Close

IRS FAQs Are A Trap For The Unwary

Thursday, September 21, 2017

IRS FAQs Are A Trap For The Unwary

MarketWatch, What the IRS Does on its Website That’s Unfair to Taxpayers:

Taxpayers can’t rely on Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and answers and other “unofficial” guidance that the IRS posts on its website, National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson recently explained in a blog post [IRS Frequently Asked Questions Can Be a Trap for the Unwary].

Read more
Read More

How High Are Property Tax Collections Where You Live?

States collect property taxes in a number of ways: some impose a rate or a millage on the fair market value of property, while others impose it on some percentage (the assessment ratio) of the market value, yielding an assessed value.

Regardless of how they are collected, property taxes are an important revenue tool for state and local governments.… Read more

Read More

Suing Someone For A False Information Return

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Suing Someone for a False Information Return

Last week I went to the ABA Tax Section Meeting in Austin and really enjoyed attending a terrific panel on Section 7434.  The moderator was Professor Leslie Book, of Villanova School of Law and the presenters were Stephen Olsen, of Gawthrop Greenwood, PC; and Mandi Matlock, of Texas RioGrande Legal Aid Inc., Austin, TX.

Read more
Read More

Glogower Presents Progressive Taxation Of Income And Wealth Today At Northwestern

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Glogower Presents Progressive Taxation Of Income And Wealth Today At Northwestern

Ari Glogower (Ohio State) presents Progressive Taxation of Income and Wealth today at Northwestern as as part of its Advanced Topics in Taxation Workshop Series hosted by Sarah Lawsky:

Rising economic inequality has led commentators to reassess the base for progressive taxation, and to argue that wealth should be taxed in addition to, or instead of, income.

Read more
Read More