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Tax trouble firms' most likely road to bankruptcyTax Moves to Make Now—Even if Congress Ends Up Changing NothingTrump Gave The FBI New Life After Removing Comey, Now It's Time To Do The Same At The IRS [VIDEO]Lake Norman restaurant owner pleads guilty to tax evasion on FridayMaking a Money Launderer | Jacksonville News, Sports and ...Report: Head of Soupman suspended, unable to afford lawyerWhat Do You Do If You Receive A Notice From The IRS That Your Tax Return Is Under Audit?Tax claims hit deceased Waterloo lawyer's estateIRS targeting of political groups concerningRutland lawyer admits guilt in tax fraud caseSCAMBUSTER: Scammers impersonate attorneysThe Whistleblower Behind Caterpillar's Massive Tax Headache Could Make $600 Million

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Tax Moves to Make Now—Even if Congress Ends Up Changing Nothing
Wall Street Journal (subscription)June 12, 2017

You can't deduct the part of your gift representing that value. Be sure you have the required acknowledgments before filing your return, says Martin Hall, a tax lawyer at Ropes & Gray LLP in Boston. ... But here is how the IRS explains this important ...more »

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Tax trouble firms' most likely road to bankruptcy
Albuquerque JournalJune 12, 2017

Very little of what I learned in law school proved of practical use in the practice of law. Like all lawyers, I mostly learned on the job. But I was always grateful for one pearl of wisdom an adjunct professor shared with her class. This real estate ...more »

Tax Moves to Make Now—Even if Congress Ends Up Changing Nothing
Wall Street Journal (subscription)June 12, 2017

You can't deduct the part of your gift representing that value. Be sure you have the required acknowledgments before filing your return, says Martin Hall, a tax lawyer at Ropes & Gray LLP in Boston. ... But here is how the IRS explains this important ...more »

Trump Gave The FBI New Life After Removing Comey, Now It's Time To Do The Same At The IRS [VIDEO]
The Daily CallerJune 11, 2017

Congressman Ron DeSantis from Florida says in an exclusive interview with The Daily Caller News Foundation that the FBI has a “fresh start” following James Comey's firing, and now it's time President Donald Trump clean out the IRS, starting with ...more »

Lake Norman restaurant owner pleads guilty to tax evasion on Friday
Charlotte ObserverJune 9, 2017

Peter Gjuraj, 49, owner of the Blue Parrot Grill on N.C. 150 West in Mooresville, admitted to hiding nearly $3 million in income and filing false returns.more »

Making a Money Launderer | Jacksonville News, Sports and ...
Florida Times-UnionJune 9, 2017

Federal agents in Jacksonville fueled a makeshift money laundering operation. Then someone lost his life.more »

Report: Head of Soupman suspended, unable to afford lawyer
SILive.comJune 6, 2017

Bertrand failed to do so despite an external auditor warning him in 2012 that those payments should be reported to the IRS, officials said. Soupman's unreported cash and stock compensation totaled more than $2.8 million, resulting in a loss of about ...more »

What Do You Do If You Receive A Notice From The IRS That Your Tax Return Is Under Audit?
Lexology (registration)June 6, 2017

Depending on the amount that may be at issue, call a tax lawyer immediately. A tax lawyer that has handled audits before is able to provide important strategy and structure to the audit that will present your case in the best light to the auditor. If ...more »

Tax claims hit deceased Waterloo lawyer's estate
Waterloo Cedar Falls CourierJune 3, 2017

According to civil court documents, attorney David Alan Roth, 51, of Hudson, stole millions from clients by pocketing settlements he claimed were being deposited in annuities, collecting investments in nonexistent litigation and misappropriating law ...more »

IRS targeting of political groups concerning
Lake Geneva Regional NewsJune 2, 2017

The three judge panel in a unanimous decision “. . . accused the Justice Department lawyers, who are representing the IRS in the case, of acting in bad faith,” and “the judges ordered the IRS to quickly turn over the full list of names of groups ...more »

Rutland lawyer admits guilt in tax fraud case
Rutland HeraldJune 2, 2017

John Canney III, 62, failed to transfer money from the trust account for his law firm into the firm's operating account when appropriate, Assistant U.S. Attorney Kevin J. Doyle said during the court hearing in Burlington. Instead, Canney transferred ...more »

SCAMBUSTER: Scammers impersonate attorneys
KRDOJune 1, 2017

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A new phone scam is spreading through El Paso County where hackers are impersonating attorneys threatening legal action for money. You've probably heard of the IRS or jury duty scam. This is similar, but scammers aren't ...more »

The Whistleblower Behind Caterpillar's Massive Tax Headache Could Make $600 Million
BloombergJune 1, 2017

The IRS, aided by documents Schlicksup provided, concluded in 2013 that Caterpillar had employed an “abusive” tax strategy; the agency later demanded $2 billion in back taxes and penalties. .... He took the new job, and then, late that year, took the ...more »

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