Tax Law

Government Law

Gun rights advocates sue Seattle over tax on sale of firearms and ammunition

Cybersecurity

Thieves stole 220,000 more individual tax records from IRS computer system than feds first thought

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer who had firm pay his personal expenses in lieu of a paycheck pleads guilty to tax evasion

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court agrees to reconsider whether unwilling state can be hauled into another state’s court

White-Collar Crime

2nd Circuit: Man gets new trial in major tax fraud case because suspended lawyer lied to get on jury

White-Collar Crime

Former BigLaw partner takes felony tax fraud plea

Tax Law

Feds say indicted lawyer owes $780K to IRS, hid tobacco settlement money in others’ accounts

Legal ethics

Thieving accountant, wrong number proved costly for lawyer; court lifts suspension

Cybersecurity

IRS tax records for 100,000 people accessed by third parties who knew what personal info to plug in

U.S. Supreme Court

Maryland’s double tax on residents violates dormant commerce clause, Supreme Court rules

Real Estate & Property Tax Law

Lawyer’s tree house, rented online for $195 a night, is legal but may raise property tax bill

Constutional Law

Illinois state pension law declared unconstitutional

Criminal Justice

Nonlawyer accused of running law offices and $1.6M in thefts faces bankruptcy and tax charges

Tax Law

61 percent of IRS employees who violated tax laws got to keep their jobs, report says

Trials & Litigation

Appeals court greenlights fraud suit against Proskauer related to tax shelter advice

Opening Statements

Law school offers a marijuana law class

Criminal Justice

$1.7M cemetery theft gets lawyer up to 13 years; he’s already serving federal time in tax case

White-Collar Crime

2 lawyers convicted in scheme to get film-industry tax credits without paying required expenses

White-Collar Crime

On-the-lam ex-attorney wanted in client ‘charity’ and tax-fraud case is captured

White-Collar Crime

2 attorneys on trial for allegedly defrauding state tax credit program