Tax Law

Tax Law

Abolish the IRS? Pay taxes with a postcard form? Critics dissect Ted Cruz’s tax plan

Tax Law

IRS will refund $25K penalty imposed on medical marijuana business for paying taxes in cash

Criminal Justice

Fake IRS agents called 366,000 seeking money; 3,000 fell for scam since 2013, investigator says

Business of Law

Tax boards use an online system to resolve disputes

U.S. Supreme Court

Plaintiffs challenging health law may not have standing; one is unsure how she was chosen for case

Trials & Litigation

Posner informs pro se litigant that the queen of England did not absolve him of need to pay taxes

ABA Midyear

Resolution on regulating paid tax preparers is withdrawn after concerns raised

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: It’s shaping up to be a momentous term for SCOTUS

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer charged in claimed scheme to launder nearly $1M in fraudulently obtained tax-refund checks

White-Collar Crime

Former US attorney for Nevada gets 18 months for not filing federal tax returns

Report from Governmental Affairs

ABA urges the Treasury Department to exempt law firm clients from certain reporting rules

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