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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: 1295

Tax Crisis Institute

Tax Crisis Institute

This blog is all about tax troubles with the IRS and how to avoid them.

http://www.taxcrisisinstitute.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2056

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/
  • Jan 31

    Business Entities as Parties to Real Estate Transactions: Who Has Authority?

    Business Entities as Parties to Real Estate Transactions: Who Has Authority?
    Business entities buy and sell real estate on a regular basis. A successful transaction hinges, in part, on the proper parties executing the requisite documents. Because failing to correctly identify the parties and obtain proper signatures…
  • Dec 29

    End of the Year Tax Planning Considerations: New Issues Arise from Tax Legislation

    End of the Year Tax Planning Considerations: New Issues Arise from Tax Legislation
                With the passage of new tax legislation by Congress, the usual gamut of year-end tax considerations has been made more complicated this year.  The timing of this…
  • Nov 29

    SSA Updates Social Security Taxable Wage Base for 2018

    SSA Updates Social Security Taxable Wage Base for 2018
    By Joshua A. Diveley In October, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced an adjustment to the Social Security taxable wage base to take effect in January based on an increase in average wages. Based on the wage data Social Security…
Rank this Week: 2544

Thorn Law Group Blog

Thorn Law Group Blog

Covers Virginia tax law.

http://www.virginia-tax-lawyer.com/blog/
  • Jan 30

    Swiss Private Banks Are on the Decline

    Swiss Private Banks Are on the Decline
    Swiss banks had a long tradition of providing privacy and providing top quality service. This prompted wealthy individuals and businesses from throughout the world to invest their funds in Swiss banks.  However, in recent years, many…
  • Dec 28

    Tax Reform: Certain Deductions May Disappear

    Tax Reform: Certain Deductions May Disappear
    Federal lawmakers are hoping to pass a tax reform bill by the end of the 2017 year. The current proposals to overhaul the tax code involve changing tax rates as well as eliminating many of the current tax deductions.
  • Nov 29

    The SALT Deduction

    The SALT Deduction
    There are many tax deductions that individuals and businesses take in order to reduce their tax liability. One of the most popular of the itemized deduction is called the SALT deduction. The SALT deduction is an acronym used to describe the…
Rank this Week: 1344

Thorn Law Group Blog

Thorn Law Group Blog

Covers tax law.

http://www.virginia-tax-lawyer.com/blog/
  • Jan 30

    Swiss Private Banks Are on the Decline

    Swiss Private Banks Are on the Decline
    Swiss banks had a long tradition of providing privacy and providing top quality service. This prompted wealthy individuals and businesses from throughout the world to invest their funds in Swiss banks.  However, in recent years, many…
  • Dec 28

    Tax Reform: Certain Deductions May Disappear

    Tax Reform: Certain Deductions May Disappear
    Federal lawmakers are hoping to pass a tax reform bill by the end of the 2017 year. The current proposals to overhaul the tax code involve changing tax rates as well as eliminating many of the current tax deductions.
  • Nov 29

    The SALT Deduction

    The SALT Deduction
    There are many tax deductions that individuals and businesses take in order to reduce their tax liability. One of the most popular of the itemized deduction is called the SALT deduction. The SALT deduction is an acronym used to describe the…
Rank this Week: 1783

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/
  • Jan 27

    CALIFORNIA’S TAXATION OF WHISTLEBLOWER AWARDS: No Good Deed Goes Untaxed; Or Does It?

    CALIFORNIA’S TAXATION OF WHISTLEBLOWER AWARDS: No Good Deed Goes Untaxed; Or Does It?
    Given the long, complex and contingent process of whistleblower award, where a whistleblower’s role can be minimal and fleeting, or central and long-term, how does California treat whistleblower awards to former California…
  • Oct 27

    CANADIANS AND US ESTATE TAXES: How the Unique “Marital Credit” Work

    CANADIANS AND US ESTATE TAXES: How the Unique “Marital Credit” Work
    One of the major concerns of Canadians holding US real estate or other assets is whether the property will be subject to the US estate tax when they die.  It’s no small matter.  The estate tax top rate is 40%, and unlike…
  • Oct 26

    HAPPY HALLOWEEN: It’s 4600 Notice Time Again

    HAPPY HALLOWEEN: It’s 4600 Notice Time Again
    California’s Franchise Tax Board (FTB) sends out 4600 Notices “Request for Tax Return” when it gets a tax “information return” with a California address on it, but the taxpayer doesn’t file a California…
Rank this Week: 3066

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: 3946

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: 2385

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: 3010

Seay Law Firm Blog

Seay Law Firm Blog

Covers Texas tax law.

http://www.seaytaxlaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 22

    U.S. Supreme Court Takes Up Online Tax Case

    U.S. Supreme Court Takes Up Online Tax Case
    The U.S. Supreme Court recently agreed to hear a case that could change the way states tax online sales.  The case, South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., challenges the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1992 decision in Quill Corp. v. North…
  • Jan 22

    U.S. Supreme Court Takes Up Online Tax Case

    U.S. Supreme Court Takes Up Online Tax Case
    The U.S. Supreme Court recently agreed to hear a case that could change way states tax online sales.  The case, South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., challenges the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1992 decision in Quill Corp. v. North Dakota. …
  • Dec 27

    Texas Supreme Court Rules No Three-Factor Apportionment for Texas Franchise Tax

    Texas Supreme Court Rules No Three-Factor Apportionment for Texas Franchise Tax
    The Texas Supreme Court recently issued its opinion in Graphic Packing Corp. v. Hegar.  It upheld the Third Court of Appeals’s ruling that taxpayers may not choose to use the Multistate Tax Compact’s three-factor…
Rank this Week: 3339

Private Business Counsel

Private Business Counsel

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

https://corporateblog.mmwr.com/
  • Jan 22

    Estate and Gift Tax Planning Opportunities Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

    Estate and Gift Tax Planning Opportunities Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
    In my January 12, 2018 blog, in which I addressed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act[1] which became effective January 1, 2018, I reviewed some of the changes affecting the federal estate and gift tax – primarily the doubling of the exemption to…
  • Jan 12

    Estate and Gift Tax Consequences of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

    Estate and Gift Tax Consequences of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
    On December 22, 2017 President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act which became effective January 1, 2018, although many of its provisions will sunset on December 31, 2025.  Most of the changes under the Act affect the federal…
  • Dec 29

    Is a Federal Income Tax Deduction Available for 2018 Real Property Taxes Paid Before December 31, 2017?

    Is a Federal Income Tax Deduction Available for 2018 Real Property Taxes Paid Before December 31, 2017?
    Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act the standard deduction has been doubled to $12,000 for single individuals and married individuals who file separately and to $24,000 for married couples who file jointly.  As a result, many individuals who…
Rank this Week: 1705

Kanzlei Hellinger

Kanzlei Hellinger

Covers common German law, tax law, ADR and ODR. By Axel Hellinger.

http://hellinger.eu/en/
  • Jan 19

    ESCROW plus for the savedroid ICO

    ESCROW plus for the savedroid ICO
    HELLINGER.legal - Steuern | Recht | Crypto
  • Jul 4

    Recyclix und die BaFin

    Recyclix und die BaFin
    Update: Die Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht stellt Nachforschungen hinsichtlich Recyclix an. Wie mir aus zuverlässiger Quelle mitgeteilt wurde, hat die BaFin mittlerweile begonnen, in der Sache „Recyclix“…
  • Jun 19

    Smart Contract | Wirksamkeit & Unwirksamkeit von Vertragsprogrammen

    Smart Contract | Wirksamkeit & Unwirksamkeit von Vertragsprogrammen
    Der Smart Contract wird aktuell als bahnbrechende Fortentwicklung des Rechtssystems gehandelt. Die genaue Betrachtung ist jedoch ernüchternd. Vielfach fehlt es an Rechtswirksamkeit des Smart Contract selbst. Neben dieser und anderer…
Rank this Week: 1906

Multi-State Tax Law Blog

Multi-State Tax Law Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 19

    Illinois Tax on Consumer Rentals Goes into Effect

    Illinois Tax on Consumer Rentals Goes into Effect
    As of January 1, 2018, two new taxes are in effect in Illinois on rented merchandise. The enactment of these laws occurred in August 2017, but was not effective until this month. Specifically, two taxes are on (1) transactions in which a…
  • Jan 15

    ARKANSAS SWEETENED ITS SALES TAX REVENUES

    ARKANSAS SWEETENED ITS SALES TAX REVENUES
    As of January 1, 2018, candy and soft drinks are subject to the full rate of sales tax in Arkansas. The Arkansas Legislature previously had included these items in the definition of “food” and “food ingredients” to…
  • Jan 3

    MISSISSIPPI JUMPS ON THE ECONOMIC NEXUS BANDWAGON

    MISSISSIPPI JUMPS ON THE ECONOMIC NEXUS BANDWAGON
    Effective December 1, 2017, Mississippi will be implementing a Rule requiring sellers lacking a physical presence in the state to collect sales tax if the sales into the state exceed $250,000 for the prior twelve months. By way of background,…
Rank this Week: 2285

Kentucky Estate, Probate and Tax…

Kentucky Estate, Probate and Tax Law Blog

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

http://www.mykentuckyestateattorney.com/
  • Jan 11

    Tax law changes brings a big estate tax win

    Tax law changes brings a big estate tax win
    By Nathan Vinson, Attorney and Partner English, Lucas, Priest and Owsley, LLP We’ve had lots and lots of questions about the new tax law passed by Congress and signed into law by President Donald Trump in late 2017. It is a large,…
  • Nov 29

    Common sense and trust distribution

    Common sense and trust distribution
    By Leah Morrison, Attorney English, Lucas, Priest and Owsley, LLP When it comes to planning to avoid or minimize Federal Estate tax, there are four (almost) magic words that frequently appear in trust documents: health, education, support and…
  • Oct 26

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

    Treasury Department announces new limitations for pension and retirement plans, other changes for 2018
    Each year, the Treasury Department examines the cost of living in the U.S. and adjusts limitations for retirement plans and many other similar items that affect taxpayers throughout the U.S. As has happened previously, the Treasury raised the…
Rank this Week: 1865

ataxingmatter

ataxingmatter

Tax law and economics by Linda Beale

http://ataxingmatter.blogs.com/tax/
  • Jan 3

    Trump celebrates his (very expensive) tax cuts for himself and his rich golfing buddie

    Trump celebrates his (very expensive) tax cuts for himself and his rich golfing buddie
    Remember how Trump sold the Republicans' $1.5 trillion-deficit-creating tax cut plan as a boon for the middle class that was going to create jobs and raise wages? That was in September, when he told congressional lawmakers at the White…
  • Dec 22

    What is the GOP goal? A return to the "gilded age" (or worse)

    What is the GOP goal? A return to the "gilded age" (or worse)
    When right-wing Roy Moore said that the time when America was great was during slavery, he revealed something key to the current GOP members of Congress and state legislatures--their primary goal is to return to a time when owners of...
  • Dec 21

    GOP Congress: my (wealthy) donors made me do it

    GOP Congress: my (wealthy) donors made me do it
    The GOP's tax-complicating, deficit-increasing, wealthy-subsidizing, Arctic destroying, Health Care damaging, $1.5 trillion tax "reform" package is unpopular with most Americans, destructive to the government's ability to fund…
Rank this Week: 4594

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/
  • Dec 27

    When Can You Begin Filing Taxes in 2018 in California?

    When Can You Begin Filing Taxes in 2018 in California?
    2018 is practically upon us, and even though the deadline to file your tax returns for the 2017 tax year isn’t until Tuesday, April 17, you may be anxious to get your taxes done and get your tax refund. The IRS has not announced the…
  • Dec 21

    Tax Tips for Small Business Owners in California

    Tax Tips for Small Business Owners in California
    Owning and operating a small business is a demanding task. Not only are you expected to understand payroll, staffing, operating costs, and business strategy, but every Spring you also need to understand your company’s tax situation.…
  • Nov 16

    When Can a Tenant Legally Break a Lease in California?

    When Can a Tenant Legally Break a Lease in California?
    As a landlord, it can be frustrating to balance a budget with an apartment or commercial property that is only partially full, and finding replacement tenants for tenants who break their lease can be a slow process. If you own a commercial…
Rank this Week: 2338

Todd S. Unger Blog

Todd S. Unger Blog

Covers those who have gotten in trouble with the IRS, and how to avoid tax problems.

http://www.irsproblemsolve.com/blog/
  • Dec 20

    Year End Planning Under the Tax Cut and Jobs Act

    Year End Planning Under the Tax Cut and Jobs Act
    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will be signed into law soon. Once enacted, the Act will change many strategies to reduce taxes that worked in the past. Don’t worry the new law will be full of new strategies and loopholes. Below are some tips…
  • Apr 4

    FAQ: Can the IRS deny or revoke my US Passport if I owe back taxes?

    FAQ: Can the IRS deny or revoke my US Passport if I owe back taxes?
    Answer: Yes. Congress passed the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act on December 4th, 2015. As part of FAST, section 7345 of the US Tax Code was enacted which requires the IRS to notify the State Department of taxpayers…
  • Apr 4

    FAQ: Can the IRS deny or revoke my US Passport if I owe back taxes?

    FAQ: Can the IRS deny or revoke my US Passport if I owe back taxes?
    Answer: Yes. Congress passed the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act on December 4th, 2015. As part of FAST, section 7345 of the US Tax Code was enacted which requires the IRS to notify the State Department of taxpayers…
Rank this Week: 3375

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: 2610

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: 2040

Citizens for Tax Justice

Citizens for Tax Justice

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

http://www.ctj.org/resources/
  • Dec 14

    What the GOP is Really Thinking

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

    The wealthy don’t need more breaks.

    The wealthy don’t need more breaks.
    A new report shows that the richest 1% now own 40% of this country’s wealth. That’s an astounding figure. The wealth gap has been widening for decades and it has now hit an all-time high. In this Washington Post article, the…
  • Nov 22

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

    Senate Tax Plan: Raises Taxes on Working Families and Cuts Taxes on Richest 1%
    An analysis of the tax plan circulating the Senate for an upcoming vote shows that it would raise taxes on at least 29 percent of Americans and cause the populations of 19 states to pay more in federal taxes in 2027 than they do today. The…
Rank this Week: 1192

Narelle MacKenzie CPA Blog

Narelle MacKenzie CPA Blog

Covers international taxation.

http://www.narellemackenziecpa.com/blog/
  • Dec 6

    2017 Year End Tax Planning Tip

    2017 Year End Tax Planning Tip
    Narelle MacKenzie was interviewed by San Diego’s KUSI 9 on year end tax planning tips in light of tax reform. Some of the items discussed were: Deferring or accelerating income depending upon your expected tax rate for the…
  • Apr 12

    Narelle MacKenzie Interview at Kusi New

    Narelle MacKenzie Interview at Kusi New
    Narelle MacKenzie was interviewed on Good Morning San Diego by Kusi News’s Carlos Amezcua. Watch the video here. The post Narelle MacKenzie Interview at Kusi News appeared first on NarelleMacKenzieCPA.com.
  • Mar 19

    Americans are missing out on tax deduction

    Americans are missing out on tax deduction
    SAN DIEGO- Tax day is less than one month away. A local CPA says Americans are missing out on deductions. Some apply to people who claim the standard deduction and don’t itemize. If you pay rent, you may be eligible for the California…
Rank this Week: 2474

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Covers topics related to business law, including intellectual property, trademarks, litigation, and employment law.

http://www.bernicklifson.com/blog/
  • Nov 22

    Do Your Pay Practices Comply with Minnesota Overtime Laws?

    Do Your Pay Practices Comply with Minnesota Overtime Laws?
    Last month, an overtime class action lawsuit affecting workers in Minnesota ended in a seven-figure settlement for the plaintiffs.   In Acevedo v. Brightview Landscapes, a group of landscapers from Minnesota and several other states sued…
  • Nov 7

    6 Tips on How to Run an HOA Annual Meeting Effectively

    6 Tips on How to Run an HOA Annual Meeting Effectively
    (Originally published in CIC Midwest 2017 Summer Edition. To visit their site, click here.)   Time for an annual meeting? All homeowner associations (HOA’s) are required to have an annual meeting each year. In addition to any other…
  • Sep 28

    MCIOA Amendments Change Construct Defect Claims Proce

    MCIOA Amendments Change Construct Defect Claims Proce
    A new law attempts to slow construction defect litigation.   You have likely heard about the Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act (MCIOA) amendments for some time — legislation, H.F. 1538, which was recently signed into law by…
Rank this Week: 2315

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:…
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Tom Tax Lawyer Blog

Tom Tax Lawyer Blog

By the Law Office of Thomas S. Groth.

http://tomtaxlawyer.com/blog/
  • Nov 6

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

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

    Should You “Trust a Tax Attorney Now”?

    Should You “Trust a Tax Attorney Now”?
    If you are wondering whether you actually need a tax attorney now, right now, then I invite you to schedule a 20-minute phone call with me where I can answer that question for you. ☎ Schedule with Attorney Groth Don’t Let Tax…
  • Nov 11

    Innocent Spouse Tax Podcast

    Innocent Spouse Tax Podcast
    I recently had the pleasure of talking with Attorney Anthony Parent over at IRSMedic: Parent, Parent & Wynn LLP on his up-and-coming (and entertaining) tax podcast “Parental Advisory: The Show”. It was a great…
Rank this Week: 2101

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: 1737

Maryland Business Litigation…

Maryland Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers taxes and business law. By Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin and White.

http://www.marylandbusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 24

    STSW’s Ned Parent Publishes Article on Undue Influence in MSBA Bar Bulletin

    STSW’s Ned Parent Publishes Article on Undue Influence in MSBA Bar Bulletin
    Ned Parent, a member of STSW’s Business Litigation Group, published an article in the September 2017 issue of the Maryland State Bar Association’s “Bar Bulletin” publication.  Mr. Parent’s article discussed…
  • Mar 28

    Waste Fraud and Abuse Part 1, What It Is and Who Is Concerned

    Waste Fraud and Abuse Part 1, What It Is and Who Is Concerned
    Concern regarding “waste, fraud and abuse” in government spending is everywhere these days, it seems.  Even in 2017, it is a solidly bi-partisan concern.  A quick internet search reveals that think tanks from the…
  • Mar 21

    Settlement of Dispute Over Non-Compete Agreement

    Settlement of Dispute Over Non-Compete Agreement
    Omni Imaging, LLC (“Omni”), a Maryland limited liability company, filed its lawsuit against our clients, Blue Ridge X-Ray Co., Inc. (“Blue Ridge”) and Richard A. Wilson, in the U.S. District Court for the District of…
Rank this Week: 3313

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: 1840

ISU CALT Articles

ISU CALT Articles

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

http://www.calt.iastate.edu/article
  • Oct 16

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

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

    Deducting Farm Expenses: An Overview

    Deducting Farm Expenses: An Overview
      Farmers, like other business owners, may deduct “ordinary and necessary expenses paid . . . in carrying on any trade or business.” IRC § 162.  In agriculture, these ordinary and necessary expenses include car and…
  • Jul 30

    Farm Expenses: An Overview

    Farm Expenses: An Overview
      Farmers, like other business owners, may deduct “ordinary and necessary expenses paid . . . in carrying on any trade or business.” IRC § 162.  In agriculture, these ordinary and necessary expenses include car and…
Rank this Week: 2205

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: 1470

Tax Trials

Tax Trials

Covers decisions and developments in federal and state taxation. By Asbury Law Firm.

http://taxtrials.com/
  • Oct 2

    IRS Extends Filing Deadline for Syndicated Conservation Easement Disclosures for Hurricane Victim

    IRS Extends Filing Deadline for Syndicated Conservation Easement Disclosures for Hurricane Victim
    On Friday, September 29, 2017 – three days before disclosures were due under Notice 2017-10 (syndicated conservation easement transactions) – the IRS has extended the deadline for filing those disclosures for taxpayers affected by…
  • Aug 22

    Navel Gazing Micro Captive Insurance Company Denied Deduction

    Navel Gazing Micro Captive Insurance Company Denied Deduction
    Yesterday the Tax Court issued a long-anticipated opinion on a fully-litigated micro-captive insurance company. Micro-captive insurance companies have long been a popular means of self-insuring for closely-held businesses but recently have…
  • Apr 28

    IRS Extends Disclosure Deadline for Syndicated Conservation Easement Participant

    IRS Extends Disclosure Deadline for Syndicated Conservation Easement Participant
    On April 27, 2017, the IRS issued Notice 2017-29 which extended the deadline for disclosing certain participation in syndicated conservation easements. On December 23, 2016, the IRS announced disclosure requirements for participants in…
Rank this Week: 3359

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: 3453

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: 3106

Philadelphia Estate and Tax…

Philadelphia Estate and Tax Attorney Blog

Focuses on income, estate and gift tax matters, estate planning and probate administration. By Steven J. Fromm.

http://frommtaxes.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 20

    Here Are The IRS 2017 Standard Business, Medical and Moving Mileage Rate

    Here Are The IRS 2017 Standard Business, Medical and Moving Mileage Rate
      The Internal Revenue Service has recently issued the 2017 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. Beginning on Jan. 1,…
  • May 25

    2017 PENNSYLVANIA TAX AMNESTY PROGRAM

    2017 PENNSYLVANIA TAX AMNESTY PROGRAM
    What Is The Pennsylvania Tax Amnesty Program? The PA Tax Amnesty program creates an incentive for taxpayers to pay there tax liabilities during a narrow time period that ends on June 19, 2017.  While this program is open, the PA ……
  • Feb 28

    IRS Installment Agreements: 2017 User Fee Schedule and Option

    IRS Installment Agreements: 2017 User Fee Schedule and Option
    Starting in 2017, the IRS has revised its user fee schedule for installment agreements. The new fee schedule applies to installment agreements entered into, restructured or reinstated on or after January 2, 2017. The final regulations…
Rank this Week: 3400

Bellevue Tax Lawyer Blog

Bellevue Tax Lawyer Blog

Covers tax law. By the Law Office of Aaron P. Richter.

http://www.richtertaxblog.com/
  • Jun 7

    5 Tips for Developing a Viable Business Plan

    5 Tips for Developing a Viable Business Plan
    A business plan is an important tool that every aspiring entrepreneur should develop. A business plan can help you clarify what needs to be done in order for your company to succeed. It can also help you plan for changes in the market and…
  • May 8

    The Taxation of LLC Member Distributions for Broker Dealers | Bethesda Tax Lawyer

    The Taxation of LLC Member Distributions for Broker Dealers | Bethesda Tax Lawyer
    In today’s blog, I’d like to look at another case, Fleischer v. Commissioner (2016), that deals with the reporting of income.  In this case, Ryan Fleischer, a financial advisor with various securities-trading licenses, had…
  • Apr 9

    FBARs are Due April 18th | Bethesda Tax Lawyer

    FBARs are Due April 18th | Bethesda Tax Lawyer
    Beginning this year, FBARs are due on tax day, April 15th, most years, and April 18th this year. If you cannot file by the deadline, for this year only, an automatic extension until October 18th will be provided. The FBAR is now filed…
Rank this Week: 3162

Your Texas Estate Plan

Your Texas Estate Plan

Covers tax and estate planning. By Jacob Pelley.

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

    US Supreme Court filings: a primer

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

    Beneficiary Designations, again.

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

    Be careful what you sign for...

    Be careful what you sign for...
    We sign things all the time. Mostly credit card receipts, but if you have ever bought a car, a home, or signed for a package, you are also representing to the contracting world that, by signing the document, you accept the consequences…
Rank this Week: 3521

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

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

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

    Could I go to Jail?

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

    IRS Delays Benefit my Client

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

    IRS Tax Debt Ten-Year Clock

    IRS Tax Debt Ten-Year Clock
    Most people don’t know that the IRS stops trying to collect on tax debt after 10 years. This 10-year clock can be valuable to people who owe back taxes from several years ago. The statute of limitation on collecting tax owed is at 26…
Rank this Week: 1961

The Tax Lawyer Blog

The Tax Lawyer Blog

By William D. Hartsock.

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

    Business IRS Audit FAQ

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

    Personal IRS Audit FAQ

    Personal IRS Audit FAQ
    Click on any of the Personal IRS Audit FAQ's below to see and hear tax attorney William Hartsock, Esq answer your question in a short video: Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about IRS audits from a tax attorney with over 25…
  • Apr 3

    The IRS is Auditing Streamline FBAR Submissions. What Your Must Know.

    The IRS is Auditing Streamline FBAR Submissions. What Your Must Know.
    Tags: International Tax NewsFBAR News and Information On Programs and ProceduresRead more about The IRS is Auditing Streamline FBAR Submissions. What Your Must Know.
Rank this Week: 2071

MW Attorneys Blog

MW Attorneys Blog

Covers tax news and tips. By Montgomery & Wetenkamp.

http://www.mwattorneys.com/blog/
  • Mar 16

    Certain Tax Liens will No Longer be Included on Credit Report

    Certain Tax Liens will No Longer be Included on Credit Report
    Tax experts generally agree that the tax lien is one of the least useful of IRS collection tools for the amount ...
  • Feb 9

    Business Email Spoofing

    Business Email Spoofing
    Google defines “spoof” as a “humorous imitation of something,” or a “trick played on someone as a joke.” But there is ...
  • Dec 13

    IRS Holiday Fraud Warning

    IRS Holiday Fraud Warning
    For years now, the IRS has taken an active role in warning taxpayers, and the tax industry in general, of tax-related ...
Rank this Week: 2846

The Tax Lawyer's Blog

The Tax Lawyer's Blog

By the Pappas Group.

http://www.pappastax.com/the-tax-lawyers-blog/
  • Mar 4

    New Filing Due Date for FBARS

    New Filing Due Date for FBARS
    The United States Department of Treasury has announced that the new annual due date for filing Reports of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) for foreign financial accounts is April 15. Specifically, section 2006(b)(11) of... Read…
  • Mar 4

    New Filing Due Date for FBARS

    New Filing Due Date for FBARS
    The United States Department of Treasury has announced that the new annual due date for filing Reports of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) for foreign financial accounts is April 15. Specifically, section 2006(b)(11) of... Read…
  • Mar 4

    New Filing Due Date for FBARS

    New Filing Due Date for FBARS
    The United States Department of Treasury has announced that the new annual due date for filing Reports of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) for foreign financial accounts is April 15. Specifically, section 2006(b)(11) of... Read…
Rank this Week: 1900

Global Tax Enforcement

Global Tax Enforcement

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

http://www.globaltaxenforcement.com/
Rank this Week: 2800

Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein Law…

Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein Law Blog

Covers business law, tax, and international law.

http://beg-law.com/lawblog/
Rank this Week: 1794

Tax Machine Blog

Tax Machine Blog

Discusses tax topics. By Thomas S. Groth.

http://taxmachine.us
  • Dec 14

    Alan Thicke, Tax Resolution Spokesman, Dead at 69

    Alan Thicke, Tax Resolution Spokesman, Dead at 69
    Note to readers: If you have Tax Problems, maybe you need someone local, maybe you need someone with a lawyer’s skill-set, or maybe you don’t. Would you like to know? Call me at 844-4-TOM-TAX and ask. Alan Thicke, best known for…
  • Nov 12

    Watch this IRS Scammer get scammed

    Watch this IRS Scammer get scammed
    (and some thoughts on Private Collection of Tax Debts)   The news media has been reporting this story for over a year now. Foreigners scamming people into paying the stupid tax. But watch what happens when the tables are turned. And…
  • Jun 1

    I’m Cool with Caitlyn Jenner Being Who she is. So is the IRS.

    I’m Cool with Caitlyn Jenner Being Who she is. So is the IRS.
    A Pretty hot topic right now on the internet is “Bruce” Jenner’s transition to Caitlyn Jenner. Caitlyn has taken steps to change her outward appearance in the past to match the person she has always been on the inside,…
Rank this Week: 1903

Thomas E. Crice Blog

Thomas E. Crice Blog

Covers a variety of individual and business tax issues, in both the domestic and international contexts.

http://www.tomcricelaw.com/tax-blog
  • Dec 3

    Working Abroad – Paying the U.S. Income Tax

    Working Abroad – Paying the U.S. Income Tax
    Expatriates and the federal income tax Going abroad to live and work is a very exciting thing to do.  It also has tax consequences because the United States will tax your income, no matter where you live and no matter...
  • Dec 3

    How Marriage and the Joint Return Can Affect Your Tax Liability

    How Marriage and the Joint Return Can Affect Your Tax Liability
    Does the Tax Code Reward or Penalize Marriage? The story is as old as time.  First comes love then comes marriage.  And quick as a rabbit after that:  the joint tax return.  Ah, sweet bliss, married only a few weeks…
  • Dec 3

    Selling Your Home – Two Tax Traps for the Unwary

    Selling Your Home – Two Tax Traps for the Unwary
    For Some That Big, Tax-free Gain May Not Be There After All When I was a boy my dad bought the family home with his Korean War veteran’s benefit and the savings he’d accumulated working lots of long hours.  I…
Rank this Week: 1899

Los Angeles Estate, Probate And…

Los Angeles Estate, Probate And Tax Law Blog

Covers estate planning, tax and probate law. Published by Moravecs, a Professional Law Corporation.

http://losangelesestateprobatelawyer.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3849

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: 3850