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Huffington Post – Donald Trump’s IRS Commissioner Has Been A Great Team Player For Democrats

The recent article from the Huffington Post gives very high marks to Commissioner Rettig. Very proud of our former partner.  Click Here for Article.

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DENNIS PEREZ, SANDRA BROWN and CORY STIGILE to Speak at Upcoming CalCPA Webinar on Advising High-Income Non-Filers, Voluntary Disclosure and Collection Issues

We are pleased to announce that Dennis Perez, Sandra Brown and Cory Stigile will be speaking at the upcoming CalCPA webinar, “Advising High-Income Non-Filers, Voluntary Disclosure and Collection Issues”” on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (PST). The IRS has increased their focus and efforts on high income taxpayers who haven’t filed […] Read More…

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Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure – Where’s Waldo? The IRS’s Search for High-Income Non-Filers by ROBERT HORWITZ and SANDRA BROWN

The tax system of the United States is often described as one of “voluntary compliance.”  However, there is little about the filing of required tax returns and paying amounts legally due that is truly voluntary.  The reality is taxpayers have a “legal duty” to comply with U.S. tax laws.  It is no great secret that […] Read More…

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American College of Tax Counsel Files Amicus Brief with U.S. Supreme Court

Hochman Salkin Toscher Perez, P.C. was proud to be part of the team which represented the American College of Tax Counsel as amicus curiae in this very important attorney client privilege case seeking review in the United States Supreme Court.   Great Job Robert Horwitz and Lacey Strachan Click Here for Article.

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STEVEN TOSCHER, SANDRA BROWN and JONATHAN KALINSKI to Speak on Cannabis Tax Examination Issues

We are pleased to announce that Steven Toscher, Sandra Brown and Jonathan Kalinski will be speaking at the upcoming CalCPA webinar, “Cannabis Tax Examination Issues” on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (PST). The sale and distribution of cannabis for recreational or medical use is a powerful economic engine generating billions in annual revenue, with over 40 states […] Read More…

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UCLA 37th Annual Tax Controversy Institute

We are pleased to welcome everyone back to an in person meeting for the 37th UCLA Extension Tax Controversy Institute which will be on held on October 21st, at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. For those who wish to attend remotely, we will also be providing that option. We have another great line up of esteemed panelists and […] Read More…

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SANDRA BROWN to Speak at Upcoming Webinar on Practitioners Guide to IRS High Income/High Wealth Audits

We are pleased to announce that Sandra Brown along with John Colvin, Monique (Mimi) R. Gabel, Sarah E. Paul and Cliff Scherwinski will be speaking at the upcoming ABA Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law eCLE webinar, “Practitioners Guide to IRS High Income/High Wealth Audits” on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (PST) | 1:00 p.m. […] Read More…

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MICHEL STEIN and SANDRA BROWN to Speak at Upcoming Webinar on IRS Promoter Investigations, Enforcement Actions, and Penalties: Syndicated Conservation Easements, Micro-Captives

We are pleased to announce that Michel Stein, and Sandra Brown along with Lois Dietrich, the Acting Director of the IRS’s Office of Promoter Investigations, will be speaking at the upcoming Strafford webinar, “IRS Promoter Investigations, Enforcement Actions, and Penalties: Syndicated Conservation Easements, Micro-Captives” on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (PST). This CLE/CPE webinar will guide tax professionals […] Read More…

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MICHEL STEIN, ROBERT HORWITZ and JONATHAN KALINSKI to Speak at Upcoming Webinar on Partnership Audit Procedures for Tax Counsel

We are pleased to announce that Michel Stein, Robert Horwitz and Jonathan Kalinski will be speaking at the upcoming CSTC webinar, “Partnership Audit Procedures for Tax Counsel” on Tuesday, September 1, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. (PST). The IRS Large Business and International Division stated in its most recent Focus Guide that an increase […] Read More…

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DENNIS PEREZ, MICHEL STEIN and JONATHAN KALINSKI to Speak at Upcoming Webinar on Employment Tax Matters: Worker Classification and AB5

We are pleased to announce that Dennis Perez, Michel Stein and Jonathan Kalinski will be speaking at the upcoming CalCPA webinar, “Employment Tax Matters: Worker Classification and AB5″” on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (PST). The IRS increases both civil and criminal enforcement against taxpayers who fail to comply with withholding […] Read More…

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Watch Out Crypto Exchanges and Hodlers! JONATHAN KALINSKI Quoted in Tax Notes Article

At a recent Stafford webinar on NFTs, Jonathan Kalinski of Hochman Salkin Toscher Perez PC advised practitioners to be cautious in their positions. Just because there is no law on a new cryptoasset question doesn’t mean that the IRS can’t argue that “you should have known better” down the road. Crypto audits are ramping up, […] Read More…

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John Who? The IRS’s Increasing Use of John Doe Summonses to Gather Data and Close the Tax Gap By: SANDRA BROWN

On July 28, 2021, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that it had obtained a Court Order authorizing summonses for records relating to U.S. Taxpayers who used Panama Offshore Service Providers (POLS) to hide assets and evade taxes.[i]   The issuance of these “John Doe” summonses will permit the IRS […] Read More…

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