Personal Irs Disputes. Legal news and articles for May 27 - 31, 2012

US prosecutor in Swiss tax probe to exitUS prosecutor in Swiss tax probe to exitHemet theatre manager calls for Deuber resignationDefense up next in currency fraud trialFrank McCourt Under Investigation for Financial Misconduct While Owning DodgersMan escapes more prison time6 months of home confinement added to sentence in Muslim charity tax fraud caseProsecutors clear developer Abdul6 months added to sentence in Muslim charity tax fraud caseShould We Renounce (the Expat Tax)?Terror by Any Other NameCouchsurfing Dilemma: Going for ProfitTwo Supreme Court Judges "NPP Activists" - Ackumey claimsTax Lawyer Robert Wood: Supreme Court Tells IRS 3 Years To Audit Is PLENTY!Social Media Reacts to Casey Anthony Plans for Costa Rica and New Movie

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Roger Clemens' defense lawyer Rusty Hardin squares off with federal ...
New York Daily NewsMay 4, 2012

Novitzky was a special agent with the IRS in 2007 when he zeroed in on Clemens. More recently, he has worked for the FDA and probed Lance Armstrong's cycling teams for potential doping conspiracies. On Thursday the jury saw, for the first time, ...more »

Freezing credit report can stop ID thieves from taking over
ABC Action NewsMay 9, 2012

He immediately froze his credit score. "I was worried they could get into other things in my credit cards," he said. Tampa consumer lawyer Eric Seidel, with McIntyre firm explains. "You basically are having the three credit agencies stop reporting your ...more »

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US prosecutor in Swiss tax probe to exit
WHTCMay 31, 2012

Michel credited Downing, along with other Tax Division lawyers and special agents from the IRS's Criminal Investigation Unit, as having almost single-handedly penetrated "the decades-old wall of Swiss bank secrecy." Scrutiny of Swiss banks by the ...more »

US prosecutor in Swiss tax probe to exit
CNBC.comMay 31, 2012

(Reuters) - The US prosecutor most responsible for piercing the veil of Swiss bank secrecy has resigned, but tax experts said his exit was unlikely to slow Justice Department efforts to rein in American offshore tax evasion there.more »

Hemet theatre manager calls for Deuber resignation
The Valley ChronicleMay 31, 2012

Alexander Yepremian said he was among a number of members of the committee formed to oversee theatre operations who consulted an attorney Tuesday to determine the legal standing of the committee and the foundation. Afterward members of the committee ...more »

Defense up next in currency fraud trial
Minneapolis Star TribuneMay 31, 2012

Some 700 investors -- mostly retirees -- were bilked out of $194 million in what turned out to be a bogus foreign currency investment program run through a confusing network of business entities with "Universal Brokerage" or "Oxford Group" in their ...more »

Frank McCourt Under Investigation for Financial Misconduct While Owning Dodgers
Bleacher ReportMay 30, 2012

His attorneys have vehemently denied the allegations, calling them “inflammatory and unsupportable.” MLB commissioner Bud Selig also sent McCourt a letter last year to inform him the IRS was investigating his tax returns from 2006-08.more »

Man escapes more prison time
Worcester TelegramMay 30, 2012

However, Assistant US Attorney B. Stephanie Siegmann objected to the sentence, preserving the government's ability to appeal it. She sought a 5-year prison sentence, saying that withholding the fact that Care International, a now-defunct Muslim charity ...more »

6 months of home confinement added to sentence in Muslim charity tax fraud case
Worcester TelegramMay 30, 2012

Assistant US Attorney B. Stephanie Siegmann objected to today's sentence, preserving the government's right to appeal it. The government sought a 5-year sentence on the conviction of Mr. Muntasser for conspiring to keep information from the IRS to ...more »

Prosecutors clear developer Abdul
Minneapolis Star TribuneMay 30, 2012

The US Attorney's office has cleared Twin Cities real estate investor and developer Ned Abdul and business associate John Barlow after a lengthy investigation into possible money laundering, wire fraud and tax fraud. First Assistant US Attorney John ...more »

6 months added to sentence in Muslim charity tax fraud case
Worcester TelegramMay 29, 2012

She asked for stiff punishment to deter others as well as punish abuse of the tax system, causing taxpayers to unwittingly support jihad. As he has throughout the trial, Judge Saylor said he views the case narrowly as a tax fraud and false statement ...more »

Should We Renounce (the Expat Tax)?
ForbesMay 29, 2012

See New Taxes for 'Renouncers'? We already have a 15% tax on those who renounce and who meet certain criteria. But the proposed legislation by Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Bob Casey (D-PA) would impose a 30% tax unless an expat shows he didn't ...more »

Terror by Any Other Name
American SpectatorMay 29, 2012

Prosecutors had recommended a much longer sentence -- 79 years, so that Kimberlin, then 27 years old, could never again "walk the streets to terrorize any other citizen," as Assistant US Attorney Kennard Foster told the court.more »

Couchsurfing Dilemma: Going for Profit
Inc.comMay 29, 2012

The IRS disagreed. To the agency, the San Francisco-based website was about cheap travel, nothing more. Finally, in late 2010, Fenton and Hoffer's lawyer, Don Crandlemire, told them their only option was to admit defeat and become a for-profit.more »

Two Supreme Court Judges "NPP Activists" - Ackumey claims
GhanaWebMay 28, 2012

Lawyer Chris Ackumey insists one of the Supreme Court judges is a former Regional Chairman of the NPP, whiles the political affiliation of the other is an open secret. He therefore wished the plaintiffs had objected to the two sitting on the case.more »

Tax Lawyer Robert Wood: Supreme Court Tells IRS 3 Years To Audit Is PLENTY!
Legal Broadcast Network (blog)May 28, 2012

Even the IRS has limits. If you've ever been audited by the IRS, you may think going back three years is bad enough. The tax code generally allows the IRS to audit three years back, and six in some cases. The US Supreme Court inUS v.more »

Social Media Reacts to Casey Anthony Plans for Costa Rica and New Movie
The Costa Rica StarMay 27, 2012

It all started last week with a post on the American gossip blog Crazy Day and Nights, maintained by an Internet personality who goes by the handle Enty Lawyer (and who does not claim to be an attorney). The Costa Rica Star reported on that claim, ...more »

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