Personal Irs Disputes. Legal news and articles for September 29 - 30, 2015

Federal prosecutors move to seize property owned by woman accused of ...Ex-Strip dancer convicted in HOA schemeIRS Dished Out Nearly $6M In Bonuses Over Past Five YearsKelly Rutherford's Custody Battle: "I'm Afraid I Might Never See My Children ...NJ lawyer admits cheating gov't out of $50K in taxesThe Corrupt Mr. WhitehouseUnderstanding the Rules for Estate Taxes and Non-CitizensIRS paid $6M in bonuses, $285000 to just one lawyer, 6-times U.S. salaryRE players pushing limits of capital gains taxDream Weddings Turn To Stress Nightmares As Water's Edge Struggles To Stay AfloatZombie super PACs: What happens to all that cash?Ex-banker who bilked millions from investors gets bondFertility Hustler Gets Off Easy For Scamming Childless CouplesA glimpse of ITVFestRothstein's ex-banker to plead guilty to fraud charges in Miami federal court

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Hillary, New and Improved
Wall Street JournalSeptember 8, 2015

In our Friday column, we noted that in a CNN interview Fallon had said the “emails” on the thumb drive Mrs. Clinton's lawyer recently surrendered to the FBI were actually PDFs—the equivalent of a printout. He tweeted in response: “DOJ [Department of ...more »

Pregamin' Arkansas State
Rock M Nation (blog)September 11, 2015

MatLock is an aviation law firm. "If it's flying through the air, you might have a claim!" jaeger - I want to see a ton of Lock because we're absolutely obliterating ASU. I want us up 40 points in the second quarter, so Drew can play the whole second ...more »

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Federal prosecutors move to seize property owned by woman accused of ...
Pittsburgh Post-GazetteSeptember 30, 2015

In a forfeiture filing, the U.S. attorney's office said the IRS and U.S. postal inspectors have been investigating Cindy Mills, 54, former treasury specialist for Matthews' Bronze Division. The investigation first surfaced when Matthews said in its ...more »

Ex-Strip dancer convicted in HOA scheme
Las Vegas Review-JournalSeptember 30, 2015

It became public in September 2008 when the FBI, Las Vegas police and IRS conducted valley-wide raids. Prosecutors alleged during the trial that Markham tried to cover up a 1 percent interest she received in a condominium at the Jasmine development in ...more »

IRS Dished Out Nearly $6M In Bonuses Over Past Five Years
Washington Free BeaconSeptember 30, 2015

Supervisory general attorneys were the top recipients with 486 total awards that came to $1.56 million. They were followed by supervisory trial attorneys who pocketed a combined $1.2 million in bonuses on 410 performance awards ranging from $200 to ...more »

Kelly Rutherford's Custody Battle: "I'm Afraid I Might Never See My Children ...
Hollywood ReporterSeptember 30, 2015

But digging into Giersch's history uncovers accusations of fraud, tax evasion and shell companies, according to THR's review of hours of testimony by Giersch in dozens of depositions in the divorce and custody cases, interviews with sources close to ...more »

NJ lawyer admits cheating gov't out of $50K in taxes
NJ.comSeptember 30, 2015

According to a release from IRS Special Agent in Charge Jonathan D. Larsen, Stephanie Hand pleaded guilty to two counts of failing to file tax returns for her business, Newark law firm Hand Little, LLC, in 2008 and 2009. During those years, the firm...more »

The Corrupt Mr. Whitehouse
Daily CallerSeptember 30, 2015

The charge gave Mr. Whitehouse no pause. This summer he urged the new attorney general to “crack down” on menacing conservative nonprofits with the federal government's criminal-enforcement arm. Even after the IRS debacle, prosecuting supposed ...more »

Understanding the Rules for Estate Taxes and Non-Citizens
Texas LawyerSeptember 30, 2015

If so, where? The above listed questions won't answer the question of whether the IRS will likely consider the client a resident for estate tax purposes, but will give attorneys a starting point to determine whether they are dealing with a non-US ...more »

IRS paid $6M in bonuses, $285000 to just one lawyer, 6-times U.S. salary
Washington ExaminerSeptember 30, 2015

The Internal Revenue Service doled out nearly $6 million in bonuses to employees over the past five years, with one treasured lawyer receiving $285,688 in performance and retention awards, six times the average U.S. wage, according to newly released ...more »

RE players pushing limits of capital gains tax
The Real Deal Magazine (blog)September 30, 2015

In all the above cases, Wolfe said, the IRS may very well flag the investor/developer's returns and argue that the actual closing happened when the deal was signed. In that case, the agency would issue a “notice of a proposed adjustment” requiring the ...more »

Dream Weddings Turn To Stress Nightmares As Water's Edge Struggles To Stay Afloat
GothamistSeptember 30, 2015

"I just wanted to assure you there is absolutely no question that the Water's Edge is remaining open, and there's absolutely no question that we'll honor every wedding and christening and whatever event that's been booked," his lawyer, Joseph Conway ...more »

Zombie super PACs: What happens to all that cash?
CBS NewsSeptember 30, 2015

They've joined the ranks of the zombie super PACS: fundraising organizations with money to spend but no living candidate left to support. So with their ... Due to still-evolving campaign finance laws, there are few rules for how super PACS must operate ...more »

Ex-banker who bilked millions from investors gets bond
mySanAntonio.comSeptember 30, 2015

U.S. Magistrate Judge Henry Bemporad held a hearing last week in which Hernandez's lawyer, Alfonso Cabañas, and prosecutor Greg Surovic had an agreed motion for bond. Lawyers for the victims opposed any bond money that came from Hernandez's ...more »

Fertility Hustler Gets Off Easy For Scamming Childless Couples
Daily BeastSeptember 30, 2015

“If she were not there, things would clearly fall apart,” her lawyer said in the objections filed to the presentence report and sentencing memorandum. Her federal public defender tried to win .... She sicced the IRS on the surrogate. “Not only did she ...more »

A glimpse of ITVFest
Bennington Banner (subscription)September 30, 2015

"Make it simple, make it easy," said entertainment lawyer Vinca Jarrett, who is also president of FilmPro Finance, a financial consulting service for investors and producers for funding one-off films and building film slates. When going for financing ...more »

Rothstein's ex-banker to plead guilty to fraud charges in Miami federal court
Miami HeraldSeptember 29, 2015

An obscure banker who helped Fort Lauderdale lawyer Scott Rothstein fleece a group of wealthy investors plans to plead guilty to a single fraud charge rather than risk trial next week in Miami federal court. Frank Spinosa — fired as regional vice ...more »

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