Tax Law News. Crime Stories, Law on News and Legal Publications in April, 2017

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Owner, 26 tenants indicted on Westport animal cruelty charges ...
Wicked Local EastonApril 1, 2017

The 151-count animal cruelty indictment is the result of an investigation that began in July 2016, when Westport police officers were notified about alleged ...more »

Glendale City Council reaffirms police policy, not federal immigration law
Los Angeles TimesApril 1, 2017

With the hope that such support would curb deportation fears in the community, the Glendale City Council approved a resolution Tuesday affirming the police chief's recent statement that his officers are sworn to ensure Glendale's public safety, not ...more »

Tax Law News and Stories

Audit Defence
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'Still Under Audit': Trump Returns Won't Be Seen on Tax Day
NBCNews.comApril 17, 2017

Spicer didn't comment on whether Trump would authorize the IRS to confirm that he's under audit, and what years that audit pertains to. ... The IRS said last year that an audit does not prevent individuals from releasing their returns. Trump broke with ...more »

Irs Filing & Compliance
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As Tax Day Approaches, Justice Department and IRS Turn Up Heat on Potential Tax Cheats
JD Supra (press release)April 7, 2017

With less than two weeks until the April 18 deadline for filing individual federal income tax returns, the Justice Department and Internal Revenue Service are issuing stern warnings to potential tax cheats. Today the U.S. Attorney for the Western ...more »

Business Audit Defence
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Holcomb OKs consequences for local officials who ignore state audit findings
nwitimes.comApril 25, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS — Local governments whose financial records are in disarray, or don't operate fully in compliance with state law, won't be able to get away with it much longer. On Tuesday, Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb signed into law House Enrolled Act ...more »

Personal Irs Disputes
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Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi was totally not bribed by Donald Trump
Orlando Weekly (blog)April 7, 2017

A Florida prosecutor found "no reasonable suspicion" that Attorney General Pam Bondi did anything wrong when she asked for and received a $25,000 political contribution from President Donald Trump, all while investigating alleged fraud at Trump ...more »

Property Taxes
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Tax changes for Clark County homeowners coming this year
Evening News and TribuneApril 8, 2017

CLARK COUNTY — Property owners of Clark County can expect to see changes on their tax bills this year due to a new state law. Homeowners of Armstrong Farms neighborhood in Jeffersonville and of the area surrounding the Green Tree Mall in Clarksville ...more »

Corporate Income Taxes
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Tax cut battle now imminent in the Nebraska Legislature
Lincoln Journal StarApril 4, 2017

It is a massive bill, with about a dozen substantial rewrites of state tax law. Policymakers in the Legislature and the governor's office are still working through the exact costs and analyzing which taxpayers would benefit most. In the meantime ...more »

Sales Tax & Use Tax
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SID SALTER: Update on full collection of Mississippi sales and use ...
Northeast Mississippi Daily JournalApril 2, 2017

Over the last six months, there's been a lot of rhetoric from politicians, special interests, and vested interests trying to convince Mississippians that collecting a ...more »

Estate Taxes & Gift Taxes
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Tax Law Discourages Development of Vertical Mixed-Use Buildings
Daily Business Review (registration)April 5, 2017

Therefore, the absence of separate folios for each individual parcel within a vertical subdivision renders it difficult, if not impossible, to separately finance each individual component of a vertical mixed-use project. There have been previous ...more »

Tax Evasion Defence
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Agri body ex-secy applies for bail in tax evasion case
Times of IndiaApril 10, 2017

Indore: Former secretary of Indore Krishi Upaj Mandi, Lalit Dahima, who is accused of evading taxes of Rs 8 crore 15 years ago, appeared before a local court here on Monday to apply for bail after a challan against him was presented before the court on ...more »

International Taxation
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Left-Wing 'Anti-Hate' SPLC Cheated Tax Laws, Says Legal Complaint
Breitbart NewsApril 6, 2017

The SPLC's election-season anti-Trump headlines, contributors' statements and “educational” initiatives collectively violated tax laws governing non-profits, says the Immigration Law Reform Institute, which is the legal affiliate of the Federation for ...more »

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