October 4, 2016

How Will a California Court’s Approach to Property Division in a Divorce Proceeding Affect Tax Planning?

California courts are generally mandated to divide the martial community property estate equally, unless the parties agree (settle) to an unequal division of property.  Under the […]
October 4, 2016

What Are the Effects of Prenuptial Agreements on a Divorce?

Discussing the possibility of divorce with a couple before a divorce is even remotely on the horizon, preferably while the couple is beginning to contemplate marriage […]
August 24, 2016

Does A Divorce Create a Conflict of Interest for a Family CPA?

Consider the following scenario where a CPA has prepared a joint Form 1040 for a husband and wife for several years and routinely provides professional services […]
August 8, 2016
House Tax Reform Plan May Jettison Section 1031 Like-Kind Transfer Tax Benefits

Should High Net Worth Couples Plan for Divorce Taxes?

For high net worth couples, the division and distribution of marital property are often the most crucial aspect affecting the execution of a divorce or separation […]
August 2, 2016

When Can a Divorce Result in Both a Husband and Wife Facing Exposure for the Potential Investigation and Conviction of Tax Crimes?

Consider the following scenario where a husband typically prepares the couple’s married filing jointly tax returns on Turbo Tax with very little involvement from his wife.  […]
August 1, 2016

Is Tax Fraud Likely to Be Disclosed During Divorce Proceedings?

Many soon-to-be former spouses may have an inkling of an idea that things can go seriously wrong during divorce negotiations if the process is not handled […]