Heather Fincher will participate in a panel titled “Where in the World…? Recent Updates in International Information Return Caselaw and Practice” hosted by the D.C. Bar on January 24, 2024. The conference will be held virtually. Event Description: Tax controversy professionals – including the current National Taxpayer Advocate – have
NEW YORK (November 2, 2023) — Kostelanetz LLP has been recognized for its “professional excellence” in all of our firm’s primary practice areas — Tax Law; Litigation and Controversy – Tax; Criminal Defense: White-Collar; Commercial Litigation; and Trusts & Estates — by the 2024 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list. The 2024 U.S.
Sharon McCarthy Also Named to Top 100 Lawyers in New York and Top 50 Women Lawyers in New York NEW YORK (September 25, 2023) — New York Metro Super Lawyers has selected 11 Kostelanetz attorneys for inclusion on its 2023 list, recognizing the firm’s experience and skill in the areas
Caroline D. Ciraolo and Director of Investigations Don Fort recently attended the 40th Cambridge International Symposium on Economic Crime held at Jesus College in Cambridge University. The two delivered keynotes and moderated panel discussions about some of the biggest challenges in financial crime cases today. On September 3, Don delivered
NEW YORK (September 5, 2023) — Kostelanetz LLP has been recognized by International Tax Review/World Tax as a top-tier firm for tax controversy in the publication’s 2024 rankings guide. Additionally, four of the firm’s partners have been recognized as “Highly Regarded” tax controversy practitioners. Both the New York and Washington, D.C.
By Caroline Ciraolo, Don Fort, and Ian Weinstock Bloomberg Tax August 28, 2023 High-net-worth US taxpayers, working with professional advisers, have transferred assets into personal retirement plans established in Malta to limit and potentially eliminate tax on distributions. These so-called Malta pension plans rely on a specific interpretation of the
Bryan C. Skarlatos, partner at Kostelanetz LLP, was quoted in an article published in Tax Notes on August 23rd, 2023 titled “The FATCA Haystack Remains Just That.” The article discusses unknowns regarding data collected by the Internal Revenue Service through the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. Though the IRS strategic
Caroline D. Ciraolo was quoted in a Tax Notes article titled “IRS Penalty Practice May Be Due for Reset,” published on August 16, 2023. The article addresses the current state of penalty administration and notes Caroline Ciraolo’s concerns regarding the Internal Revenue Service’s current approach to the consideration and assessment
Caroline Ciraolo Also Selected ‘Lawyer of the Year’ NEW YORK (August 17, 2023) — Thirteen Kostelanetz attorneys, including all ten partners, have been recognized by “Best Lawyers in America®” in the 2024 edition, and Caroline D. Ciraolo has been named “Lawyer of the Year” for Litigation and Controversy – Tax
On Tuesday, September 5th, 2023, Caroline D. Ciraolo presents a keynote address titled “The Role of U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division in International Criminal Tax Enforcement” at the upcoming 40th International Symposium on Economic Crime, Jesus College, University of Cambridge. Date: 8:00am BST (U.K. Time) on Tuesday September 5th, 2023. A full