Amy Walsh Appears on WVOX talk show "The Issue", discussing legal issues arrising from Pnzi schemes.
Jerald David August Presented at the American Law Institute CLE Video Webcast Event, “New Tax Return Preparer Standards: December 2008 Final RegulationsIncluding Impact on Circular 230 Standards"
On Wednesday, February 18, 2009, Jerald David August presented at the American Law Institute CLE Webcast Event, "New Tax Return Preparer Standards: December 2008 Final RegulationsIncluding Impact on Circular 230 Standards"
In December 2008, the Treasury Department issued final regulations adopting the proposed regulations in part. It also issued Notice 2009-05 providing interim guidance concerning the application of Section 6694(a) as revised by the 2008 Act so as to give immediate guidance for signing and non-signing tax preparers.
Robert S. Fink successfully completed nearly 40 voluntary disclosures involving previously undisclosed foreign bank accounts.
Bryan C. Skarlatos quoted in the Miami Herald, November 23, 2008, "Secret-account holders rush to confess"
Skarlatos quoted in Miami Herald, November 23, 2008, by Martha Brannigan
Skarlatos and Brackney, �Preserving Privilege and Avoiding Penalties in Transactional Tax Advice,� American Bar Association, Annual Conference, New York, New York, August 9, 2008
Skarlatos and Brackney, “Preserving Privilege and Avoiding Penalties in Transactional Tax Advice,” American Bar Association, Annual Conference, New York, New York, August 9, 2008
On March 5, 2009 Fran Obeid will moderate The Hidden Cost of a Second Home. The panel will include: Bruce Kato, New York State's Deputy Director of Special Investigation; John Coniglio, Esq., New York State Audit Division; Gilda Mariani, Chief of the Money Laundering & Tax Crimes Unit at the Manhattan District Attorney's Office and Jack Trachtenberg, Esq. from Hodgson & Russ. The panel will discuss New York State and New York City residency and domicile rules. There will be an interactive discussion based upon a fact pattern that evolves from a civil tax audit inquiry to a criminal investigation and ultimately referral by a prosecutor. It will conclude with a summary of how to advise clients on how a second residence may have unintended consequences on New York State or New York City income taxes.
GETTING PERSONAL: UBS Case Shows Murky Tax Advice Realm