Personal Irs Disputes. Legal news and articles for September 17 - 30, 2014

Ridgefield lawyer pleads guilty to filing false returnRidgefield lawyer pleads guilty to filing false returnSolar Policy Battle: IRS Now Part of Fierce Debate Over How to Value Solar ...Tax Relief and Resolution: Trend-Bucking Tax Lawyer Celebrates Launch of ...Cove Point LNG project gets federal approvalCan a Company Reimburse Employees Who Buy Their Own Health Insurance ...Paying For College: What Every Parent (And Grandparent) Needs To Know ...Housecalls: Monopoly, Foreclosure, IRSEric Holder Runs from a Ticking Time BombColumbia lawyer sentenced to three years' probation for charge linked to ...Columbia lawyer sentenced to three years' probation for charge linked to ...Shelly Sterling's Lawyer Who Brokered Billion Dollar Los Angeles Clipper Sale ...Issa renews call for Lerner to testify after media interviewBlog | IRS scandal: Lois Lerner speaks to Politico. Now she must speak before ...IRS: Reports that Lois Lerner's emails were backed up are 'erroneous'

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Issa demands interview with IRS lawyer facing disbarment
Washington TimesSeptember 4, 2014

While records show she was suspended from practicing law in March pending the outcome of the disbarment proceeding, IRS officials sent her days later to lecture the tax section of the Florida bar to discuss her office's work. Ms. McGee said she's kept ...more »

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Ridgefield lawyer pleads guilty to filing false return
Danbury News TimesSeptember 30, 2014

The 2004 return reported business income of $67,983, gross receipts from the law practice of $234,894, a net profit of $39,767 and a total tax of $9,606. However, IRS criminal investigators determined the lawyer did not report another $498,934 in ...more »

Ridgefield lawyer pleads guilty to filing false return
Danbury News TimesSeptember 30, 2014

However, IRS criminal investigators determined the lawyer did not report another $498,934 in additional gross receipts from his law practice on those returns, which resulted in an additional $136,844 in owed taxes. Jongbloed said Griffin agreed to make ...more »

Solar Policy Battle: IRS Now Part of Fierce Debate Over How to Value Solar ...
Energy CollectiveSeptember 30, 2014

Thad Kurowski, SolarCity's director of policy and electricity markets, noted in an email obtained by GTM, "It will be interesting to see what the IRS determines." A lawyer close to this decision said yesterday, "The Skadden memo is the best thinking we ...more »

Tax Relief and Resolution: Trend-Bucking Tax Lawyer Celebrates Launch of ...
DigitalJournal.comSeptember 30, 2014

Tax Relief and Resolution: The Ultimate Guide to Paying Less to the IRS Starting Now by tax expert and attorney Steven V. Melnik has the answers and solutions to tax debt, tax relief and tax resolution. Revealed within are both questions and remedies ...more »

Cove Point LNG project gets federal approval
Washington PostSeptember 30, 2014

In tracking down people with overdue bills, IRS workers are supposed to take actions such as tracing postal, motor vehicle, court and other records. But in a study of 250 cases, investigators said that 57 percent of the time, they found no evidence ...more »

Can a Company Reimburse Employees Who Buy Their Own Health Insurance ...
New York Times (blog)September 29, 2014

Seth T. Perretta, a health and tax lawyer with the Groom Law Group in Washington, agreed that a straight dollar-for-dollar reimbursement of health insurance would amount to a group health plan and thus violate the Affordable Care Act's prohibition on ...more »

Paying For College: What Every Parent (And Grandparent) Needs To Know ...
ForbesSeptember 29, 2014

Braun is on a committee of Florida lawyers researching a possible change in the state's mandatory age of distribution, to 25 from 21, because as he says, young people “are maturing a little more slowly” than in the past. It would be better not to give ...more »

Housecalls: Monopoly, Foreclosure, IRS
Pueblo ChieftainSeptember 28, 2014

The one you received had only one purpose — to transfer the estate's ownership of the cabin to you. A young lawyer once told me that after a deed is on file in the local public records office, it has no further use. You could safely just throw it in ...more »

Eric Holder Runs from a Ticking Time Bomb
New York ObserverSeptember 26, 2014

As more of the IRS emails have come to light, they have revealed that Mr. Holder allowed a Justice Department lawyer, Andrew Strelka, to represent the IRS in opposing the lawsuit by Z Street—a group allegedly targeted for abusive treatment by the IRS ...more »

Columbia lawyer sentenced to three years' probation for charge linked to ...
Hilton Head Island PacketSeptember 24, 2014

During an investigation, “it was determined that Chaplin was directing his criminal defendant clien6ts to pay his fees in a structured manner to avoid reporting those payments to the IRS,” the federal press release said. Last year,a former assistant U ...more »

Columbia lawyer sentenced to three years' probation for charge linked to ...
The StateSeptember 24, 2014

During an investigation, “it was determined that Chaplin was directing his criminal defendant clien6ts to pay his fees in a structured manner to avoid reporting those payments to the IRS,” the federal press release said. Last year,a former assistant U ...more »

Shelly Sterling's Lawyer Who Brokered Billion Dollar Los Angeles Clipper Sale ...
Radar OnlineSeptember 23, 2014

Just two days after new Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer held a huge pep rally for his new team, former owner Shelly Sterling's attorney, Pierce O'Donnell, who had helped to broker the billion dollar deal, quietly filed for bankruptcy...more »

Issa renews call for Lerner to testify after media interview
Fox NewsSeptember 22, 2014

House oversight committee Chairman Darrell Issa is renewing his call for embattled ex-IRS official Lois Lerner to testify before Congress, after she used a media interview to assert her innocence and say she's “not sorry for anything.” The former head ...more »

Blog | IRS scandal: Lois Lerner speaks to Politico. Now she must speak before ...
MyrtleBeachOnline.com (blog)September 22, 2014

As early as mid-2011, she asked IRS lawyers how to get the applications wrapped up. Yet it's also clear that she wasn't the only one who made missteps — she's just the only name leading headlines. For example, it was advisers in the IRS chief counsel ...more »

IRS: Reports that Lois Lerner's emails were backed up are 'erroneous'
TheBlaze.com (blog)September 17, 2014

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen on Wednesday dismissed recent press reports saying that the lost emails of former IRS employee Lois Lerner might still be recoverable. In August, the government watchdog group Judicial Watch said it was told by an IRS ...more »

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