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Usman Mohammad Quoted in Crain’s Article About Kostelanetz Pro Bono Litigation

On June 28, 2024, transgender activists, legal advocates, and currently unhoused transgender New Yorkers attended a press conference at Foley Square, regarding New York City’s obligation to provide transgender and gender nonconforming (“TGNC”) affirming shelter to unhoused New Yorkers. In a 2021 settlement resolving Mariah Lopez v. NYC Department of Homeless Services (DHS),

Kostelanetz Files Amicus Brief in U.S. Tax Court

Kostelanetz LLP has filed an amicus brief on behalf of the Center for Taxpayer Rights in support of petitioner Philip G. Groves in Groves v. Commissioner, T.C. No. 9974-22L, a case involving the IRS’s assessment of tax penalties. The petitioner is challenging penalty liability on the ground that the IRS

Navigating The Unsettled Listed Transaction Landscape

By Michael Waalkes The CPA Journal January 2024 Due to recent taxpayer-favorable court decisions requiring the Department of the Treasury to use formal notice-and-comment procedures under the Administrative Procedure Act (APA), the process by which the IRS publicly identifies listed transactions has undergone significant changes. It remains unclear whether these