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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: 157

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/
  • Feb 15

    Mississippi’s Pro-Growth Tax Swap Proposal

    Mississippi’s Pro-Growth Tax Swap Proposal
    The Mississippi House of Representatives has proposed a bill that would eliminate an income tax bracket, while increasing the tax rate on fuel. The swap would allow Mississippi to transition from taxes on income to taxes on consumptions and…
  • Feb 14

    Iowa Governor Outlines Plan to Cut Rates and Repeal Federal Deductibility

    Iowa Governor Outlines Plan to Cut Rates and Repeal Federal Deductibility
    Federal tax reform may have been the spark needed for Iowa to proceed with its own program of reform. Overhauling the state’s tax code has been a goal of state policymakers for years—we wrote a book outlining options for the state…
  • Feb 14

    Iowa Governor Outlines Plan to Cut Rates and Repeal Federal Deductibility

    Iowa Governor Outlines Plan to Cut Rates and Repeal Federal Deductibility
    Federal tax reform may have been the spark needed for Iowa to proceed with its own program of reform. Overhauling the state’s tax code has been a goal of state policymakers for years—we wrote a book outlining options for the state…
Rank this Week: 183

Illinois Business Law Journal

Illinois Business Law Journal

Covers recent developments affecting business law. From the University of Illinois College of Law.

https://publish.illinois.edu/illinoisblj/
Rank this Week: 249

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 271

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: 269

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: 317

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/
  • Feb 16

    Using an Interesting Conversation to Teach Testamentary Capacity

    Using an Interesting Conversation to Teach Testamentary Capacity
    Stephen R. Alton, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll’s Will: A Tale of Testamentary Capacity, 52 Tulsa L. Rev. 263 (2017). Browne Lewis The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a popular novella that was published by Robert Louis…
  • Feb 15

    Yes, There is Such a Thing as Too Much Transparency

    Yes, There is Such a Thing as Too Much Transparency
    Ashley Deeks, A (Qualified) Defense of Secret Agreements, 49 Ariz. St. L.J. 713 (2017). Sam F. Halabi In a world where secret meetings and resulting agreements seem particularly suspect, it might be tempting to think that the…
  • Feb 14

    The Perils of Wellne

    The Perils of Wellne
    Gordon Hull & Frank Pasquale, Toward a Critical Theory of Corporate Wellness, BioSocieties (2017). Mary Crossley The non-stop growth of employee wellness programs presents a rich teaching (and scholarly) opportunity for health…
Rank this Week: 546

Planning Notes

Planning Notes

Covers fundamental concepts relevant to estate planning, business law, real estate law, and tax law. By Cook & Cook.

http://cooklaw.co/blog
  • Feb 16

    LLC, Corporation, Trade Name, Trademark: Which Do I Need?

    LLC, Corporation, Trade Name, Trademark: Which Do I Need?
    You want to protect your business, but what legal strategy will help you to protect it best? This might sound a little like something Yoda would say, but the particular strategy or strategies will depend upon what you are most interested in…
  • Feb 9

    Fraudulent Conveyances & Asset Protection

    Fraudulent Conveyances & Asset Protection
    Although the idea of asset protection, i.e. protecting assets from creditors of the a person who owns them, may seem simple at first glance, it's not. In reality, implicit in asset protection is a rather nuanced process of dealing with the…
  • Feb 7

    Adopted Children & Arizona’s Intestacy Statute

    Adopted Children & Arizona’s Intestacy Statute
    If a person dies without a will in Arizona, can that person's children who were adopted by another person or persons still inherit from the decedent's probate estate? It depends. Arizona's Intestacy statue provides the following, in part: B.…
Rank this Week: 533

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Feb 15

    2018 Tax Refund Chart Can Help You Guess When You’ll Receive Your Money

    2018 Tax Refund Chart Can Help You Guess When You’ll Receive Your Money
    Looking for your tax refund? Here's a chart of projected refund dates, along with information that you need to know about your tax refund.
  • Feb 15

    Do You Need To Pay Tax On Your Social Security Benefits?

    Do You Need To Pay Tax On Your Social Security Benefits?
    At the end of last year, nearly 67 million people collected a Social Security check. The majority of those beneficiaries (47 million) were over the age of 65. Each year, many seniors grapple with whether any or all of those benefits are…
  • Feb 14

    Calling The IRS? Be Prepared To Prove Who You Are

    Calling The IRS? Be Prepared To Prove Who You Are
    With tax refund scams on the rise and identity theft a pressing concern, be prepared to answer more questions when you reach out to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
Rank this Week: 769

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 974

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/
Rank this Week: 814

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

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

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Feb 5

    Driver’s Licenses and Tax Filing

    Driver’s Licenses and Tax Filing
    Many states are now requiring we obtain your driver’s license information (or state ID) in order to file your return. Currently, these states are requiring this information: – Alabama – California – Colorado –…
  • Feb 2

    Have I Committed Malpractice?

    Have I Committed Malpractice?
    Let’s say John Smith is a consultant in Syracuse, New York. His business is conducted fully in Syracuse. He never travels outside of Syracuse. He writes reports on a niche area for businesses. Mr. Smith files and pay New York state…
  • Jan 24

    Online Gambling and Offshore Cryptocurrency Exchange Addresses for 2018

    Online Gambling and Offshore Cryptocurrency Exchange Addresses for 2018
    With the United States v. Hom decision, we must again file an FBAR for foreign online gambling sites. An FBAR (Form 114) is required if your aggregate balance exceeds $10,000 at any time during the year. (The IRS and FINCEN now allege that…
Rank this Week: 861

Special Needs, Elder Law, Wills,…

Special Needs, Elder Law, Wills, Trusts, Estates & Tax Blog

By Friedman Law.

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

    IRS Resolves the “Key West Dilemma” by Recognizing Same Sex Marriages Throughout the U.S.

    IRS Resolves the “Key West Dilemma” by Recognizing Same Sex Marriages Throughout the U.S.
    by attorney Mark R. Friedman, FriedmanLaw The IRS announced today that they would treat same-sex couples as legally married based upon the couple’s state of ceremony, not their state of residence. In June, the Supreme Court struck down…
  • Aug 3

    Plan Your Estate to Benefit Your Loved Ones– Not the Taxman

    Plan Your Estate to Benefit Your Loved Ones– Not the Taxman
    [The following article is by guest blogger Julie Donald, a freelance writer with a strong background is finance.  Julie obviously knows her stuff and FriedmanLaw/SpecialNeedsNJ.com are proud to feature her work.] While…
  • May 17

    Social Security Amends POMS Governing Special/Supplemental Needs Trust Expenditure

    Social Security Amends POMS Governing Special/Supplemental Needs Trust Expenditure
    People with serious disabilities often qualify for government benefits like Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicaid that limit eligibility based on finances.  Thus personal injury recoveries attributable to a disabled person…
Rank this Week: 951

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
  • 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…
  • Jan 22

    Grokenberger Negotiates Coverage from State Farm and Offers Free Consultation

    Grokenberger Negotiates Coverage from State Farm and Offers Free Consultation
    Grokenberger Negotiates Coverage from State Farm and Offers Free Consultations Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell attorney, David M. Grokenberger, has successfully negotiated coverage from his insurance carrier, State Farm. On January 10,…
Rank this Week: 1206

Colvin + Hallett Law Blog

Colvin + Hallett Law Blog

Explores updates and issues with tax law, IRS collection, and compliance.

http://www.colvinhallettlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1109

The Resource Blog

The Resource Blog

Covers tax law. By Samuel D. Brotman.

http://www.sambrotman.com/blog/
  • Oct 23

    California Payroll Tax Audits and Defending Independent Contractor

    California Payroll Tax Audits and Defending Independent Contractor
      You may be familiar with or have heard of a twelve-factor test or a three-factor test or a lot of different tests that the EDD supposedly uses to classify independent contractors. Through my years of professional experience and time…
  • Oct 22

    EDD Independent Contractor Test

    EDD Independent Contractor Test
      After verifying payroll and payroll tax withholdings, the EDD will next go through and verify all the workers that the business issued 1099s to. This is what is known as the EDD Independent Contractor Test. First, the EDD auditor will…
  • Oct 22

    EDD Audit Payroll Tax Verification Test

    EDD Audit Payroll Tax Verification Test
      In addition to the payroll verification test, http://www.sambrotman.com/edd-audit-payroll-verification-test/, the EDD will also look at personal income tax withholdings and make sure that the amounts listed match what the state has on…
Rank this Week: 1131

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 29

    IRS Makes It Easier to Aid Hurricane Victim

    IRS Makes It Easier to Aid Hurricane Victim
    While New Jersey was spared from the recent catastrophic storms impacting the United States, many of our family members have not been so lucky. With the memories of Superstorm Sandy still fresh, we all remember how overwhelming the cleanup…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1335

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: 1010

Global Tax Enforcement

Global Tax Enforcement

Presents commentary on tax enforcement, news and developments. By Baker Hostetler.

http://www.globaltaxenforcement.com/
Rank this Week: 1345

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: 1002

Alaska Law Blawg

Alaska Law Blawg

Covers Alaska business law, litigation and recent decisions. By Clayton Walker.

http://aloinc.com/alaska-law-blawg/
  • May 24

    Alaska Bar Assoc. — Bankruptcy Section

    Alaska Bar Assoc. — Bankruptcy Section
    By: Clayton Walker We just spoke at the Alaska Bar Association — Bankruptcy Section on the issue of the Alaska usury statute.  We had less than two hour notice to prepare for the presentation.  The materials are available at…
  • May 11

    Alaska Usury Rate is 10.5% on Loans Exceeding $25,000.00

    Alaska Usury Rate is 10.5% on Loans Exceeding $25,000.00
    By: Clayton Walker I’ve been told that the following Alaska Usury decision has stirred up a hornets nest with the Alaska Creditor’s Bar Association. Cox v. Cooper, 3AN-15-10101 CI (Alaska Sup. Ct., 18 Apr. 2016) (J. Morse).…
  • Apr 29

    Alaska Usury Interest Rule

    Alaska Usury Interest Rule
    By: Clayton Walker Has your lender violated Alaska usury laws?  Have you paid more than 10.5% interest on loans larger than $25,000.00? Are the loans from a person or non-bank? Do you still owe or have you paid any interest in the past…
Rank this Week: 1107

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: 2077

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/
  • Feb 16

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 2/16/18

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 2/16/18
    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: Another shooting at a school, leaving at least 17 dead, and prayers and condolences (but…
  • Feb 15

    Update: New Exemption Application Not Required When Organization Changes Its Form or State of Incorporation

    Update: New Exemption Application Not Required When Organization Changes Its Form or State of Incorporation
    In the new Revenue Procedure 2018-15, effective for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2018, the IRS has indicated that it will generally not require a new exemption application from a domestic Internal Revenue Code…
  • Feb 9

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 2/9/18

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 2/9/18
    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: SpaceX successfully launched the world’s most powerful rocket, Falcon Heavy, into…
Rank this Week: 1407

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/
  • Feb 16

    Offshore Tax Havens (2018) – IRS Dangers of Foreign Income & Account

    Offshore Tax Havens (2018) – IRS Dangers of Foreign Income & Account
    Offshore Tax Havens (2018) – IRS Dangers of Foreign Income & Accounts Just because you invest overseas into offshore accounts, assets, etc. does not mean you have committed any wrongdoing. There is a major difference between…
  • Feb 14

    Foreign Accounts (2018) – U.S. Tax vs. FBAR Filing & FATCA Reporting

    Foreign Accounts (2018) – U.S. Tax vs. FBAR Filing & FATCA Reporting
    Foreign Accounts (2018) – U.S. Tax vs. FBAR Filing & FATCA Reporting With tax return season open for 2017 (due by 4/17/2018) we can sense the overall fear and anxiety many of you have as a result of obnoxious attorneys and CPAs…
  • Feb 12

    FBAR Criminal Penalties (2018) – Increased Risk of IRS Investigation

    FBAR Criminal Penalties (2018) – Increased Risk of IRS Investigation
    FBAR Criminal Penalties (2018) – Increased Risk of IRS Investigation Unfortunately, many unscrupulous attorneys and CPAs are falsely advertising the methods the IRS uses to issue criminal penalties against individuals who did not…
Rank this Week: 1416

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/
  • Feb 16

    How to Pay for a $1.7 Trillion Tax Cut

    How to Pay for a $1.7 Trillion Tax Cut
    The tax legislation enacted in December of last year adds roughly $1.7 Trillion to the national debt. Even some opponents of increasing the national debt voted for the legislation. Most of the revenue lost on account of the legislation comes…
  • Feb 14

    Will My Reaction to Their Tax Plan Break Their Hearts?

    Will My Reaction to Their Tax Plan Break Their Hearts?
    The federal tax legislation passed in December limits the deduction for state and local taxes to $10,000. In some states, many taxpayers‘ state and local tax bills exceed that amount by more than a little bit. In some instances, their…
  • Feb 12

    You’re Doing What With Those Tax Cuts?

    You’re Doing What With Those Tax Cuts?
    Readers of this blog know that I consider the December 2017 tax legislation to be unwise, misdirected, and harmful to the economy. I have shared some of my thoughts in Those Tax-Cut Inspired Bonus Payments? Just Another Ruse, That Bonus…
Rank this Week: 1831

The Surly Subgroup

The Surly Subgroup

Covers tax law. By tax law professors.

https://surlysubgroup.com/
  • Feb 16

    Taxing R2-D2? ABA Tax Section Panel on Automation and AI

    Taxing R2-D2? ABA Tax Section Panel on Automation and AI
    Kerry Ryan Associate Professor St. Louis University School of Law I had the pleasure of attending the midyear meeting of the ABA Tax Section this past weekend in San Diego. The Tax Policy & Simplification committee organized an…
  • Feb 14

    ABA TaxSection Midyear Meeting Panel: Evolving Constraints on Tax Administration

    ABA TaxSection Midyear Meeting Panel: Evolving Constraints on Tax Administration
    With a major new tax act to implement, it would be nice if the IRS had a positive image, a steadily increasing budget, and clarity on how to best promulgate guidance. Sadly none of that is true. The IRS public image after the Tea Party crisis…
  • Feb 14

    #TaxValentine

    #TaxValentine
    By: Leandra Lederman It’s the time of year when tax experts are Twitterpated! Yes, on tax Twitter, it’s not Singles Awareness Day, but rather time for #TaxValentines! Twitter member Jeremy Cape reportedly started them a few…
Rank this Week: 1427

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: 1547

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
  • 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…
  • Feb 9

    Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018

    Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018
    Last week, I promised you that the Legislature would pass an extender bill by spring. Well, good news! They didn’t wait that long. They included most of the provisions of  S. 2256 in today’s budget bill. Alas, Congress only…
  • Jan 31

    Key Tax Tips for Right Now

    Key Tax Tips for Right Now
     Today TaxMama® realizes that this is the last day of January. There are some important things for you to know today.           Dear Friends and Family, Let’s start with today’s…
Rank this Week: 1465

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
  • Feb 11

    Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 Revives Many Expired Tax Breaks Retroactively

    Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 Revives Many Expired Tax Breaks Retroactively
    President Trump signed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 into law on February 9. The Act, which was passed to fund the federal government and avoid another shutdown, includes a number of changes to the Internal Revue Code. Many of these…
  • Jan 29

    Water Quality Funding Bill Awaits Governor Reynolds' Signature

    Water Quality Funding Bill Awaits Governor Reynolds' Signature
    On January 23, 2018, the Iowa House finished work that was started last year by the Iowa Senate by passing a new water quality funding bill by a vote of 59-41. SF 512, which was passed by the Iowa Senate last April, is now awaiting the…
  • Jan 16

    How Does the New Tax Law Act Impact Equipment Trades?

    How Does the New Tax Law Act Impact Equipment Trades?
    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act preserved like-kind exchange treatment for real property, but eliminated it for personal property. Today, we take an initial look at what that means for farmers or other taxpayers looking to trade equipment or…
Rank this Week: 1789

Tax Help Attorney Blog

Tax Help Attorney Blog

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

https://www.taxattorneyirs.com/
  • Feb 11

    IRS Tax Notice

    IRS Tax Notice
    From my experience, the IRS does make a strong effort to notify taxpayers when issues exist with their tax account. Most of the IRS notices are standardized forms that can range from you having unreported income to having a refund on your tax…
  • Feb 3

    The IRS Collection Process- Substitute Tax Return

    The IRS Collection Process- Substitute Tax Return
    If a taxpayer does not file an income tax return (IRS calls them non-filers), and the IRS deems that a tax return is due to be filed, the IRS will use the information it receives from third parties (employers, brokerage firms, mortgage…
  • Jan 21

    Basics of the IRS Offer in Compromise Program

    Basics of the IRS Offer in Compromise Program
    When you receive a big tax bill from IRS, or have a large tax debt, you may be dismayed with paying off the amount all at once. As a matter of fact, IRS has an option for people who cannot afford to pay off their total tax debts. The IRS call…
Rank this Week: 1413

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/
  • Feb 9

    Great news for unincorporated associations and orgs changing states!

    Great news for unincorporated associations and orgs changing states!
    The IRS has released Rev. Proc. 2018-15 which makes some very welcome changes for some organizations.  Organizations that are changing their state of incorporation or their corporate form will generally... The post Great news for…
  • Jan 3

    New Revenue Procedures from the IRS

    New Revenue Procedures from the IRS
    The IRS releases new revenue procedures at the beginning of the year that address how to proceed with all sorts of things you may need from the IRS. Those changes... The post New Revenue Procedures from the IRS appeared first on Rubric Legal.
  • Nov 24

    ABA Section of Taxation Comments Concerning Form 1024-A

    ABA Section of Taxation Comments Concerning Form 1024-A
    There may be a new Form 1024-A coming, applicable only to 501(c)(4) organizations applying for tax exemption. On November 21, 2017, the ABA Section of Taxation submitted Comments Concerning Form... The post ABA Section of Taxation Comments…
Rank this Week: 1418

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/
  • Feb 9

    Tax Reform to Impact Compensation Deduction Claimed by Foreign Private Issuer

    Tax Reform to Impact Compensation Deduction Claimed by Foreign Private Issuer
    While the recently enacted U.S. tax reform legislation did not overhaul executive compensation to the extent proposed in early forms of the bill, Section 162(m) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code was dramatically revised in a way that affects…
  • Feb 7

    Termination for Cause in the United States: It’s Whatever You Want it to Be

    Termination for Cause in the United States: It’s Whatever You Want it to Be
    The default rule in most U.S. states is at-will employment. This means that either the employee or the employer may terminate the employment relationship at any time, without notice, for any reason—other than a discriminatory or…
  • Jan 29

    Status Check on the SEC’s Proposed Overhaul of the Mining Disclosure Regime (Part 2)

    Status Check on the SEC’s Proposed Overhaul of the Mining Disclosure Regime (Part 2)
    The SEC is aiming to finalize its new mining disclosure rules within the next year, according to statements made last week by William Hinman, Director of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance, at the Securities Regulation Institute.…
Rank this Week: 1535

State and Local Tax Talk

State and Local Tax Talk

By Eide Bailly LLP.

https://saltblog.eidebailly.com/
  • Feb 6

    Texas State Tax Update

    Texas State Tax Update
    Are you considering doing business or having employees in the state of Texas? Have you had issues with your state tax filing? Join our State and Local Tax team on February 27 to explore some helpful insights into Texas tax filings. This…
  • Jan 19

    Washington State Tax Update

    Washington State Tax Update
    Are you considering doing business in Washington state or having employees in the state? Have you had issues with your state tax filing? Join our State and Local Tax team on January 26 to explore some helpful insights into Washington tax…
  • Jan 18

    Tax Reform: Impact on Businesse

    Tax Reform: Impact on Businesse
    The recently enacted tax reform legislation represents the most significant overhaul of our tax laws in over 30 years. The act contains substantial changes to the taxation of businesses, individuals, multi-national companies, tax-exempt…
Rank this Week: 1426

Tax Masala

Tax Masala

Covers Indian tax topics, including income tax for residents and non-residents, service taxes, and wealth tax matters.

http://taxmasala.in/
  • Feb 3

    Budget 2018- Highlight

    Budget 2018- Highlight
    Budget 2018 has been a major budget over the last three years of the existing government in power. This time the Honourable Finance Minister Mr Arun Jaitley has considerably taken care of each segment of the economy and fairly well budget was…
  • Jan 16

    GST Composition Scheme in India

    GST Composition Scheme in India
    Goods and Service Tax (GST) is new tax regime introduced in India which has replaced major indirect taxes. After GST implementation approximately 17 indirect taxes regime will be substituted under one tax regime.This new tax regime is…
  • Aug 2

    Why do lawyers need to be brought under GST compliance ambit

    Why do lawyers need to be brought under GST compliance ambit
    The complex nature of India’s GST – which has four tax brackets ranging from a 5% to 28% – is bound to attract thousands of lawsuits in a legal system already grappling with a backlog of more than 24 million cases. Even…
Rank this Week: 1793

Tax Blog

Tax Blog

By the Law Office of Kunal Patel, LLC.

https://www.kpateloffice.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Jan 3

    Foreign Accounts Compliance and Statute of Limitation

    Foreign Accounts Compliance and Statute of Limitation
    Form 8938 & Statute of Limitations IRC § 6038D, enacted on Mar. 18, 2010, and effective for taxable years beginning after the date of enactment, imposes reporting requirements with respect to certain “specified foreign…
  • Dec 17

    CFCs and Subpart F Income

    CFCs and Subpart F Income
    CFCs, Tax Deferral, and Subpart F Income While a U.S. corporation is subject to tax on its earnings and then its shareholders on their dividends, the U.S. has no taxing jurisdiction on a foreign corporation that neither receives U.S.-source…
Rank this Week: 1814

Florida Estate Planning and…

Florida Estate Planning and Probate Law Blog

By Marc Soss.

http://floridaestateplanningandprobatelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 25

    THE 2017 NEW TAX LAWS IMPACT ON HOME OWNERSHIP

    THE 2017 NEW TAX LAWS IMPACT ON HOME OWNERSHIP
    The federal income tax code has long favored home ownership over renting. A homeowner could claim an unlimited deduction for mortgage interest paid and state and local taxes incurred. The new tax law has turned this once advantageous…
  • Jan 19

    ESTATE PLANNING QUESTIONS FOR CONSIDERATION IN 2018

    ESTATE PLANNING QUESTIONS FOR CONSIDERATION IN 2018
    The new tax law makes significant changes to federal tax law and has implications for your existing estate plan. The following is a list of issues to consider when determining whether to update your estate planning documents. 1. Will the new…
  • Jan 4

    EXPANDED 529 PLAN BENEFITS FOR ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL EDUCATION

    EXPANDED 529 PLAN BENEFITS FOR ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL EDUCATION
    The new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the “Act”) brings a new savings opportunity for those who desire to put away funds for a child, grandchild or other family members future education expenses. The Act, which went into effect…
Rank this Week: 1778

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: 2046

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/
  • 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,…
  • Dec 11

    I Don’t Agree With the Findings of My IRS Examiner. Should I Appeal?

    I Don’t Agree With the Findings of My IRS Examiner. Should I Appeal?
    Appealing the results of an IRS examination is usually beneficial to a taxpayer if there is a basis for disputing the findings. The process doesn’t cost anything (although it’s highly recommended that you retain a tax audit…
Rank this Week: 1478

Wealth Law Blog

Wealth Law Blog

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

http://samuelslaw.com/blog/
  • 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.…
  • Dec 22

    Tax Reform Now: Five Actions to Consider Before December 31, 2017

    Tax Reform Now: Five Actions to Consider Before December 31, 2017
    Congress officially passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on December 20th. Despite conflicting reports on when President Trump will sign the Act, he will sign it. Here are five last-minute actions you should consider for tax planning before the…
  • Dec 19

    Australian Court Accepts Unsent Text Message as Dead Man’s Will

    Australian Court Accepts Unsent Text Message as Dead Man’s Will
    A court in Queensland, Australia accepted an unsent text message on a dead man’s phone as his valid will. In the text message the married man left everything he had to his brother and nephew before taking his own life. The court allowed…
Rank this Week: 2050

Tax Relief Blog

Tax Relief Blog

By Mike Habib, EA

http://blog.myirstaxrelief.com/
  • Jan 10

    Reduce and lower your property taxes assessment – Los Angeles, CA appeal

    Reduce and lower your property taxes assessment – Los Angeles, CA appeal
    Reduce and lower your property taxes assessment – Los Angeles, CA appeals What Are Business Personal Property Taxes? Most jurisdictions in the US tax your Business Property and Personal Property used in your business – once per…
  • Nov 20

    2017 year-end tax planning letter

    2017 year-end tax planning letter
    Dear Client: Congress appears poised to enact a major tax reform law that could potentially make fundamental changes in the way you and your family calculate your federal income tax bill, and the amount of federal tax you will pay.…
  • Oct 17

    Client tax planning letter – fall 2017

    Client tax planning letter – fall 2017
    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: 2105

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/
  • Dec 15

    What is Elder Law and Why is it Necessary?

    What is Elder Law and Why is it Necessary?
    Only a decade or so ago, there was no such thing as Elder Law, or not formally at least.  Elder Law includes a wide array of legal matters that affect older people and those who are disabled.   The issues often relate to retirement,…
  • Dec 15

    Alabama Law Concerning the Life Estates and the Forced Sale of a Home to Reimburse Medicare/Medicaid for a Nursing Home Debt

    Alabama Law Concerning the Life Estates and the Forced Sale of a Home to Reimburse Medicare/Medicaid for a Nursing Home Debt
    As one ages, questions concerning elder care warrant attention.  “Does Medicare or Medicaid require a house to be sold to pay for nursing home care if it is placed in a life estate in the state of Alabama?” is one that is…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1771

IRS Problem Solver Blog

IRS Problem Solver Blog

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

http://www.getirshelp.com/irsblog
  • Oct 9

    Why Do Most Bankruptcy Attorneys Claim You Cannot Discharge IRS Taxes?

    Why Do Most Bankruptcy Attorneys Claim You Cannot Discharge IRS Taxes?
    The short answer? A bankruptcy attorney is not a tax attorney. The long answer? Bankruptcy cannot always discharge IRS taxes. There are specific rules to qualify for such a discharge. Most bankruptcy attorneys either don’t understand…
  • Oct 9

    Difference Between A Tax Law Firm And A Tax Representation Company

    Difference Between A Tax Law Firm And A Tax Representation Company
    I have had people come up to me and ask whether my firm offers tax representation services. I always wind up explaining the difference between what we do and tax representation. A tax representation company works with international…
  • Oct 9

    How many times can the IRS take money out of my bank account?

    How many times can the IRS take money out of my bank account?
    An IRS bank levy is typically issued for a one time pull from your bank account, but the bank holds those funds for 21 days before forwarding them to the IRS. The reason for the 21 days is simple. The IRS hopes that you will call and make…
Rank this Week: 1355

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    Call me anything, but call me

    Call me anything, but call me
    On the Tax Prof blog here, Erin Scharff has posted a nice review of my new article on SSRN, A Requiem for the Destination-Based Cash Flow Tax.
  • Feb 14

    "Loopholes"

    "Loopholes"
    In yesterday's colloquium regarding Vanessa Williamson's Read My Lips: Why Americans Are Proud to Pay Taxes, the word "loophole" came up a lot, because it is important to people's perceptions regarding the supposed regressivity of income…
  • Feb 14

    NYU Tax policy colloquium, week 5: Vanessa Williamson's "Read My Lips: Why Americans Are Proud to Pay Taxes"

    NYU Tax policy colloquium, week 5: Vanessa Williamson's "Read My Lips: Why Americans Are Proud to Pay Taxes"
    Yesterday at the colloquium, Vanessa Willamson of the Brookings Institution presented two chapters from her book Read My Lips: Why Americans Are Proud to Pay Taxes. Specifically, we read chapters 2 and 4, which could be collectively titled…
Rank this Week: 4553

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: 2758

Tax Blog

Tax Blog

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

http://www.irstaxtrouble.com/category/tax-blog/
  • Feb 15

    Improbable Position by IRS Sufficient to Impose Tax

    Improbable Position by IRS Sufficient to Impose Tax
    The Transupport, Inc. v. Commissioner, No. 17-1265 (1st Cir. 2018) case involved evidence that was not sufficient to support imposing a penalty, but the same evidence was sufficient to hold the taxpayer liable for the tax. The case provides…
  • Feb 3

    IRS Summons Reaches Attorney’s Client Name

    IRS Summons Reaches Attorney’s Client Name
    Communications with an attorney are generally protected from disclosure.  But what about client names?  And what power does the IRS have the power to force an attorney to disclose the names of his clients?  The court addressed…
  • Jan 27

    Court Rejects the ‘Taking All Necessary Steps’ Defense to Penaltie

    Court Rejects the ‘Taking All Necessary Steps’ Defense to Penaltie
    If you take all of the steps to prepare and remit a tax return to the IRS except for placing it in the mail, is this sufficient to avoid a failure to timely file penalty?  There is case law suggesting ..... The post Court Rejects the…
Rank this Week: 3600