual tax returns just around the corner, individuals who engaged in cryptocurrency transactions during 2017 must take care to properly report them on their tax returns. As we have previously…
Rank this Week: 1792

The Surly Subgroup

The Surly Subgroup

Covers tax law. By tax law professors.

https://surlysubgroup.com/
  • Apr 17

    #TaxNerd: Tax Day in the Supreme Court

    #TaxNerd: Tax Day in the Supreme Court
    Today may be the most perfect #TaxNerd day possible. Not only are federal tax returns due, but the Supreme Court is actually hearing a tax case today! (For lots of great Surly coverage of Wayfair, check out Adam’s posts.) In honor of…
  • Apr 17

    IU Tax Policy Colloquium: Burman, “The Rising Tide Wage Credit”

    IU Tax Policy Colloquium: Burman, “The Rising Tide Wage Credit”
    By: Leandra Lederman On April 5, the Indiana University Maurer School of Law’s Tax Policy Colloquium welcomed Len Burman from Syracuse University and the Urban Institute/Tax Policy Center, who presented “The Rising Tide Wage…
  • Apr 10

    Call for Papers: “Reshaping Work in the Platform Economy”

    Call for Papers: “Reshaping Work in the Platform Economy”
    By: Diane Ring Last October, the international conference “Reshaping Work in the Platform Economy” was held in Amsterdam. I blogged about the two-day event that explored a wide range of legal, business and social issues here…
Rank this Week: 1945

Citizens for Tax Justice

Citizens for Tax Justice

Discusses federal, state and local tax reform, with an emphasis on fair and adequate taxation.

http://www.ctj.org/resources/
  • Apr 17

    10 Facts for Tax Day

    10 Facts for Tax Day
    This year on Tax Day, our partners at the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy have developed 10 top facts to keep in mind.  
  • Dec 14

    What the GOP is Really Thinking

    What the GOP is Really Thinking
    It’s become increasingly clear who GOP leaders are drafting legislation for as they hurriedly rush to re-write the tax code before the new year. New York Rep Chris Collins said on Nov. 7, 2017, “My donors are basically saying,…
  • Dec 7

    The wealthy don’t need more breaks.

    The wealthy don’t need more breaks.
    A new report shows that the richest 1% now own 40% of this country’s wealth. That’s an astounding figure. The wealth gap has been widening for decades and it has now hit an all-time high. In this Washington Post article, the…
Rank this Week: 1400

Rubin on Tax

Rubin on Tax

Covers tax and legal issues relating to federal and Florida tax, estate planning, probate, and business matters. By Charles Rubin.

http://rubinontax.floridatax.com/
  • Apr 15

    IRS Provides Some Relief for Post-Divorce Grantor Trust Rule Issue

    IRS Provides Some Relief for Post-Divorce Grantor Trust Rule Issue
    During happy days, one spouse (call him or her the “Donor Spouse”) sets up an irrevocable trust for the benefit of the other spouse (call him or her the “Donee Spouse”). Under Code §672(e)(1)(A), a grantor of a…
  • Apr 8

    IRS Guidance Issued on New Interest Stripping Rule

    IRS Guidance Issued on New Interest Stripping Rule
    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act substantially modified the interest stripping rules of Code §163(j). In a recent IRS notice, the IRS provided guidance on some of the provisions of the revised limitation and what new regulations will say. Here…
  • Mar 25

    Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) Closing in September

    Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) Closing in September
    The OVDP commenced in 2009, and provided a mechanism for U.S. taxpayers who had not complied with various non-U.S. information disclosure and tax payments to square up with the IRS without risk of criminal prosecution, but at the cost of…
Rank this Week: 1394

Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law Blog

Covers legal issues affecting nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. By Gene Takagi and Erin Bradrick.

http://www.nonprofitlawblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Governance Committee: 12 Key Task

    Governance Committee: 12 Key Task
    A nonprofit corporation is ultimately governed by its board of directors, but a board may create committees to assist in fulfilling the board’s duties. Among the most common and important committees utilized by boards is a governance…
  • Apr 13

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 4/13/18

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 4/13/18
    Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “The F.B.I. raided the Rockefeller Center office and Park Avenue hotel room of…
  • Apr 7

    Affiliated Organizations: Sharing Employee

    Affiliated Organizations: Sharing Employee
    It is becoming increasingly common to see 501(c)(3) organizations affiliated with 501(c)(4) social welfare organizations or 501(c)(6) business leagues. Such affiliations provide an ability to coordinate activities and share resources to…
Rank this Week: 4115

TaxMama's TaxQuips

TaxMama's TaxQuips

Daily tax and small business podcast with tax and small business news tidbits covering investment, inheritance real estate and more.

http://www.taxquips.com/?cat=TaxQuips
  • Apr 13

    Tax Deadline Looming

    Tax Deadline Looming
      Today TaxMama® wants to talk about deadlines, extensions, payments and dealing with it all on a tight budget. What do you do first?!             Dear Friends and Family, I am…
  • Mar 20

    Not Filing Prior Years - Wasting Refund

    Not Filing Prior Years - Wasting Refund
    Today TaxMama® hears from C in the TaxQuips forum. She has an all-too common problem. “I have a tax return that I completed but did not mail off from 2013, I know you have to process your taxes within 3 years, is there any way to…
  • Feb 13

    Tax Quip - Switching from Employee Status to Independent Contractor

    Tax Quip - Switching from Employee Status to Independent Contractor
    Today TaxMama® wants to give you something to think about before switching from employee status to independent contractor.      Dear Friends and Family, As far as individual taxpayers, the biggest losers under the…
Rank this Week: 1886

The Ag Docket

The Ag Docket

Offers a perspective on current agricultural law issues. By the Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation at Iowa State University.

http://www.calt.iastate.edu/blogpost
Rank this Week: 2132

Mackay, Caswell & Callahan P.C.…

Mackay, Caswell & Callahan P.C. Blog

Covers current tax matters, trends and ideas.

https://mcc4tax.com/blog/
  • Apr 11

    What are Sin Taxes? 

    What are Sin Taxes? 
    Not only are taxes as old as civilization, they can apply to virtually anything you can imagine. We have taxes on an incredibly wide range of products and services; in one of our recent posts, for instance, we discussed a tax…
  • Apr 8

    10 Bizarre Taxes Around the World

    10 Bizarre Taxes Around the World
    Taxes are literally as old as civilization. The ancient Egyptians developed a primitive form of taxation which involved setting aside a certain portion of one’s crops to be given to the pharaoh; various other types of tax have…
  • Apr 6

    Why Do We Have a Federal Income Tax?

    Why Do We Have a Federal Income Tax?
    In 2018, we’ve become accustomed to the federal income tax as a matter of our everyday reality. For many of us, it’s hard to believe that Americans weren’t required to pay tax on their personal income at one point in time.…
Rank this Week: 1695

ISU CALT Articles

ISU CALT Articles

Covers key issues in agricultural law and taxation, including federal and state legal opinions and critical legislative developments. From Iowa State University's Center for Agricultural Law & Taxation.

http://www.calt.iastate.edu/article
  • Apr 10

    Highlights of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act for Agricultural Producer

    Highlights of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act for Agricultural Producer
    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) ushered in the most significant changes to our tax code in more than 30 years. On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed the TCJA into law. Although most changes went into effect January 1, 2018, meaning…
  • Oct 16

    Guest Article - The Syngenta Settlement with Farmers: What Does it Mean?

    Guest Article - The Syngenta Settlement with Farmers: What Does it Mean?
      Everyone interested in the farmer lawsuits against Syngenta knows about reports of a settlement between the disputing parties, achieved in the midst of a jury trial.  But the settling parties aren’t saying what the details…
  • Jul 30

    Deducting Farm Expenses: An Overview

    Deducting Farm Expenses: An Overview
      Farmers, like other business owners, may deduct “ordinary and necessary expenses paid . . . in carrying on any trade or business.” IRC § 162.  In agriculture, these ordinary and necessary expenses include car and…
Rank this Week: 2044

Cross-Border Counselor: What…

Cross-Border Counselor: What Canadian Companies and Their Advisors Need to Know About U.S. Law

Collection of articles and updates about U.S. law issues of concern to Canadian companies that have assets, do business, raise funds or are listed for trading in the United States, as well as the attorneys, accountants and banks that advise them.By Dorsey & Whitney LLP’s Canada cross-border practice group.

https://crossbordercounselor.com/
  • Apr 10

    Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Requires More Than a Policy

    Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Requires More Than a Policy
    The recent settlement agreement between Kinross Gold Company and the Securities and Exchange Commission is a reminder to Canadian cross-listed companies that it is not enough to adopt a parent-company level anti-corruption policy designed to…
  • Apr 5

    The Americans with Disabilities Act: A Brief Primer on the ADA

    The Americans with Disabilities Act: A Brief Primer on the ADA
    Like Canada, the United States has federal legislation protecting employees with disabilities. While Canada has the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the Canadian Human Rights Act, the United States has the Americans with…
  • Apr 2

    A Reminder to Track Rule 701 Equity Awards to U.S. Resident

    A Reminder to Track Rule 701 Equity Awards to U.S. Resident
    Canadian companies relying on Rule 701 under the Securities Act of 1933 to exempt their U.S. awards of stock options and other types of compensatory equity (such as RSUs and PSUs), need to track on an ongoing basis the amount of grants being…
Rank this Week: 1743

Wealth Law Blog

Wealth Law Blog

Covers building, protecting and distributing wealth. By Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP.

http://samuelslaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 9

    Changing Your Name and Gender in Oregon

    Changing Your Name and Gender in Oregon
    Oregon is on the move to become a more transgender and non-binary friendly state. In 2016, an Oregon judge allowed Jamie Shupe, a person who identified as non-binary to change their identity to a neutral third gender. The judge’s…
  • Mar 21

    Letter to the Editor: BOLD Action for Alzheimer’

    Letter to the Editor: BOLD Action for Alzheimer’
    SYK attorney, and commissioner on senior services, Victoria Blachly is an outspoken advocate for the Oregon Alzheimer’s Association, and the people whose lives have been touched by Alzheimer’s. Today Victoria’s letter to the…
  • Jan 16

    Investor Alert – NASAA and SEC Warn about Cryptocurrency Related Investment

    Investor Alert – NASAA and SEC Warn about Cryptocurrency Related Investment
    On January 4th, the same day I posted about a recent FINRA Investor Alert regarding cryptocurrency, there was a new press release from the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) with further guidance on the same topic.…
Rank this Week: 4248

Florida Estate Planning and…

Florida Estate Planning and Probate Law Blog

By Marc Soss.

http://floridaestateplanningandprobatelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 9

    LEGAL LIMITATIONS ON EMOTIONAL SUPPORT ANIMALS

    LEGAL LIMITATIONS ON EMOTIONAL SUPPORT ANIMALS
    The Fair Housing Act (FHA) states that housing providers may not “discriminate against any person in the terms, conditions, or privileges of . . . rental of a dwelling . . . because of a handicap of any person associated with that…
  • Mar 22

    DID THE 2018 TAX LAW INCREASE MY CHARITABLE GIVING DEDUCTIONS

    DID THE 2018 TAX LAW INCREASE MY CHARITABLE GIVING DEDUCTIONS
    When the new tax law was signed by President Trump most experts viewed it as detrimental to future charitable donations and deductions. The significantly increased standard deduction meant fewer taxpayers needed to file an itemized income…
  • Feb 20

    NEW 401-K RELAXED HARDSHIP RESTRICTIONS

    NEW 401-K RELAXED HARDSHIP RESTRICTIONS
    The Budget Act of 2018, signed into law on February 9, 2018, provides individuals with 401K retirement plans relaxed hardship restrictions. The new relaxed restrictions include: (i) Rescission of the IRS rule that prohibits a participant from…
Rank this Week: 1978

Tax Blog

Tax Blog

By the Law Office of Kunal Patel, LLC.

https://www.kpateloffice.com/blog/
  • Apr 8

    IRS: Offshore tax cheating remains on ‘Dirty Dozen’ list of tax scam

    IRS: Offshore tax cheating remains on ‘Dirty Dozen’ list of tax scam
    The IRS released their yearly Dirty Dozen tax scams for 2018. Offshore tax cheating remains on its list this year, despite the large number of taxpayers who have voluntarily come forward since the offshore voluntary disclosure program was…
  • Mar 20

    IRS to End Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program

    IRS to End Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program
    The IRS announced recently that it is ending the OVDP program which has been in existence since 2009. Here are more details from the announcement. WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today announced it will begin to ramp down the…
  • Feb 3

    IRC 6038 & Reasonable Cause for Form 5471 Penaltie

    IRC 6038 & Reasonable Cause for Form 5471 Penaltie
    6038 Penalties in Dewees v. United States Dewees v. United States, 16-cv-01579 (D.C. 2017) is a difficult case. The IRS appears to have been unusually tough on this taxpayer. Dewees is a U.S. citizen living in Canada, where he…
Rank this Week: 1277

Tax Blog

Tax Blog

Discusses tax law, tax legislation, and other IRS tax happenings. By Kreig Mitchell.

http://www.irstaxtrouble.com/category/tax-blog/
  • Apr 8

    Applying Tax Overpayments to Later Years is Usually a Bad Idea

    Applying Tax Overpayments to Later Years is Usually a Bad Idea
    Instead of requesting a refund, taxpayers can ask the IRS to hold the overpayment and apply it to the taxpayer’s tax liability for the following year. These tax payment credits can result in significant headaches. The recent Schuster v.…
  • Mar 28

    Establishing Tax Basis in IRA Contribution

    Establishing Tax Basis in IRA Contribution
    Contributions to IRAs are deductible.  If not deductible, the taxpayer has basis in his IRA so that this amount is not taxable when taken out of the IRA.  The idea is that the taxpayer probably paid income taxes on the … The…
  • Mar 24

    Failures in Reporting Taxes is Not Tax Obstruction

    Failures in Reporting Taxes is Not Tax Obstruction
    Does a taxpayer commit a felony offense if they pay a babysitter without withholding taxes, fail to keep receipts for charitable donations, or neglect to provide every record to an accountant? A strict reading of the law would suggest that…
Rank this Week: 3982

Life/Death/Law Blog

Life/Death/Law Blog

Covers tax planning, estate planning, trusts, wills and charitable giving. By Liza Hanks.

http://www.lifedeathlaw.com/
  • Apr 4

    Talking About the Hard Stuff

    Talking About the Hard Stuff
    In this episode I'm taking to Dr. Muffie Weibe Waterman, author of Wired to Listen, a book about how what we say to kids, and don't, impacts the way that kids see the world and act in it. In her book, Dr. Waterman writes about how, and…
  • Mar 14

    The Practice of Generosity

    The Practice of Generosity
    What is estate planning, really? I know that most lawyers focus on reducing taxes, or the creation of documents, but when you get down to it, what you’re really doing when you make an estate plan is giving everything away,…
  • Mar 14

    Dealing with Dementia

    Dealing with Dementia
    In this episode, I’m taking a look at a difficult moment — you visit your parents and realize that your parents just seem…. a little bit different, just not the same as they used to be–more forgetful, more agitated,…
Rank this Week: 3338

Tax Law and Business Organization…

Tax Law and Business Organization Strategy

Providing information and updates on tax law. By Sprouse Schrader Smith PC.

http://taxlaw.sprouselaw.com/
  • Apr 4

    Time for an Entity Review?

    Time for an Entity Review?
    Much has happened in the tax arena lately, particularly relating to entities and structuring businesses and investments. Good practice dictates that one periodically review business and investment structures. Due to recent changes in the tax…
  • Aug 10

    Proposed Regulations May Spark Year-End Transfer

    Proposed Regulations May Spark Year-End Transfer
    Treasury has recently issued Proposed Regulations under Section 2704. Section 2704 affects the valuation of interests in corporations and partnerships. Most notably, the proposed changes would disregard restrictions on liquidation that are…
  • Dec 31

    New Non-discrimination Rules for Health Insurance Plan

    New Non-discrimination Rules for Health Insurance Plan
    Fully insured health plans have not been subject to any the nondiscrimination requirements. Those plans could discriminate on eligibility, contributions, and benefits, without triggering adverse tax consequences to either the plan or the plan…
Rank this Week: 3771

Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell, LLP…

Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell, LLP News & Commentary

Covers estate planning, tax law, and real estate law.

http://rogerssheffield.com/news-and-commentary
  • Apr 3

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against SCE on Behalf of Montecito Mudslide Victim

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against SCE on Behalf of Montecito Mudslide Victim
    A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against Southern California Edison (SCE) and Edison International by Wildfire Victim Advocates attorneys on behalf of victims of the Montecito Mudslides. Plaintiffs include Santa Barbara…
  • Jan 26

    Special Client Bulletin: Montecito Mudslide Disaster

    Special Client Bulletin: Montecito Mudslide Disaster
    Special Client Bulletin: Montecito Mudslide Disaster All of us have been deeply moved by the Montecito Mudslide disaster.  Our firm was directly affected. One of our firm’s attorneys, Rebecca Koch, lost her step-mother, Rebecca…
  • Jan 25

    Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell Partners With Panish Shea & Boyle on Montecito Mudslide Litigation

    Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell Partners With Panish Shea & Boyle on Montecito Mudslide Litigation
    Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell Partners With Panish Shea & Boyle on Montecito Mudslide Litigation Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell has partnered with the Los Angeles law firm, Panish Shea & Boyle, a highly respected personal injury…
Rank this Week: 1460

Multi-State Tax Law Blog

Multi-State Tax Law Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 3

    Easier Access to Tax Refunds in Alabama

    Easier Access to Tax Refunds in Alabama
    Refunds just got a whole lot easier in Alabama. In a typical transaction, customer pays business, who in turn remits the sales tax to the government. While technically the state can go after consumers directly for sales tax, it is not…
  • Mar 29

    New Alabama Tax Amnesty Program Begins July 1

    New Alabama Tax Amnesty Program Begins July 1
    The Alabama Tax Delinquency Amnesty Act of 2018 is effective as of March 6, 2018. Alabama taxpayers will need to act quickly, however, as the amnesty program will be held only for a period of time beginning July 1, 2018, and ending September…
  • Jan 19

    Illinois Tax on Consumer Rentals Goes into Effect

    Illinois Tax on Consumer Rentals Goes into Effect
    As of January 1, 2018, two new taxes are in effect in Illinois on rented merchandise. The enactment of these laws occurred in August 2017, but was not effective until this month. Specifically, two taxes are on (1) transactions in which a…
Rank this Week: 2551

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
  • Apr 3

    Plunging into Virtual Water with Jenny Kehl [PODCAST]

    Plunging into Virtual Water with Jenny Kehl [PODCAST]
    Jenny Kehl, Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Water Policy at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the Lynde B. Uilhein Endowed Chair at the WATER Institute, discusses virtual water and all it entails.
  • Mar 23

    DOJ Targets Prescribers of Opioids for Prosecution

    DOJ Targets Prescribers of Opioids for Prosecution
    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Jan. 30 that the Department of Justice (DOJ) has launched a new criminal investigation and prosecution effort targeting physicians who prescribe or dispense opioids in amounts disproportionate to…
  • Mar 20

    What Attorney-Client Privilege Means in Kentucky

    What Attorney-Client Privilege Means in Kentucky
    Will what I say to my lawyer stay between us? Being charged with a crime is incredibly stressful, and it’s hard to know who to trust. Most of the people a defendant encounters after being arrested are not looking out for their best…
Rank this Week: 2018

Tax Help Attorney Blog

Tax Help Attorney Blog

Covers tax law. By Timothy S. Hart Law Group, P.C.

https://www.taxattorneyirs.com/
  • Mar 31

    IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program: How to avoid harsh FinCen 114 (FBAR) fine

    IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program: How to avoid harsh FinCen 114 (FBAR) fine
    If you own foreign assets, then you have certain US income tax filing rules that you must follow if the account balance in the account exceeds $10,000 (for instance the FinCen Form 114). The IRS filing requirement for foreign assets require…
  • Mar 22

    Federal Tax Lien Issue

    Federal Tax Lien Issue
    It appears that the credit bureaus may be changing their policies and removing tax liens from credit reports. Often, when a person has a tax issue that is greater than $50,000 (for their federal taxes), the IRS will insist on filing a notice…
  • Mar 12

    E-file vs Standard Paper Tax Filing

    E-file vs Standard Paper Tax Filing
    As you may have noticed, almost everything is being done online now.  From shopping to researching, communicating to anyone in the world – everything is going through the world wide web.  Now, even filing your taxes can also…
Rank this Week: 1938