Personal Irs Disputes. Legal news and articles for December 16 - 19, 2011

ASK THE LAWYER: IRS rules are different for childrenNew US IRS rules demand more info on foreign holdingsThe Other Side of the “Tax Gap”Henderson Franklin Names Four New StockholdersDiane Mastrull: SmallBizLady: Using social media to spread small-business adviceBachmann touts 'titanium spine'Prominent Maryland Attorney Stanley Needleman Gets Prison TimeHart tax drama extended yet againDoes Anyone Know the Answer to This Question?Report: Santana Moss owes IRS more than $250000Americans in Canada still at the mercy of IRSThe IRS, expats and 'reasonable'The IRS, expats and 'reasonable'Men Admit Role In Loan Modification SchemeTax Code Skewed in the Rich's Favor

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3 convicted of bilking their former Eagan employer
Minneapolis Star TribuneDecember 7, 2011

Advantage Transportation connects freight companies with trucking firms nationwide. It's part of the Dart Transit Co. founded in 1934 by Earl Oren. Assistant US Attorney Timothy Rank argued that Hogeland, a former general manager at Advantage, ...more »

Rocket Lawyer(TM) Provides Legal Tips to Help Small Businesses Avoid a Tax ...
MarketWatch (press release)December 6, 2011

With small businesses facing a growing likelihood of having their taxes audited by the IRS, it is more important than ever to understand the legal consequences of day-to-day business decisions. Rocket Lawyer(TM), the fastest growing online legal ...more »

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ASK THE LAWYER: IRS rules are different for children
Daily BreezeDecember 19, 2011

Email questions and comments to him at RonSEsq@aol.com or write to him at Ask The Lawyer, Daily Breeze, 21250 Hawthorne Blvd., Suite 170, Torrance, CA 90503. This column is a summary of the law, and not a substitute for legal consultation on any ...more »

New US IRS rules demand more info on foreign holdings
Economic TimesDecember 19, 2011

The new disclosure rules are part of 2010's Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, or FATCA. Under the new rules, taxpayers must disclose foreign stock and bond holdings; foreign pensions that start to pay out when the taxpayer reaches retirement age; ...more »

The Other Side of the “Tax Gap”
Business 2 CommunityDecember 19, 2011

The IRS audited 1425888 individual returns for Fiscal 2009, or one out of every 100 filed. You would think that with that few returns to audit, the IRS would work to select the returns most likely to generate additional revenue. ...more »

Henderson Franklin Names Four New Stockholders
Naples Daily NewsDecember 19, 2011

He received his under-graduate degree from Ohio Wesleyan University and his law degree from Ohio Northern University. He can be reached at edward.canterbury@henlaw.com. Houck-Toll is Florida Bar Board Certified in Tax Law and concentrates her practice ...more »

Diane Mastrull: SmallBizLady: Using social media to spread small-business advice
Philadelphia InquirerDecember 19, 2011

Melinda Emerson (center), known as SmallBizLady on Twitter and Facebook, chats with host JJ Ramberg (left) and business lawyer Nina Kaufman on the set of "Your Business" at MSNBC studios in Manhattan. Melinda Emerson opened the door to her Manhattan ...more »

Bachmann touts 'titanium spine'
Omaha World-HeraldDecember 19, 2011

Worked as a tax attorney for the IRS. Having switched from Democrat to Republican, she jumped into politics by beating a favored incumbent for a Minnesota state Senate seat in 2000. In 2006 she advanced to Washington, elected to the House. ...more »

Prominent Maryland Attorney Stanley Needleman Gets Prison Time
Examiner.comDecember 19, 2011

A well known criminal defense attorney who specialized in drug cases has been sentenced to one year and a day for tax evasion and structuring financial transactions to avoid reporting large cash receipts and deposits. Sentenced Thursday December 15 in ...more »

Hart tax drama extended yet again
The Spokesman ReviewDecember 18, 2011

McFarland represented excavation business owner and tax protester Fred Allnutt Sr., of Ellicott City, Md., in an unsuccessful appeal to the 4th Circuit US Court of Appeals in 2008, charging that a statute of limitations should bar an IRS notice of ...more »

Does Anyone Know the Answer to This Question?
Lew Rockwell (blog)December 17, 2011

She has adopted twenty-six children but apparently did not participate that much in their rearing since she was an IRS lawyer. Does anyone else think this is, well, weird? My question is: Does anyone know how many (if any) of Bachmann's children ...more »

Report: Santana Moss owes IRS more than $250000
NBCSports.comDecember 17, 2011

Greenfield's comments echoed remarks made earlier in the day by David Kenner, another lawyer involved in the representation of Hurd. 670 The Score in Chicago reported Thursday that authorities have a list of NFL players in the double digits who ...more »

Americans in Canada still at the mercy of IRS
Financial PostDecember 17, 2011

Last week, the Internal Revenue Service followed up on its promise to grant relief to the estimated one million US citizens, including dual citizens, living in Canada, many of whom may not be up to date with their US tax filing obligations, ...more »

The IRS, expats and 'reasonable'
Calgary HeraldDecember 17, 2011

By Jamie Golombek, Tax Expert; Financial Post December 17, 2011 3:38 AM Last week, the Internal Revenue Service followed up on its promise to grant relief to the estimated one million US citizens, including dual citizens, living in Canada, ...more »

The IRS, expats and 'reasonable'
Ottawa CitizenDecember 17, 2011

By Jamie Golombek, Financial Post December 17, 2011 12:00 AM Last week, the Internal Revenue Service followed up on its promise to grant relief to the estimated one million US citizens, including dual citizens, living in Canada, many of whom may not be ...more »

Men Admit Role In Loan Modification Scheme
KGTV San DiegoDecember 17, 2011

Leslie P. DeMarco, Special Agent in Charge of IRS Criminal Investigation's Los Angeles Field Office stated, "Loan modification scams exploit vulnerable homeowners in search of financial assistance. IRS Criminal Investigation has partnered with federal ...more »

Tax Code Skewed in the Rich's Favor
U.S. News & World ReportDecember 16, 2011

The same is true for each of the other major income groups reflected in IRS figures. Chart II shows that in 2009, the top 1 percent paid almost the same rate in taxes (federal, state, and local) as most of the other income groups. ...more »

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