TAXLITIGATOR Blog

DENNIS PEREZ, MICHEL STEIN and ROBERT HORWITZ to Speak at Upcoming Strafford Webinar

We are pleased to announce that Dennis Perez, Michel Stein and Robert Horwitz will be speaking at the upcoming Strafford webinar, “Federal and State Tax Residency Issues: Navigating IRS Examination Guidance, State Regulations, Remote Workers” on Thursday, May 12, 2022, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (PST). This CLE/CPE webinar will provide tax professionals guidance on […] Read More…

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DENNIS PEREZ, SANDRA BROWN and EVAN DAVIS to Speak at Upcoming CalCPA Webinar

We are pleased to announce that Dennis Perez, Sandra Brown and Evan Davis will be speaking at the upcoming CalCPA webinar, “Research and Development Tax Credits: IRS Scrutiny of Qualified Research Activity and Related Expenses” on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (PST). Research and development (R&D) is the lifeblood of a growing and prosperous economy, and many […] Read More…

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STEVEN TOSCHER, MICHEL STEIN and EVAN DAVIS to Speak at the upcoming Strafford Webinar

We are pleased to announce that Steven Toscher, Michel Stein and Evan Davis will be speaking at the upcoming Strafford webinar, “Cryptocurrency Tax Compliance: Tax Filing Requirements, Managing IRS Examinations” on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (PST). This CLE/CPE course will provide tax counsel, accountants, and other advisers with a critical […] Read More…

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Save the Date – ABA National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud & Tax Controversy – December 12-14, 2022

I am very pleased to announce and ask you to Save the Date for this years ABA National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud & Tax Controversy to be held December 12-14, 2022 at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. I am honored again to be serving as Co-Chair with Kathryn Keneally. We look forward to […] Read More…

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EVAN DAVIS and JONATHAN KALINSKI to Speak at Upcoming 44th Annual UCLA/CEB Estate Planning Institute

Please join Evan Davis and Jonathan Kalinski on April 28-29, 2022 for the UCLA/CEB 44th Annual Estate Planning Institute. The Estate Planning Institute covers issues of significant importance to the estate planning specialist, the attorney who handles a moderate number of estate planning cases, professional fiduciaries, and tax professionals. Topics are led by nationally recognized […] Read More…

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Same Procedure as Every Year – the FBAR Deadline Approaches by ROBERT HORWITZ and PHILIPP BEHRENDT

We frequently blog on cryptocurrency tax matters and on cases involving the Foreign Bank Account Report (FBAR) penalty. The question of whether FBARs have to be filed must be answered by taxpayers and tax return preparers every year around the same time. For some years now, with the IRS’s increased focus on virtual currency, holders […] Read More…

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Save the Date – UCLA 38th Annual Tax Controversy Institute – October 27, 2022

Dear Colleague- We cordially invite you to save the date for this years UCLA Extension Tax Controversy Institute which will be live this year and held on October 27, 2022 at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.  The Institute is entering its 38th year and is recognized as one of the top tax controversy […] Read More…

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STEVEN TOSCHER to Speak at Upcoming 14th Annual STEP International Tax and Estate Planning Forum

We are pleased to announce that Steven Toscher will be speaking at the upcoming 14th Annual STEP International Tax and Estate Planning Forum seminar, “Cryptocurrency Developments” on Thursday, May 5, 2022, 3:00 p.m. (PST) at the Surf & Sand Resort, Laguna Beach, California.  Cryptocurrency has become a fact of life for professional advisors which cannot be ignored. Join Steve for a keynote presentation […] Read More…

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JONATHAN KALINSKI to Speak on to Speak Tax Implications of Acquiring, Holding or Selling NFTs

We are pleased to announce that Jonathan Kalinski will be speaking at the upcoming BHBA webinar, “Tax Implications of Acquiring, Holding or Selling NFTs” on Friday, April 1, 2022, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (PST). The recent explosion of the creation and sale of NFTs has brought about significant concerns regarding the taxation of these […] Read More…

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Sixth Circuit Deals Major Blow to IRS for Failing to Follow Administrative Procedures Act Notice & Comment Requirements Before Issuing Listed Transaction Notice by ROBERT S. HORWITZ

As part of the 2004 Jobs Act, Congress added several provisions as part of the interminable effort to clear the tax system of abusive tax shelters: Sec. 6111, which requires “material advisors” to file returns disclosing information about reportable (including listed transactions); Sec. 6700, which imposes a penalty for failure to file a return, or […] Read More…

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LACEY STRACHAN and MICHAEL GREENWADE Publish Article in Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine

We are pleased to announce that Lacey Strachan and Michael Greenwade have published an article, “Close It Out — Past, Present & Future,” in the February issue of Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine. In 2021, the Tax Court ruled against the IRS in Crandall v. Commissioner, holding the IRS to the finality of a closing agreement.  […] Read More…

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SANDRA BROWN to Speak at Upcoming 37th Annual National Institute on White Collar Crime

We are pleased to announce that Sandra Brown will be speaking at the upcoming ABA seminar, “In the Eye of the Beholder: What Moves a Tax Case from Civil to Criminal” on Wednesday, March 2, 2022, 10:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. (PST). The IRS puts the current gross tax gap at more than $1 trillion dollars. The gap consists of underreporting, […] Read More…

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