November 15, 2017
What Changes to the Law Are Being Proposed in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act?

What Changes to the Law Are Being Proposed in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act?

Tax reform has long been a subject of controversy and debate in the political sphere. On November 2, 2017, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin […]
November 12, 2017
New York Tax Attorney Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison for Tax Evasion and IRS Obstruction

New York Tax Attorney Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison for Tax Evasion and IRS Obstruction

According to a press release recently issued by the Department of Justice (DOJ), Manhattan-based tax attorney Harold Levine, 59, was sentenced to 24 months in prison […]
November 6, 2017

Should the IRS Be Banned from Hiring Tax Attorneys to Assist with Audits?

In 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) stirred up controversy after hiring a private tax law firm to assist with an IRS tax audit of tech […]
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 […]
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 […]
September 8, 2017
When Should I Call a Tax Attorney in California?

When Should I Call a Tax Attorney in California? [Quiz]

It’s hard to predict when you might be faced with a complex tax situation. Complex tax matters can often be accompanied by high stakes consequences and […]