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November 19, 2019

Court Upholds $800,000 FBAR Penalty Against Woman Who Concealed Swiss Bank Account

Our tax law blog offers numerous cautionary tales of taxpayers who received hefty penalties after failing to report foreign bank accounts, such as the banker fined […]
November 19, 2019

Owner of Advertising Business Indicted on Multiple Tax Counts

According to a Department of Justice press release, Vincent Celentano, a businessman from Hillsboro Beach, Florida, was recently indicted on various charges, including tax evasion and […]
November 4, 2019

Former California Tax Lawyer to Be Sentenced Following $1.5M Tax Evasion Plea

If you visit our blog on a regular basis, you might have noticed a pattern: the defendants indicted on criminal charges are often attorneys themselves, frequently […]
October 24, 2019

FTB Grants Income Tax Filing Extension to California Wildfire Victims

In October 2019, a series of wildfires erupted across Riverside and Los Angeles Counties, prompting California Governor Gavin Newsom to declare a state of emergency. If […]
October 3, 2019

What Are the U.S. Tax Implications of Receiving Gifts from Foreign Citizens?

When one individual gives property to another without receiving payment in return, the property is generally considered to be a “gift” for tax purposes. Depending on […]
October 1, 2019

Buying a Business in California? Beware of Inheriting Seller’s Unpaid Sales Tax Debts or Incurring Successor Liability

A business can be a valuable asset to acquire – but be careful. If the entity owes unpaid sales taxes to the California Department of Tax […]