The Tax Law Blog

October 11, 2017
Army Veteran Shut Down by U.S. Tax Court for Failing to Challenge His Tax Assessment Sooner

Army Veteran Shut Down by U.S. Tax Court for Failing to Challenge His Tax Assessment Sooner

Gregory Bruce, a former Army Chief Warrant Officer was dealt a blow by the United States Tax Court earlier this month in a case involving the […]
October 10, 2017
Emerging Regulations Create Tax Law Framework for Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies

Emerging Regulations Create Tax Law Framework for Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies

With cryptocurrencies and other blockchain currencies becoming more and more popular, the amount of money that goes into these currencies grows each day. This also means […]
October 9, 2017

California Tax Law Issues [Infographic]

California’s top tax law issues are unique. Here is an overview of the top tax issues we see in the Golden State so you can avoid these […]
October 6, 2017
Washington Man Sentenced to Two and a Half Years on Tax Fraud Charges After Fleeing to Mexico

Washington Man Sentenced to Two and a Half Years on Tax Fraud Charges After Fleeing to Mexico

A taxpayer from Washington State was sentenced to two and a half years in a federal prison late last week. The sentence was the result of […]
October 5, 2017
Switzerland's Biggest Life Insurance Company and its Clients Face DOJ Pressure for Potential Tax Crimes

Switzerland’s Biggest Life Insurance Company and its Clients Face DOJ Pressure for Potential Tax Crimes

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is investigating a Swiss insurance company and U.S. clients of that company for potential tax crimes. This issue involves the […]
September 15, 2017

IRS Wins Fight to Exclude Its Own Position on the Willfulness Standard from Court

We previously wrote about a taxpayer that was fighting a civil penalty for failing to timely file under U.S. Foreign Bank Account Reporting (FBAR) laws. In […]