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Jerald David August Presented at the American Law Institute CLE Video Webcast Event, “Recent Developments in Off-Shore Tax Compliance, Including Criminal Tax Investigations"

On Wednesday, September 19, 2012, Jerald David August presented at the American Law Institute CLE Webcast Event, "Recent Developments in Off-Shore Tax Compliance, Including Criminal Tax Investigations"

Compliance with off-shore tax laws has always been complex. In recent years, however, criminal tax investigations have added to this complexity, raising the possibility that lawyers-and their legal fees-may be vulnerable. This all-new video webcast will explore the intricacies of off-shore tax compliance for lawyers and accountants who have clients with interests in foreign bank accounts or other foreign-based entities. It will also be useful to estate planners and business lawyers whose clients reside in multiple jurisdictions or otherwise have investments both within and outside of the United States.

 

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Bryan C. Skarlatos quoted in Reuters, September 11, 2012 "Whistleblower in UBS tax case gets record $104 million"

Bryan C. Skarlatos quoted in Reuters, September 11, 2012 "Whistleblower in UBS tax case gets record $104 million"

Bryan C. Skarlatos quoted in Reuters, September 11, 2012 "Whistleblower in UBS tax case gets record $104 million"

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Kostelanetz & Fink announces that Christopher C. Ferguson, Usman Mohammad, and Joseph Septimus have been elevated to the position of Of Counsel with the firm.

It is with pleasure and pride that Kostelanetz & Fink announces that Christopher C. Ferguson, Usman Mohammad, and Joseph Septimus have been elevated to the position of Of Counsel with the firm.  We all congratulate you.

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Caroline Rule quoted in Reuters "Ex-Mobil Executive Loses Offshore Tax Fight with IRS"

Caroline Rule quoted in Reuters "Ex-Mobil Executive Loses Offshore Tax Fight with IRS"

Caroline Rule quoted in Reuters "Ex-Mobil Executive Loses Offshore Tax Fight with IRS"

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Bryan C. Skarlatos quoted in WSJ, July 10, 2012, "Why Denise Rich Gave Up U.S. Citizenship"

Bryan C. Skarlatos quoted in WSJ, July 10, 2012, "Why Denise Rich Gave Up U.S. Citizenship"

Bryan C. Skarlatos quoted in WSJ, July 10, 2012, "Why Denise Rich Gave Up U.S. Citizenship"

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Bryan C. Skarlatos quoted in Bloomberg News, June 19, 2012, "IRS Resists Whistle-Blowers Despite Wide U.S. Tax Gap"

Bryan C. Skarlatos quoted in Bloomberg News, June 19, 2012, "IRS Resists Whistle-Blowers Despite Wide U.S. Tax Gap"

Bryan C. Skarlatos quoted in Bloomberg News, June 19, 2012, "IRS Resists Whistle-Blowers Despite Wide U.S. Tax Gap"

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Bryan C. Skarlatos quoted in CNBC News, June 19, 2012, "Tax Shelters: Why Israel Could Be the Next Switzerland"

Bryan C. Skarlatos quoted in CNBC News, June 19, 2012, "Tax Shelters: Why Israel Could Be the Next Switzerland"

Bryan C. Skarlatos quoted in CNBC News, June 19, 2012, "Tax Shelters: Why Israel Could Be the Next Switzerland"

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Bryan C. Skarlatos quoted in the Wall Street Journal, June 17, 2012, "Israeli Tax Preparers Snared "

Bryan C. Skarlatos quoted in the Wall Street Journal, June 17, 2012, "Israeli Tax Preparers Snared "

Bryan C. Skarlatos quoted in the Wall Street Journal, June 17, 2012, "Israeli Tax Preparers Snared "

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Jerald David August Presented at the American Law Institute CLE Video Webcast Event, “Federal Tax Planning Opportunities and Pitfalls in Using Disregarded Entities"

On Monday, June 11, 2012, Jerald David August presented at the American Law Institute CLE Webcast Event, "Federal Tax Planning Opportunities and Pitfalls in Using Disregarded Entities"

Single member, disregarded entities are widely used for business, tax, and estate planning purposes because they permit flow-through treatment of income for tax purposes and because they limit the personal liability of its single owner or member under state law. However, the treatment of single member entities in a particular context may vary. This program addresses the advantages, disadvantages, and unfortunate surprises that legal counsel should be aware of when advising their clients with respect to disregarded entities.

 

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Claude M. Millman quoted in WSJ, May 2012 "Comptroller Dealt Setback In Wage Ruling"

Claude M. Millman quoted in WSJ, May 2012 "Comptroller Dealt Setback In Wage Ruling"

Claude M. Millman quoted in WSJ, May 2012 "Comptroller Dealt Setback In Wage Ruling"

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