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You Should Just Hang Up On IRS Collection Calls Legitimate Or NotTrump tax plan seen turning 'everyone and their dog' into an LLCUnited Settles With Passenger Dragged Off Plane, But Can IRS Tax It?United Passenger Dragged Off Plane Won't Have to Pay Taxes on SettlementUnited Settles With Passenger Drug Off Plane, But Can IRS Tax It?Taxpayers can survive IRS audits | News | muskogeephoenix.comUSA v. Nguyen, 16-10186 (5th Cir. 04/13/2017)Judges warn of 'prosecutorial abuse' if Buffalo IRS ruling standsDeal that sends Canadian bank records to IRS is 'illegal,' lawyer tells US committeeFormer Miami lawmaker didn't file tax returns during eight years in officeThe IRS will use debt collectors to go after unpaid taxes | newsTrump Lawyer Warned Carter Page to Stop Calling Himself Trump "Adviser"Ethics panel clears Florida official over Trump contributionEthics panel clears Florida official over Trump contributionFederal Attorneys Still Using Obama Strategies on Old Cases

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Activists Plan 'Tax Day' Marches Calling For Release Of Trump's Taxes
WCAIApril 6, 2017

Philip Hackney, a former IRS lawyer who now teaches tax law, says there's a higher purpose. "I think it works more toward an open society, that I think is important," he says. "Democracy." With Trump, Hackney sees a more pragmatic consideration, too.more »

The president always gets audited (and the veep too)
CNNMoneyApril 17, 2017

And making the audits automatic may have been intended to bolster public confidence that the IRS will audit presidents of both parties and not let it become something the agency does at its discretion, according to tax lawyer Steven Rosenthal, a senior ...more »

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You Should Just Hang Up On IRS Collection Calls Legitimate Or Not
ForbesApril 30, 2017

And you shouldn't be reading tax blogs, you should be finding a lawyer. The other two faces, which it is very important not to confuse are examination and collection. You deal with examination if the IRS thinks that your return might be wrong. This can ...more »

Trump tax plan seen turning 'everyone and their dog' into an LLC
Salina Journal (subscription)April 30, 2017

During the past decade, the agency has seen steep funding and manpower cuts that drastically reduced the number of classification audits it performs, said Garrett Gregory, a former senior attorney at the IRS until 2014 who worked in the agency's large ...more »

United Settles With Passenger Dragged Off Plane, But Can IRS Tax It?
ForbesApril 28, 2017

If you are the plaintiff and use a contingent fee lawyer, you will usually be treated (for tax purposes) as receiving 100% of the money recovered by you and your attorney, even if the defendant pays your lawyer directly his 30% to 40% contingent fee cut.more »

United Passenger Dragged Off Plane Won't Have to Pay Taxes on Settlement
BloombergApril 28, 2017

... to his lawyers. Payouts just for emotional distress aren't tax-free under IRS rules. Terms of Dao's settlement with Chicago-based United are confidential, according to a press release issued Thursday by Corboy & Demetrio, the law firm which ...more »

United Settles With Passenger Drug Off Plane, But Can IRS Tax It?
ForbesApril 28, 2017

If you are the plaintiff and use a contingent fee lawyer, you will usually be treated (for tax purposes) as receiving 100% of the money recovered by you and your attorney, even if the defendant pays your lawyer directly his 30% to 40% contingent fee cut.more »

Taxpayers can survive IRS audits | News | muskogeephoenix.com
Muskogee Daily PhoenixApril 27, 2017

Experts encourage taxpayers whose returns become subject to an audit by the Internal Revenue Service to be armed with information and be able to provide ...more »

USA v. Nguyen, 16-10186 (5th Cir. 04/13/2017)
Texas LawyerApril 27, 2017

However, the probation officer also noted that Nguyen appeared to be involved in unlawful structuring activities: IRS agents found over $4,900,000 in structured deposits made by third parties to bank accounts registered to Nguyen or his family members ...more »

Judges warn of 'prosecutorial abuse' if Buffalo IRS ruling stands
Buffalo NewsApril 27, 2017

When Carlo J. Marinello II started his Buffalo-based courier business, it's a good bet he never saw himself at the center of a criminal case that would prompt two judges to suggest "no one is safe" from the IRS. It's also a safe bet Marinello never ...more »

Deal that sends Canadian bank records to IRS is 'illegal,' lawyer tells US committee
CBC.caApril 27, 2017

An agreement that has resulted in hundreds of thousands of Canadian banking records being sent to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service could violate the U.S. constitution, a congressional subcommittee heard Wednesday. Testifying before a subcommittee of ...more »

Former Miami lawmaker didn't file tax returns during eight years in office
Miami HeraldApril 26, 2017

Though Fresen owes back taxes, he has been able to hire Neiman, a former federal prosecutor who specializes in tax and white-collar criminal cases, and obtain advice from defense lawyer Marcos Jimenez, a former U.S. attorney, who was also at Fresen's ...more »

The IRS will use debt collectors to go after unpaid taxes | news
WHIOApril 23, 2017

A new tactic the IRS is using to collect back taxes may cause people to think they are the.more »

Trump Lawyer Warned Carter Page to Stop Calling Himself Trump "Adviser"
TownhallApril 22, 2017

If he has deductions he shouldn't take...then the IRS would deny them to him...and fine him. Duh...have you EVER filed taxes ..since you evidently have zero idea what is invoved? So what if he has loans from Russians...are they illegal? Low income ...more »

Ethics panel clears Florida official over Trump contribution
New Jersey HeraldApril 22, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After conducting a probe that included a face-to-face interview with Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, the state's ethics commission is throwing out complaints related to Bondi's decision to seek a $25,000 campaign ...more »

Ethics panel clears Florida official over Trump contribution
Bradenton HeraldApril 22, 2017

After conducting a probe that included a face-to-face interview with Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, the state's ethics commission is throwing out complaints related to Bondi's decision to seek a $25,000 campaign contribution from Donald Trump ...more »

Federal Attorneys Still Using Obama Strategies on Old Cases
PJ MediaApril 20, 2017

A prominent constitutional attorney is sounding the alarm over Obama administration-style behavior by attorneys in President Trump's new administration.more »

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