Bryan C. Skarlatos quoted in "The IRS Is Still Coming For You, Offshore Tax Cheats", Wall Street Journal
Amnesty program to end Sept. 28, but agency’s broader crackdown on evasion will go on.
Hiding money from the U.S. government is a lot harder than it used to be.
On Sept. 28, the Internal Revenue Service will end its program allowing American tax cheats with secret offshore accounts to confess them and avoid prison. In a statement, the IRS said it’s closing the program because of declining demand.
Caroline D. Ciraolo participated on a panel titled "Unexplained Wealth In The US: The USA Flexes Its Muscle" at the 36th International Symposium on Economic Crime
This panel was chaired by Mr. Ian M. Comisky, Partner, Fox Rothchild LLP, Philadelphia and former Assistant US Attorney, Southern District of Florida, USA.
Caroline D. Ciraolo presented the keynote address "Hot, Questionable, And Secret Money" at the 36th International Symposium on Economic Crime
This panel was chaired by Mr Reginald Rhoda QC, Master of the Bench of the Inner Temple, former HM Attorney General for Gibraltar and currently Senior Counsel to the Government of Gibraltar.
LIU Post's Civil & Criminal Tax Controversy Updates - 2018 was an annual event for private and government tax professionals to discuss current events and best practices in federal and New York State cases involving criminal and civil tax penalties and enforcement.
NEW YORK (August 15, 2018) — Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP, partners Robert S. Fink, Bryan C. Skarlatos, Sharon L. McCarthy and Claude M. Millman were selected by their peers for the The Best Lawyers in America 2019.
Robert S. Fink and Caroline Rule presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who
On August 3, 2018, Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, presented Robert S. Fink with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. Individuals profiled by Marquis Who's Who are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Bryan C. Skarlatos presented "Impact Of Federal Tax Cuts And Jobs Act Of 2017 For Matrimonial Judges” at the New York State Judicial Institute’s Judicial Summer Seminars 2018
The Judicial Institute provides statewide education and training for the judges and justices of the New York State Unified Court System.
Topics covered included gifts, entertainment, and favors when dealing with public servants; dealing with public servants with dual positions, or those who misuse their positions; managing “revolving door” employment; and handling endorsements from governments. New York City’s conflicts of interest law was used as an example of how these issues may be regulated in particular jurisdictions.
Caroline D. Ciraolo has joined the faculty of the University of Baltimore Graduate Tax Program and will teach a new course entitled "Investigation, Prosecution and Defense of Tax Crimes."
Michael Sardar presented "Representing The Taxpayer Without Records, How And When Can A Preparer Use Taxpayer Estimates & Reconstructions To Prepare A Return" at the 2018 IRS Nationwide Tax Forum
In the event of a loss of client records or due to poor record keeping, a paid preparer may need to help his client reconstruct the records.