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Vanguard pays back taxes to Texas, marking first payment linked to a ...The Pfizer-Allergan Merger Uses a Tax Trick That Lets US Companies Stash ...Judge denies gag order in Parlato caseJudge denies gag order in Parlato caseAudits: Vanguard income taxes 'deficient' for 2010-14Behind with the IRS? Americans could soon find their passports revokedSecrets and Scandals: Reforming Rhode Island 1986-2006, Chapter 38Retired lawmen aid in defense of former federal agentUS Wants to Seize Your Passport for Unpaid TaxesState Department Could Soon Take Your Passport Away For Owing IRS TaxesIRS To Release Additional Rules On Corporate InversionsOverdue taxes? You could lose your U.S. passportOverdue taxes? You could lose your U.S. passportPay Your Taxes or Lose Your PassportAmericans: Pay Your Taxes—Or Lose Your Passport

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Options for Parents Helping Adult Kids Buy a Home
U.S. News & World ReportNovember 3, 2015

One thing to remember with family loans is that it still needs to be at arm's length, meaning it follows the IRS's proscribed interest rates based on the term of the loan. If earning interest isn't the goal, the relative giving the loan could ... You ...more »

Warren Tries to Head Off Wall Street Gifts on Congressional Christmas Trees
InsideSourcesNovember 5, 2015

Chi Chi Wu, a lawyer with the National Consumer Law Center, said the legislation pushes a narrow agenda that's not in the public interest. “You can't get blood from a stone, but private debt collectors will try to get blood from stone, no matter what ...more »

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Vanguard pays back taxes to Texas, marking first payment linked to a ...
Philly.comNovember 24, 2015

That payment is the first that Danon has collected as a whistle-blower against Vanguard, his lawyer, Stephen Sorensen, confirmed. Vanguard spokesman John Woerth said that Vanguard's payments to Texas had ... In 2013, while Danon was still a Vanguard ...more »

The Pfizer-Allergan Merger Uses a Tax Trick That Lets US Companies Stash ...
Mother JonesNovember 23, 2015

There's a wrinkle to this deal between the makers of Viagra and Botox: It's being facilitated by a controversial tax trick known as an inversion, which lets American companies move their headquarters abroad, avoiding the IRS while keeping executives ...more »

Judge denies gag order in Parlato case
Buffalo NewsNovember 23, 2015

When asked about the charges of fraud and money laundering, he pleaded not guilty. Charged in a 19-count indictment, he is accused of cheating the IRS and others as part of a scheme involving 15 shell companies, 50 bank accounts and multiple attorney ...more »

Judge denies gag order in Parlato case
Buffalo NewsNovember 23, 2015

Frank Parlato Jr.'s unusual role as a newspaper owner writing about his own criminal case prompted the prosecution to ask for a gag order Monday. The judge in the case said no. Prosecutors asked for the restrictions on media coverage during Parlato's ...more »

Audits: Vanguard income taxes 'deficient' for 2010-14
Philly.com (blog)November 23, 2015

But state tax agency documents show Texas agreed in October to award $117,000 to ex-tax-lawyer Danon, who began reporting alleged Vanguard income tax underpayments to federal and state agencies before Vanguard fired him in early 2013. Applying Texas ...more »

Behind with the IRS? Americans could soon find their passports revoked
Inside Costa RicaNovember 23, 2015

Charles Bruce, an American lawyer who advises the expatriate group American Citizens Abroad told theJournal, “Americans abroad need their passports for many routine activities of daily life, such as banking, registering in a hotel, or registering a ...more »

Secrets and Scandals: Reforming Rhode Island 1986-2006, Chapter 38
GoLocalProvNovember 23, 2015

The Big Daddy's dispute landed on the docket of State Liquor Control Administrator Jeffrey J. Greer, a lawyer I had known for ten years in several government posts. He came across as modest, consistent, and professional, and we had lunch ..... Our 1992 ...more »

Retired lawmen aid in defense of former federal agent
TBO.comNovember 22, 2015

About 20 federal agents — most of them retired admire and respect Quinn so much, they chipped in to pay for Quinn's legal defense, according to Bob Mazur, a retired U.S. Customs and Drug Enforcement Administration agent who organized the collection.more »

US Wants to Seize Your Passport for Unpaid Taxes
NewsmaxNovember 22, 2015

"You don't get to go in front of a judge first to have a fair and impartial hearing over whether or not the government's tax allegations are accurate. The language in the law is very clear: they can simply revoke your passport if you owe them money in ...more »

State Department Could Soon Take Your Passport Away For Owing IRS Taxes
Headlines & Global NewsNovember 21, 2015

Under a provision buried within the 864-page highway-funding bill, H.R. 22, the State Department would have the authority to revoke or deny passports of Americans owing the IRS more than $50,000 in "seriously delinquent" federal taxes, including ...more »

IRS To Release Additional Rules On Corporate Inversions
ForbesNovember 21, 2015

This week, the IRS released Notice 2015-79 that describes intended regulations to cover inversions and related transactions. Colloquially, an inversion refers generally to a transaction in which a domestic corporation is acquired by a foreign corporation.more »

Overdue taxes? You could lose your U.S. passport
wtvr.comNovember 21, 2015

One provision in it would let the federal government revoke, deny or limit a U.S. citizen's passport if the person owes more than $50,000 in “seriously delinquent tax debt,” including penalties and interest. It would only apply to those people whom the ...more »

Overdue taxes? You could lose your U.S. passport
wtkr.comNovember 20, 2015

“This is going to have an extraordinary impact [in terms of getting people to pay up],” said Los Angeles-based tax lawyer Dennis Brager, a former IRS trial attorney who thinks the measure is too draconian. For starters, Brager said, it's not that hard ...more »

Pay Your Taxes or Lose Your Passport
FortuneNovember 20, 2015

It's unclear just how many Americans abroad this would affect but the Journal notes that “a report issued in September by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration … found that the IRS sent 855,000 notices to U.S. citizens abroad in 2014 ...more »

Americans: Pay Your Taxes—Or Lose Your Passport
Wall Street JournalNovember 20, 2015

According to estimates by the Joint Committee on Taxation, the measure is expected to raise $398 million over 10 years. “If this bill becomes law, it will be imperative for Americans traveling abroad or living abroad to pay attention to IRS notices ...more »

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