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Tag: Civil Tax Controversies & Trials

Bloomberg Tax Quotes Megan Brackney On IRS Crackdown

Megan L. Brackney was quoted in a Bloomberg Tax article published May 20, 2024 titled “Wealthy Taxpayers Prep Years-Late Returns Ahead of IRS Crackdown.” Following a February 2024 announcement from the IRS that the agency would be pursuing wealthy taxpayers who failed to file their returns, a flurry of wealthy

Helping Clients Come Into Tax Compliance (CLE)

New York Law School’s Graduate Tax Program hosted their annual ethics workshop on professional responsibility for tax practitioners on May 17, 2024. Partner Megan L. Brackney spoke at an event titled “Helping Clients Come Into Tax Compliance.” See program details here.  CLE Credit in Ethics is available for this event. 

16th Annual NYU Tax Controversy Forum

The 2024 NYU Tax Controversy Forum will be held on Thursday and Friday, June 27 and 28, 2024, at the Westin New York at Times Square. Kostelanetz LLP created the Forum with NYU 16 years ago, and we have proudly co-chaired and sponsored it ever since. As in past years,

Tax Notes Quotes Christopher Ferguson On Employee Retention Credits

Christopher M. Ferguson was quoted in a Tax Notes article titled “Employee Retention Credit Adviser Urges Court to Lift Moratorium,” on May 16th. The article discusses the potential implications of an injunction filed on May 14th with the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona that could require the

Bloomberg Tax Quotes Andy Weiner On IRS Data Breach

Andy Weiner was quoted in a Bloomberg Tax article titled “Wealthy Taxpayers Alerted to Leaked Data Years After IRS Breach,” on April 24th. The article discusses IRS notices going out to taxpayers whose tax return information was compromised by Charles Littlejohn, sentenced to five years in prison for mishandling the return information

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