Tax Law

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

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