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Critics abroad denounce law meant to find tax evadersCongress Asks IRS to Investigate AARPNew California Law Penalizes Employers for Willful Misclassification of ...Advice For Choosing A Tax AttorneyRepublican Lawmakers Question AARP'S Tax-Free Profits From Product EndorsementsLaw to Find Tax Evaders DenouncedGingrich Still on Defense for House Ethics ReprimandIRS and tax preparer registration: Good for taxpayersNashville People in BusinessGingrich ethics case still leaves scars, Democrats certain to use it against ...AP Enterprise: Nonprofits aiding Paul blur a lineGingrich ethics case from 15 years ago leaves scarAP Enterprise: Paul's nonprofits push law's limitAP Enterprise: Paul's nonprofits push law's limitWallace Bock and Irving Kamsler suspended from adminstering estate of heiress ...

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Tax scandals of the stars
New York Daily NewsDecember 3, 2011

Hogan was served with an Australian Taxation Office order after landing that prevents him from leaving Australia until he settles a multimillion dollar tax bill, lawyer Andrew Robinson said.Australian tax and crime investigators have fought Hogan in a ...more »

Miccosukee Indians Sue Own Former Counsel over Tax Advice
JD Supra (press release)December 5, 2011

... former lawyer, Dexter Lehtinen and has filed a lawsuit against him for malpractice. The tribe members allege that Lehtinen gave them wrong legal advice on tax issues regarding their gambling profits that has now landed them in trouble with the IRS. ...more »

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Critics abroad denounce law meant to find tax evaders
Bend BulletinDecember 28, 2011

Legislation meant to help the United States government locate overseas assets of US tax cheats created little stir when it was quietly slipped into a jobs bill last year. But the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, or FATCA, as it is known, ...more »

Congress Asks IRS to Investigate AARP
The New AmericanDecember 27, 2011

For example, in 1994 the AARP paid the IRS a piddling penalty of $135 million “in lieu of taxes” following an audit of its activities from 1985 through 1993. And the AARP paid the US Postal Service a puny $2.8 million for using its tax-exempt status to ...more »

New California Law Penalizes Employers for Willful Misclassification of ...
ESR NEWSDecember 27, 2011

If the IRS or state agencies determine that workers should have been classified as employees, then the business can be subject to fines, penalties, back taxes, and lawyer's fees.” As a result of trying to avoid treating at-home workers as employees, ...more »

Advice For Choosing A Tax Attorney
EQuicknewsDecember 27, 2011

You wіll sее that thе pros оf hiring a tax lawyer аre confidentiality, practical advice, negotiation skills, and knowledge of thе latest tax updates. Keeping Confidentiality is important. With the pressure of IRS problems, уou mау find yourѕеlf ѕaying ...more »

Republican Lawmakers Question AARP'S Tax-Free Profits From Product Endorsements
Fox NewsDecember 27, 2011

By Jim Angle Three House Republican lawmakers are asking the IRS to explain how nonprofit seniors group AARP is able to shield hundreds of millions of dollars from tax levies even though, they say, the group is effectively in “day-to-day control” of ...more »

Law to Find Tax Evaders Denounced
New York TimesDecember 27, 2011

Legislation meant to help the United States government locate overseas assets of American tax cheats created little stir when it was quietly slipped into a jobs bill last year. But the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, or Fatca, as it is known, ...more »

Gingrich Still on Defense for House Ethics Reprimand
Fox NewsDecember 25, 2011

US tax law provides a way for people to make tax-deductible donations to certain groups as long as those groups stay away from partisan politics. The groups are often called 501c3s because that's the section of the IRS code that gives them tax-exempt ...more »

IRS and tax preparer registration: Good for taxpayers
Tax Law Home (blog)December 25, 2011

... organizations of these individuals were already holding these individuals to an appropriate standard, in part because they must complete continuing education courses that keep the individuals apprised of current tax laws and filing requirements. ...more »

Nashville People in Business
The TennesseanDecember 25, 2011

He specializes in IRS issue resolution, litigation support and valuations. Diana Landa has been appointed as firm administrator, overseeing human resources, strategic planning and process improvements. The Middle Tennessee Society for Human Resource ...more »

Gingrich ethics case still leaves scars, Democrats certain to use it against ...
Washington PostDecember 25, 2011

In 1999, the IRS said they were not. In settling the case, Gingrich acknowledged he gave false information to the ethics committee in denying that a Republican political action committee he led — GOPAC — was connected to a college course he taught ...more »

AP Enterprise: Nonprofits aiding Paul blur a line
Boston.comDecember 24, 2011

He called the transformation of his presidential campaign into the nonprofit a "legal formality" that would allow him to continue building his famously energetic network of volunteers, online activists and college students. The Campaign for Liberty and ...more »

Gingrich ethics case from 15 years ago leaves scar
Fox NewsDecember 24, 2011

In 1999, the IRS said they were not. In settling the case, Gingrich acknowledged he gave false information to the ethics committee in denying that a Republican political action committee he led — GOPAC — was connected to a college course he taught ...more »

AP Enterprise: Paul's nonprofits push law's limit
CBS NewsDecember 24, 2011

But the finances of both the DNC and political action committees such as Romney's Free and Strong America PAC — unlike Paul's nonprofits — are regulated by the Federal Election Commission and subject to financial disclosure rules. ...more »

AP Enterprise: Paul's nonprofits push law's limit
The Associated PressDecember 24, 2011

The Campaign for Liberty and Young Americans for Liberty, a separate group formed to spread his message to high school and college students, were organized as "social welfare organizations" under US tax law. That means they cannot make politics and ...more »

Wallace Bock and Irving Kamsler suspended from adminstering estate of heiress ...
New York Daily NewsDecember 23, 2011

... by Peter Schram, an attorney for the Public Administrator's office, which showed Kamsler and Bock botched Clark's finances so badly in the last 15 years of her life that her estate could owe the IRS $90 million in gift taxes and penalties. ...more »

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