Post Office Tracking Data Can Result in Tax Disputes There have been a number of tax cases involving disputes as to when tax documents are mailed to the government. In Tildon v. Commissioner, No. 15-3838 (7th Cir. 2017), the court …..
Transferring Property Owned by Taxpayer With Unpaid Taxes In United States v. Urioste, No. 4:15-CV-1787-VEH (N.D. Ala 2017), the court considered the situation where a business purchased and improved real estate that was encumbered by an IRS tax lien. The …..
Deducting Pre-Acquisition Stock Compensation In Qinetiq US Holdings, Inc. v. Commissioner, No. 15-2192 (4th Cir. 2017), the court addresses the situation where a taxpayer acquired a target corporation and then claimed a substantial tax deduction for expenses the target corporation …..
Taxpayer Retains Right to Tax Refund Claims Despite Bankruptcy Discharge The bankruptcy-tax rules can present a number of opportunities. In Martin v. United States, Case No. 3:13-CV-03130 (C.D. Ill 2017), the court concludes that the taxpayers retained the right to …..
Cease-and-Desist Order Not Sufficient Evidence for Bad Debt Deduction In Sensenig v. Commissioner,T.C. Memo. 2017-1, the court considers whether an investment fund is entitled to a bad debt deduction for cash-hungry start-up companies the fund had invested in when securities …..
S Corporation Owner Subject to Self-Employment Tax Taxpayers often establish Subchapter S corporations to avoid Social Security and Medicare taxes on a portion of their earnings. This is a very common arrangement. In Fleischer v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo. 2016-238, the …..
IRA Funds to Settle a Probate Dispute Inherited IRAs can present a number of challenges. In Ozimkoski v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo. 2016-228, the court considered the tax implications of a withdraw from an inherited IRA that was used to settle …..