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“Country Lawyer"

After graduating cum laude in June of 1948, Morin was sworn in to the Massachusetts Bar on October 14th and joined his father and brothers at Morin & Morin, housed in a small office located at 44 School Street in the shadow of the Old City Hall. 564 more words

9th Circuit Dismisses Corporate Taxpayer’s Pro Se Appeal by LACEY STRACHAN

In an unpublished per curium opinion, the Ninth Circuit recently dismissed an appeal filed by John C. Hom & Associates, Inc., on the grounds that the corporation was not represented by an attorney. 516 more words

$$$ Costly Tax Return Errors

The U.S. Tax Court published its first 2016 memorandum opinion that illustrates very well the costly result of improper tax return compliance, as well as the downside of representing yourself in Tax Court.   302 more words

Court Opinions

Only in Horseshoes and Hand Grenades, Not Tax Court, is Close Good Enough

When the IRS assesses a deficiency against a taxpayer, a taxpayer normally can only challenge the deficiency by first paying the tax due and then filing suit in Federal district court or the Federal Court of Claims. 505 more words

Income Taxes

Princeton University Unable to Shift the Burden

Rarely do taxpayers file tax appeals challenging an exemption claim of someone else’s property.  It is even rarer when that challenge is brought against a private university.  572 more words

Court Decisions

Tax Court Considers House Flipper’s Expense Deductions

With many real estate markets on the rebound, real estate investors are resuming house-flipping strategies to reap profits by, among other benefits, deducting large amounts of related expenses. 878 more words