Personal Irs Disputes. Legal news and articles for June 27 - 30, 2016

US Mining Swiss Bank Data to Find Tax CheatsLawyer seeks federal bribery charges against Bondi over Trump donationIRS to Return $30K It Seized From Maryland Dairy FarmersDTCI: Consequences of silenceFormer Baden tax collector admits to stealing more than $1 millionLawyer Tied To Reputed Glen Rock Mobster Gets 43 Months In Ticket ScamWatchdog asks IRS to investigate 'dark money' group that aired TV ads targeting Ken PaxtonProsecutors: Man gambled away money stolen from school districtAIRBNB Sues SF -- BARBARA LEE Still Not Endorsing -- $167 Billion Budget SignedThe Power Of Attorney Foreign Account TrapSpeak Out: Emission testing is a waste with improved gasolineLegendary Trial Lawyer F. Lee Bailey Files for BankruptcyOil Investor Zukerman Pleads Guilty in Tax Evasion CaseEx-Trump University Executives Run College That Gets $150 Million from TaxpayersThe Refrigerator's stubborn spiral

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IRS withdraws grand jury subpoena against Norwich bakery
Norwich BulletinJune 9, 2016

NORWICH — The Internal Revenue Service appears to have quietly ended years of attempts to prosecute Vocatura's Bakery over large cash bank deposits the business made. Lawyers representing Vocatura's said Thursday the IRS has agreed to withdraw a ...more »

F. Lee Bailey files for bankruptcy
WGBA-TVJune 25, 2016

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Famed defense attorney F. Lee Bailey, whose legion of high-profile cases includes the O.J. Simpson murder trial, has filed for bankruptcy in Maine in an effort to discharge an IRS debt of more than $5 million. Debts to the IRS ...more »

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US Mining Swiss Bank Data to Find Tax Cheats
Wall Street JournalJune 30, 2016

Discrepancies between accounts and filings could trigger prosecutions, said Nanette Davis, a senior lawyer with the Justice Department's Tax Division, at a recent conference. Ms. Davis declined to specify the size of ... Many U.S. taxpayers who hid ...more »

Lawyer seeks federal bribery charges against Bondi over Trump donation
Orlando SentinelJune 29, 2016

TALLAHASSEE – A Massachusetts lawyer who previously filed state ethics and elections complaints against Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has asked federal prosecutors to level bribery charges against her and Donald Trump. Whitfield Larrabee, a Boston ...more »

IRS to Return $30K It Seized From Maryland Dairy Farmers
Daily SignalJune 29, 2016

“When you're in kindergarten, you learn that if you've taken something that doesn't belong to you, you have to give it back,” Rob Johnson, a lawyer with the Institute for Justice who represented Sowers, told The Daily Signal. “In this ... Sowers' saga ...more »

DTCI: Consequences of silence
Indiana LawyerJune 29, 2016

The practice of civil law does not often require attorneys to reach for a copy of the United States Constitution. But where a ... In such cases, civil attorneys must help clients navigate several issues, including (1) how and when to assert the ...more »

Former Baden tax collector admits to stealing more than $1 million
Pittsburgh Post-GazetteJune 29, 2016

Kristek, 57, a former constable from Baden and the acting tax collector since 2007, waived indictment by grand jury before U.S. District Judge Arthur Schwab and pleaded to mail fraud and filing a false tax return. Kristek acted as the ... Mr. Karl said ...more »

Lawyer Tied To Reputed Glen Rock Mobster Gets 43 Months In Ticket Scam
Fair Lawn-Glen Rock Daily VoiceJune 28, 2016

Fishman credited special agents of the FBI, the IRS-Criminal Investigation, and criminal investigators from his office with the making the case, handled by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Francisco J. Navarro and Anthony J. Mahajan of his Criminal Division in ...more »

Watchdog asks IRS to investigate 'dark money' group that aired TV ads targeting Ken Paxton
mySanAntonio.comJune 28, 2016

During the 2014 Republican runoff election for Texas attorney general, a politically active nonprofit targeted Ken Paxton with a 30-second attack ad criticizing him for being fined by state securities regulators. A watchdog group has now asked the IRS ...more »

Prosecutors: Man gambled away money stolen from school district
Pittsburgh Post-GazetteJune 28, 2016

The FBI and the criminal investigation division of the IRS have been looking for assets that could be seized to cover for some of the stolen money, but so far they've had no luck. "A lot of this money was used for gambling," Mr. Karl said. "It's gone ...more »

AIRBNB Sues SF -- BARBARA LEE Still Not Endorsing -- $167 Billion Budget Signed
PoliticoJune 28, 2016

“All of us have played a role in trying to develop unity, and there are some issues I helped negotiate and work toward. .. And it puts me in a credible position to be able to do that.” Lee, the former chair of the .... Sales pitch on Amazon.com: “You ...more »

The Power Of Attorney Foreign Account Trap
ForbesJune 28, 2016

If you're someone's agent under their financial power of attorney you could be responsible for filing a Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts—aka an FBAR—and subject to draconian penalties for failing to do so. This is one of those ...more »

Speak Out: Emission testing is a waste with improved gasoline
Chicago TribuneJune 28, 2016

Report telephone scams: For people who think they are being scammed by the Internal Revenue Service, the IRS will never contact you by phone. Simply hang up on them and report it. The IRS will never call you. Remembering Ali: Muhammad Ali touched my ...more »

Legendary Trial Lawyer F. Lee Bailey Files for Bankruptcy
The American LawyerJune 27, 2016

Famed criminal defense attorney F. Lee Bailey, who represented former football player, broadcaster and actor O.J. Simpson in his 1995 murder trial, filed for bankruptcy Friday, listing a $5.2 million debt to the IRS. Bailey, 83, has fallen on hard ...more »

Oil Investor Zukerman Pleads Guilty in Tax Evasion Case
BloombergJune 27, 2016

The indictment alleged that Zukerman shipped paintings to addresses in Delaware and New Jersey to evade New York state sales tax on artwork that immediately went to his Park Avenue duplex in Manhattan. He did not plead guilty to that charge but instead ...more »

Ex-Trump University Executives Run College That Gets $150 Million from Taxpayers
Huffington PostJune 27, 2016

Two former high-ranking executives of Trump University are now two of the top executives at a Florida-based career college, Ultimate Medical Academy, that has 13,000 students enrolled, has been receiving more than $150 million annually in federal ...more »

The Refrigerator's stubborn spiral
Sports IllustratedJune 27, 2016

We can start with this: Everybody loves the Fridge. William Perry could have been called the Car or the Shed or the Washing Machine or even the Water Heater. But he wasn't. The Refrigerator it was—Fridge, for short—ever since his days as a 300-plus ...more »

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