Tax Law

817 ABA Journal Tax Law articles.

Judge refuses to block subpoena for Trump tax returns; stay is immediately sought
A federal judge refused to block enforcement of a subpoena Monday for President Donald Trump’s tax returns by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, who is investigating hush money payments made by Trump’s personal lawyer to two women before the 2016 presidential election.
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…

Pay Attention: CPA serves up financial tips for lawyers

In this episode of the ABA Journal’s Asked and Answered podcast, Senior Writer Stephanie Francis Ward talks to New York CPA Gary DuBoff about how to live within your means, how to figure out your set costs, and how to budget with what’s left over.

ABA hosts first-ever cannabis and hemp law conference
Afternoon Briefs: Jones Day explains redaction flub; lawyer copyrights daughter’s crayon artwork

Jones Day apologizes for redaction error that exposed grand jury info

Jones Day has taken responsibility for a redaction error and apologized to a federal judge who ordered the firm…

Former tax attorney sent to prison for tax evasion of over $2M
A former tax attorney from the Indianapolis area has been sentenced to 30 months in prison after pleading guilty to tax evasion of more than $2.4 million.
Chemerinsky: Does precedent matter to conservative justices on the Roberts Court?

How much does the Roberts Court care about precedent and stare decisis? Ultimately, this will be crucial as the U.S. Supreme Court reconsiders issues such as abortion, affirmative action, and gay and lesbian rights.

Cake incident was ‘breaking point’ for marginalized general counsel, her $20M bias lawsuit says

The former general counsel of data analytics company ExlService Holdings has filed a lawsuit contending that she was marginalized, micromanaged and disrespected by the company’s overwhelmingly male leadership.

Former general…

Trump’s sister, a federal appeals judge, resigns amid ethics inquiry

A judicial ethics probe of President Donald Trump’s older sister, Circuit Judge Maryanne Trump Barry, has ended with her retirement from the federal judiciary.

Four individuals had filed ethics complaints…

As America’s population ages, demand for elder law attorneys grows

Updated: As the U.S. population continues to get older, more attorneys are entering the field of elder law or expanding their practice to provide elder law services.

Judge strikes down entire health care law because of Congress’ elimination of tax penalty
The Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate requiring Americans to maintain health insurance coverage is no longer constitutional after Congress’ effective elimination of the tax penalty for failure to comply, a federal judge has ruled.
Michael Cohen says he’s free from ‘personal and mental incarceration’ before getting 3-year sentence

President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, told a Manhattan federal judge on Wednesday that he has been “living in a personal and mental incarceration” since the day he began…

Panama Papers leak that shuttered law firm leads to US indictment of lawyer, three others
A Massachusetts accountant and a Panamanian lawyer are among four people charged in a federal indictment stemming from the so-called Panama Papers leak of hacked legal documents.
Former Foley & Lardner partner is suspended for falsifying documents

A former partner at Foley & Lardner has been suspended for two years for misleading the IRS with falsified documents.

The Wisconsin Supreme Court suspended former trusts and estates partner…

NY state tax department reviewing Trump fraud allegations outlined in investigative report

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance is reviewing allegations in a New York Times investigative article that concludes President Donald Trump participated in “dubious tax schemes” including…

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