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taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 48

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Sep 16

    Entwurf zum Datenschutzgesetz (E-DSG) veröffentlicht

    Entwurf zum Datenschutzgesetz (E-DSG) veröffentlicht
    Gemäss Medienmitteilung vom 15. September 2017 hat das Eidgenössische Justiz- und Polizeidepartement (EJPD) den Entwurf zum Datenschutzgesetz (E-DSG) veröffentlicht.Auf den ersten Blick sind u.a. folgende Punkte im E-DSG…
  • Sep 14

    Grundbuchämter des Kantons Bern - Handbuch

    Grundbuchämter des Kantons Bern - Handbuch
    Die Grundbuchführung im Kanton Bern ist derzeit daran, ein elektronisches Handbuch für den Verkehr mit den Grundbuchämtern und die Grundbuchführung zu erstellen. Seit dem 12. September 2017 sind fünf neue Artikel…
  • Sep 14

    Bundesrat: wählbare Anlagestrategien in der 2. Säule

    Bundesrat: wählbare Anlagestrategien in der 2. Säule
    Gemäss einer Medienmitteilung vom 30. August 2017 hat der Bundesrat zwei Änderungen im Bereich der Pensionskassen beschlossen, welche per 1. Oktober 2017 in Kraft treten. Zum einen werden Versicherte mit höheren Einkommen, die…
Rank this Week: 126

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 2729

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/
  • Sep 21

    Is the State and Local Tax Deduction in Place to Protect Against Double Taxation?

    Is the State and Local Tax Deduction in Place to Protect Against Double Taxation?
    A few stories are in the news today about the state and local tax deduction, a provision of the federal income tax system that allows taxpayers who itemize to deduct some of their state and local taxes paid from their federal taxable income,…
  • Sep 21

    Four Plans for Permanent, Pro-Growth Tax Reform in the 115th Congre

    Four Plans for Permanent, Pro-Growth Tax Reform in the 115th Congre
    These four Tax Foundation tax plans demonstrate ways in which lawmakers could achieve permanent, pro-growth tax reform while keeping the level of federal revenue and the distribution of the tax burden roughly the same as current law.
  • Sep 21

    How High Are Property Tax Collections Where You Live?

    How High Are Property Tax Collections Where You Live?
    States collect property taxes in a number of ways: some impose a rate or a millage on the fair market value of property, while others impose it on some percentage (the assessment ratio) of the market value, yielding an assessed value.…
Rank this Week: 2790

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: 738

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/
  • Sep 21

    Starting a Nonprofit: Voting Membership Structure

    Starting a Nonprofit: Voting Membership Structure
    The term “member” is a term of art defined in California Nonprofit Corporation Law (the “Law”). Generally, a member under the Law (sometimes referred to as a “statutory member” or “voting…
  • Sep 15

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 9/15/17

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 9/15/17
    Catch up with the week’s notable events and shared resources with Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. And catch a repeat broadcast of my discussion with Tony Martignetti on Nonprofit Radio of the board’s role in program oversight.…
  • Sep 13

    Lawyers as Social Innovators: Guest Lecture

    Lawyers as Social Innovators: Guest Lecture
    Earlier today I had the wonderful opportunity to guest lecture at Scott Curran‘s  Lawyers as Social Innovators class at Chicago-Kent College of Law at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Here are my notes for the class: If…
Rank this Week: 757

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: 2787

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/
  • Sep 21

    Are Dual Citizens Required to File FBARs?

    Are Dual Citizens Required to File FBARs?
    Dual citizens, along with all other “United States persons”, must file a Report of Foreign Bank Accounts (FBAR) if the aggregate value of their foreign financial accounts exceeds $10,000 at any time during the year. This…
  • Sep 19

    What is a “Financial Interest” in a Foreign Accounts for FBAR Purposes?

    What is a “Financial Interest” in a Foreign Accounts for FBAR Purposes?
    Any United States person with a financial interest in or signature authority over a foreign financial account, where the aggregate value of all foreign financial accounts exceeds $10,000 at any point during the year, must file a Foreign Bank…
  • Sep 18

    The Tax Consequences of Inheriting Foreign Asset

    The Tax Consequences of Inheriting Foreign Asset
    U.S. taxpayers who inherit foreign assets must handle the tax consequences of their inheritances with great care. In addition to taxing all worldwide income, the U.S. also includes foreign assets in the gift and estate tax calculation, which…
Rank this Week: 675

Tax Controversy Sentinel

Tax Controversy Sentinel

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://taxcontroversy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Sep 21

    FinCEN Warns U.S. Financial Institutions of Venezuelan Money Laundering Threat

    FinCEN Warns U.S. Financial Institutions of Venezuelan Money Laundering Threat
    The Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has issued an advisory to alert financial institutions of widespread public corruption in Venezuela and the methods Venezuelan senior political figures and…
  • Sep 18

    BNA Reports That Tax-Zapping Software Costs States $21 Billion in Taxes Annually

    BNA Reports That Tax-Zapping Software Costs States $21 Billion in Taxes Annually
    BNA’s Michael J. Bologna and Paul Shukovsky have written a comprehensive article about a pervasive problem facing state tax auditors:  the use by restaurants and other cash-intensive businesses of electronic revenue suppression…
  • Sep 18

    Swiss-Domiciled Company Denied Treaty Benefits For Treaty Shopping

    Swiss-Domiciled Company Denied Treaty Benefits For Treaty Shopping
    Statutory Background When a foreign corporation receives dividends from U.S. sources, the income is generally subject to tax at 30%. To avoid double taxation and encourage cross-border investments, the U.S. has entered into bilateral tax…
Rank this Week: 1585

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/
  • Sep 21

    An Empirical Window into Retrospective Review

    An Empirical Window into Retrospective Review
    Wendy Wagner, William West, Thomas McGarity & Lisa Peters, Dynamic Rulemaking, 92 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 183 (2017), available at SSRN.Christopher WalkerRetrospective review remains a hot topic in administrative law. The Administrative Conference…
  • Sep 20

    Limitations on the Business Case for Diversity

    Limitations on the Business Case for Diversity
    Jamillah Bowman Williams, Breaking Down Bias: Legal Mandates vs. Corporate Interests, Wash. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2017), available on SSRN.Marcia L. McCormickThose working in antidiscrimination law are well-versed in the central role that the…
  • Sep 19

    Who Should Terminate or Modify Irrevocable Trusts?

    Who Should Terminate or Modify Irrevocable Trusts?
    Bradley E.S. Fogel, Terminating or Modifying Irrevocable Trusts by Consent of the Beneficiaries—A Proposal to Respect the Primacy of the Settlor’s Intent, 50 Real Prop., Tr. & Est. L.J. 337 (2016). Michael Yu Professor Bradley…
Rank this Week: 4272

Tax Blog

Tax Blog

By the Law Office of Kunal Patel, LLC.

https://www.kpateloffice.com/blog/
  • Sep 20

    Foreign Life Insurance Taxation

    Foreign Life Insurance Taxation
    Foreign Life Insurance Taxation Life insurance can be good way to ensure that loved ones are taken care of in the event of an unfortunate situation. However, owning a foreign life insurance policy with cash value can prove to be more of a…
  • Sep 1

    IRS Tax Amnesty & Voluntary Disclosure Practice

    IRS Tax Amnesty & Voluntary Disclosure Practice
    IRS Tax Amnesty & Voluntary Disclosure Practice What do you do if you have committed a serious tax crime but the IRS has not yet discovered it? Tax amnesty has been a longstanding practice of the IRS Criminal Investigation division…
  • Aug 27

    Casualty Loss Deduction

    Casualty Loss Deduction
    Hurricane Harvey & IRS Casualty Loss Deduction As Hurricane Harvey continues to batter Houston in what some consider to be a 1 in 1,000 year event, only 15% of Houston residents are protected by flood insurance. Undoubtedly, there will be…
Rank this Week: 1559

Houston Tax Attorney Blog

Houston Tax Attorney Blog

Covers tax controversies and offshore assets. By the Law Office of Kunal Patel, LLC.

http://www.kpateloffice.com/blog
  • Sep 20

    Foreign Life Insurance Taxation

    Foreign Life Insurance Taxation
    Foreign Life Insurance Taxation Life insurance can be good way to ensure that loved ones are taken care of in the event of an unfortunate situation. However, owning a foreign life insurance policy with cash value can prove to be more of a…
  • Sep 1

    IRS Tax Amnesty & Voluntary Disclosure Practice

    IRS Tax Amnesty & Voluntary Disclosure Practice
    IRS Tax Amnesty & Voluntary Disclosure Practice What do you do if you have committed a serious tax crime but the IRS has not yet discovered it? Tax amnesty has been a longstanding practice of the IRS Criminal Investigation division…
  • Aug 27

    Casualty Loss Deduction

    Casualty Loss Deduction
    Hurricane Harvey & IRS Casualty Loss Deduction As Hurricane Harvey continues to batter Houston in what some consider to be a 1 in 1,000 year event, only 15% of Houston residents are protected by flood insurance. Undoubtedly, there will be…
Rank this Week: 1566

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/
  • Sep 20

    India Income U.S. Tax – IRS Tax Return & Reporting Basic

    India Income U.S. Tax – IRS Tax Return & Reporting Basic
    India Income & U.S. Taxation  Offshore Tax Compliance is complex. Moreover, Indian Tax Law is different than US tax law and usually the U.S. treats India income as “presently taxable.” That is true, even if it is in a…
  • Sep 20

    India & U.S. Tax Law – Common Questions, Answers & Mistake

    India & U.S. Tax Law – Common Questions, Answers & Mistake
    India & U.S. Tax Law Treatment  Offshore Tax Compliance is complex. Moreover, Indian Tax Law is different than US tax law and usually the U.S. treats India income as “presently taxable.” That is true, even if it is in a…
  • Sep 19

    FBAR Penalty Calculations – What You Can Do To Mitigate or Avoid Them

    FBAR Penalty Calculations – What You Can Do To Mitigate or Avoid Them
    FBAR Penalty Calculations FBAR is the Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Account form. It is a form required to be filed annually by U.S. Persons who have more than $10,000 in foreign accounts on any given day of the year. While there are…
Rank this Week: 1603

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/
  • Sep 20

    IRS CID Chief: “Significant” International Tax Investigations Under Way

    IRS CID Chief: “Significant” International Tax Investigations Under Way
      Don Fort was appointed Chief of Criminal Investigation (CI) for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in June.  He’s quickly making his presence known as the IRS’ top [...]Read More...
  • Sep 13

    Foreign Owner / Foreign Assets: No US Nominee!

    Foreign Owner / Foreign Assets: No US Nominee!
    We’ve known for some time that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has been mining heaps of data provided to it by banks in Switzerland and elsewhere, as well [...]Read More...
  • Sep 6

    Foreign Owner of US LLC: NRA Asks, Do I Need an ITIN?

    Foreign Owner of US LLC: NRA Asks, Do I Need an ITIN?
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will host an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) Process webinar on Wednesday, Sept. 20 from 1- 2:30 p.m. EDT. Those interested in attending [...]Read More...
Rank this Week: 1290

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/
  • Sep 20

    New LLC Act

    New LLC Act
    For owners of Minnesota LLCs that were formed prior to August 1, 2015 and have not yet checked in regarding whether law changes could impact their LLC beginning January 1st... The post New LLC Act appeared first on Rubric Legal.
  • Sep 6

    Johnson Amendment

    Johnson Amendment
    Since 1954, the so-called “Johnson Amendment,” a portion of the provision in the Internal Revenue Code that lays out the basic requirements for Section 501(c)(3) organizations, has prohibited charities from... The post Johnson…
  • Aug 4

    Pharma-funded Charities and Private Benefit

    Pharma-funded Charities and Private Benefit
      Too close for comfort? Many patient assistance charities provide funding for patients to purchase treatments from the same pharmaceutical companies that provide the majority of funding for these charities.... The post Pharma-funded…
Rank this Week: 1597

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/
  • Sep 20

    Reverse Tax Logic

    Reverse Tax Logic
    According to this report, the chair of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity suggested that “when burdens like poll taxes and literacy tests were imposed on citizens and registering often required a trip to the…
  • Sep 18

    Is Anti-Tax Sentiment Weakening?

    Is Anti-Tax Sentiment Weakening?
    For almost two decades, Americans have been told, time and again, that they oppose tax and fee increases. Enormous sums of money have been plowed into efforts to persuade Americans that taxes are a bad thing and to persuade legislators to…
  • Sep 15

    A Tax Challenge: Simplicity Versus Fairne

    A Tax Challenge: Simplicity Versus Fairne
    Taxpayers complain about the complexity of tax laws and tax forms, to say nothing of the inconvenience of keeping records and digging up information in order to comply with tax laws. But taxpayers also complain when they perceive tax laws to…
Rank this Week: 423

Money Law Blog

Money Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy and tax law issues in DC, Maryland and Virginia. By the Law Office of Edward Gonzalez, PC.

http://www.money-lawblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Beware of scammers: “Fix your tax debts for pennies on the dollar” IS too good to be true.

    Beware of scammers: “Fix your tax debts for pennies on the dollar” IS too good to be true.
    BEWARE HIGH-VOLUME TAX HELP ADVERTISERS Evening TV commercials offering to help taxpayers with tax debts.They promise to help you solve your delinquent tax problems. But are they legit? High volume advertisers typically collect hefty retainer…
  • Nov 22

    Cars — the worst purchase you’ll ever make. Here’s why.

    Cars — the worst purchase you’ll ever make. Here’s why.
    © Daniel Steger for openphoto.net The biggest money pit I see when I interview prospects with financial problems is the car — always.  I have even seen people paying half of their disposable income in car payments (plus…
  • Nov 22

    Cars — the worst purchase you’ll ever make. Here’s why.

    Cars — the worst purchase you’ll ever make. Here’s why.
    The biggest money pit I see when I interview prospects with financial problems is the car — always.  I have even seen people paying half of their disposable income in car payments (plus insurance, tolls, repairs, maintenance,…
Rank this Week: 2779

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/
  • Sep 19

    5 Common Tax Filing Mistakes in California

    5 Common Tax Filing Mistakes in California
    As summer comes to a close, we are quickly reminded that there is not much time left in the calendar year, and that tax season may be upon us sooner than we expect. Now is as good a time as any to start thinking about your taxes, planning…
  • Sep 6

    The Downsides of DIY Online Tax Services in California

    The Downsides of DIY Online Tax Services in California
    Millions of Americans have strayed away from professional tax services and begun preparing their own tax returns. Taxpayers are turning more and more frequently to online softwares like TurboTax, TaxAct and TaxSlayer, often to avoid the…
  • Aug 24

    Five Tax Tips for Bitcoin Owners in California

    Five Tax Tips for Bitcoin Owners in California
    Bitcoin use comes with many benefits that give it an advantage over using localized currency. Cheap and quick transactions, no paperwork and appreciating value are just a few. With Bitcoin use constantly increasing among individuals and…
Rank this Week: 1718

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: 1835

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    The view from my window at NYU Berlin

    The view from my window at NYU Berlin
    Nice to see this corvid right outside my window at NYU Berlin, where at the moment I am working on a new international tax article (as a brief change of pace from my literature book).  I am a fan, or more like a distant admirer, of…
  • Sep 15

    Precise targeting to increase high-end inequality?

    Precise targeting to increase high-end inequality?
    I haven't yet read this recently posted article, but I plan to, as it seems to be important (and is by good researchers). But here is the key finding from its abstract:"Using administrative data linking 10 million firms to their owners, this…
  • Sep 15

    What could Trump / Mnuchin mean when they claim taxes won't decline for the wealthy?

    What could Trump / Mnuchin mean when they claim taxes won't decline for the wealthy?
    Not just Trump but also Mnuchin have been claiming that taxes won't decline for the high-income in the supposedly soon-emerging tax "reform" plan. The fact that Mnuchin is saying it, too, makes one think that maybe it isn't just impulsive…
Rank this Week: 4452

Tax Blog

Tax Blog

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

http://www.irstaxtrouble.com/category/tax-blog/
  • Sep 18

    U.S. Treasury Says IRS Not Using Information from Foreign Government

    U.S. Treasury Says IRS Not Using Information from Foreign Government
    It wasn’t long ago that the IRS was completely in the dark as to what information taxpayers and others were reporting to foreign governments. The IRS would never show up on U.S. audit with information obtained from foreign governments.…
  • Sep 8

    Court Says Deduction for Tax Loss Not Allowed for Worthless Debt

    Court Says Deduction for Tax Loss Not Allowed for Worthless Debt
    Tax losses for worthless debts often trigger IRS audits. On audit, it is common practice for the IRS to disallow the losses based on the debt not being worthless, the amount of the loss not being correct, and that the ..... The post Court…
  • Aug 27

    Airline Pilot Stationed Overseas Not Entitled to Section 911 Foreign Income Exclusion

    Airline Pilot Stationed Overseas Not Entitled to Section 911 Foreign Income Exclusion
    U.S. income tax laws can be challenging for U.S. citizens who live outside of the U.S. This is particularly true for airline pilots who accept jobs overseas. The recent Acone v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo. 2017-162, case addresses the challenge…
Rank this Week: 1198

IRS Problem Solver Blog

IRS Problem Solver Blog

Covers IRS problems and how to solve them. By Darrin Mish.

http://www.getirshelp.com/irsblog
  • Sep 18

    Will the Fact That I Owe the IRS Back Taxes Become Public Record?

    Will the Fact That I Owe the IRS Back Taxes Become Public Record?
    The fact that you owe the IRS back taxes does not have to become a part of public record. If you pay your taxes in full, the IRS has no reason to file a lien. However, most people are honest and want to pay their taxes. If they could have…
  • Sep 18

    Will the IRS Seize My Vehicle?

    Will the IRS Seize My Vehicle?
    When you first get a letter from the IRS it can be terrifying. It’s hard to know just what exactly the IRS is legally permitted to do and an entirely different question entirely as to what they will actually do in order to collect on…
  • Sep 18

    Do I Qualify for an Offer in Compromise?

    Do I Qualify for an Offer in Compromise?
    Do I Qualify For An Offer in Compromise? If am hugely indebted to the IRS, is there an alternative for settling my arrears? The answer to this is yes. An offer in comprise provides you with an alternative for settling your tax debts. This is…
Rank this Week: 1180

Wealth Law Blog

Wealth Law Blog

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

http://samuelslaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 18

    2017 Chambers High Net Worth Again Recognizes SYK & Two of Our Partner

    2017 Chambers High Net Worth Again Recognizes SYK & Two of Our Partner
    Friday, Chambers and Partners released their annual rankings for their Chambers High Net Worth publication. Chambers HNW is objective, independent and research-based; the guide recognizes the world’s leading high net worth advisers. The…
  • Aug 17

    Six Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018

    Six Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018
    Congratulations to the Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018 – including one “Lawyer of the Year.” Bob Banks, Victoria Blachly, Chris Costantino, Stephen Kantor, Van White, and Eric…
  • Aug 2

    Heat Wave Reminder – Oregon Law Allows Public Intervention if a Child or Animal is in Danger

    Heat Wave Reminder – Oregon Law Allows Public Intervention if a Child or Animal is in Danger
    Portland is currently in the midst of what could be a record breaking heat wave. The city is forecast to have temperatures climbing above 100 degrees this week. Health officials are urging citizens to stay hydrated and take precautions when…
Rank this Week: 4364

The Surly Subgroup

The Surly Subgroup

Covers tax law. By tax law professors.

https://surlysubgroup.com/
  • Sep 17

    FY 2018 Appropriations Bill and the IRS

    FY 2018 Appropriations Bill and the IRS
    Last Thursday, the House passed an appropriations bill by a vote of 211 to 198. At this point, it’s anybody’s guess how much of the appropriations bill will survive the Senate, but, just in case, it’s worth taking a look at…
  • Sep 12

    Saule Omarova (Cornell) presents “Private Wealth and Public Goods: A Case for a National Investment Authority” At Boston College Law School

    Saule Omarova (Cornell) presents “Private Wealth and Public Goods: A Case for a National Investment Authority” At Boston College Law School
    Shuyi Oei Today, Boston College Law School welcomes Professor Saule Omarova (Cornell) as the first presenter in our inaugural Regulation and Markets Workshop Series. The paper (with Robert Hockett, also of Cornell) is entitled “Private…
  • Sep 8

    Boredom and Taxe

    Boredom and Taxe
    I’ve been known to occasionally get bored at work, notwithstanding my job being the best job in the world and taxes being one of the most interesting topics in the world. For better or worse, when I’m bored, I can always turn to…
Rank this Week: 1604

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/
  • Sep 16

    Audit of Predeceased Spouse Permitted for Purposes of DSUE Adjustment for Surviving Spouse’s Estate

    Audit of Predeceased Spouse Permitted for Purposes of DSUE Adjustment for Surviving Spouse’s Estate
    A husband died in 2012, and his estate filed a gift tax return to report a deceased spousal unused exclusion (DSUE) and elected portability. The IRS sent a letter to husband’s estate accepting the estate tax return as filed. Portability…
  • Sep 14

    Extended Due Dates for Hurricane Irma Victim

    Extended Due Dates for Hurricane Irma Victim
    Hurricane Irma blazed a path of destruction through the Caribbean, the Florida Keys, and up through Florida. As a result, the IRS is postponing various tax filing and payment deadlines that occurred starting on September 4, 2017 in Florida…
  • Sep 9

    Time to Revise Your Partnership and LLC Agreements?

    Time to Revise Your Partnership and LLC Agreements?
    In June, the IRS reissued proposed regulations that adopt new centralized partnership audit procedures. These will replace the current TEFRA audit rules.The short story is that by default, the PARTNERSHIP is responsible for paying any…
Rank this Week: 588

Palm Springs Tax and Trust Lawyers

Palm Springs Tax and Trust Lawyers

Covers estate tax and trust administration issues. By Sanger & Manes.

http://www.palmspringstaxandtrustlawyers.com/
  • Sep 15

    LEAVING CALIFORNIA – Relocating Your Business Out of State

    LEAVING CALIFORNIA – Relocating Your Business Out of State
    In cases where a taxpayer owns numerous entities and some of the income derives from service contracts between the entities or owner, especially where e-commerce is the company's major source of income, some strategic use of out-of-state…
  • Sep 1

    GUIDELINES FOR DETERMINING CALIFORNIA RESIDENCY: A Primer for Serious Snowbird

    GUIDELINES FOR DETERMINING CALIFORNIA RESIDENCY: A Primer for Serious Snowbird
    Let’s go over the basics of California residency taxation.  They can be brutal. How Residents and Nonresidents Are Taxed California residents are subject to California state income tax on all income regardless where earned.…
  • Aug 12

    THE SIX-MONTH PRESUMPTION IN CALIFORNIA RESIDENCY LAW: Not All It’s Cracked Up To Be

    THE SIX-MONTH PRESUMPTION IN CALIFORNIA RESIDENCY LAW: Not All It’s Cracked Up To Be
    The six-month presumption in California residency law differs from the common perception. The presumption is hard to meet, and more important than the amount of time spent in California is the purpose of the time spent here The post THE…
Rank this Week: 2916

Colorado Estate Planning

Colorado Estate Planning

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

http://blog.forbushgoldberg.com/
  • Sep 15

    A Longer Lifespan Can Create Longer Retirement

    A Longer Lifespan Can Create Longer Retirement
    Many elderly retirees with straining budgets are turning to their children for financial help, just as they are reaching retirement age themselves. Some members of the workforce are having to delay retirement, so they can financially help…
  • Sep 14

    Lewis' Estate Modest by Hollywood Standards?

    Lewis' Estate Modest by Hollywood Standards?
    Jerry Lewis owned everything in his movies and they are in a trust. Jerry Lewis, who passed away recently, was one of the most famous entertainers in history. However, he may have left behind a relatively small estate and a clue may be an old…
  • Sep 13

    Be Honest with the Life Insurance Company

    Be Honest with the Life Insurance Company
    Life insurance policies pay out immediately upon death and can help the family through difficult times. However, it is important to make sure that you do not mislead the insurance company. If you decide to use life insurance as an estate…
Rank this Week: 2702

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
  • Sep 14

    Dicamba Drift: What are the Legal Remedies?

    Dicamba Drift: What are the Legal Remedies?
    As the reports of damages stemming from dicamba drift increase, questions swirl. Just what is the problem? Who’s responsible? What can be done to prevent future damage? While there are no clear answers to many of these questions, it may…
  • Sep 12

    Plaintiff Wins $70,100 after Neighbor's Trail Encroached upon Her Land

    Plaintiff Wins $70,100 after Neighbor's Trail Encroached upon Her Land
    The Iowa Court of Appeals recently affirmed a jury verdict awarding a plaintiff $70,100 after her neighbor built a trail encroaching upon her property. The damages included $50,000 for trespass and loss of lateral support and $20,100 in…
  • Sep 12

    Iowa Court Says Settlement Agreement Dictated Inheritance Tax Liability

    Iowa Court Says Settlement Agreement Dictated Inheritance Tax Liability
    Can a family settlement agreement (FSA) govern the imposition of inheritance tax liability? Under the right set of circumstances, yes. After a recent case, the answer to that question in Iowa appears to turn on whether the FSA seeks to avoid…
Rank this Week: 1445

Urbach & Avraham CPAs Law Blog

Urbach & Avraham CPAs Law Blog

Covers forensic accounting, estate administration, and personal, corporate, and estate income taxes.

http://uandacpas.com/blog/
  • Sep 13

    Should I Pay My Child Wages?

    Should I Pay My Child Wages?
    Paying Wages to Children working in the business has many tax advantage
  • Aug 31

    Executor of Estate? Use our Executor Checklist as your Road Map

    Executor of Estate? Use our Executor Checklist as your Road Map
    Executor Checklist is a Guide for Executor Duties- covers NJ Estate Taxes and NJ Inheritance Taxes, estate accountant, fiduciary income taxes, estate taxes, Form 1041, NJ Exit Tax, estate filings,
  • Aug 29

    Who will access your digital assets when you can’t?

    Who will access your digital assets when you can’t?
    Fiduciaries need access to digital assets for online bank accounts, social media, email accounts. Consent must be provided to executors, trustees, guardians and powers of attorney to access digital asset
Rank this Week: 2524

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

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

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Sep 13

    Harvey and Irma Relief Includes the FBAR

    Harvey and Irma Relief Includes the FBAR
    Taxpayers with $10,000 aggregate in one or more foreign financial accounts must file an FBAR (Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts, Form 114) with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FINCEN). FINCEN has announced on their…
  • Sep 12

    IRS Transcript Delivery System Failing for Many Users; No Fix Time

    IRS Transcript Delivery System Failing for Many Users; No Fix Time
    One of the major tools I use is the IRS’s e-Services system; the component I use the most is the Transcript Delivery System (TDS). Last weekend, the IRS did a major “upgrade” of the system. I have to put upgrade in quotes…
  • Sep 12

    IRS Gives Tax Deadline Relief to Victims of Hurricane Irma

    IRS Gives Tax Deadline Relief to Victims of Hurricane Irma
    The IRS today announce that they are extending tax filing deadlines for victims of Hurricane Irma to January 31, 2018. The relief applies to any area designated by FEMA as qualifying for individual assistance (areas in Florida, Puerto Rico,…
Rank this Week: 583

Multi-State Tax Law Blog

Multi-State Tax Law Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 13

    SALES TAX NEXUS AND SELLERS USING AMAZON’S FBA

    SALES TAX NEXUS AND SELLERS USING AMAZON’S FBA
    Imagine having an online business.  One day, you decide to use Amazon’s Fulfillment By Amazon (“FBA”) services.  Unbeknownst to you, your inventory is stored by Amazon in several states.  One day, you get a…
  • Aug 28

    Restaurant Tips Taxable in Idaho

    Restaurant Tips Taxable in Idaho
    In the United States, tipping at restaurants is never really optional. While customers are the ones who write in a tip on their bills at their discretion, it is generally expected to leave 15-20%.  Occasionally when large parties visit a…
  • Aug 16

    Texas Taxes Cloud-Based Software Texting Service

    Texas Taxes Cloud-Based Software Texting Service
    Texas is one of many states beginning to tax software as a service. Known as SaaS, these new impositions of tax are still struggling with practical application. Software as a service typically includes a situation in which a software company…
Rank this Week: 2056

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/
  • 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…
  • Jun 11

    Refinancing a house held in a living trust

    Refinancing a house held in a living trust
    You can refinance your house if it is in a living trust, but you need to pay attention and make sure your house stays in the trust before and after the transaction.
Rank this Week: 3202

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: 3998

Tax Help Attorney Blog

Tax Help Attorney Blog

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

https://www.taxattorneyirs.com/
  • Sep 10

    It is important to keep in Touch! Offers in Compromise and Tax Payment Plan

    It is important to keep in Touch! Offers in Compromise and Tax Payment Plan
    Tax issues surround our daily lives, whether it is tax on your income or sales taxes you owe for your business. However, there are times in your life, whether its a sickness, divorce, death in the family, business problems, or just being…
  • Sep 6

    Interest on Court Ordered Restitution for Criminal Tax Case

    Interest on Court Ordered Restitution for Criminal Tax Case
    A recent Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel memorandum (CCA 201725026) provides guidance on whether the IRS can charge interest on court ordered restitution payments related to Title 18 criminal tax cases. As background,…
  • Feb 11

    What to do if you get Audited- Receipt

    What to do if you get Audited- Receipt
    Many new clients call us in a panic when they receive a letter from the IRS that their income tax return has been selected for an audit. In most cases the client knows that they overstated their tax deductions, or less likely did not report…
Rank this Week: 1609

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
  • Sep 8

    Newly Formed Unit Will Investigate and Prosecute Fraud Related to Opioid Prescribing and Dispensing

    Newly Formed Unit Will Investigate and Prosecute Fraud Related to Opioid Prescribing and Dispensing
    Combatting the opioid epidemic in the U.S. is a top priority for federal and state agencies in 2017. On August 10, 2017, President Donald Trump declared the country’s opioid epidemic a national emergency and committed to expending a lot…
  • Sep 5

    New EEO-1 Pay Data Reporting Requirements On Hold, Under Review

    New EEO-1 Pay Data Reporting Requirements On Hold, Under Review
    On August 29th, the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) issued a memo to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), stating that recent changes to the EEO-1 form were on an immediate hold pending review by the OIRA.…
  • Sep 1

    DOL Final Rule on Exempt Status Invalidated

    DOL Final Rule on Exempt Status Invalidated
    On August 31, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued an Order invalidating the Final Rule of the Department of Labor (DOL) finding that it exceeded the DOL’s authority by failing to implement…
Rank this Week: 1868

Tax, Trust and Estate News

Tax, Trust and Estate News

Covers federal and state income taxes, and business taxes. By Scarinci Hollenbeck.

http://taxtrustestatenews.com/
  • Sep 8

    Mylan N.V.: Savings Taxes Using Refined Coal Tax Credits & Inversion

    Mylan N.V.: Savings Taxes Using Refined Coal Tax Credits & Inversion
    Tax planning has become synonymous with nefarious activity but the reality is that tax planning is essential to the viability of any business. Consider Mylan, a worldwide pharmaceutical company whose publicly traded holding company moved to…
  • Sep 8

    Mylan N.V.: Savings Taxes Using Refined Coal Tax Credits & Inversion

    Mylan N.V.: Savings Taxes Using Refined Coal Tax Credits & Inversion
    Tax planning has become synonymous with nefarious activity but the reality is that tax planning is essential to the viability of any business. Consider Mylan, a worldwide pharmaceutical company whose publicly traded holding company moved to…
  • Jul 18

    The World Is Getting More Transparent: The BVI Adopts A Regime For Disclosing Beneficial Ownership

    The World Is Getting More Transparent: The BVI Adopts A Regime For Disclosing Beneficial Ownership
    The British Virgin Islands has been and continues to be one of the most popular jurisdictions for the incorporation of offshore entities, especially for Chinese residents. One popular attribute of BVI companies was the ability to maintain…
Rank this Week: 3349

Kevin A. Pollock BLAWG

Kevin A. Pollock BLAWG

Covers wills, trusts & estates, guardianships, tax and asset protection planning.

http://willstrustsestates.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 7

    Keep an Eye on Your Credit - Equifax Breached

    Keep an Eye on Your Credit - Equifax Breached
    In perhaps one of the largest security breaches ever, the credit reporting agency Equifax has admitted that criminal hackers have had access to over 143 Million consumers' files, including names, Social Security Numbers, birth dates,…
  • Aug 30

    Terry Pratchett's Executor Destroys Unpublished Work of Author

    Terry Pratchett's Executor Destroys Unpublished Work of Author
    As a fan of the works of Author Terry Pratchett, in particular Going Postal and Making Money, I got a chuckle out of this story in the New York Times.  As some of you are aware, Terry Pratchett died in 2015.  One of his last wishes…
  • Aug 18

    Will the New Jersey Estate Tax Repeal Become Permanent?

    Will the New Jersey Estate Tax Repeal Become Permanent?
    As most of my estate planning clients are aware, I have been very cautious regarding whether or not New Jersey will keep a $2,000,000 estate tax exemption beyond 2017 or allow for a full repeal. However, it is worth noting that the…
Rank this Week: 340

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
  • Sep 6

    TaxMama’s TaxQuips Disastrous Tax Issue

    TaxMama’s TaxQuips Disastrous Tax Issue
    Today TaxMama® says we are facing Hurricane Irma in Florida, dealing with the devastation of Harvey in Texas – and the biggest fire in Los Angeles history. So let’s talk about the special tax breaks available to…
  • Aug 16

    TaxMama's Tax Quips - the Gig Economy

    TaxMama's Tax Quips - the Gig Economy
    Today TaxMama® says that estimated tax payments are due – and that’s timely information for the “Gig” economy. http://deducteverythingbook.com/   Dear Friends and Family, Here are 15 tips for Uber,…
  • Jul 10

    Disasters and Other Pleasant Experience

    Disasters and Other Pleasant Experience
    Today TaxMama® wants to talk about sudden, unexpected events – and some tips on how to prepare for…
Rank this Week: 234

Florida Estate Planning and…

Florida Estate Planning and Probate Law Blog

By Marc Soss.

http://floridaestateplanningandprobatelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 6

    HURRICANE HARVEY TAX RELIEF FOR THOSE IMPACTED BY THE STORM

    HURRICANE HARVEY TAX RELIEF FOR THOSE IMPACTED BY THE STORM
    The devastation of Hurricane Harvey will be felt for years to come. While relief efforts are underway to assist victims of the storm the Internal Revenue Service has also established procedures, via announcement or news relief, to assist…
  • Aug 22

    THE ROLE OF YOUR HEALTH CARE SURROGATE

    THE ROLE OF YOUR HEALTH CARE SURROGATE
    The creation of a Health Care Surrogate is a vital part of every Florida estate plan. However, the individual appointed to serve in this capacity typically has no idea what the job may entail. The following is a brief synopsis of their…
  • Aug 3

    TAX REPORTING OF YOUR QUALIFIED CHARITABLE DISTRIBUTION

    TAX REPORTING OF YOUR QUALIFIED CHARITABLE DISTRIBUTION
    The ability to transfer up to $100,000 each year from your IRA to charity tax-free, have it count as your Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) and have it not included in your adjusted gross income is now a permanent part of federal tax law.…
Rank this Week: 1482

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/
  • Sep 6

    IRS Notice Provides Penalty Relief to Certain Partnership Return Filing Taxpayer

    IRS Notice Provides Penalty Relief to Certain Partnership Return Filing Taxpayer
    by Monte L. Schatz The IRS has issued Notice 2017-47 that provides penalty relief to partnerships that filed certain untimely returns or untimely requests for extension of time who filed those returns for the first taxable year that began…
  • Jul 28

    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Prohibits Certain Arbitration Clause

    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Prohibits Certain Arbitration Clause
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) released a final rule that prohibits certain financial service companies from blocking class action lawsuits with pre-dispute arbitration clauses and class action waiver clauses in…
  • Jul 15

    Department of Labor Clarifies Stance on Still-Pending Overtime Rule

    Department of Labor Clarifies Stance on Still-Pending Overtime Rule
    By James Pieper In 2016, a dramatic overhaul of the rules for eligibility and payment of overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) was on the verge of taking effect before being halted by an injunction issued by a federal judge. With…
Rank this Week: 2068

IRS Report Card

IRS Report Card

Comments of a 30-Year Former IRS Insider. By Mopsick Tax Law, LLP.

http://mopsicktaxlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3286

Tax Relief Blog

Tax Relief Blog

By Mike Habib, EA

http://blog.myirstaxrelief.com/
  • Aug 29

    Houston Texas IRS Tax Relief

    Houston Texas IRS Tax Relief
    Mike Habib is an IRS licensed Enrolled Agent, tax problem solver and a tax resolution expert who offers his outstanding representation services in Houston, Texas allowing you or your business to seek effective tax resolution and get reliable…
  • Aug 14

    Tax problem resolution infographic by Mike Habib EA

    Tax problem resolution infographic by Mike Habib EA
    Tax Problem Resolution infographic by Mike Habib EA, Back taxes Help, IRS Audit Help, Unfiled Tax Returns Help Tax Problem Resolution infographic by Mike Habib EA Calling on taxpayers facing back tax problems, taxpayers being audited by the…
  • Jul 17

    Client tax update letter – summer 2017 back taxes collection

    Client tax update letter – summer 2017 back taxes collection
    Dear Client: The following is a summary of important tax developments that have occurred in the past three months that may affect you, your family, your investments, and your livelihood. Please call us for more information about any of these…
Rank this Week: 2761

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: 2687

Seay Law Firm Blog

Seay Law Firm Blog

Covers Texas tax law.

http://www.seaytaxlaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    Tax Deadlines Extended after Hurricane Harvey

    Tax Deadlines Extended after Hurricane Harvey
    The Texas Comptroller announced a possible extension of some tax deadlines for those affected by Hurricane Harvey.  The Texas Comptroller may grant an extension of the deadline to file Texas state tax returns and pay certain Texas state…
  • Aug 16

    Recent Texas Tax Appellate Court Opinion

    Recent Texas Tax Appellate Court Opinion
    The Texas Third Court of Appeals recently issued several Texas tax opinions, regarding both Texas franchise tax and Texas sales tax.  This blog post summarizes those Texas tax opinions. Texas Sales and Use Tax Cantu Enterprises, LLC v.…
  • Feb 6

    Appeals Court: No COGS for Heavy Equipment Delivery/Pick-up Fee

    Appeals Court: No COGS for Heavy Equipment Delivery/Pick-up Fee
    The Texas Third Court of Appeals recently held in Hegar v. Sunstate Equipment Co., LLC, that a company that leased heavy equipment to construction products could not include its delivery and pick-up fees for the equipment in its cost of goods…
Rank this Week: 3117

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/
Rank this Week: 4224