Personal Irs Disputes. Legal news and articles for September 25 - 30, 2011

Corporations Check the Box on Huge Tax BreakCanadian Banks, Speculation Curbs, 'Purge' Suit: ComplianceMaddin Hauser Shareholder and Attorney Charles M. Lax to Co-Chair, Present at ...IRS strikes a conciliatory tone toward CanadiansOptions worsen for non-resident US citizens targeted by the IRSOptions worsen for non-resident US citizens targeted by the IRSTevlin: Bachmann-Hammond: Just the ticket for our timesMaddin Hauser Shareholder and Attorney Charles M. Lax To Co-Chair, Present at ...Bad options worsen for non-resident US citizens targeted by the IRSBad options worsen for non-resident U.S. citizens targeted by the IRSIRS has lien on BESE member Louella Givens' home for $1.3 million in back taxesWhat do I do if I am audited by the IRS?Lifting the lid on 'check-the-box'Unintended taxing consequencesIRS, U.S. Banks at Odds Over $1 Billion in Tax Credits from Barclays Deals

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Veteran Criminal Defense Lawyer Pleads Guilty in Tax Fraud Case
The BLT: Blog of Legal Times (blog)September 1, 2011

A longtime criminal defense lawyer in Baltimore who stashed more than a million dollars in two safes in his basement pleaded guilty today in federal district court in Greenbelt in a tax evasion prosecution. The lawyer, Stanley Needleman, was licensed ...more »

1st Circuit Reinstates Conspiracy Verdicts Over Charity's Ties to Jihadists
The American LawyerSeptember 8, 2011

Also in June 2008, Mubayyid was convicted of scheming to conceal material facts from the IRS, attempting to obstruct the administration of the Internal Revenue laws and three counts of filing a false tax return. He was sentenced to 11 months in prison ...more »

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Corporations Check the Box on Huge Tax Break
Boise WeeklySeptember 30, 2011

The new rule said that, by simply checking a box on IRS Form 8832 [6], businesses could declare them as corporations or partnerships. But within days of its announcement in 1996, tax lawyers were on the phone saying the Treasury Department had ...more »

Canadian Banks, Speculation Curbs, 'Purge' Suit: Compliance
BusinessWeekSeptember 29, 2011

29 to implement agreed changes to the region's bank capital rules. The Dutch government has yet to adopt the necessary legislation to implement the measures, which include limits on the amount of loans a bank can make to a single business, ...more »

Maddin Hauser Shareholder and Attorney Charles M. Lax to Co-Chair, Present at ...
PR.com (press release)September 29, 2011

Monika Templeman, Esq., of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Lax will be presenting “A Frank Discussion with the Director of Employee Plans Examinations,” will focus on issues of interest to retirement plan professionals. Southfield, MI, September 29 ...more »

IRS strikes a conciliatory tone toward Canadians
Financial Post (blog)September 28, 2011

Compliance with IRS financial disclosure rules intended to nab US tax evaders in Canada is proving complicated because of the large number of dual US and Canadian citizens, tax lawyers on both sides of the border say. ...more »

Options worsen for non-resident US citizens targeted by the IRS
Vancouver SunSeptember 28, 2011

Or - and these are not strategies he recommends as he has no basis to predict a probable outcome - non-compliant Canadian residents could simply start filing going forward and wait to see if the IRS comes back at them for previous years' filings and ...more »

Options worsen for non-resident US citizens targeted by the IRS
Vancouver SunSeptember 28, 2011

The issue is penalties - huge when the "amnesty" was in effect, and much larger now that it has ended - for failing to file pieces of paper with the Internal Revenue Service bureaucrats. Some of those affected knew they were supposed to file but, ...more »

Tevlin: Bachmann-Hammond: Just the ticket for our times
Minneapolis Star TribuneSeptember 28, 2011

So, we have a pastor who has fought with the IRS for decades, teaming up with a former IRS lawyer in a presidential campaign with an anti-tax platform. On the face of it, we have Bachmann's desperate attempt to solidify the far right of her evangelical ...more »

Maddin Hauser Shareholder and Attorney Charles M. Lax To Co-Chair, Present at ...
dBusinessNews Detroit (press release)September 28, 2011

On the final day of the conference, Oct. 26, the West Bloomfield resident will be presenting with Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Director of Employee Plans Examinations Monika Templeman, Esq., the second highest official at the IRS in the retirement ...more »

Bad options worsen for non-resident US citizens targeted by the IRS
Vancouver SunSeptember 27, 2011

Or — and these are not strategies he recommends as he has no basis to predict a probable outcome — non-compliant Canadian residents could simply start filing going forward and wait to see if the IRS comes back at them for previous years' filings and ...more »

Bad options worsen for non-resident U.S. citizens targeted by the IRS
Vancouver SunSeptember 27, 2011

Or — and these are not strategies he recommends as he has no basis to predict a probable outcome — non-compliant Canadian residents could simply start filing going forward and wait to see if the IRS comes back at them for previous years' filings and ...more »

IRS has lien on BESE member Louella Givens' home for $1.3 million in back taxes
NOLA.comSeptember 27, 2011

Bill Neilson, an attorney and Loyola law school professor who reviewed the records at the request of The Times-Picayune but was not familiar with the particulars of the case, said the records indicate that the IRS is holding Givens accountable for ...more »

What do I do if I am audited by the IRS?
Tax Law Home (blog)September 26, 2011

If the IRS tax notice indicates a balance is due because the IRS is questioning a calculation on your federal tax return, the IRS tax notice will indicate the amount as well. Consult with a tax advisor or tax lawyer. A tax advisor can be the Certified ...more »

Lifting the lid on 'check-the-box'
Financial TimesSeptember 26, 2011

The new rule said that, by simply checking a box on IRS Form 8832, businesses could declare them as corporations or partnerships. But within days of its announcement in 1996, tax lawyers were saying that the Treasury Department had overlooked the ...more »

Unintended taxing consequences
Canadian Lawyer MagazineSeptember 26, 2011

This was all part of a new wave of enforcement to, according to tax specialists, tax/track US citizens who keep large amounts of money overseas. Let me say right here, I don't practise US or Canadian tax law. I am not a tax expert and I don't even try ...more »

IRS, U.S. Banks at Odds Over $1 Billion in Tax Credits from Barclays Deals
ProPublicaSeptember 25, 2011

Young lawyers and accountants looked on it as a game,” one British lawyer directly involved in such deals said. “It is not hard to fool the parliamentary draftsmen.” Foreign tax credits are designed in US law to prevent double taxation of companies ...more »

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