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Trial attorneys are extremely vulnerable to a tax landscape that is becoming hostile territory. The result of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2013 (ATRA) is that earned income is taxed at substantially...more
Originally published in Taxation of Exempts - March/April 2013.
Despite all of the jokes to the contrary, lawyers as a professional group are remarkably charitable. Unlike plumbers, doctors, electricians, pharmacists,...more
Originally published in ABA Section of Taxation NewsQuarterly in the Summer of 2012.
Structured settlement annuities (SSA) have been recognized by federal law since 1983. The original use of these...more
This document includes the requirements for the suggested framework which all IVES Participants must adhere to in order to participate using electronic signatures for IRS Forms 4506-T or 4506T-EZ....more
When is it right to op-out of the voluntary disclosure program, knowing when to stay in and when to get out could be the difference of saving a massive amount of money and staying out of jail. Talk to a professional who can...more
Oct. 18 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the week's most important legal news. The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau is considering a plan to grant unprecedented legal immunity to mortgage lenders....more
Over the last few weeks I have been diligently outlining tax planning strategies for trial attorneys with contingent fee income. These strategies have ranged from structured settlement arrangements using private placement...more
Almost every email I send out to anyone has this at the end:
Charles (Chuck) Rubin, Esq.
Gutter Chaves Josepher Rubin Forman Fleisher P.A.
Board Certified in Taxation
PRINCIPAL PRACTICE AREAS....more
In Part 5, I focus on the utility of the QSF from an investment funding perspective to illustrate how private placement life insurance can be used in a split dollar life insurance funding format in order to to create a...more
Part I of this series focused on tax reduction and deferral strategies for trial attorneys with contingent fee income using private placement variable deferred annuities in lieu of fixed annuities for structured settlement...more
Part I of this series focused on tax reduction and deferral strategies for trial attorneys with contingent fee income using private placement variable deferred annuities in lieu of fixed annuities for structured...more
Part I of this series focusing on tax reduction and deferral strategies for trial attorneys with contingent fee income examined the use of private placement variable deferred annuities in lieu of fixed annuities for...more
Trial attorneys are extremely vulnerable to changing tax landscape which is quickly becoming hostile territory. As the Bush tax cuts are due to expire at the end of December 2012, the tax increases will further erode trial...more
Clients frequently ask for recommendations for their charitable giving. In some cases, donors have a clear idea of the area of activity to support but do not know how to identify the most worthy charities. Other clients have...more
Originally published in ABA Section of Taxation News Quarterly - Summer 2012.
Overview - Structured settlement annuities (SSA) have been recognized by federal law since 1983. The original use of these arrangements was...more
Introduction to the services of the Business Law Group at Fein, Such, Kahn & Shepard, PC, a New Jersey/New York law firm representing closely held businesses and entrepreneurs....more
Foreign Gift Assets in off shore accounts used to be safe from the IRS. Not anymore, with the growing cooperation of nations around the world U.S. citizens foreign account information will sooner or later (within 2 years) end...more
Foreign Asset Disclosure and the Voluntary Program. This is the program that anybody with clients who have assets off shore should be aware of. Why? Because it's an opportunity for your clients to come forward and...more
In all my time working with attorneys—going on about five years now—the attorneys who get the most work and the most recognition from their blogs are the ones who worry about it the least. That’s a tough thing to say to an...more
This is an extensive article which sets out to summarise those areas of Gibraltar legislation that are most pertinent to potential foreign investors in the jurisdiction.
The reader should get a good flavour of the...more
The Chamber President, The Hon Mr. Justice Warren in the cases of HMRC –v- Atlantic Electronics held AN APPEAL BY HMRC TO disapply Rule 10 of the 2009 Rules is DISMISSED! “The right to opt out from Costs is a recognition of...more
Solicitors can make back claims to recover 100% VAT bad debt relief where insured clients failed to pay the VAT element of the bill...more
Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (“HMRC”) has announced that it intends to start imposing the maximum penalty of £3,000 in respect of online and paper SDLT returns under section 96 of the Finance Act...more
If you are struggling to pay your taxes, the last thing you need is to lose more money to a bogus scheme, and it is important that you be alert to the dangers of a quick fix to resolve any big tax bills....more
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