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Taxation of Lawsuit Recoveries: 10 Points of Law

The same tax rules apply whether the award is made by settlement (before or after lawsuit) or awarded through a judgment. But the parties can influence taxation by inserting pivotal facts in a ...
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Tax Court Filing Deadlines are Not Extendable

Tax law is harsh when it comes to most filing deadlines, which are considered jurisdictional and not subject to equitable tolling. Even one day late, regardless of the harshness of result, will block ...
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Is your Tax Accountant Covered under the Attorney-Client Privilege?

Under the tax code, the confidentiality privilege only applies in non-criminal tax matters. But United States v. Kovel (2nd Cir. 1961) stepped in to extend the attorney-client privilege to cover ...
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