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Beanie Baby Founder Pleads Guilty to $53-Million Tax Evasion

Beanie Baby Founder Pleads Guilty to $53-Million Tax Evasion by Frank L. Brunetti on October 7, 2013 Ty Warner, founder of the iconic Beanie Baby empire, has agreed to plead guilty to federal tax evasion charges. His…more

| Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Government Contracting, Labor...

Investors Plead Guilty to Rig Bids at New Jersey Municipal Tax Auctions

Investors Plead Guilty to Rig Bids at New Jersey Municipal Tax Auctions by Frank L. Brunetti on October 3, 2013 Two financial investors who purchased municipal tax liens pleaded guilty today for their roles in a conspiracy…more

| Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Intellectual Property,...

IRS Scores $13 Million Victory Against BMC Software

IRS Scores $13 Million Victory Against BMC Software by Frank L. Brunetti on October 2, 2013 The Internal Revenue Service landed a huge victory in U.S. Tax Court recently, and the ruling may have significant implications…more

| Bankruptcy, Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Securities Law,...

Department of Justice Considers Personal Benefit an Important Factor in...

Department of Justice Considers Personal Benefit an Important Factor in Prosecuting Employment Tax Cases by Frank L. Brunetti on September 24, 2013 Since 2008, the U.S. economy has struggled and employers faced with the…more

| Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Government Contracting, Labor...

IRS Defends $2 Billion Tax Dispute with Bill Davidson’s Estate

IRS Defends $2 Billion Tax Dispute with Bill Davidson’s Estate by Frank L. Brunetti on September 9, 2013 The Internal Revenue Service is not backing down on a tax dispute claiming that the estate of the late Piston's owner…more

| Family Law, Finance & Banking, Taxation, Wills, Trusts, & Estate...

Key Questions to Ask During Business Succession Planning

Key Questions to Ask During Business Succession Planning by Frank L. Brunetti on August 30, 2013 Succession planning is an essential component to business continuity, a smooth transition, and effective estate and tax…more

| Business Organizations, Real Estate - Commercial, Taxation, Wills,...

Bezos May Have Trouble Securing Tax Benefits With WaPo

Bezos May Have Trouble Securing Tax Benefits With WaPo by Frank L. Brunetti on August 21, 2013 Amazon.com founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos turned some heads when the billionaire decided to purchase the Washington…more

| Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Labor & Employment Law, Real...

Bezos May Have Trouble Securing Tax Benefits With WaPo

Bezos May Have Trouble Securing Tax Benefits With WaPo by Frank L. Brunetti on August 21, 2013 Amazon.com founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos turned some heads when the billionaire decided to purchase the Washington…more

| Business Organizations, Intellectual Property, Real Estate - Commercial,...

Oil, Gas Industry Faces Scrutiny for Labor Practices

Oil, Gas Industry Faces Scrutiny for Labor Practices by Frank L. Brunetti on August 16, 2013 In light of a recent government report that shed light on the prevalence of incorrect worker classification, many companies are…more

| Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Labor & Employment Law,...

Six U.S. States Involved in Norwegian Tax Evasion Case

Six U.S. States Involved in Norwegian Tax Evasion Case by Frank L. Brunetti on August 12, 2013 In another example of international cooperation to quell Norwegian tax evasion, a quiet investigation is expected to reveal the…more

| Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade,...

Understanding the Estate Tax Portability Provision

Understanding the Estate Tax Portability Provision by Frank L. Brunetti on August 9, 2013 Many affluent Americans and business owners breathed a sigh of relief when lawmakers prevented the federal estate tax exemption from…more

| Business Organizations, Government Contracting, Taxation, Wills, Trusts,...

New York to Provide Estate Tax Refund to Surviving Gay Spouses

New York to Provide Estate Tax Refund to Surviving Gay Spouses by Frank L. Brunetti on August 5, 2013 In light of the Supreme Court's recent Defense of Marriage Act ruling, many states are quickly adjusting their tax law…more

| Civil Remedies, Civil Rights, Finance & Banking, Taxation

Treasury, IRS Delay FATCA Withholding Provision

Treasury, IRS Delay FATCA Withholding Provision By Frank L. Brunetti on July 24, 2013 Financial institutions around the world will have more time to comply with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) as the…more

| Finance & Banking, Taxation

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