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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/
  • Nov 22

    Arbitration and Procedural Pluralism in Family Law

    Arbitration and Procedural Pluralism in Family Law
    Barbara A. Atwood, The New UFLAA: Providing Needed Standards for Efficiency and Fairness, 39(4) Family Advocate 38 (2017), available at SSRN.Brian BixIn July 2016, the Uniform Law Commission gave final approval to the Uniform Family Law…
  • Nov 21

    Suing on the Shoulders of Other

    Suing on the Shoulders of Other
    Suzanne Lenon & Danielle Peers, ‘Wrongful’ Inheritance: Race, Disability and Sexuality in Cramblett v. Midwest Sperm Bank, 25 Feminist Legal Stud. 141 (2017). Robert Leckey While few seriously hold up litigating as a path to…
  • Nov 20

    Hey Lexis, Hey Westlaw: Please Include All Appellate Decisions in Your Databases!

    Hey Lexis, Hey Westlaw: Please Include All Appellate Decisions in Your Databases!
    Michael Kagan, Rebecca D. Gill & Fatma E. Marouf, Invisible Adjudication in the U.S. Courts of Appeals, 106 Georgetown L. J. (forthcoming, 2017). Gabriel "Jack" Chin Professors Kagan, Gill and Marouf have identified a remarkable gap in…
Rank this Week: 258

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 300

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/
  • Nov 21

    Who Gets a Tax Cut Under the Amended Senate Tax Cuts and Jobs Act?

    Who Gets a Tax Cut Under the Amended Senate Tax Cuts and Jobs Act?
    Here's how the individual income tax provisions of the amended Senate's Tax Cuts and Jobs Act would impact individuals and families across the income spectrum.
  • Nov 21

    Measuring the Cost of Capital and Estate Tax in the Taxes and Growth Model

    Measuring the Cost of Capital and Estate Tax in the Taxes and Growth Model
    In a recent paper entitled “The Tax Foundation’s score on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”, Greg Leiserson from the Washington Center for Equitable Growth expressed concerns about the equations the Tax Foundation’s…
  • Nov 20

    2018 Tax Bracket

    2018 Tax Bracket
    See what the 2018 tax brackets are, what the standard and personal exemptions are, and whether you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit.
Rank this Week: 462

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 464

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
  • Nov 15

    Court Rejects Trust Modification to Add a Removal Provision

    Court Rejects Trust Modification to Add a Removal Provision
    It is becoming increasingly common for beneficiaries to want to create a power to remove trustees of their trusts, when the trust agreement does not grant them this power.  In states which have adopted it, the Uniform Trust Code does…
  • Nov 15

    Modification of Trust Power of Appointment Given Retroactive Effect by IRS

    Modification of Trust Power of Appointment Given Retroactive Effect by IRS
    In Private Letter Ruling 201737008, issued by the IRS on September 15, 2017, the Service gave retroactive tax effect to a court modification of the power of appointment held by the donor’s spouse over the donor’s trust. …
  • Nov 3

    Website Owners Must Act to Maintain Their Protection Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

    Website Owners Must Act to Maintain Their Protection Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
    The U.S. Copyright Office replaced its paper-based system for designating agents for receipt of claims of copyright infringement under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) with a new electronic system.  As part of…
Rank this Week: 427

Kentucky Estate, Probate and Tax…

Kentucky Estate, Probate and Tax Law Blog

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

http://www.mykentuckyestateattorney.com/
  • Oct 26

    Treasury Department announces new limitations for pension and retirement plans, other changes for 2018

    Treasury Department announces new limitations for pension and retirement plans, other changes for 2018
    Each year, the Treasury Department examines the cost of living in the U.S. and adjusts limitations for retirement plans and many other similar items that affect taxpayers throughout the U.S. As has happened previously, the Treasury raised the…
  • Aug 22

    Tax reforms could threaten some popular tax cut

    Tax reforms could threaten some popular tax cut
    By Nathan Vinson, Attorney English, Lucas, Priest and Owsley, LLP Improvements to tax law and reducing taxes are a very popular item on most politicians’ platforms. You won’t find anyone who openly says people should pay more. At…
  • Jun 1

    Dying without a will causes legal disputes for Prince

    Dying without a will causes legal disputes for Prince
    By Nathan Vinson, Attorney English, Lucas, Priest and Owsley, LLP Prince performing in concert in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo by Bob Young. It’s been more than a year since music legend Prince died unexpectedly at his home in Minnesota.…
Rank this Week: 399

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/
  • Nov 22

    How to Avoid Big Fines for FBAR Violation

    How to Avoid Big Fines for FBAR Violation
    If you were previously unaware of your obligation to file Foreign Bank Account Reports (FBARs), you have a strong argument that your conduct was non-willful, which could qualify you for reduced penalties under the Streamlined Filing…
  • Nov 20

    Exceptions to The Three-Year Statute of Limitations for IRS Tax Audit

    Exceptions to The Three-Year Statute of Limitations for IRS Tax Audit
    The general rule of the IRS is to audit returns that have been filed in the last three years. Because of this, some taxpayers may breathe a sigh of relief once the three-year period has expired, but the rules regarding the statute of…
  • Nov 17

    How to Respond When the IRS Makes a Mistake

    How to Respond When the IRS Makes a Mistake
    Charged with administering, enforcing, and collecting taxes from millions of Americans, the IRS understandably makes mistakes. If the IRS is trying to charge you penalties or assess taxes incorrectly, or is attempting to seize your bank…
Rank this Week: 793

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
  • Nov 21

    TaxMama Thanks YOU!

    TaxMama Thanks YOU!
    Dear TaxMama Family and Friends This is a great time to pause and reflect on the many good things that have come your way. Whether they include family  or friends; Whether they include happy trips and experiences; Whether they…
  • Nov 13

    But He is a Close Friend

    But He is a Close Friend
        Today TaxMama® wants to talk to you about the latest con games affecting people you know – especially seniors.     Dear Friends and Family, I just heard the most frightening story.…
  • Nov 6

    Summary - Tax Cut and Jobs Act 2017

    Summary - Tax Cut and Jobs Act 2017
      On November 2nd, the House Ways and Means Committee unveiled a sweeping tax bill, Tax Cut and Jobs Act, designed to undo many of the complexities of the Tax Reform Act of 1986. Please understand that this is not law yet. There’s…
Rank this Week: 923

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/
Rank this Week: 808

Tax Blog

Tax Blog

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

http://www.irstaxtrouble.com/category/tax-blog/
  • Nov 20

    IRS Cannot Use Court to Collect from Third Party Located in Another State

    IRS Cannot Use Court to Collect from Third Party Located in Another State
    The IRS has a number of collection tools at its disposal. This includes the ability to take the taxpayer’s property without court intervention. This power doesn’t extend to all property. For example, the IRS has to go through the…
  • Nov 8

    Valuation of Management Fees Paid by Related Partie

    Valuation of Management Fees Paid by Related Partie
    Related party transactions can raise difficult tax questions. This is especially true for management fees paid by one legal entity to another legal entity that has the same or similar owners or that are controlled by the same owners. As…
  • Nov 4

    IRS Rejects Court’s Passive Activity Loss 5% Owner and Grouping Decision

    IRS Rejects Court’s Passive Activity Loss 5% Owner and Grouping Decision
    The passive activity loss (“PAL”) rules can limit the ability to deduct losses from passive activities, such as rental losses.  The real estate professional and activity grouping rules can allow taxpayers to avoid having…
Rank this Week: 915

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/
  • Nov 19

    2018 Inflation Adjustments to Transfer Tax Item

    2018 Inflation Adjustments to Transfer Tax Item
    The IRS released its 2018 tax adjustments - the following table summarizes the transfer tax adjustments. Note that some of these adjustments will become moot if the changes in the House and Senate versions of the pending tax act become…
  • Nov 12

    Possible Favorable Impacts on Inbound U.S. Real Property Investments under the Proposed Tax Act

    Possible Favorable Impacts on Inbound U.S. Real Property Investments under the Proposed Tax Act
    The proposed Act has provisions that will provide benefits to non-U.S. persons making investments into U.S. real property.For foreign persons investing individually (or through pass-through entities) in U.S. partnership and LLC structures,…
  • Nov 5

    A Pleasant Surprise

    A Pleasant Surprise
    Many commentators expected that the new tax bill would pair the repeal of basis step-up at death with the repeal of the estate tax. They were pleasantly surprised to see that basis step-up at death remains unaltered under the bill released…
Rank this Week: 688

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

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

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Nov 16

    “Hello, It Has Been Detected That You Are a Scammer….”

    “Hello, It Has Been Detected That You Are a Scammer….”
    After recovering from a bout with the flu I attended continuing education yesterday with the Nevada Society of Enrolled Agents. We had a presentation from a Special Agent with TIGTA (the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration). One…
  • Nov 2

    GOP Tax Proposal Targets Professional Gamblers’ Losing Year

    GOP Tax Proposal Targets Professional Gamblers’ Losing Year
    The Joint Committee on Taxation released its new tax proposal, H.R. 1, today. Buried within it is Section 1305: SEC. 1305. LIMITATION ON WAGERING LOSSES. (a) IN GENERAL.—Section 165(d) is amended by adding at the end the following:…
  • Nov 1

    Israel Tax Authority Targets Poker Professional

    Israel Tax Authority Targets Poker Professional
    Some unknown bureaucrat working at the Israel Tax Authority was likely reading something about poker or perhaps watching the World Series of Poker on television when he asked himself, “I wonder if Israeli poker players are paying their…
Rank this Week: 785

California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 15

    AN IMMIGRATION ODDITY: THE 21-YEAR-OLD “CHILD”.

    AN IMMIGRATION ODDITY: THE 21-YEAR-OLD “CHILD”.
    Under the Immigration and Nationality Act (“INA”), an unmarried individual under 21 years of age is considered a “child” for immigration purposes. (INA §101(b)). Before 2002, once an individual turned 21 years of…
  • Nov 15

    UNA RAREZA DE INMIGRACIÓN: EL “NIÑO” DE 21 AÑOS.

    UNA RAREZA DE INMIGRACIÓN: EL “NIÑO” DE 21 AÑOS.
    Bajo la Ley de Inmigración y Nacionalidad (“INA” por sus siglas en Inglés), una persona soltera menor de 21 años se considera un “niño” para fines de inmigración. (INA §101 (b)).…
  • Aug 11

    BECOMING A U.S. CITIZEN: THE PATH FROM LEGAL PERMANENT RESIDENT TO UNITED STATES CITIZEN IS NOT AS DIFFICULT AS YOU MAY THINK

    BECOMING A U.S. CITIZEN: THE PATH FROM LEGAL PERMANENT RESIDENT TO UNITED STATES CITIZEN IS NOT AS DIFFICULT AS YOU MAY THINK
    Have you been a legal permanent resident for at least five years? If so, why not take the next step and become a naturalized U.S. citizen? An applicant who wants to become an American citizen must, generally, meet the following requirements:…
Rank this Week: 594

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/
  • Nov 3

    Nonprofits and Tax Reform – Thoughts on Initial Draft

    Nonprofits and Tax Reform – Thoughts on Initial Draft
    The post Nonprofits and Tax Reform – Thoughts on Initial Draft appeared first on Rubric Legal.
  • Sep 28

    More on unrelated business income

    More on unrelated business income
    The theme of the week on the Rubric legal blog is unrelated business taxable income (see yesterday’s post) and the ways that it can impact a nonprofit organization.  The IRS... The post More on unrelated business income appeared…
  • Sep 27

    When your unrelated business is a hobby…

    When your unrelated business is a hobby…
      Back in 2013, the IRS released the final report of the College and University Compliance Project and one of the important takeaways for institutions of higher education was that... The post When your unrelated business is a…
Rank this Week: 740

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: 590

North Carolina Estate Planning…

North Carolina Estate Planning Blog

Covers legal issues relating to wealth transfer, asset preservation, probate, and taxation. By Greg Herman-Giddens of Trust Counsel, P.A.

http://www.ncestateplanningblog.com/
Rank this Week: 858

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy law, debt counseling, tax resolution, and IRS audit help. By John D. Faucher.

http://johndfaucher.com/blog/
  • May 26

    Could I go to Jail?

    Could I go to Jail?
    My client’s shaking, horrified. She lied on her tax return and worries the IRS will find out when they open the audit.  She thinks she’ll end up in handcuffs if she even talks to the IRS.  She won’t.  …
  • May 17

    IRS Delays Benefit my Client

    IRS Delays Benefit my Client
    The IRS is woefully understaffed: in IRS offices across the country staffing is down 7 to 41% and not one office has seen an increase. Complicated correspondence is not answered timely, or sometimes at all. I have a large collection of…
  • May 14

    IRS Tax Debt Ten-Year Clock

    IRS Tax Debt Ten-Year Clock
    Most people don’t know that the IRS stops trying to collect on tax debt after 10 years. This 10-year clock can be valuable to people who owe back taxes from several years ago. The statute of limitation on collecting tax owed is at 26…
Rank this Week: 660

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: 816

409A Dismay

409A Dismay

Covers IRS regulations regarding deferred compensation. By Richard S. Meisner.

http://409adismay.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 13

    California Reduces 409A Shadow Tax

    California Reduces 409A Shadow Tax
    In a rare piece of good news relating to Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code, on October 4, 2013, California reduced its additional state tax on income failing to comply with Section 409A from 20 percent to 5 percent. This reduction is…
  • Mar 13

    IRS Prevails in Court Case: Discounted Options Subject to 409A

    IRS Prevails in Court Case: Discounted Options Subject to 409A
    From Benefits Notes Blog:"I also found the case interesting because of the time periods involved and the role of the taxpayers in the stock issuance. The case involved actions taken during the 409A transition period, the period of time…
  • Mar 5

    California 409A "Double Tax" May Violate State Constitution

    California 409A "Double Tax" May Violate State Constitution
    Article indicates that tax was not approved by Legislative Super Majority. See Law Review Article Here
Rank this Week: 792

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/
  • Nov 22

    Form 8621 Instructions – Summarizing The Basics to IRS Reporting

    Form 8621 Instructions – Summarizing The Basics to IRS Reporting
    IRS Form 8621 Instructions are a tough nut to crack (so you can just imagine the difficulty in preparing the actual form). The 8621 form is technically called “Information Return by a Shareholder of a Passive Foreign Investment…
  • Nov 20

    U.S. Entrepreneurs with Foreign Income or Accounts – International Tax

    U.S. Entrepreneurs with Foreign Income or Accounts – International Tax
    If you are a US entrepreneur with foreign accounts or foreign income located in a foreign country, it is important that you stay in IRS tax compliance from the start. U.S. Entrepreneurs & International Tax  If you remain in tax…
  • Nov 17

    FBAR – 10 Step Guide to Filing Your FBAR (2017-2018 Edition)

    FBAR – 10 Step Guide to Filing Your FBAR (2017-2018 Edition)
    FBAR is the Report of Foreign bank and Financial Account form. It is one of the most common IRS international tax forms, because it has a relatively low threshold requirement, and is a very broad form, encompassing many different types of…
Rank this Week: 2179

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/
  • Nov 22

    Senate Tax Plan: Raises Taxes on Working Families and Cuts Taxes on Richest 1%

    Senate Tax Plan: Raises Taxes on Working Families and Cuts Taxes on Richest 1%
    An analysis of the tax plan circulating the Senate for an upcoming vote shows that it would raise taxes on at least 29 percent of Americans and cause the populations of 19 states to pay more in federal taxes in 2027 than they do today. The…
  • Nov 22

    GOP Tax Plan: Massive Redistribution of Wealth to the Already Wealthy

    GOP Tax Plan: Massive Redistribution of Wealth to the Already Wealthy
    The GOP tax plan that passed the House of Representatives in November is a massive redistribution of wealth to the already wealthy. An ITEP analysis of the plan finds 31 percent of the tax cuts would go to the top 1 percent in 2018…
  • Nov 22

    Corporate tax cuts do NOT create job

    Corporate tax cuts do NOT create job
    A frequent argument for the GOP tax plan passed recently by the House and currently under review in the Senate is that cutting taxes on corporations will help working families and the middle class because it will create new jobs and raise…
Rank this Week: 1725

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 22

    Third time's a charm?

    Third time's a charm?
    I've done multiple versions of talks, using slides, that discuss the destination-based cash flow tax - a proposal that (despite my respect for and friendship with its leading academic proponents) I consider greatly overrated…
  • Nov 13

    110th Annual NTA Conference on Taxation

    110th Annual NTA Conference on Taxation
    From Thursday through Saturday, I spent an enjoyable if hectic stretch of time at the National Tax Association's 110th Annual Conference on Taxation, which this year took place in Philadelphia. I stayed overnight even though NYC is close by,…
  • Nov 13

    The Tax Arbitrage Act of 2018?

    The Tax Arbitrage Act of 2018?
    Tax arbitrage, as the term is used in the literature, involves having offsetting long and short positions that are taxed asymmetrically.In a "pure tax arbitrage," as Eugene Steuerle first (to my knowledge) dubbed it in 1985, the taxpayer has…
Rank this Week: 3227

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/
  • Nov 22

    Never-Ending Thank

    Never-Ending Thank
    For as long as I’ve been writing this blog, I’ve been sharing a Thanksgiving post to express my gratitude for a variety of people, events, and things. Aside from 2008, when I did not post and I don’t have any recollection of…
  • Nov 20

    So Guess Who Pays for the Senate’s Tax Cuts for Corporations and Wealthy Americans?

    So Guess Who Pays for the Senate’s Tax Cuts for Corporations and Wealthy Americans?
    For years I have been arguing that tax cuts for the wealthy are not as beneficial for the economy and the economic well-being of all Americans as are tax cuts for the non-wealthy. Those cuts would permit vast numbers of Americans to purchase…
  • Nov 17

    Some Wealthy Persons Don’t Want Tax Cut

    Some Wealthy Persons Don’t Want Tax Cut
    Occasionally readers contact me to ask why I dislike wealthy people. I explain that I don’t dislike them, I simply think they don’t need any more tax cuts. Readers ask me why I describe the wealthy as a monolithic group. I admit…
Rank this Week: 1691

PVW Tax & Business Law Blog

PVW Tax & Business Law Blog

Covers issues that concern business entities, taxation, and employment law. By Parsonage Vandenack Williams LLC.

http://www.pvwtaxandbusinesslaw.wordpress.com/
  • Nov 21

    Age Discrimination Complaints Must Be Specific

    Age Discrimination Complaints Must Be Specific
    Discrimination Protection: The Age Discrimination in Employment Act forbids age discrimination against employees who are age 40 or older. Discrimination based on age involves treatment by an employer when an employee is treated less favorably…
  • Nov 3

    Court Ruling Sheds Light on Estate’s Ability to Access Digital Information

    Court Ruling Sheds Light on Estate’s Ability to Access Digital Information
    By Monte Schatz The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts issued a ruling on October 16, 2017 that empowers administrators of estates to access digital content of deceased persons. Federal statutes 18 U.S.C. §§ 2701 through 2712…
  • Oct 26

    IRS Issues Guidance on Health Care Reporting Requirements for 2017

    IRS Issues Guidance on Health Care Reporting Requirements for 2017
    by Joshua A. Diveley The IRS issued guidance October 17, 2017, indicating Forms 1040 for the 2017 tax year will not be accepted if the taxpayer does not report on the health coverage reporting requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).…
Rank this Week: 1083

Wealth Law Blog

Wealth Law Blog

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

http://samuelslaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 21

    FINRA Expels New York Stockbroker Hank Mark Werner

    FINRA Expels New York Stockbroker Hank Mark Werner
    On November 8, 2017, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced that a broker named Hank Mark Werner of upstate New York had been barred from the securities industry. The headline: “FINRA Hearing Panel Bars Broker for…
  • Nov 17

    Pasieczny Elected to PIABA Board of Directors & Recognized for Outstanding Service

    Pasieczny Elected to PIABA Board of Directors & Recognized for Outstanding Service
    Congratulations to SYK litigator Darlene Pasieczny. Darlene was recently awarded an Outstanding Service Award from the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA) for 2017, as co-chair of the PIABA Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO)…
  • Nov 10

    Play it Forward for Houston!

    Play it Forward for Houston!
    Play it Forward received a call for help from Kelly Wells, former Portlander and current Houston resident, when Kingwood High was flooded by Hurricane Harvey and their music program was completely destroyed. Join us as we answer the call to…
Rank this Week: 2926

Utah Estate Planning

Utah Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, probate, trusts and wills in Utah. By Jason C. Hunter.

http://www.utahestateplanning.typepad.com/
Rank this Week: 3328

State and Local Tax Talk

State and Local Tax Talk

By Eide Bailly LLP.

https://saltblog.eidebailly.com/
  • Nov 21

    California Tax Update

    California Tax Update
    Do you do business in the state of California, or are you considering expanding into the state? Join our State and Local Tax team for a webinar on December 7 and learn the ins and outs of California tax filing. This session will discuss…
  • Oct 30

    Sales Tax Nexus: State of Ohio Takes Action

    Sales Tax Nexus: State of Ohio Takes Action
    The Ohio Department of Taxation issued a release stating that “substantial nexus” exists for Ohio sales and use tax purposes if the seller has gross receipts in access of $500,000 and if the seller uses in-state software to sell…
  • Oct 23

    Economic Nexus: Delayed Enforcement in Wyoming

    Economic Nexus: Delayed Enforcement in Wyoming
    The Wyoming Department of Revenue has given notice that it cannot enforce recently enacted tax legislation pending the outcome of legal action filed against some out-of-state remote sellers. The new legislation requires the collection of…
Rank this Week: 2172

Florida Estate Planning and…

Florida Estate Planning and Probate Law Blog

By Marc Soss.

http://floridaestateplanningandprobatelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    CT, NY AND NJ JOIN THE STATES WITH AN INCREASED ESTATE TAX EXEMPTION

    CT, NY AND NJ JOIN THE STATES WITH AN INCREASED ESTATE TAX EXEMPTION
    You can now add Connecticut, New York and New Jersey to the growing list of states trying to keep its retiring residents from fleeing to states with a lower or no state estate tax bill at death. Effective April 1, 2017, New York state…
  • Oct 23

    2018 QUALIFIED PLAN LIMITS - START PLANNING TODAY

    2018 QUALIFIED PLAN LIMITS - START PLANNING TODAY
    The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) announced on October 19, 2017, the following dollar limits applicable to tax-qualified plans for 2018: • The limit on the maximum amount of elective contributions that a person may make to…
  • Sep 29

    2017 CHANGES TO THE REVERSE MORTGAGE PROGRAM

    2017 CHANGES TO THE REVERSE MORTGAGE PROGRAM
    Effective October 2, 2017, new rules go into effect for federally backed HECM (Home Equity Conversion Mortgage) reverse mortgages. The good news is that the new rules will only impact new borrowers. A reverse mortgage allows an individual…
Rank this Week: 2744

Colorado Estate Planning

Colorado Estate Planning

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

http://blog.forbushgoldberg.com/
  • Nov 20

    Holiday Toy Drive for Hope & Home

    Holiday Toy Drive for Hope & Home
    Yay! The holiday season has returned! As such, so has our annual holiday toy drive! Forbush Legal is collecting gifts for children of all ages (0-17) to be donated to Hope and Home. Hope and Home is an organization that serves children in…
  • Nov 17

    Estate Plans Need Updating or Problems Can Arise

    Estate Plans Need Updating or Problems Can Arise
    The distribution of your assets as you want them, relies on an up-to-date plan. Most successful business people are aware that they need an estate plan. A recent survey found that 9 out of 10 of entrepreneurs have at least a will, if not more…
  • Nov 15

    ‘Daughter’ Not Included in Jerry Lewis' Estate

    ‘Daughter’ Not Included in Jerry Lewis' Estate
    Woman was never acknowledged by Lewis, but she feels entitled to a share of his estate. A woman who claimed she was the daughter of Jerry Lewis was never acknowledged by him. He never made an effort to see her, despite her attempt to do so in…
Rank this Week: 3458

Tax Controversy Sentinel

Tax Controversy Sentinel

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://taxcontroversy.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 2344

Tax Blog

Tax Blog

By the Law Office of Kunal Patel, LLC.

https://www.kpateloffice.com/blog/
  • Nov 19

    FIRPTA Withholding on Dispositions of U.S. Real Property Interest

    FIRPTA Withholding on Dispositions of U.S. Real Property Interest
    FIRPTA witholding rules may apply to a disposition of a U.S. real property interest by a foreign person.  Such transactions are subject to the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980 (FIRPTA) income tax withholding. FIRPTA…
  • Oct 31

    United States v. Paul Manafort and Robert Gates: An Offshore Tax Evasion Case

    United States v. Paul Manafort and Robert Gates: An Offshore Tax Evasion Case
    United States v. Paul Manafort and Robert Gates: An Offshore Tax Evasion Case On October 27, 2017, the Government filed criminal charges against former Trump aides, Paul J. Manafort and Richard W. Gates, III. While these are only allegations…
  • Oct 22

    IRS Audits of Streamlined Application

    IRS Audits of Streamlined Application
    IRS Audits of Streamlined Applications A question that’s asked by every client in a streamlined compliance filing is: “will I get audited?” This article will hopefully shed some light. Here’s what the IRS says: Returns…
Rank this Week: 1983

EU & Italian International Tax…

EU & Italian International Tax Law Blog

Provides updates on EU and Italian international tax matters. By Marco Rossi.

http://www.euitalianinternationaltax.com/
Rank this Week: 4278

Moses & Moses Law Blog

Moses & Moses Law Blog

A corporate, family and tax law blog. By Moses & Moses, P.C.

http://www.mosespc.com/blog/
  • Nov 19

    Alabama Elder Law: When Should You Seek Counsel?

    Alabama Elder Law: When Should You Seek Counsel?
    If you are a senior or have a parent who is, you may find you have a lot on your plate.  Along with finances that often dwindle as the years of employment come to an end and medical issues that can arise with age, there are a number of…
  • Nov 14

    Lawyers Doing LLC Filings in Alabama

    Lawyers Doing LLC Filings in Alabama
    Looking for Lawyers who do LLC Filings in Alabama? Starting a Small Business in Alabama has Never Been Easier.  Are you planning on starting a small business in Alabama?  Recent research shows it’s an excellent time to do…
  • Apr 5

    Do You Own Property with Others In Alabama?

    Do You Own Property with Others In Alabama?
    A relatively new Alabama law prevents the involuntary loss of real property inherited with other family members.  In order for the law to apply at least 20% of the owners must be relatives or must have acquired the land through a…
Rank this Week: 2796

The Surly Subgroup

The Surly Subgroup

Covers tax law. By tax law professors.

https://surlysubgroup.com/
Rank this Week: 2199

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

Swiss blawg covering a broad range of Swiss and international laws.

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 1284

www.lawblogswitzerland.ch

www.lawblogswitzerland.ch

Covers Swiss, European and international legal news. It focuses on data protection, privacy, technology law, IT/IP law, criminal law, administrative law, civil law, tax law, banking and finance law, bankruptcy, competition law and construction as well as real estate law.

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 2012

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/
  • Nov 17

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 11/17/17

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 11/17/17
    Catch up with the week’s notable events and shared resources with Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: The House passed a sweeping tax reform bill including $1.5 trillion in tax cuts for businesses and…
  • Nov 16

    Fiscal Sponsorship – Exit and Transfer of Asset

    Fiscal Sponsorship – Exit and Transfer of Asset
    A fiscal sponsorship relationship may, at some point, come to an end. Whether the project leaders have found a new sponsor, created a new nonprofit entity with its own exempt status under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or decided to…
  • Nov 10

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 11/10/17

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 11/10/17
    Catch up with the week’s notable events and shared resources with Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: A gunman senselessly killed 26 people in a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas during the morning service on…
Rank this Week: 3801

Multi-State Tax Law Blog

Multi-State Tax Law Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 16

    Rise in Florida Department of Revenue Criminal Investigations of Auto Dealer

    Rise in Florida Department of Revenue Criminal Investigations of Auto Dealer
    Our practice has recently seen an increase in criminal investigations of automobile dealers across the state for sales tax collected but not remitted to the Department of Revenue. The reason for this is unclear. However, it is vital for auto…
  • Oct 11

    THE VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURE PROGRAM

    THE VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURE PROGRAM
    You have a business that sells goods to your customers in other states. Recently, you heard that you should have collected sales tax on certain transactions or that the money you collected as sales tax should have been remitted to that state.…
  • Oct 1

    TEXAS AIRCRAFT SALES AND USE TAX

    TEXAS AIRCRAFT SALES AND USE TAX
    Out of the numerous types of transactions that are usually subject to tax, aircraft sales and use tax issues can be ranked among the most complicated and convoluted. First, and putting aside the fact every state views aircraft sales tax…
Rank this Week: 1118

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/
  • Nov 16

    When Can a Tenant Legally Break a Lease in California?

    When Can a Tenant Legally Break a Lease in California?
    As a landlord, it can be frustrating to balance a budget with an apartment or commercial property that is only partially full, and finding replacement tenants for tenants who break their lease can be a slow process. If you own a commercial…
  • Nov 14

    Can a Tenant Evict Another Tenant Without the Landlord’s Permission in California?

    Can a Tenant Evict Another Tenant Without the Landlord’s Permission in California?
    Some of the worst issues for landlords and property management companies are managing disputes between tenants and their neighbors, or even between roommates in the same unit. While this seems like the job of a camp counselor or a dorm room…
  • Oct 20

    Should I Be an Independent Contractor or an Employee on my Taxes?

    Should I Be an Independent Contractor or an Employee on my Taxes?
    When you take a job, especially a job as a household employee, it may not be clear whether you are an “employee” or an “independent contractor.” An employee usually has taxes withheld by their employer, receives a…
Rank this Week: 2141

Accel Tax Blog

Accel Tax Blog

Covers tax law news and tax planning for individuals and businesses.

http://www.acceltaxandbusiness.com/blog.php
Rank this Week: 1371

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/
Rank this Week: 2705

Tax Help Attorney Blog

Tax Help Attorney Blog

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

https://www.taxattorneyirs.com/
  • Nov 14

    IRS Unfiled Income Tax Return

    IRS Unfiled Income Tax Return
    I often receive phone calls from prospective clients who have not filed their income tax returns for many years. The typical range of unfiled income tax returns is about the last 5-7 years, but some cases it dates back to the mid…
  • Oct 25

    IRS Audit Reconsideration Proce

    IRS Audit Reconsideration Proce
    If you disagree with how much the IRS says you owe as a result of an tax audit, there is a process to correct the problem. The procedure is known as an audit reconsideration and is allowed when: You or your representative did not appear at…
  • Sep 24

    Income Taxes and Identity Theft

    Income Taxes and Identity Theft
    With the recent Equifax Credit Bureau identity theft event, and many prior episodes of personal identifying information being stolen (Yahoo, etc) that appears to happening all the time now, I thought an article would be helpful on how your…
Rank this Week: 2158

Private Business Counsel

Private Business Counsel

Covers private company management, business succession, formation, capital venture funding, tax structuring, startup counseling, and operations. By Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP.

https://corporateblog.mmwr.com/
  • Nov 14

    Seeking to Repeal the Federal Estate Tax – The Sequel

    Seeking to Repeal the Federal Estate Tax – The Sequel
    In 2001 President George W. Bush tried to repeal the federal estate tax. He was successful — but only for one year, 2010.  Then during the administration of President Obama the federal estate tax returned.  Under the new…
  • Oct 31

    Federal Estate Tax Inflation-Adjustments for 2018

    Federal Estate Tax Inflation-Adjustments for 2018
    Throughout the federal tax code there are figures which are inflation-adjusted – meaning they go up when there is inflation and they go up more when there is more inflation.  The adjusted figures for the coming year are generally…
  • Oct 23

    IRS Withdraws Regulations Which Could Have Eliminated Valuation Discount

    IRS Withdraws Regulations Which Could Have Eliminated Valuation Discount
    The IRS has never been a fan of valuation discounts.  These discounts allow the owner of a closely-held business to transfer an interest in the business to family members and others and, for gift and estate tax purposes, take a discount…
Rank this Week: 2201

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
  • Nov 11

    Updated: Tax Reform: What's on the Table?

    Updated: Tax Reform: What's on the Table?
    House Republicans released their detailed tax reform proposals on November 2. On November 9, an amended version of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed out of the House Ways & Means Committee by a vote of 24-16. The bill will move to…
  • Nov 11

    Tax Reform: What's on the Table?

    Tax Reform: What's on the Table?
    House Republicans released their detailed tax reform proposals on November 2. On November 9, an amended version of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed out of the House Ways & Means Committee by a vote of 24-16. The bill will move to…
  • Nov 5

    House Tax Reform Proposal and Pass-Through Entities: Our First Read

    House Tax Reform Proposal and Pass-Through Entities: Our First Read
    The 429-page tax reform proposal released by the House on Thursday is touted as simplifying the tax code. Not surprisingly, there’s very little simple about it, especially when it comes to its application to small businesses. Despite…
Rank this Week: 2843

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/
  • Nov 10

    Life Death Law Podcast: Episode 1! Purposeful Prenup

    Life Death Law Podcast: Episode 1! Purposeful Prenup
    Welcome to my new podcast, Life Death Law, where I explore the intersection of life, death, law (and love)–otherwise known as estate planning. In this first episode Emily Bouchard, a family dynamics and money coach and the managing…
  • Sep 12

    California Passes New Law Allowing Executors and Trustees Access to Digital Asset

    California Passes New Law Allowing Executors and Trustees Access to Digital Asset
    Some of your most valuable assets are digital, your estate plan should make it possible for your heirs to have access to them. If that's what you want, of course.
  • Sep 3

    FDIC Insurance for Trust Account

    FDIC Insurance for Trust Account
    Most people know that the FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation) insures bank accounts for up to $250,000 per depositor per covered bank. This insurance was increased from $100,000 to $250,000 in 2008, to reassure people during the…
Rank this Week: 2826