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More evidence key dark money group may have misled IRSMore evidence key dark money group may have misled IRSIrving lawyer suggests unusual settlement of John Martin's store bankruptcyMore Evidence Key Dark Money Group May Have Misled IRSUS tax whistle-blower collects $38 million from IRS: LawyerWhistleblower Awarded $38 Million From IRS For Outing Tax Dodge At Major ...Tax whistleblower collects $38 million from IRS: lawyerUPDATE 1-US tax whistleblower collects $38 million from IRS-lawyerUS tax whistleblower collects $38 million from IRS-lawyerNeat Trick? Attorney-Client Privilege From an AccountantBeating an IRS AuditDonald T. Rocen, tax lawyerMorning Report: IRS Demands Poway DocsFake lawyer accused of plotting federal judge's murder loses two clients — to ...Churches openly defy IRS on pulpit politics

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Fake lawyer accused of plotting federal judge's murder loses two clients — to ...
Dallas Morning News (blog)October 26, 2012

Prosecutors say Ballard posed as a lawyer in the mid-2000s, advising his clients that federal income laws did not apply to them. Tilford told the court he hired Ballard in 2004 to file late tax returns for five previous years, falsely claiming the self ...more »

Attorneys for Joe Miller press borough legal fight over $1401.72
Fairbanks Daily News-MinerOctober 25, 2012

The next day Fisher wrote to Miller's attorney to say IRS rules do not “distinguish between a judgment and a settlement for purposes of withholding.” Fisher concluded his letter by saying: “If your client follows through on your threat of renewed ...more »

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More evidence key dark money group may have misled IRS
TucsonSentinel.comOctober 31, 2012

As ProPublica and Frontline have previously reported, when WTP applied for recognition of its tax-exempt status, the group also told the IRS under penalty of perjury that it would not directly or indirectly attempt to influence elections. Yet even ...more »

More evidence key dark money group may have misled IRS
GalesburgPlanet.comOctober 31, 2012

On Monday, a lawyer for LeFer confirmed them by sending a letter to Montana authorities explaining that the car was stolen from a homeschooling conference in Denver. The lawyer said the documents were stolen property and “evidence regarding the ...more »

Irving lawyer suggests unusual settlement of John Martin's store bankruptcy
Lewiston Sun JournalOctober 31, 2012

Voisine was listed as president. Eagle Lake Outfitters filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in February, according to documents filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Bangor. Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code allows a business to petition the court so ...more »

More Evidence Key Dark Money Group May Have Misled IRS
ProPublicaOctober 31, 2012

As ProPublica and Frontline have previously reported, when WTP applied for recognition of its tax-exempt status, the group also told the IRS under penalty of perjury that it would not directly or indirectly attempt to influence elections. Yet even ...more »

US tax whistle-blower collects $38 million from IRS: Lawyer
Business InsuranceOctober 30, 2012

(Reuters) — The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has awarded $38 million to a whistle-blower for information about a tax dodge involving a large corporation, according to the informant's lawyers. The Ferraro Law Firm, which represented the whistle-blower ...more »

Whistleblower Awarded $38 Million From IRS For Outing Tax Dodge At Major ...
Huffington PostOctober 29, 2012

But the agency could have collected up to $250 million, based on the law determining how much a whistleblower can collect for information, which ranges between 15 and 30 percent of the tax recovery. The case was filed in early 2008, after the IRS ...more »

Tax whistleblower collects $38 million from IRS: lawyer
ReutersOctober 29, 2012

"The IRS never tipped their hand that they had a whistleblower" while the agency was going over the corporation's books, said Ferraro lawyer Scott Knott. The IRS sent the check last week, Knott said. He declined to say what percentage of the $38 ...more »

UPDATE 1-US tax whistleblower collects $38 million from IRS-lawyer
ReutersOctober 29, 2012

WASHINGTON Oct 29 (Reuters) - The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has awarded $38 million to a whistleblower for information about a tax dodge involving a large corporation, according to the informant's lawyers. The Ferraro Law Firm, which represented ...more »

US tax whistleblower collects $38 million from IRS-lawyer
ReutersOctober 29, 2012

WASHINGTON Oct 29 (Reuters) - The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has awarded $38 million to a whistleblower for information about a tax dodge involving a large corporation, according to the informant's lawyers. The Ferraro Law Firm, which represented ...more »

Neat Trick? Attorney-Client Privilege From an Accountant
ForbesOctober 29, 2012

Thanks to attorney-client privilege, if you tell your lawyer you are hiding money offshore, the IRS can't make your lawyer talk. The IRS generally can't even make your lawyer produce documents. See Latest Foreign Account Prosecution Fuels Fears.more »

Beating an IRS Audit
Melodika.net (press release)October 27, 2012

To conquer the IRS audit, there are several things that has to be done and the scenario can end up worse if a person don't perform it properly. Seeking an expert help will be the best option for you during this difficult situation. An IRS tax lawyer...more »

Donald T. Rocen, tax lawyer
Washington PostOctober 26, 2012

Donald Theodore Rocen was born in Berwyn, Ill. He graduated from John Carroll University in University Heights, Ohio, in 1967 and from Northwestern University's law school in 1970. He received a master's degree in taxation law from Georgetown ...more »

Morning Report: IRS Demands Poway Docs
Voice of San DiegoOctober 26, 2012

"The Internal Revenue Service is examining the Poway Unified School District's controversial 2011 bond deal to determine whether it complies with federal tax requirements," it says. The letter states that the investigation is routine, and asks for ...more »

Fake lawyer accused of plotting federal judge's murder loses two clients — to ...
Dallas Morning News (blog)October 26, 2012

Prosecutors say Ballard posed as a lawyer in the mid-2000s, advising his clients that federal income laws did not apply to them. Tilford told the court he hired Ballard in 2004 to file late tax returns for five previous years, falsely claiming the self ...more »

Churches openly defy IRS on pulpit politics
Washington TimesOctober 25, 2012

“The IRS has been silent since we started this back in 2008,” said Erik Stanley, legal counsel for the Arizona-based alliance who is helping to oversee the initiative. “They've been very good at enforcing the Johnson Amendment through intimidation in ...more »

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