ABA Journal

Personal Taxation

7 ABA Journal Personal Taxation articles.

BigLaw partner agrees to pay more than $7.2M to settle allegations of unpaid taxes

A Williams & Connolly partner has agreed to pay more than $7.2 million to settle the federal government’s civil suit for unpaid federal income taxes.

Lawyer Robert Shaughnessy and…

Is the proposed wealth tax constitutional? Answer depends on ‘direct tax’ definition

A tax on unrealized investment gains of very wealthy people could lead to constitutional challenges that end up before a skeptical U.S. Supreme Court.

In suit with implications for law firms, US is accused of raising bar on PPP loan forgiveness

A lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges that the U.S. Small Business Administration appears to be making it more difficult for companies to gain forgiveness of paycheck protection loans intended to help businesses survive during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Federal judge’s son killed, her lawyer husband wounded in shooting at their home

A gunman dressed as a FedEx driver killed the son of U.S. District Judge Esther Salas of the District of New Jersey and wounded her lawyer husband Sunday evening.

Lawyer pleads guilty to tax charge for allegedly paying personal expenses through law firm account

A lawyer in Cornelius, North Carolina, pleaded guilty Friday to one count of filing a false tax return based on allegations that he used his law firm account to pay personal expenses that included a condo mortgage and luxury cars.

Afternoon Briefs: Judge died from fentanyl and heroin; $117M pelvic mesh settlement announced

Johnson & Johnson and subsidiary to pay $117M settlement in multistate pelvic mesh case

Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Ethicon have agreed to pay nearly $117 million to settle…

Afternoon Briefs: Missing ex-lawyer is arrested at thrift store; DC considers banning gay-panic defense

Disbarred lawyer-on-the-lam is arrested at thrift store

A disbarred lawyer who is accused of murdering his mother was arrested at a Nashville, Tennessee, thrift store Monday. U.S. marshals arrested Richard…