Personal Irs Disputes. Legal news and articles for January 30 - 31, 2012

The Churn: Lateral Moves and Promotions in The Am Law 200Beeman gets reprieve, but only for a weekResearch and Markets: Private Foundations: Tax Law and Compliance 2012 ...Yahoo: Alibaba remains in complicated split talksRomney's many happy returns? Blame CongressErie County councilman asking federal judge to find $2.1 million IRS judgment ...Mortgage Accord, Foreign Bribes, Municipal Bonds: ComplianceUBS, Foreclosure Accord, Berezovsky, Commerzbank, MF Global in Court NewsOn the March to election 2012 … Atta Mills or Akuffo Addo?On the March to election 2012 …Atta Mills or Akuffo Addo?Federal Government No Help with Unpaid Child SupportJailing a deadbeat dad amounts to debtor's prison?Prosecutors: Defendants cheated taxpayers to enrich selves off backs of ...Schneiderman Explains Why Authorities Have The Power To Put Wall Streeters In ...IRS Levies Fine on Food for the Hungry Over Drug Valuations

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For Portland's dope king, love and mistrust
Albany Times UnionJanuary 2, 2012

He has filed for bankruptcy at least twice. For at least three years, he paid off his personal bills with money from the foundation, and when the feds found out, he simply gave up the foundation's nonprofit status. When cornered, time and again, ...more »

Lamar Odom Stuffs IRS In Tax Case Over Fines, Fitness Fees
ForbesJanuary 3, 2012

Last year, Odom sued the Internal Revenue Service after it sent him a bill for $87000, including interest, saying he had no right to deduct $190000 in personal fitness fees and NBA-imposed fines from his 2007 tax return. Odom said the expenditures were ...more »

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The Churn: Lateral Moves and Promotions in The Am Law 200
The American LawyerJanuary 31, 2012

A finance attorney, Agbayissah started his careet at PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal. Vincent focuses on M&A, joint ventures, corporate, and commercial law. Naumann, who led SNR Denton's technology, media, and telecommuniations practice, litigates and ...more »

Beeman gets reprieve, but only for a week
GoErie.comJanuary 31, 2012

He said it was in the interest of fairness that Beeman be made to pay what he owes, by his estimate about $110000, a fraction of the $2.1 million estimated by the IRS. Ari Kunosfky, tax lawyer with the US Department of Justice, argued against giving ...more »

Research and Markets: Private Foundations: Tax Law and Compliance 2012 ...
Business Wire (press release)January 31, 2012

With more than 50000 private foundations in the United States and the increasing scrutiny of the IRS, this much-needed, annually updated manual provides you with a wide range of tax rules and regulations for these foundations.more »

Yahoo: Alibaba remains in complicated split talks
Financial TimesJanuary 31, 2012

A process to complete a cash-rich split would take between six and nine months, said industry lawyers and an industry banker. The size of the transaction would probably necessitate a request for a private letter ruling from the IRS to ensure the tax ...more »

Romney's many happy returns? Blame Congress
Reuters IndiaJanuary 31, 2012

The spokeswoman, citing Brad Malt, the Romney family tax lawyer, answered: none. The idea that someone could pay zero gift taxes on contributions to a $100 million trust fund may surprise people who have heard arguments that the wealthy are ...more »

Erie County councilman asking federal judge to find $2.1 million IRS judgment ...
The RepublicJanuary 31, 2012

Beeman claims he likely owes less than the $45000 the IRS has already garnished from his county council wages and pension — not the more than $900000 the IRS claims he owed in taxes. Sixty-two-year-old Ebert Beeman acknowledges he wrongly followed the ...more »

Mortgage Accord, Foreign Bribes, Municipal Bonds: Compliance
BusinessWeekJanuary 31, 2012

It's the biggest prosecution of individuals accused of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. A trial of four others arrested in the sting ended in a mistrial in July after a jury failed to agree on a verdict. Laura Sweeney, a Justice Department ...more »

UBS, Foreclosure Accord, Berezovsky, Commerzbank, MF Global in Court News
BloombergJanuary 31, 2012

UBS isn't able to comment on the case because “English criminal law limits what we can say about this incident,” Oliver Gadney, a spokesman for the bank, said in an e-mailed statement. Adoboli, who was remanded into custody, is being held at Wandsworth ...more »

On the March to election 2012 … Atta Mills or Akuffo Addo?
GhanaWebJanuary 31, 2012

William Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo Addo is an accomplished lawyer and politician. He served in John Kufour's government as Attorney Genral and Minister of Justice and also as a foreign minister (wikipedia.com). He came from a family who has deep route in ...more »

On the March to election 2012 …Atta Mills or Akuffo Addo?
Modern GhanaJanuary 31, 2012

William Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo Addo is an accomplished lawyer and politician. He served in John Kufour's government as Attorney Genral and Minister of Justice and also as a foreign minister (wikipedia.com). He came from a family who has deep route in ...more »

Federal Government No Help with Unpaid Child Support
JD Supra (press release)January 31, 2012

The federal Office of Child Support Enforcement, part of the Department of Health and Human Services, provides centralized resources for the states, by collecting information from the IRS, Social Lawyers.com Website | Blog | LexisNexis Security ...more »

Jailing a deadbeat dad amounts to debtor's prison?
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)January 30, 2012

Seizure of assets and wage garnishment would seem to be a more productive approach with the added benefit of not having to pay the cost of jailing these guys. I guess these “deadbeats” are trying to get a Joe Walsh Pass. I'm not sure why a right to ...more »

Prosecutors: Defendants cheated taxpayers to enrich selves off backs of ...
al.com (blog)January 30, 2012

Sturdivant and other attorneys said that Waters and Brill were genuine employees who were issued IRS tax forms. Sturdivant said Medfusion paid them in commissions on sales, the same way that sales associates in many industries all over the country earn ...more »

Schneiderman Explains Why Authorities Have The Power To Put Wall Streeters In ...
Business InsiderJanuary 30, 2012

Schneiderman's working group will have 55 lawyers on hand, plus anyone else the IRS (because we could be talking about tax fraud in some cases), DOJ, US Attorney General's, or CFPB can muster. That means resources. Having resolved the jurisdiction ...more »

IRS Levies Fine on Food for the Hungry Over Drug Valuations
Chronicle of Philanthropy (subscription)January 30, 2012

Mr. Gardner said the organization has retained a lawyer, Charles M. Watkins, who specializes in nonprofit issues. The IRS letter gives Food for the Hungry by January 31 to respond, but Mr. Gardner said his charity had received verbal assurance that the ...more »

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