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Years ago, I found myself sitting in law school in Moot Court wearing an oversized itchy blue suit. It was a horrible experience. In a desperate attempt to avoid anything like that in the future, I enrolled in a tax course. I loved it. I signed up for another. Before I knew it, in addition to my JD, I earned an LL.M Taxation. While at law school, I interned at the estates attorney division of the IRS. At IRS, I participated in the review and audit of federal estate tax returns. At one such audit, opposing counsel read my report, looked at his file and said, "Gentlemen, she’s exactly right." I nearly fainted. It was a short jump from there to practicing, teaching, writing and breathing tax. Just like that, Taxgirl® was born.

Senate Republicans Pass Tax Reform Bill After Late Night Vote

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, gives a thumbs up while walking to the Senate floor at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017.  (Photographer: Aaron P. Bernstein/Bloomberg)

Senate Republicans got a big win last night when the final version of their tax reform bill passed, 51-49.… Read more

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IRS Nabs Big Win Over Coinbase In Bid For Bitcoin Customer Data

A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin on October 24, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Call it a win for the federal government – mostly. The Court has issued a ruling in the battle between the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Coinbase, a company which facilitates transactions of digital currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, to determine whether the IRS is entitled to customer data.… Read more

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