Tax Law

Law Firms

Microsoft suit seeks details of $2.1M Quinn Emanuel contract to provide services for IRS

Legal Ethics

Vanguard tax lawyer says he was fired for persistent questioning; company says he violated privilege

Criminal Justice

Feds freeze 1,000 student accounts at Florida college, charge 21 in $1.9M tax-refund scheme

Tax Law

Tax attorney will accept Bitcoin payments, but won’t take digital currency on retainer

Criminal Justice

FBI isn’t the only federal agency going undercover; investigators pose as lawyers, SCOTUS protesters

U.S. Supreme Court

Is the health-care law doomed by new SCOTUS cert grant?

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS accepts another challenge to the health-care law; subsidies at issue

Report from Governmental Affairs

Building Momentum: Opponents of requiring accrual method of accounting for law firms gain support

Criminal Justice

Man convicted of ID theft gets less prison time due to reform, facial tattoo removal

Real Estate & Property Law

Woman’s condo is sold at auction because of $95 overdue tax bill; she says she never received notice

White-Collar Crime

Ex-partner of law firm indicted, accused of aiding unlawful use of energy tax credits by clients

Criminal Justice

Ex-BigLaw partner gets 13 months in tax case, admits he owes $924K to US

Government Law

Courthouse shooter is tackled by county official, dies at scene

White-Collar Crime

Former US Attorney takes plea in tax-return case, agrees to pay $290K

Health Law

Alzheimer’s patients aren’t liable for injuries to home-care workers, California Supreme Court says

White-Collar Crime

Ex-BigLaw partner gets 6 months in massive tax-shelter case, must help pay $220M restitution

Contracts

Jury says brothers must split winning $1M lottery ticket, but ruling leaves tax issue unresolved

Bar Associations

ABA opposes draft tax bills that would force many law firms to pay taxes on phantom income

White-Collar Crime

Former BigLaw partner gets 15 years in $8B tax-shelter case

Government Law

White House lawyer will testify about lost IRS emails