2012 Articles

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    All articles written by Robert W. Wood (unless otherwise noted)

     

     

    TAXATION OF DAMAGE AWARDS

     

    Need A Tax Deduction? Pay Legal Fees By Year-End, Forbes.com (December 22, 2012).

    $1.5 Billion UBS Fine? Much Less After Taxes, Forbes.com (December 20, 2012).

    Which Corporate Lawsuits Are Personal and Nondeductible?, Vol. 137, No. 13, Tax Notes (December 10, 2012), p. 1433.

    Can Rolls-Royce Deduct Bribes? How About Fines?, Forbes.com (December 10, 2012).

    Assigning Litigation Claims for Charity, Vol. 137, No. 9, Tax Notes (November 26, 2012).

    How to Get Tax-Based Damages in Civil Litigation, Vol. 137, No. 6, Tax Notes (November 5, 2012), p. 685.

    Big Winner in Apple v. Samsung and Other IP Suits? IRS, Bloomberg BNA.com (October 23, 2012).

    McLaren Gets €40m Fine For Swiping Ferrari Designs, But Hey, It’s Tax Deductible, Forbes.com (October 15, 2012).

    Are Damages For Depression Tax-Free?, Forbes.com (October 10, 2012).

    IRS Gets A Share Of Most Legal Settlements, Forbes.com (October 1, 2012).

    Big Winner In Apple v. Samsung + Other IP Suits? IRS, Forbes.com (September 12, 2012).

    Patent Suit Recovery: Ordinary or Capital?, Los Angeles Daily Journal (September 7, 2012), p. 1. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (September 7, 2012), p. 1.

    Are Sexual Assault And Sex Abuse Recoveries Taxed?, Forbes.com (September 5, 2012).

    Are Damages for Exacerbation of Depression Tax Free?, Vol. 136, No. 10, Tax Notes (September 3, 2012), p. 1211.

    Big Legal Bills Of D.C.’s Mayor Vincent Gray? Tax Deductible, Forbes.com (July 18, 2012).

    Three C’s In Katie Holmes Tom Cruise Deal: Custody, Cash And Church, Forbes.com (July 4, 2012).

    Tallying Up John Travolta’s Sex Lawsuit Proceeds, Forbes.com (June 25, 2012).

    Who Wins in Sharon Stone v. Maid Face-Off?, Forbes.com (June 22, 2012).

    Acquitting John Edwards, $2M; Deducting His Legal Fees, Priceless, Forbes.com (June 6, 2012).

    Settling Arby’s Scalding Urinal Case, Forbes.com (June 12, 2012).

    Untangling Bear Stearns’ $275M Investor Settlement, Forbes.com (June 12, 2012).

    Want A Piece Of Nasdaq’s $40M Facebook Settlement?, Forbes.com (June 9, 2012).

    As Bullying Claims Proliferate, Will IRS Take A Share?, Forbes.com (June 7, 2012).

    Don't Assign Litigation Claims in a Waffle House, Vol. 135, No. 11, Tax Notes (June 11, 2012), p. 1407.

    Disability Pay: Some Taxable, Some Tax-Free, Forbes.com (May 22, 2012).

    When ‘I’m Too Sexy’ Lawsuit Settles, Will IRS Win Too?, Forbes.com (May 22, 2012).

    When Settling Litigation ALWAYS Address Taxes, Forbes.com (May 17, 2012).

    Can Rescission Cure Constructive Receipt?, Vol. 135, No. 5, Tax Notes (April 30, 2012), p. 673.

    Prepaid Forward Contracts Aren't All Bad, Vol. 135, No. 3, Tax Notes (April 16, 2012), p. 365.

    Tax Withholding On Family And Medical Leave Act Payments, Forbes.com (April 9, 2012).

    Wrongful Life And Wrongful Birth Lawsuits Raise Tax Issues, Forbes.com (March 31, 2012).

    Bill Would Make Wrongful Conviction Awards Tax-Free, Forbes.com (March 30, 2012).

    Can Failing to Issue Forms 1099 Preclude Settlement Deduction?, Vol. 134, No. 12, Tax Notes (March 19, 2012), p. 1565.

    Will BP Oil Spill Victims Pay Tax On $7.8B Settlement?, Forbes.com (March 6, 2012).

    Patent Infringement Claims and Capital Gain, Vol. 134, No. 9, Tax Notes (February 27, 2012), p. 1179.

    Termination Pay Withholding Issues, Vol. 134, No. 7, Tax Notes (February 13, 2012), p. 869.

    Tax Deferral Options For Plaintiffs’ Attorneys, Los Angeles Daily Journal (February 2, 2012), p. 1. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (February 2, 2012), p. 1.

    IRS Issues New Rules For Tax-Free Legal Settlements, Forbes.com (January 31, 2012).

     

     

     

    MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS

     

    Will M&A Get Hot in 2013?, by Brian L. Beck, Vol. 21, No. 5, The M&A Tax Report (December 2012), p. 6.

    Goodwill, Personal Goodwill and the Importance of State Law, Vol. 21, No. 5, The M&A Tax Report (December 2012), p. 1.

    Revisiting ESOP Sales, Vol. 21, No. 4, The M&A Tax Report (November 2012), p. 7.

    Guarantees: Are They Ever Income?, by Jonathan Van Loo, Vol. 21, No. 4, The M&A Tax Report (November 2012), p. 1.

    Even Accountants Have a Hard Time With Constructive Receipt, Vol. 21, No. 3, The M&A Tax Report (October 2012), p. 8.

    The Art and Science of Elective Compensation, Vol. 21, No. 3, The M&A Tax Report (October 2012), p. 4.

    Does Anyone Still Care About the May Company Regulations, Vol. 21, No. 3, The M&A Tax Report (October 2012), p. 3.

    Documenting Deal Cost Deductibles, Vol. 21, No. 3, The M&A Tax Report (October 2012), p. 1.

    Dodging the Boomerang Tax Problems of Intermediary Transactions, Vol. 21, No. 2, The M&A Tax Report (September 2012), p. 1.

    In Love, Taxpayers Didn't Evade Taxes, Vol. 21, No. 1, The M&A Tax Report (August 2012), p. 6.

    Passthrough and Joint Venture Tax Planning, by Jonathan Van Loo, Vol. 21, No. 1, The M&A Tax Report (August 2012), p. 1.

    Debt Pushdowns in Overlapping Transactions: Part II, by Jonathan Van Loo, Vol. 20, No. 12, The M&A Tax Report (July 2012), p. 5.

    The Greening Code, by Christopher A. Karachale, Vol. 20, No. 11, The M&A Tax Report (June 2012), p. 6.

    M&A and the Three-Year Statute of Limitations, Vol. 20, No. 11, The M&A Tax Report (June 2012), p. 4.

    Debt Pushdowns in Overlapping Transactions: Part I, by Jonathan Van Loo, Vol. 20, No. 11, The M&A Tax Report (June 2012), p. 1.

    Intersecting Corporate and Partnership Tax Techniques, Vol. 20, No. 10, The M&A Tax Report (May 2012), p. 7.

    Revenge of the Tax Nerds, by Christopher A. Karachale, Vol. 20, No. 10, The M&A Tax Report (May 2012), p. 4.

    Step Transaction Missteps, Vol. 20, No. 9, The M&A Tax Report (April 2012), p. 7.

    Form 5471 — The Next FBAR, by Christopher A. Karachale, Vol. 20, No. 9, The M&A Tax Report (April 2012), p. 4.

    Cost Segregation Studies and Acquisitions: Allocating Assets After Peco Foods, Vol. 20, No. 9, The M&A Tax Report (April 2012), p. 1.

    Payroll Taxes and S Corporations (Again), Vol. 20, No. 8, The M&A Tax Report (March 2012), p. 5.

    A Tale of Caps and Return of Capital, by Christopher A. Karachale, Vol. 20, No. 8, The M&A Tax Report (March 2012), p. 1.

    Continuity of Interest in Reorganizations, Vol. 20, No. 7, The M&A Tax Report (February 2012), p. 7.

    Prepaid Forward Contracts: What’s All the Fuss?, Vol. 20, No. 7, The M&A Tax Report (February 2012), p. 5.

    Occupy Their Options, by Christopher A. Karachale, Vol. 20, No. 7, The M&A Tax Report (February 2012), p. 1.

    What Color Is Your (Big) Golden Parachute?, Vol. 20, No. 6, The M&A Tax Report (January 2012), p. 5.

    The Deductibility of Group Bonuses, by Christopher A. Karachale, Vol. 20, No. 6, The M&A Tax Report (January 2012), p. 4.

    Can Acquisition Agreements Amend Employee Benefit Plans?, Vol. 20, No. 6, The M&A Tax Report (January 2012), p. 1.

     

     

     

    INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR STATUS

     

    Form 1099 Basics, Vol. 48, No. 12, Trial (December 2012), p. 36.

    Agencies To Scrutinize Worker Classification, Los Angeles Daily Journal (December 3, 2012), p. 9. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (December 3, 2012), p. 9.

    Fiscal Cliff? Crackdown On Using Independent Contractors Is Perfect Storm, Forbes.com (November 28, 2012).

    New Crackdown On Using Independent Contractors, Forbes.com (November 15, 2012).

    Tax Troubles Over Simple Tool and Equipment Reimbursements, Vol. 21, No. 2, California Tax Lawyer (Spring 2012), p. 37.

    CEO Personally Liable For Company Payroll Taxes, Forbes.com (June 29, 2012).

    Drafting Independent Contractor Agreements, Vol. 135, No. 13, Tax Notes (June 25, 2012), p. 1655.

    Independent Contractor Or Employee: Why It Matters, Forbes.com (June 11, 2012).

    IRS Provides Template For Employee vs. Contractor Mess, Forbes.com (May 9, 2012).

    Lawyers Are Employees, Not Independent, Says Fifth Circuit, Forbes.com (March 29, 2012).

    Failing To Pay Employment Taxes Means Personal Liability, Forbes.com (March 12, 2012).

    Always Sweat the Small Stuff With Independent Contractors, Los Angeles Daily Journal (February 27, 2012), p. 10. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (February 27, 2012), p. 10.

    Ten Independent Contractor Mistakes That Can Cost Big, Vol. 21, No. 2, The Employee Advocate (Fall 2011/Winter 2012), p. 38.

     

     

     

    MISCELLANEOUS

     

    Six Money-Saving New Year’s Resolutions, Forbes.com (December 30, 2012).

    No Deal, So Cliff Taxes Rise But Millionaire Tax Held Unconstitutional, Forbes.com (December 30, 2012).

    Facebook Mirrors Google’s Offshore Tax Scheme, Forbes.com (December 27, 2012).

    Fiscal Cliff In Verse, Forbes.com (December 27, 2012).

    7 Key Rules Govern Sales Tax Online, Forbes.com (December 26, 2012).

    Tax Man Chases Dread Pirate Roberts (Like A Rodent Of Unusual Size), Forbes.com (December 25, 2012).

    Santa Can Deduct His Reindeer But You Can’t Claim Pets on Your Taxes, Forbes.com (December 25, 2012).

    4 Smart But Simple Year-End Tax Moves, Forbes.com (December 24, 2012).

    Native Americans and Tribes Face Unsettling Tax Issues, Vol. 137, No. 11, Tax Notes (December 24, 2012), p. 1241.

    Plan B: Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?, Forbes.com (December 19, 2012).

    AMT Will Hit 100M People, Warns IRS Commissioner, Forbes.com (December 19, 2012).

    Looking For Year-End Tax Deductions? Pay Your Lawyer, Los Angeles Daily Journal (December 18, 2012), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (December 18, 2012), p. 6.

    7 Christmas Gift Bargains With Last Minute Tax Breaks, Forbes.com (December 18, 2012).

    In Tax Hike Haggle, Obama At $400K, Boehner At $1M: Now What?, Forbes.com (December 18, 2012).

    Is Prince Charles Guilty Of Royal Tax Avoidance?, Forbes.com (December 17, 2012).

    Millionaire Tax Now Likely, But President Obama Wants More, Forbes.com (December 16, 2012).

    Gerard Depardieu Shows Tax Exiles Can Fight Back, Forbes.com (December 16, 2012).

    Forget The Fiscal Cliff: Focus On Forms 1099, Forbes.com (December 13, 2012).

    There’s Still Time To Make Your Year-End Deductible Gifts To Charity, Los Angeles Daily Journal (December 12, 2012), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (December 12, 2012), p. 6.

    10 Simple Rules For Tax-Wise Gifts To Charity, Forbes.com (December 12, 2012).

    All Prizes Trigger Taxes (And You Can’t Pay IRS In Doughnuts), Forbes.com (December 11, 2012).

    Given Tax Rates, To Sell Or To Hold, That Is The Question, Forbes.com (December 9, 2012).

    Stephen Baldwin Tax Arrest: The Usual Suspects, Forbes.com (December 6, 2012).

    Taxing The Gift Of The Magi, Forbes.com (December 5, 2012).

    Brits, Yanks And French Show Fleeing High Taxes Is Universal, Forbes.com (December 4, 2012).

    Is Filing Your First FBAR Admitting To A Crime?, Forbes.com (December 3, 2012).

    Hate Paying Taxes? 12 Quotes You’ll Love, Forbes.com (December 2, 2012).

    High Cost To Go Green: Giving Up A Green Card, Forbes.com (December 1, 2012).

    How (Not) To Manipulate Your 2012 v. 2013 Pay, Forbes.com (November 30, 2012).

    Expect More Prosecutions For Offshore Accounts, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 29, 2012), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 29, 2012), p. 7.

    Lindsay Lohan’s Thelma & Louise Crime Spree Trumps Tax Claims, Forbes.com (November 29, 2012).

    One More Thing To Do When You Win The Lottery, Forbes.com (November 28, 2012).

    Taxing Blue Jays, Marlins And Other Pro Athletes, Forbes.com (November 26, 2012). Reprinted in Bloomberg BNA Tax & Accounting, BNA.com (January 7, 2013).

    Saying Sayonara To California, For Tax Purposes, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 26, 2012), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 26, 2012), p. 6.

    Sorry Charlie: Sheen’s $100K Taxes For Lindsay Lohan Itself Is Taxable, Forbes.com (November 26, 2012).

    You Can Still Escape Sales Tax Online, Forbes.com (November 24, 2012).

    Tea Leaves And Tax Moves At Turkey Time, Forbes.com (November 22, 2012).

    Superstorm Sandy and Other Losses You Cannot Deduct, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 21, 2012), p. 4. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 21, 2012), p. 4.

    FATCA Makes Foreign Banks Report Americans, Forbes.com (November 21, 2012).

    Superstorm Sandy and Other Losses You Cannot Deduct, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 21, 2012), p. 4. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 21, 2012), p. 4.

    Is Medical Marijuana Going Corporate?, Forbes.com (November 19, 2012).

    Fiscal Cliff May Prompt You To Move States, Forbes.com (November 18, 2012).

    Why Hostess Twinkies Must Be Saved, Forbes.com (November 16, 2012).

    Year-End Tax Tips, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 15, 2012), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 15, 2012), p. 7.

    Year-End Tax Planning Despite The Cliff, Forbes.com (November 14, 2012).

    Moving To Beat High State Taxes? Watch Out, Forbes.com (November 13, 2012).

    U.S. Is Doing FATCA Deals With 50 Countries!, Forbes.com (November 13, 2012).

    Should You Grab Pay In 2012 Or Defer ‘Til 2013?, Forbes.com (November 11, 2012).

    Grab The $5M Gift And Estate Tax Perk: It’s Gone In 2013, Forbes.com (November 10, 2012).

    Leaving California And Its Taxes? Be Careful, Forbes.com (November 8, 2012).

    Like Lucas, Sell Out This Year?, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 8, 2012), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 8, 2012), p. 7.

    Voters Say Yes To Marijuana, IRS Says No, Forbes.com (November 7, 2012).

    Fallen Solyndra Won Bankruptcy Battle But Faces Tax War, Forbes.com (November 6, 2012).

    Why Attorney-Client Privilege With Your Accountant Matters, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 6, 2012), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 6, 2012), p. 7.

    Like A Jedi, Sell A Business, Real Estate Or Stock This Year, Forbes.com (November 6, 2012).

    Why Many Storm Losses Are Not Tax Deductible, Forbes.com (November 5, 2012).

    Undisclosed Foreign Bank Accounts? They’re Even More Explosive Now, Forbes.com (November 4, 2012). Reprinted in Bloomberg BNA Tax & Accounting, BNA.com (January 7, 2013).

    Key Facts About Donating Cars To Charity, Forbes.com (November 2, 2012).

    Native American Tribes and Taxation, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 2, 2012), p. 5. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 2, 2012), p. 5.

    ‘Goodwill’ Ownership Has Tax Implications, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 1, 2012), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 1, 2012), p. 7.

    When Selling A Business, It Matters Who Owns What, Forbes.com (November 1, 2012).

    IRS Lawyer Audits: Review And Best Practices For The Business Lawyer’s Small Or Solo Practice, Issue 1, Business Law News, (2012), p. 29.

    IRS Notice Snafus? Yes, Even With Offshore Accounts, Forbes.com (October 31, 2012).

    Estate Planning Isn’t Ghoulish And Can Save Millions This Year, Forbes.com (October 30, 2012).

    As Foreign Banks Brace For FATCA, You Should Too, Forbes.com (October 29, 2012).

    Neat Trick? Attorney-Client Privilege From An Accountant, Forbes.com (October 28, 2012).

    Should U.S. Citizens Abroad Pick Streamlined IRS Program Or OVDP?, Forbes.com (October 26, 2012).

    Americans Are Undesirable As FATCA Closes More Doors, Forbes.com (October 25, 2012).

    Lap Dances Aren’t Art, At Least Not In NY, Forbes.com (October 25, 2012).

    Trumping The Donald’s $5M Offer For Obama Docs, Forbes.com (October 24, 2012).

    Romney As Tax Change Maven, Forbes.com (October 24, 2012).

    The Boomerang Tax Problems of Midco Acquisitions—Part 2, Vol. 137, No. 4, Tax Notes (October 22, 2012), p. 443.

    Who Won The Third Presidential Debate? The Giants, Forbes.com (October 22, 2012).

    Forget Wesley Snipes: This Hollywood Bribes For Tax Breaks Scandal Has It All, Forbes.com (October 21, 2012).

    IRS Wins Fight With Native American Tribe, Forbes.com (October 19, 2012).

    The Numbers Don’t Add Up: IRS Says Solyndra’s $71M Cash Can’t Pay $900M In Debt, Forbes.com (October 18, 2012).

    No Matter Who Wins The Election, Higher Taxes Are Certain, Forbes.com (October 17, 2012).

    Not Every Tax Bill Has To Be Paid, Los Angeles Daily Journal (October 17, 2012), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (October 17, 2012), p. 6.

    Why A Hot Sandwich Is Taxable But A Cold One Is Not, Forbes.com (October 16, 2012).

    What Lawyers Need To Know About Sales And Use Tax, Los Angeles Daily Journal (October 15, 2012), p. 8. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (October 15, 2012), p. 8.

    What If IRS Doesn’t Pursue Your Whistleblower Claim?, Forbes.com (October 15, 2012).

    Fallen Solyndra: Is Even Its Bankruptcy A Scam?, Forbes.com (October 13, 2012).

    Native American Casino And Tax Rules That May Surprise You, Forbes.com (October 11, 2012).

    Straighten Your Tax Posture, Los Angeles Daily Journal (October 10, 2012), p. 5. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (October 10, 2012), p. 5.

    Fleeing 75% Tax Rate? We’ll Always Have Paris, Forbes.com (October 9, 2012).

    The Boomerang Tax Problems of Midco Acquisitions—Part 1, Vol. 137, No. 2, Tax Notes (October 8, 2012), p. 211.

    Confused By Amazon Taxes? You’re Not Alone, Forbes.com (October 8, 2012).

    Report Fraud To The IRS? Watchdog Says IRS Flubs Over 100,000 Tips Annually, Forbes.com (October 7, 2012).

    Even Tax Cheats Can Claim IRS Whistleblower Rewards, Forbes.com (October 5, 2012). Reprinted in Bloomberg BNA Tax & Accounting, BNA.com (November 16, 2012).

    Obama Or Romney, Higher Capital Gain Rates Hit Soon, Forbes.com (October 3, 2012).

    No Debate: You Can’t Deduct Political Contributions!, Forbes.com (October 3, 2012).

    30 Million Taxpayers Face Alternative Minimum Tax Right Now, Forbes.com (September 30, 2012).

    Best French Exports: Bread, Brie, Fashion and Taxes, Forbes.com (September 29, 2012).

    Paying Online Sales Tax? Five Ways To Know, Forbes.com (September 28, 2012).

    Consider IRS Relief Deals Carefully, Forbes.com (September 27, 2012). Reprinted in Bloomberg BNA Tax & Accounting, BNA.com (November 16, 2012).

    Five Simple Tax Rules For Lawyers (and Everyone Else), Los Angeles Daily Journal (September 27, 2012), p. 8. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (September 27, 2012), p. 8.

    Responsible + Willful? Two IRS Labels You Don’t Want, Forbes.com (September 26, 2012).

    Five Tips About Capital Gain For Everyone (Not Just Mitt Romney), Forbes.com (September 25, 2012).

    If U.S. Had 75% Tax Rate, You’d Leave Too, Forbes.com (September 24, 2012).

    Jimmy Kimmel’s Emmys And Homeland Soar But Not As Much as Gifts, Forbes.com (September 23, 2012).

    Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Fighting The IRS But Were Afraid To Ask, Forbes.com (September 22, 2012).

    Like A Passport, The IRS Goes Everywhere, Forbes.com (September 21, 2012).

    There’s No Escape: Death, Taxes And Student Loans, Forbes.com (September 20, 2012).

    What’s The Unkindest Tax Of All?, Forbes.com (September 19, 2012).

    If 47% Don’t Pay Taxes, Let’s Tax Churches, Forbes.com (September 19, 2012).

    Lawyers Today More Likely to ‘Meet’ Criminal Division of the IRS, Los Angeles Daily Journal (September 18, 2012), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (September 18, 2012), p. 6.

    Topless Kate Middleton? Nothing Compared To Bank Secrecy Laid Bare, Forbes.com (September 18, 2012).

    Mark Zuckerberg’s Win Win Facebook Tax Tips, Forbes.com (September 15, 2012).

    If Soda Tax Can Make It In NY It Can Make It Anywhere, Forbes.com (September 15, 2012).

    Whistleblower Fingers Tax Tricks At Private Equity Firms, Forbes.com (September 14, 2012).

    10 Surprising Facts About Online Sales Taxes, Forbes.com (September 11, 2012).

    Got IRS Amnesty Lite?, Forbes.com (September 11, 2012).

    What To Do If You Get An IRS Summons, Forbes.com (September 10, 2012).

    Californians Rush To Buy Online Before Amazon Tax Hits, Forbes.com (September 8, 2012).

    CA’s Amazon Tax Hits The Nation Sept. 15, 2012, Forbes.com (September 6, 2012).

    Taxes, Strip Clubs, And Defining Art, Forbes.com (September 6, 2012).

    Why New York Subpoenas Won’t Change How Managers Like Mitt Are Taxed, Forbes.com (September 3, 2012).

    Newest Offshore IRS Amnesty Not For Everyone, Forbes.com (September 1, 2012).

    IRS Offshore Account Amnesty: Lawyers and Clients Should Be Aware, Vol. 66, No. 9, Washington State Bar News (September 2012), p. 35.

    Tax Savings Aren’t Everything, Not Even For Marilyn Monroe, Forbes.com (August 31, 2012).

    IRS Can Make You Produce Offshore Bank Records Even If Self-Incriminating, Forbes.com (August 30, 2012).

    Three Rules For Hiring Contingent Fee Lawyers, Forbes.com (August 30, 2012).

    Got IRS Penalties? Relying On Adviser Better Than TurboTax, Forbes.com (August 28, 2012).

    Post Olympics, Brits Even Embrace FATCA, Forbes.com (August 27, 2012).

    Three (Incredibly Simple) Rules To Keep The IRS Away, Forbes.com (August 25, 2012).

    Five More Tips To Make Your Hobby Tax Deductible, Forbes.com (August 24, 2012).

    Mitt Romney, John Kerry And Italians All Like To Save Taxes, Forbes.com (August 23, 2012).

    Who Caused Rosie O’Donnell’s Heart Attack? The View, Today, OWN?, Forbes.com (August 22, 2012).

    Lawyers Giving Back, But Not the Way You Think, Forbes.com (August 21, 2012).

    No Tax Avoidance by Taxpayers in Love, Vol. 136, No. 8, Tax Notes (August 20, 2012), p. 939.

    Rapper Flavor Flav Gets Bitter Taste Of IRS Lien, Forbes.com (August 20, 2012).

    Are Romney And Ryan Linked Like The Rolls Royce Logo?, Forbes.com (August 19, 2012).

    Like Mitt Romney, Usain Bolt Wants To Pay Only 13%, Forbes.com (August 17, 2012).

    Five Tips to Make Your Hobby Tax Deductible, Forbes.com (August 16, 2012).

    More IRS Foreign Account Guidance Coming, Forbes.com (August 15, 2012).

    Keeping Prying IRS Eyes From Documents, Forbes.com (August 14, 2012).

    Beware IRS Reporting Of Foreign Gifts Too, Forbes.com (August 13, 2012).

    And Now For Olympic Endorsement Deals…, Forbes.com (August 12, 2012).

    Even Broke California Joins Tax-Free Olympics Movement, Forbes.com (August 11, 2012).

    Will IRS Get A Piece Of Google’s Generous Death Benefits?, Forbes.com (August 10, 2012).

    Trades And Swaps? IRS Gets A Piece (Really), Forbes.com (August 10, 2012).

    Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Fighting the IRS, Los Angeles Daily Journal (August 8, 2012), p. 5. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (August 8, 2012), p. 5.

    ‘Use it or Lose it’ Applies To Your Taxes, Forbes.com (August 8, 2012).

    Sorry Olympians, Even Nobel Prizes Are Taxed, Forbes.com (August 8, 2012).

    Protest? Sure, But NOT When It Comes To Taxes, Forbes.com (August 7, 2012).

    Thumbnail Tax Guidance For U.S. Taxpayers Abroad, Forbes.com (August 5, 2012).

    Depression, Dollars And Jesse Jackson’s Struggle, Forbes.com (August 5, 2012).

    Taxes Are Killing Medical Marijuana Like Roundup, Forbes.com (August 3, 2012).

    Enjoy Your Last Cheap Clicks Before Online Sales Tax Sticks, Forbes.com (August 2, 2012).

    Forget Taxes And Saverin; Actually, Expatriations Are Falling, Forbes.com (August 2, 2012).

    Divorce: The Most Tax-Free Part of Marriage, Los Angeles Daily Journal (August 1, 2012), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (August 1, 2012), p. 6.

    Wesley Snipes Turns 50 In Prison But Didn’t File False Tax Return, Forbes.com (August 1, 2012).

    Must You Enter IRS Offshore Disclosure With Your Spouse?, Bloomberg BNA.com (August 2012).

    IRS Streamlines Foreign Account Amnesty, Forbes.com (July 31, 2012).

    U.S. Treasury Gives Fat Dose Of FATCA Compliance Details, Forbes.com (July 29, 2012).

    Dewey LeBoeuf Clawback Deal Showcases Disgorgement Pains, Forbes.com (July 28, 2012).

    U.S. Citizens Can’t Claim Non-Citizen Kids As Dependents, Forbes.com (July 26, 2012).

    Sweeping Amazon Tax Fast Approaching, Forbes.com (July 26, 2012).

    Taxes Explain Jeremy Lin’s Rise And Fall, Forbes.com (July 24, 2012).

    Tax Sand Traps For Ernie Els And Other Pro Athletes, Forbes.com (July 24, 2012).

    Why House Burning Cases Are Still Smoldering, Vol. 136, No. 4, Tax Notes (July 23, 2012), p. 449.

    FBAR Penalties Just Got Even Worse, Forbes.com (July 22, 2012).

    Tom Cruise: Scientology Isn't Only About Taxes, Forbes.com (July 20, 2012).

    $5M Tax-Free Gifts? Going, Going, Gone, Forbes.com (July 20, 2012).

    More Bad News For FATCA, Forbes.com (July 17, 2012).

    ‘Fast Track’ Settlements Can Resolve IRS Disputes Quickly, Forbes.com (July 17, 2012).

    What Dewey LeBoeuf Lawyers And Jamie Dimon Have In Common: Pay Clawbacks, Forbes.com (July 16, 2012).

    Why Denise Rich Followed Eduardo Saverin's Expat Lead, Forbes.com (July 15, 2012).

    Credit Suisse Account Holders Face Search And Seizure, Forbes.com (July 14, 2012).

    Must You Enter IRS Offshore Disclosure With Your Spouse?, Forbes.com (July 13, 2012).

    IRS Form 1099: God Particle Of The Tax System, Forbes.com (July 12, 2012).

    When ‘Pay Me Later’ Means Taxes Now, Forbes.com (July 11, 2012).

    Can You Rely On FAQs From The IRS?, Forbes.com (July 10, 2012).

    Discerning Compensation From Dividends in Professional Firms, Vol. 136, No. 2, Tax Notes (July 9, 2012), p. 205.

    Are You Ineligible For IRS’ Offshore Account Amnesty?, Forbes.com (July 9, 2012).

    Katie Holmes: Removing Tom Cruise-And Scientology-Like A Band Aid, Forbes.com (July 7, 2012).

    Even Pre Obamacare Web, It Takes Spider-Man To Tackle The IRS, Forbes.com (July 6, 2012).

    Five More Tax Rules to Know for Divorce, Los Angeles Daily Journal (July 6, 2012), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (July 6, 2012), p. 6.

    Important Tax Rules to Know for Divorce, Los Angeles Daily Journal (July 5, 2012), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (July 5, 2012), p. 6.

    Can IRS Offshore Account Program Clean Up Domestic Tax Problems Too?, Forbes.com (July 3, 2012).

    Taxpayers In Love Couldn’t Evade, Says Tax Court (Seriously), Forbes.com (July 2, 2012).

    Katie Holmes Divorcing Tom Cruise, Scientology And Taxes, Forbes.com (June 30, 2012).

    Conservation Easement Deduction Unhinged By Mortgage, Forbes.com (June 30, 2012).

    When Estates Don’t Pay Tax, IRS Chases Beneficiaries, Forbes.com (June 28, 2012).

    IRS Announces Tax Relief For Dual Citizens And US Citizens Abroad, Forbes.com (June 26, 2012).

    IRS Offers Carrot And Stick For Offshore Disclosures, Forbes.com (June 26, 2012).

    Can IRS Add Penalties When You Rely On Professionals?, Forbes.com (June 26, 2012).

    Big IRS Defeat In Conservation Easement Case, Forbes.com (June 22, 2012).

    Clawing Back Jamie Dimon’s $23.1M Pay?, Forbes.com (June 21, 2012).

    First Indictments Over Bank Accounts In Israel, Forbes.com (June 20, 2012).

    Should Warren Buffett’s $3.46M Lunch Be Tax Deductible?, Forbes.com (June 18, 2012).

    Widespread Amazon And Internet Taxes Coming Soon, Forbes.com (June 17, 2012).

    IRS Wants $5 Million From Singer R. Kelly, Forbes.com (June 16, 2012).

    Got Stock Options? Watch Out, Forbes.com (June 15, 2012).

    Façade Easement: No (Qualified) Appraisal, No Tax Deduction, Forbes.com (June 14, 2012).

    Sell Then Rescind? IRS Respects Some Do-Overs, Forbes.com (June 8, 2012).

    Beware Film And Other Tax Shelter Deals That Go Criminal, Forbes.com (June 5, 2012).

    FBAR Penalties: When Will IRS Let You Off With A Warning?, Forbes.com (June 4, 2012).

    Kris Humphries v. Kim Kardashian: LaLa Land Lawsuit?, Forbes.com (June 3, 2012).

    In A Nation Of Computerization And Robotics, Should TurboTax Defense Be Respected?, Forbes.com (June 2, 2012).

    Foreign Accounts? Don’t Forget June 30 FBAR Deadline, Forbes.com (June 1, 2012).

    No Appraisal No $18.5M Deduction, Says Tax Court, Forbes.com (May 31, 2012).

    IMF’s Christine Lagarde: ‘I Don’t Pay Taxes, But You Should’, Forbes.com (May 30, 2012).

    Should We Renounce (The Expat Tax)?, Forbes.com (May 29, 2012).

    Supreme Court: 'Omits' Means Omits, Vol. 135, No. 9, Tax Notes (May 28, 2012), p. 1167.

    Facebook IPO Lawsuits: Will IRS Share?, Forbes.com (May 27, 2012).

    Are IRS Tax Collectors The New Men In Black?, Forbes.com (May 26, 2012).

    College Frats: Should Animal House Be Tax-Exempt?, Forbes.com (May 25, 2012).

    Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Keep On Truckin’ Despite IRS, Forbes.com (May 24, 2012).

    Dionne Warwick Proves IRS Tax Liens Can Be Wrong, Forbes.com (May 23, 2012).

    IRS Warns Taxpayers Not To Be ‘Too Concise’ on Returns, Forbes.com (May 21, 2012).

    How Mark Zuckerberg’s Taxes Change Now That He’s Married, Forbes.com (May 20, 2012).

    Facebook’s Eduardo Saverin To Host “America’s Next Top Tax Lawyer”, Forbes.com (May 19, 2012).

    British Lawyer Nabbed at JFK For Helping Americans Hide Swiss Accounts, Forbes.com (May 19, 2012).

    Expats Face Steep Exit Tax Courtesy Of Facebook, Forbes.com (May 18, 2012).

    Serial Killer Targets Wealthy Tax Evaders, Forbes.com (May 16, 2012).

    Can Lawyers or Accountants Do Your Taxes on Contingency?, Forbes.com (May 15, 2012).

    Beware Longer IRS Statute Of Limitations On Foreign Accounts, Forbes.com (May 14, 2012).

    Unreasonably Low S Corporation Pay, by Robert W. Wood and Christopher A. Karachale, Vol. 135, No. 7, Tax Notes (May 14, 2012), p. 893.

    Living Abroad Sounds Idyllic—Until You Consider Taxes, Forbes.com (May 11, 2012).

    Biggest Injustice Of Denying Same-Sex Marriage? Tax-Free Divorce, Forbes.com (May 10, 2012).

    Sen. Grassley To IRS: Whistleblower Office Is A Disgrace, Forbes.com (May 10, 2012).

    Supreme Court Holds IRS Must Audit Within Three Years, Los Angeles Daily Journal (May 8, 2012), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (May 8, 2012), p. 7.

    Notorious B.I.G. Tax Bill, Forbes.com (May 7, 2012).

    Are Irish Eyes Smiling On FATCA?, Forbes.com (May 7, 2012).

    Win A Kentucky Derby Bet? Don’t Forget, Forbes.com (May 5, 2012).

    Crocodile Tears For Paul Hogan Tax Travails, Forbes.com (May 4, 2012).

    Best Tax Deductions On Chopping Block?, Forbes.com (May 4, 2012).

    C or S Corporation Choice is Critical for Small Business, Forbes.com (May 3, 2012).

    IRS Reads Swiss Bankers Like An Open Book, Forbes.com (May 2, 2012).

    Tax Expatriates: We’ll Always Have Paris, Forbes.com (May 1, 2012).

    The Era Of No Amazon Sales Taxes Is Nearly Over, Forbes.com (April 30, 2012).

    Tax Alamo? Amazon Strikes Texas Tax Deal While Illinois Tax Goes Down, Forbes.com (April 28, 2012).

    Tax Return Filed? Now Consider Your Records, Forbes.com (April 27, 2012).

    For Amazon Taxes, What Happens In Vegas Doesn’t Stay In Vegas, Forbes.com (April 26, 2012).

    HUGE Taxpayer Win: Supreme Court Tells IRS 3 Years To Audit Is PLENTY!, Forbes.com (April 25, 2012).

    Some Bonuses Can Be Deducted Even BEFORE They Are Paid, Forbes.com (April 25, 2012).

    Can IRS Prevent You From Traveling?, Forbes.com (April 24, 2012).

    Top Five Tax Problems for Lawyers, Los Angeles Daily Journal (April 24, 2012), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (April 24, 2012), p. 7.

    Who Pays Tax On Joint Bank Accounts?, Forbes.com (April 23, 2012).

    Five More Tips For Amending Tax Returns, Forbes.com (April 21, 2012).

    5 Simple Rules to Follow When Amending Your Tax Return, Forbes.com (April 20, 2012).

    Kan Kim Kardashian Deduct Her Kampaign Expenses?, Forbes.com (April 19, 2012).

    10 IRS Rules for Stress-Free Foreign Accounts, Forbes.com (April 18, 2012).

    Three Worst IRS Tax Traps, Forbes.com (April 17, 2012).

    Why You Can’t Deduct Your Kid’s Sporting Events On Your Taxes, Forbes.com (April 16, 2012).

    Does Going On Return Filing Extension Increase IRS Audit Risk?, Forbes.com (April 15, 2012).

    When Prostitutes Service Secret Service Are They Tax Deductible?, Forbes.com (April 14, 2012).

    Lionel Richie To IRS: ‘Hello Is It Me You’re Looking For?’, Forbes.com (April 13, 2012).

    Dual Citizens Worry: Will Israel Get A Special FATCA Deal?, Forbes.com (April 13, 2012).

    Brits Might Pay 20% Snack Tax–Americans Would Sue, Forbes.com (April 12, 2012).

    A Rose Is A Rose? Not The Bush Tax Cuts, Forbes.com (April 11, 2012).

    FBARs & FATCA Form 8938: Maddening Duplication?, Forbes.com (April 10, 2012).

    Disclose, Disclose, Disclose: Last Minute Tax Tips, Los Angeles Daily Journal (April 9, 2012), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (April 9, 2012), p. 7.

    Forget Travel If You Owe The IRS, Forbes.com (April 7, 2012).

    Is Closing Foreign Bank Accounts An Alternative To Disclosure?, Forbes.com (April 7, 2012).

    Filing Taxes? Beware Sharp Increase In Audit Rates, Forbes.com (April 6, 2012).

    More On IRS Form 8938 vs. FBAR, Forbes.com (April 5, 2012).

    IRS Form 8938 Or FBAR?, Forbes.com (April 4, 2012).

    Why Americans Want A Buffett Tax, Forbes.com (April 3, 2012).

    Who Pays Tax On Joint Bank Accounts?, by Robert W. Wood and Jamie K. Ogden, Vol. 135, No. 1, Tax Notes (April 2, 2012), p. 113.

    Claiming Fido On Your Taxes, Forbes.com (April 2, 2012).

    IRS Shares Mega Millions Jackpot–Even If You Give It Away, Forbes.com (March 31, 2012).

    Would Carlos Slim Trim FATCA? Fat Chance, Forbes.com (March 28, 2012).

    Amazon Taxes Are The REAL Hunger Games, Forbes.com (March 27, 2012).

    Tax Deductions You Might Overlook, Los Angeles Daily Journal (March 27, 2012), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (March 27, 2012), p. 7.

    On Tax Returns, Don’t Forget Form 1099 Traps, Forbes.com (March 26, 2012).

    Final Frontier? Even Rocket Man Pays IRS, Forbes.com (March 24, 2012).

    IRS Gives Tax Sermons Vow of Silence, Forbes.com (March 24, 2012).

    FATCA Makes Banks Shut Out Americans, Forbes.com (March 23, 2012).

    Tony Blair Is Britain’s Buffett As Top 50% Tax Rate Teeters, Forbes.com (March 22, 2012).

    Still More Strange Tax Deductions, Forbes.com (March 21, 2012).

    More Strange Tax Deductions, Forbes.com (March 20, 2012).

    Strange But Legit Tax Deductions, Forbes.com (March 19, 2012).

    Tax Tips On Tips From Mario Batali, Forbes.com (March 17, 2012).

    FBARs Exempt From E-Filing Mandate, Forbes.com (March 16, 2012).

    Golf Course Tax Deductions Hit The Rough, Forbes.com (March 14, 2012).

    Home Mortgage Interest Deduction is Pure Poetry, Forbes.com (March 13, 2012).

    Despite FATCA, FBAR Penalties Still Under Fire, Forbes.com (March 12, 2012).

    Taxes And The Art Of Mustache Maintenance, Forbes.com (March 10, 2012).

    Beware More IRS Audits, Especially for Wealthy, Forbes.com (March 9, 2012).

    How to Sidestep or Survive Increasing IRS Audits, Los Angeles Daily Journal (March 9, 2012), p. 8. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (March 9, 2012), p. 8.

    Lawyer’s ‘International Consulting’ A Hobby, Says Tax Court, Forbes.com (March 8, 2012).

    Property Condemnations Under Section 1033: What Is "Property"?, by Robert W. Wood and Steven E. Hollingworth, Vol. 28, No. 3, Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Real Estate Journal (March 7, 2012), p. 67.

    Unusual Tax Deductions? How About Blackmail?, Forbes.com (March 7, 2012).

    Carried Interests Taxed As Capital Gain? It’s Poetry, Forbes.com (March 4, 2012).

    Beware: Sometimes ‘Bargain Sales’ Are No Bargain, Forbes.com (March 3, 2012).

    Follow Three Simple Tax Rules, Forbes.com (March 2, 2012).

    IRS Form 1099: What Every Lawyer Should Know, Vol. 48, No. 7, Arizona Attorney (March 2012), p. 26.

    ‘Aggressive’ Tax Returns Can Mean Fraud, Forbes.com (February 29, 2012).

    Grab Your Fistful Of Zuckerberg’s IPO Dollars, Forbes.com (February 29, 2012).

    Think You’re A Slave To Taxes? US Slavery Museum Shackled By IRS!, Forbes.com (February 27, 2012).

    How To Report Foreign Gifts And Bequests To IRS, Forbes.com (February 27, 2012).

    Biggest Winner At Oscars? IRS, Forbes.com (February 25, 2012).

    Expats Lobby For Tax on Residence, Not Worldwide Income, Forbes.com (February 25, 2012).

    Like, Follow or Friend the IRS (Really), Forbes.com (February 24, 2012).

    IRS Still Fighting Conservation Tax Breaks, Forbes.com (February 22, 2012).

    Oops, Interest-Free Loans Are Taxable, Forbes.com (February 22, 2012).

    Government Extends FBAR Filing Time, Forbes.com (February 21, 2012).

    Avoid Headaches When Negotiating Buy-Sell Agreements, Los Angeles Daily Journal (February 21, 2012), p. 5. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (February 21, 2012), p. 5.

    No More King Size Snickers, No More Taxes at J.K. Harris, Forbes.com (February 20, 2012).

    Owe IRS Taxes, Lose Your Passport, Forbes.com (February 18, 2012).

    A Jeremy Lin Tax? Yup, and Better Than Buffett’s, Forbes.com (February 17, 2012).

    12 Tax Scams to Avoid Like the Plague, Forbes.com (February 16, 2012).

    ‘My Dog Ate It’ And Other Tax Excuses, Forbes.com (February 16, 2012).

    A Non-Whitney Grammy Tale of Clergy Tax Greed, Forbes.com (February 15, 2012).

    Celebrity Leavings: Bidding Stars Adieu, Forbes.com (February 14, 2012).

    Whitney Houston’s Death and Taxes, Forbes.com (February 13, 2012).

    At Tax Time, Remember To Consider Audit Risk, Vol. 125, No. 29, Los Angeles Daily Journal (February 13, 2012), p. 8. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (February 13, 2012), p. 8.

    Burn Baby Burn (But Don’t Deduct), Forbes.com (February 12, 2012).

    Fat New Regs Trim FATCA Down to Size, Forbes.com (February 11, 2012).

    5 Nations Join U.S. In Tax Evasion, Forbes.com (February 10, 2012).

    ‘Sick Lawyer’ Excuse Not Enough To Escape IRS Penalties, Forbes.com (February 9, 2012).

    Contract Cancellations Trigger Taxes, Forbes.com (February 8, 2012).

    Can Execs Deduct Legal Fees Above-The-Line?, Forbes.com (February 7, 2012).

    Clint Says Manning v. Brady? Think Zuckerberg v. Buffett, Forbes.com (February 6, 2012).

    Top Tax Tips From Zuckerberg’s Facebook Bonanza, Forbes.com (February 5, 2012).

    With Indictments, IRS Will Get More Data From Swiss, Forbes.com (February 4, 2012).

    Tax Ideas For Songwriters, Forbes.com (February 3, 2012).

    Why ‘Material Participation’ Can Be Your Ticket To Tax Deductions, Forbes.com (February 2, 2012).

    Will IRS Get Fat Off FATCA?, Forbes.com (February 1, 2012).

    IRS Form 1099: Ten Things Every Lawyer Should Know, Vol. 37, No. 4, Montana Lawyer (February 2012), p. 14.

    Can Tax-Exempt And Government Organizations Avoid FICA?, Vol. 23, No. 4, Taxation of Exempts (January/February 2012), p. 11.

    Apply For A Passport? IRS Will Know, Forbes.com (January 30, 2012).

    The ABCs of Foreign Bank Accounts, by Robert W. Wood and Christopher A. Karachale, Vol. 134, No. 5, Tax Notes (January 30, 2012), p. 553.

    IRS To Collect on Italian Cruise Ship Settlements, Forbes.com (January 28, 2012).

    IRS Wins $62M GE Tax Shelter Case, Forbes.com (January 27, 2012).

    Tax Gap Grows Between Haves And Have-Nots, Forbes.com (January 26, 2012).

    State of the Union’s Taxes: Buffeted Poor, Forbes.com (January 25, 2012).

    W-2 Isn't The Only Important Form, MSN Money (January 24, 2012).

    Turning Down Pay Doesn’t Avoid Taxes, Forbes.com (January 24, 2012).

    What Newt’s South Carolina Win Could Mean For Your Taxes, Forbes.com (January 23, 2012).

    IRS Stock Option Reports Are Due Jan. 31, Forbes.com (January 21, 2012).

    Watch Your Mail For 1099s, Forbes.com (January 20, 2012).

    Mitt’s Taxes Stoke “Carried Interest” Flames, Forbes.com (January 19, 2012).

    Cat Lady Beat IRS, Now Faces Feline Felony, Forbes.com (January 18, 2012).

    Why Ricky Gervais Sicced IRS on Golden Globes, Forbes.com (January 17, 2012).

    Who NOT To Hire To Do Your Taxes, Forbes.com (January 16, 2012).

    Tim Tebow Beat by Patriots, but Kyle Orton Beat by IRS, Forbes.com (January 15, 2012).

    In Taxes, Lindsay Lohan Is No Kim Kardashian, Forbes.com (January 14, 2012).

    Tax Prep In Oz: Prisoners Who Do Taxes, Forbes.com (January 13, 2012).

    More IRS Audits Coming Your Way, Forbes.com (January 12, 2012).

    New Capital Gain Tax Reporting For 2011 Tax Returns, Forbes.com (January 11, 2012).

    IRS Income Reporting: It’s 1099 Time Again, Los Angeles Daily Journal (January 11, 2012), p. 5. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (January 11, 2012), p. 5.

    Don’t Put Off Taxes Despite Leap Year and Emancipation, Forbes.com (January 10, 2012).

    New IRS Offshore Amnesty Announced: Third Time’s A Charm, Forbes.com (January 9, 2012).

    IRS Makes Swiss Cheese Of Swiss Banks, Forbes.com (January 9, 2012).

    When Tax Refunds Like Steinbrenner’s Are Too Good To Be True, Forbes.com (January 8, 2012).

    When Billionaire Tax Deals Go Bad, Forbes.com (January 7, 2012).

    Are Expats Derailing The FATCA Express?, Forbes.com (January 6, 2012).

    Buffett Tax Goes Korean, Forbes.com (January 5, 2012).

    Only The Little Kardashians Pay Taxes, Forbes.com (January 4, 2012).

    After Iowa Squeaker, Getting Our Mitts on Mitt’s Taxes, Forbes.com (January 4, 2012).

    Suing Your Employer For Taking Out Taxes!, Forbes.com (January 3, 2012).

    Taxing New Year’s Resolutions, Forbes.com (January 1, 2012).

     

     

     

    TAX COLUMNS IN FORBES

     

    Six Money-Saving New Year’s Resolutions, Forbes.com (December 30, 2012).

    No Deal, So Cliff Taxes Rise But Millionaire Tax Held Unconstitutional, Forbes.com (December 30, 2012).

    Facebook Mirrors Google’s Offshore Tax Scheme, Forbes.com (December 27, 2012).

    Fiscal Cliff In Verse, Forbes.com (December 27, 2012).

    7 Key Rules Govern Sales Tax Online, Forbes.com (December 26, 2012).

    Tax Man Chases Dread Pirate Roberts (Like A Rodent Of Unusual Size), Forbes.com (December 25, 2012).

    Santa Can Deduct His Reindeer But You Can’t Claim Pets on Your Taxes, Forbes.com (December 25, 2012).

    4 Smart But Simple Year-End Tax Moves, Forbes.com (December 24, 2012).

    Need A Tax Deduction? Pay Legal Fees By Year-End, Forbes.com (December 22, 2012).

    $1.5 Billion UBS Fine? Much Less After Taxes, Forbes.com (December 20, 2012).

    Plan B: Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?, Forbes.com (December 19, 2012).

    AMT Will Hit 100M People, Warns IRS Commissioner, Forbes.com (December 19, 2012).

    7 Christmas Gift Bargains With Last Minute Tax Breaks, Forbes.com (December 18, 2012).

    In Tax Hike Haggle, Obama At $400K, Boehner At $1M: Now What?, Forbes.com (December 18, 2012).

    Is Prince Charles Guilty Of Royal Tax Avoidance?, Forbes.com (December 17, 2012).

    Millionaire Tax Now Likely, But President Obama Wants More, Forbes.com (December 16, 2012).

    Gerard Depardieu Shows Tax Exiles Can Fight Back, Forbes.com (December 16, 2012).

    Forget The Fiscal Cliff: Focus On Forms 1099, Forbes.com (December 13, 2012).

    10 Simple Rules For Tax-Wise Gifts To Charity, Forbes.com (December 12, 2012).

    All Prizes Trigger Taxes (And You Can’t Pay IRS In Doughnuts), Forbes.com (December 11, 2012).

    Can Rolls-Royce Deduct Bribes? How About Fines?, Forbes.com (December 10, 2012).

    Given Tax Rates, To Sell Or To Hold, That Is The Question, Forbes.com (December 9, 2012).

    Stephen Baldwin Tax Arrest: The Usual Suspects, Forbes.com (December 6, 2012).

    Taxing The Gift Of The Magi, Forbes.com (December 5, 2012).

    Brits, Yanks And French Show Fleeing High Taxes Is Universal, Forbes.com (December 4, 2012).

    Is Filing Your First FBAR Admitting To A Crime?, Forbes.com (December 3, 2012).

    Hate Paying Taxes? 12 Quotes You’ll Love, Forbes.com (December 2, 2012).

    High Cost To Go Green: Giving Up A Green Card, Forbes.com (December 1, 2012).

    How (Not) To Manipulate Your 2012 v. 2013 Pay, Forbes.com (November 30, 2012).

    Lindsay Lohan’s Thelma & Louise Crime Spree Trumps Tax Claims, Forbes.com (November 29, 2012).

    Fiscal Cliff? Crackdown On Using Independent Contractors Is Perfect Storm, Forbes.com (November 28, 2012).

    One More Thing To Do When You Win The Lottery, Forbes.com (November 28, 2012).

    Taxing Blue Jays, Marlins And Other Pro Athletes, Forbes.com (November 26, 2012).

    Sorry Charlie: Sheen’s $100K Taxes For Lindsay Lohan Itself Is Taxable, Forbes.com (November 26, 2012).

    You Can Still Escape Sales Tax Online, Forbes.com (November 24, 2012).

    Tea Leaves And Tax Moves At Turkey Time, Forbes.com (November 22, 2012).

    FATCA Makes Foreign Banks Report Americans, Forbes.com (November 21, 2012).

    Is Medical Marijuana Going Corporate?, Forbes.com (November 19, 2012).

    Fiscal Cliff May Prompt You To Move States, Forbes.com (November 18, 2012).

    Why Hostess Twinkies Must Be Saved, Forbes.com (November 16, 2012).

    New Crackdown On Using Independent Contractors, Forbes.com (November 15, 2012).

    Year-End Tax Planning Despite The Cliff, Forbes.com (November 14, 2012).

    Moving To Beat High State Taxes? Watch Out, Forbes.com (November 13, 2012).

    U.S. Is Doing FATCA Deals With 50 Countries!, Forbes.com (November 13, 2012).

    Should You Grab Pay In 2012 Or Defer ‘Til 2013?, Forbes.com (November 11, 2012).

    Grab The $5M Gift And Estate Tax Perk: It’s Gone In 2013, Forbes.com (November 10, 2012).

    Leaving California And Its Taxes? Be Careful, Forbes.com (November 8, 2012).

    Voters Say Yes To Marijuana, IRS Says No, Forbes.com (November 7, 2012).

    Fallen Solyndra Won Bankruptcy Battle But Faces Tax War, Forbes.com (November 6, 2012).

    Like A Jedi, Sell A Business, Real Estate Or Stock This Year, Forbes.com (November 6, 2012).

    Why Many Storm Losses Are Not Tax Deductible, Forbes.com (November 5, 2012).

    Undisclosed Foreign Bank Accounts? They’re Even More Explosive Now, Forbes.com (November 4, 2012).

    Key Facts About Donating Cars To Charity, Forbes.com (November 2, 2012).

    When Selling A Business, It Matters Who Owns What, Forbes.com (November 1, 2012).

    IRS Notice Snafus? Yes, Even With Offshore Accounts, Forbes.com (October 31, 2012).

    Estate Planning Isn’t Ghoulish And Can Save Millions This Year, Forbes.com (October 30, 2012).

    As Foreign Banks Brace For FATCA, You Should Too, Forbes.com (October 29, 2012).

    Neat Trick? Attorney-Client Privilege From An Accountant, Forbes.com (October 28, 2012).

    Should U.S. Citizens Abroad Pick Streamlined IRS Program Or OVDP?, Forbes.com (October 26, 2012).

    Americans Are Undesirable As FATCA Closes More Doors, Forbes.com (October 25, 2012).

    Lap Dances Aren’t Art, At Least Not In NY, Forbes.com (October 25, 2012).

    Trumping The Donald’s $5M Offer For Obama Docs, Forbes.com (October 24, 2012).

    Romney As Tax Change Maven, Forbes.com (October 24, 2012).

    Who Won The Third Presidential Debate? The Giants, Forbes.com (October 22, 2012).

    Forget Wesley Snipes: This Hollywood Bribes For Tax Breaks Scandal Has It All, Forbes.com (October 21, 2012).

    IRS Wins Fight With Native American Tribe, Forbes.com (October 19, 2012).

    The Numbers Don’t Add Up: IRS Says Solyndra’s $71M Cash Can’t Pay $900M In Debt, Forbes.com (October 18, 2012).

    No Matter Who Wins The Election, Higher Taxes Are Certain, Forbes.com (October 17, 2012).

    Why A Hot Sandwich Is Taxable But A Cold One Is Not, Forbes.com (October 16, 2012).

    What If IRS Doesn’t Pursue Your Whistleblower Claim?, Forbes.com (October 15, 2012).

    McLaren Gets €40m Fine For Swiping Ferrari Designs, But Hey, It’s Tax Deductible, Forbes.com (October 15, 2012).

    Fallen Solyndra: Is Even Its Bankruptcy A Scam?, Forbes.com (October 13, 2012).

    Native American Casino And Tax Rules That May Surprise You, Forbes.com (October 11, 2012).

    Are Damages For Depression Tax-Free?, Forbes.com (October 10, 2012).

    Fleeing 75% Tax Rate? We’ll Always Have Paris, Forbes.com (October 9, 2012).

    Confused By Amazon Taxes? You’re Not Alone, Forbes.com (October 8, 2012).

    Report Fraud To The IRS? Watchdog Says IRS Flubs Over 100,000 Tips Annually, Forbes.com (October 7, 2012).

    Even Tax Cheats Can Claim IRS Whistleblower Rewards, Forbes.com (October 5, 2012).

    Obama Or Romney, Higher Capital Gain Rates Hit Soon, Forbes.com (October 3, 2012).

    No Debate: You Can’t Deduct Political Contributions!, Forbes.com (October 3, 2012).

    IRS Gets A Share Of Most Legal Settlements, Forbes.com (October 1, 2012).

    30 Million Taxpayers Face Alternative Minimum Tax Right Now, Forbes.com (September 30, 2012).

    Best French Exports: Bread, Brie, Fashion and Taxes, Forbes.com (September 29, 2012).

    Paying Online Sales Tax? Five Ways To Know, Forbes.com (September 28, 2012).

    Consider IRS Relief Deals Carefully, Forbes.com (September 27, 2012).

    Responsible + Willful? Two IRS Labels You Don’t Want, Forbes.com (September 26, 2012).

    Five Tips About Capital Gain For Everyone (Not Just Mitt Romney), Forbes.com (September 25, 2012).

    If U.S. Had 75% Tax Rate, You’d Leave Too, Forbes.com (September 24, 2012).

    Jimmy Kimmel’s Emmys And Homeland Soar But Not As Much as Gifts, Forbes.com (September 23, 2012).

    Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Fighting The IRS But Were Afraid To Ask, Forbes.com (September 22, 2012).

    Like A Passport, The IRS Goes Everywhere, Forbes.com (September 21, 2012).

    There’s No Escape: Death, Taxes And Student Loans, Forbes.com (September 20, 2012).

    What’s The Unkindest Tax Of All?, Forbes.com (September 19, 2012).

    If 47% Don’t Pay Taxes, Let’s Tax Churches, Forbes.com (September 19, 2012).

    Topless Kate Middleton? Nothing Compared To Bank Secrecy Laid Bare, Forbes.com (September 18, 2012).

    Mark Zuckerberg’s Win Win Facebook Tax Tips, Forbes.com (September 15, 2012).

    If Soda Tax Can Make It In NY It Can Make It Anywhere, Forbes.com (September 15, 2012).

    Whistleblower Fingers Tax Tricks At Private Equity Firms, Forbes.com (September 14, 2012).

    Big Winner In Apple v. Samsung + Other IP Suits? IRS, Forbes.com (September 12, 2012).

    10 Surprising Facts About Online Sales Taxes, Forbes.com (September 11, 2012).

    UBS’ Bradley Birkenfeld Gets $104 Million, Blows Doors Off IRS Whistleblower Program, Forbes.com (September 11, 2012).

    Got IRS Amnesty Lite?, Forbes.com (September 11, 2012).

    What To Do If You Get An IRS Summons, Forbes.com (September 10, 2012).

    Californians Rush To Buy Online Before Amazon Tax Hits, Forbes.com (September 8, 2012).

    CA’s Amazon Tax Hits The Nation Sept. 15, 2012, Forbes.com (September 7, 2012).

    Taxes, Strip Clubs, And Defining Art, Forbes.com (September 6, 2012).

    Are Sexual Assault And Sex Abuse Recoveries Taxed?, Forbes.com (September 5, 2012).

    Why New York Subpoenas Won’t Change How Managers Like Mitt Are Taxed, Forbes.com (September 3, 2012).

    Newest Offshore IRS Amnesty Not For Everyone, Forbes.com (September 1, 2012).

    Tax Savings Aren’t Everything, Not Even For Marilyn Monroe, Forbes.com (August 31, 2012).

    IRS Can Make You Produce Offshore Bank Records Even If Self-Incriminating, Forbes.com (August 30, 2012).

    Three Rules For Hiring Contingent Fee Lawyers, Forbes.com (August 30, 2012).

    Got IRS Penalties? Relying On Adviser Better Than TurboTax, Forbes.com (August 28, 2012).

    Post Olympics, Brits Even Embrace FATCA, Forbes.com (August 27, 2012).

    Three (Incredibly Simple) Rules To Keep The IRS Away, Forbes.com (August 25, 2012).

    Five More Tips To Make Your Hobby Tax Deductible, Forbes.com (August 24, 2012).

    Mitt Romney, John Kerry And Italians All Like To Save Taxes, Forbes.com (August 23, 2012).

    Who Caused Rosie O’Donnell’s Heart Attack? The View, Today, OWN?, Forbes.com (August 22, 2012).

    Lawyers Giving Back, But Not the Way You Think, Forbes.com (August 21, 2012).

    Rapper Flavor Flav Gets Bitter Taste Of IRS Lien, Forbes.com (August 20, 2012).

    Are Romney And Ryan Linked Like The Rolls Royce Logo?, Forbes.com (August 19, 2012).

    Like Mitt Romney, Usain Bolt Wants To Pay Only 13%, Forbes.com (August 17, 2012).

    Five Tips to Make Your Hobby Tax Deductible, Forbes.com (August 16, 2012).

    More IRS Foreign Account Guidance Coming, Forbes.com (August 15, 2012).

    Keeping Prying IRS Eyes From Documents, Forbes.com (August 14, 2012).

    Beware IRS Reporting Of Foreign Gifts Too, Forbes.com (August 13, 2012).

    And Now For Olympic Endorsement Deals..., Forbes.com (August 12, 2012).

    Even Broke California Joins Tax-Free Olympics Movement, Forbes.com (August 11, 2012).

    Will IRS Get A Piece Of Google’s Generous Death Benefits?, Forbes.com (August 10, 2012).

    Trades And Swaps? IRS Gets A Piece (Really), Forbes.com (August 10, 2012).

    ‘Use it or Lose it’ Applies To Your Taxes, Forbes.com (August 8, 2012).

    Sorry Olympians, Even Nobel Prizes Are Taxed, Forbes.com (August 8, 2012).

    Protest? Sure, But NOT When It Comes To Taxes, Forbes.com (August 7, 2012).

    Thumbnail Tax Guidance For U.S. Taxpayers Abroad, Forbes.com (August 5, 2012).

    Depression, Dollars And Jesse Jackson’s Struggle, Forbes.com (August 5, 2012).

    Taxes Are Killing Medical Marijuana Like Roundup, Forbes.com (August 3, 2012).

    Enjoy Your Last Cheap Clicks Before Online Sales Tax Sticks, Forbes.com (August 2, 2012).

    Forget Taxes And Saverin; Actually, Expatriations Are Falling, Forbes.com (August 2, 2012).

    Wesley Snipes Turns 50 In Prison But Didn’t File False Tax Return, Forbes.com (August 1, 2012).

    IRS Streamlines Foreign Account Amnesty, Forbes.com (July 31, 2012).

    U.S. Treasury Gives Fat Dose Of FATCA Compliance Details, Forbes.com (July 29, 2012).

    Dewey LeBoeuf Clawback Deal Showcases Disgorgement Pains, Forbes.com (July 28, 2012).

    U.S. Citizens Can’t Claim Non-Citizen Kids As Dependents, Forbes.com (July 26, 2012).

    Sweeping Amazon Tax Fast Approaching, Forbes.com (July 26, 2012).

    Taxes Explain Jeremy Lin’s Rise And Fall, Forbes.com (July 24, 2012).

    Tax Sand Traps For Ernie Els And Other Pro Athletes, Forbes.com (July 24, 2012).

    FBAR Penalties Just Got Even Worse, Forbes.com (July 22, 2012).

    Tom Cruise: Scientology Isn't Only About Taxes, Forbes.com (July 20, 2012).

    $5M Tax-Free Gifts? Going, Going, Gone, Forbes.com (July 20, 2012).

    Big Legal Bills Of D.C.’s Mayor Vincent Gray? Tax Deductible, Forbes.com (July 18, 2012).

    More Bad News For FATCA, Forbes.com (July 17, 2012).

    ‘Fast Track’ Settlements Can Resolve IRS Disputes Quickly, Forbes.com (July 17, 2012).

    What Dewey LeBoeuf Lawyers And Jamie Dimon Have In Common: Pay Clawbacks, Forbes.com (July 16, 2012).

    Why Denise Rich Followed Eduardo Saverin's Expat Lead, Forbes.com (July 15, 2012).

    Credit Suisse Account Holders Face Search And Seizure, Forbes.com (July 14, 2012).

    Must You Enter IRS Offshore Disclosure With Your Spouse?, Forbes.com (July 13, 2012).

    IRS Form 1099: God Particle Of The Tax System, Forbes.com (July 12, 2012).

    When ‘Pay Me Later’ Means Taxes Now, Forbes.com (July 11, 2012).

    Can You Rely On FAQs From The IRS?, Forbes.com (July 10, 2012).

    Are You Ineligible For IRS’ Offshore Account Amnesty?, Forbes.com (July 9, 2012).

    Katie Holmes: Removing Tom Cruise-And Scientology-Like A Band Aid, Forbes.com (July 7, 2012).

    Even Pre Obamacare Web, It Takes Spider-Man To Tackle The IRS, Forbes.com (July 6, 2012).

    Three C’s In Katie Holmes Tom Cruise Deal: Custody, Cash And Church, Forbes.com (July 4, 2012).

    Can IRS Offshore Account Program Clean Up Domestic Tax Problems Too?, Forbes.com (July 3, 2012).

    Taxpayers In Love Couldn’t Evade, Says Tax Court (Seriously), Forbes.com (July 2, 2012).

    Katie Holmes Divorcing Tom Cruise, Scientology And Taxes, Forbes.com (June 30, 2012).

    Conservation Easement Deduction Unhinged By Mortgage, Forbes.com (June 30, 2012).

    CEO Personally Liable For Company Payroll Taxes, Forbes.com (June 29, 2012).

    When Estates Don’t Pay Tax, IRS Chases Beneficiaries, Forbes.com (June 28, 2012).

    IRS Announces Tax Relief For Dual Citizens And US Citizens Abroad, Forbes.com (June 26, 2012).

    IRS Offers Carrot And Stick For Offshore Disclosures, Forbes.com (June 26, 2012).

    Can IRS Add Penalties When You Rely On Professionals?, Forbes.com (June 26, 2012).

    Tallying Up John Travolta’s Sex Lawsuit Proceeds, Forbes.com (June 25, 2012).

    Who Wins in Sharon Stone v. Maid Face-Off?, Forbes.com (June 22, 2012).

    Big IRS Defeat In Conservation Easement Case, Forbes.com (June 22, 2012).

    Clawing Back Jamie Dimon’s $23.1M Pay?, Forbes.com (June 21, 2012).

    First Indictments Over Bank Accounts In Israel, Forbes.com (June 20, 2012).

    Should Warren Buffett’s $3.46M Lunch Be Tax Deductible?, Forbes.com (June 18, 2012).

    Widespread Amazon And Internet Taxes Coming Soon, Forbes.com (June 17, 2012).

    IRS Wants $5 Million From Singer R. Kelly, Forbes.com (June 16, 2012).

    Got Stock Options? Watch Out, Forbes.com (June 15, 2012).

    Façade Easement: No (Qualified) Appraisal, No Tax Deduction, Forbes.com (June 14, 2012).

    Settling Arby’s Scalding Urinal Case, Forbes.com (June 12, 2012).

    Untangling Bear Stearns’ $275M Investor Settlement, Forbes.com (June 12, 2012).

    Independent Contractor Or Employee: Why It Matters, Forbes.com (June 11, 2012).

    Want A Piece Of Nasdaq’s $40M Facebook Settlement?, Forbes.com (June 9, 2012).

    Sell Then Rescind? IRS Respects Some Do-Overs, Forbes.com (June 8, 2012).

    As Bullying Claims Proliferate, Will IRS Take A Share?, Forbes.com (June 7, 2012).

    Acquitting John Edwards, $2M; Deducting His Legal Fees, Priceless, Forbes.com (June 6, 2012).

    Beware Film And Other Tax Shelter Deals That Go Criminal, Forbes.com (June 5, 2012).

    FBAR Penalties: When Will IRS Let You Off With A Warning?, Forbes.com (June 4, 2012).

    Kris Humphries v. Kim Kardashian: LaLa Land Lawsuit?, Forbes.com (June 3, 2012).

    In A Nation Of Computerization And Robotics, Should TurboTax Defense Be Respected?, Forbes.com (June 2, 2012).

    Foreign Accounts? Don’t Forget June 30 FBAR Deadline, Forbes.com (June 1, 2012).

    No Appraisal No $18.5M Deduction, Says Tax Court, Forbes.com (May 31, 2012).

    IMF’s Christine Lagarde: ‘I Don’t Pay Taxes, But You Should’, Forbes.com (May 30, 2012).

    Should We Renounce (The Expat Tax)?, Forbes.com (May 29, 2012).

    Facebook IPO Lawsuits: Will IRS Share?, Forbes.com (May 27, 2012).

    Are IRS Tax Collectors The New Men In Black?, Forbes.com (May 26, 2012).

    College Frats: Should Animal House Be Tax-Exempt?, Forbes.com (May 25, 2012).

    Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Keep On Truckin’ Despite IRS, Forbes.com (May 24, 2012).

    Dionne Warwick Proves IRS Tax Liens Can Be Wrong, Forbes.com (May 23, 2012).

    When ‘I’m Too Sexy’ Lawsuit Settles, Will IRS Win Too?, Forbes.com (May 22, 2012).

    Disability Pay: Some Taxable, Some Tax-Free, Forbes.com (May 22, 2012).

    IRS Warns Taxpayers Not To Be ‘Too Concise’ on Returns, Forbes.com (May 21, 2012).

    How Mark Zuckerberg’s Taxes Change Now That He’s Married, Forbes.com (May 20, 2012).

    Facebook’s Eduardo Saverin To Host “America’s Next Top Tax Lawyer”, Forbes.com (May 19, 2012).

    British Lawyer Nabbed at JFK For Helping Americans Hide Swiss Accounts, Forbes.com (May 19, 2012).

    Expats Face Steep Exit Tax Courtesy Of Facebook, Forbes.com (May 18, 2012).

    When Settling Litigation ALWAYS Address Taxes, Forbes.com (May 17, 2012).

    Serial Killer Targets Wealthy Tax Evaders, Forbes.com (May 16, 2012).

    Can Lawyers or Accountants Do Your Taxes on Contingency?, Forbes.com (May 15, 2012).

    Beware Longer IRS Statute Of Limitations On Foreign Accounts, Forbes.com (May 14, 2012).

    Living Abroad Sounds Idyllic—Until You Consider Taxes, Forbes.com (May 11, 2012).

    Biggest Injustice Of Denying Same-Sex Marriage? Tax-Free Divorce, Forbes.com (May 10, 2012).

    Sen. Grassley To IRS: Whistleblower Office Is A Disgrace, Forbes.com (May 10, 2012).

    IRS Provides Template For Employee vs. Contractor Mess, Forbes.com (May 9, 2012).

    Notorious B.I.G. Tax Bill, Forbes.com (May 7, 2012).

    Are Irish Eyes Smiling On FATCA?, Forbes.com (May 7, 2012).

    Win A Kentucky Derby Bet? Don’t Forget, Forbes.com (May 5, 2012).

    Crocodile Tears For Paul Hogan Tax Travails, Forbes.com (May 4, 2012).

    Best Tax Deductions On Chopping Block?, Forbes.com (May 4, 2012).

    C or S Corporation Choice is Critical for Small Business, Forbes.com (May 3, 2012).

    IRS Reads Swiss Bankers Like An Open Book, Forbes.com (May 2, 2012).

    Tax Expatriates: We’ll Always Have Paris, Forbes.com (May 1, 2012).

    The Era Of No Amazon Sales Taxes Is Nearly Over, Forbes.com (April 30, 2012).

    Tax Alamo? Amazon Strikes Texas Tax Deal While Illinois Tax Goes Down, Forbes.com (April 28, 2012).

    Tax Return Filed? Now Consider Your Records, Forbes.com (April 27, 2012).

    For Amazon Taxes, What Happens In Vegas Doesn’t Stay In Vegas, Forbes.com (April 26, 2012).

    HUGE Taxpayer Win: Supreme Court Tells IRS 3 Years To Audit Is PLENTY!, Forbes.com (April 25, 2012).

    Some Bonuses Can Be Deducted Even BEFORE They Are Paid, Forbes.com (April 25, 2012).

    Can IRS Prevent You From Traveling?, Forbes.com (April 24, 2012).

    Who Pays Tax On Joint Bank Accounts?, Forbes.com (April 23, 2012).

    Five More Tips For Amending Tax Returns, Forbes.com (April 21, 2012).

    5 Simple Rules to Follow When Amending Your Tax Return, Forbes.com (April 20, 2012).

    Kan Kim Kardashian Deduct Her Kampaign Expenses?, Forbes.com (April 19, 2012).

    10 IRS Rules for Stress-Free Foreign Accounts, Forbes.com (April 18, 2012).

    Three Worst IRS Tax Traps, Forbes.com (April 17, 2012).

    Why You Can’t Deduct Your Kid’s Sporting Events On Your Taxes, Forbes.com (April 16, 2012).

    Does Going On Return Filing Extension Increase IRS Audit Risk?, Forbes.com (April 15, 2012).

    When Prostitutes Service Secret Service Are They Tax Deductible?, Forbes.com (April 14, 2012).

    Lionel Richie To IRS: ‘Hello Is It Me You’re Looking For?’, Forbes.com (April 13, 2012).

    Dual Citizens Worry: Will Israel Get A Special FATCA Deal?, Forbes.com (April 13, 2012).

    Brits Might Pay 20% Snack Tax–Americans Would Sue, Forbes.com (April 12, 2012).

    A Rose Is A Rose? Not The Bush Tax Cuts, Forbes.com (April 11, 2012).

    FBARs & FATCA Form 8938: Maddening Duplication?, Forbes.com (April 10, 2012).

    Tax Withholding On Family And Medical Leave Act Payments, Forbes.com (April 9, 2012).

    Forget Travel If You Owe The IRS, Forbes.com (April 7, 2012).

    Is Closing Foreign Bank Accounts An Alternative To Disclosure?, Forbes.com (April 7, 2012).

    Filing Taxes? Beware Sharp Increase In Audit Rates, Forbes.com (April 6, 2012).

    More On IRS Form 8938 vs. FBAR, Forbes.com (April 5, 2012).

    IRS Form 8938 Or FBAR?, Forbes.com (April 4, 2012).

    Why Americans Want A Buffett Tax, Forbes.com (April 3, 2012).

    Claiming Fido On Your Taxes, Forbes.com (April 2, 2012).

    IRS Shares Mega Millions Jackpot–Even If You Give It Away, Forbes.com (March 31, 2012).

    Wrongful Life And Wrongful Birth Lawsuits Raise Tax Issues, Forbes.com (March 31, 2012).

    Bill Would Make Wrongful Conviction Awards Tax-Free, Forbes.com (March 30, 2012).

    Lawyers Are Employees, Not Independent, Says Fifth Circuit, Forbes.com (March 29, 2012).

    Would Carlos Slim Trim FATCA? Fat Chance, Forbes.com (March 28, 2012).

    Amazon Taxes Are The REAL Hunger Games, Forbes.com (March 27, 2012).

    On Tax Returns, Don’t Forget Form 1099 Traps, Forbes.com (March 26, 2012).

    Final Frontier? Even Rocket Man Pays IRS, Forbes.com (March 24, 2012).

    IRS Gives Tax Sermons Vow of Silence, Forbes.com (March 24, 2012).

    FATCA Makes Banks Shut Out Americans, Forbes.com (March 23, 2012).

    Tony Blair Is Britain’s Buffett As Top 50% Tax Rate Teeters, Forbes.com (March 22, 2012).

    Still More Strange Tax Deductions, Forbes.com (March 21, 2012).

    More Strange Tax Deductions, Forbes.com (March 20, 2012).

    Strange But Legit Tax Deductions, Forbes.com (March 19, 2012).

    Tax Tips On Tips From Mario Batali, Forbes.com (March 17, 2012).

    FBARs Exempt From E-Filing Mandate, Forbes.com (March 16, 2012).

    Golf Course Tax Deductions Hit The Rough, Forbes.com (March 14, 2012).

    Home Mortgage Interest Deduction is Pure Poetry, Forbes.com (March 13, 2012).

    Failing To Pay Employment Taxes Means Personal Liability, Forbes.com (March 12, 2012).

    Despite FATCA, FBAR Penalties Still Under Fire, Forbes.com (March 12, 2012).

    Taxes And The Art Of Mustache Maintenance, Forbes.com (March 10, 2012).

    Beware More IRS Audits, Especially for Wealthy, Forbes.com (March 9, 2012).

    Lawyer’s ‘International Consulting’ A Hobby, Says Tax Court, Forbes.com (March 8, 2012).

    Unusual Tax Deductions? How About Blackmail?, Forbes.com (March 7, 2012).

    Will BP Oil Spill Victims Pay Tax On $7.8B Settlement?, Forbes.com (March 6, 2012).

    Carried Interests Taxed As Capital Gain? It’s Poetry, Forbes.com (March 4, 2012).

    Beware: Sometimes ‘Bargain Sales’ Are No Bargain, Forbes.com (March 3, 2012).

    Follow Three Simple Tax Rules, Forbes.com (March 2, 2012).

    ‘Aggressive’ Tax Returns Can Mean Fraud, Forbes.com (February 29, 2012).

    Grab Your Fistful Of Zuckerberg’s IPO Dollars, Forbes.com (February 29, 2012).

    Think You’re A Slave To Taxes? US Slavery Museum Shackled By IRS!, Forbes.com (February 27, 2012).

    How To Report Foreign Gifts And Bequests To IRS, Forbes.com (February 27, 2012).

    Biggest Winner At Oscars? IRS, Forbes.com (February 25, 2012).

    Expats Lobby For Tax on Residence, Not Worldwide Income, Forbes.com (February 25, 2012).

    Like, Follow or Friend the IRS (Really), Forbes.com (February 24, 2012).

    IRS Still Fighting Conservation Tax Breaks, Forbes.com (February 22, 2012).

    Oops, Interest-Free Loans Are Taxable, Forbes.com (February 22, 2012).

    Government Extends FBAR Filing Time, Forbes.com (February 21, 2012).

    No More King Size Snickers, No More Taxes at J.K. Harris, Forbes.com (February 20, 2012).

    Owe IRS Taxes, Lose Your Passport, Forbes.com (February 18, 2012).

    A Jeremy Lin Tax? Yup, and Better Than Buffett’s, Forbes.com (February 17, 2012).

    12 Tax Scams to Avoid Like the Plague, Forbes.com (February 16, 2012).

    ‘My Dog Ate It’ And Other Tax Excuses, Forbes.com (February 16, 2012).

    A Non-Whitney Grammy Tale of Clergy Tax Greed, Forbes.com (February 15, 2012).

    Celebrity Leavings: Bidding Stars Adieu, Forbes.com (February 14, 2012).

    Whitney Houston’s Death and Taxes, Forbes.com (February 13, 2012).

    Burn Baby Burn (But Don’t Deduct), Forbes.com (February 12, 2012).

    Fat New Regs Trim FATCA Down to Size, Forbes.com (February 11, 2012).

    5 Nations Join U.S. In Tax Evasion, Forbes.com (February 10, 2012).

    ‘Sick Lawyer’ Excuse Not Enough To Escape IRS Penalties, Forbes.com (February 9, 2012).

    Contract Cancellations Trigger Taxes, Forbes.com (February 8, 2012).

    Can Execs Deduct Legal Fees Above-The-Line?, Forbes.com (February 7, 2012).

    Clint Says Manning v. Brady? Think Zuckerberg v. Buffett, Forbes.com (February 6, 2012).

    Top Tax Tips From Zuckerberg’s Facebook Bonanza, Forbes.com (February 5, 2012).

    With Indictments, IRS Will Get More Data From Swiss, Forbes.com (February 4, 2012).

    Tax Ideas For Songwriters, Forbes.com (February 3, 2012).

    Why ‘Material Participation’ Can Be Your Ticket To Tax Deductions, Forbes.com (February 2, 2012).

    Will IRS Get Fat Off FATCA?, Forbes.com (February 1, 2012).

    IRS Issues New Rules For Tax-Free Legal Settlements, Forbes.com (January 31, 2012).

    Apply For A Passport? IRS Will Know, Forbes.com (January 30, 2012).

    IRS To Collect on Italian Cruise Ship Settlements, Forbes.com (January 28, 2012).

    IRS Wins $62M GE Tax Shelter Case, Forbes.com (January 27, 2012).

    Tax Gap Grows Between Haves And Have-Nots, Forbes.com (January 26, 2012).

    State of the Union’s Taxes: Buffeted Poor, Forbes.com (January 25, 2012).

    Turning Down Pay Doesn’t Avoid Taxes, Forbes.com (January 24, 2012).

    What Newt’s South Carolina Win Could Mean For Your Taxes, Forbes.com (January 23, 2012).

    IRS Stock Option Reports Are Due Jan. 31, Forbes.com (January 21, 2012).

    Watch Your Mail For 1099s, Forbes.com (January 20, 2012).

    Mitt’s Taxes Stoke “Carried Interest” Flames, Forbes.com (January 19, 2012).

    Cat Lady Beat IRS, Now Faces Feline Felony, Forbes.com (January 18, 2012).

    Why Ricky Gervais Sicced IRS on Golden Globes, Forbes.com (January 17, 2012).

    Who NOT To Hire To Do Your Taxes, Forbes.com (January 16, 2012).

    Tim Tebow Beat by Patriots, but Kyle Orton Beat by IRS, Forbes.com (January 15, 2012).

    In Taxes, Lindsay Lohan Is No Kim Kardashian, Forbes.com (January 14, 2012).

    Tax Prep In Oz: Prisoners Who Do Taxes, Forbes.com (January 13, 2012).

    More IRS Audits Coming Your Way, Forbes.com (January 12, 2012).

    New Capital Gain Tax Reporting For 2011 Tax Returns, Forbes.com (January 11, 2012).

    Don’t Put Off Taxes Despite Leap Year and Emancipation, Forbes.com (January 10, 2012).

    New IRS Offshore Amnesty Announced: Third Time’s A Charm, Forbes.com (January 9, 2012).

    IRS Makes Swiss Cheese Of Swiss Banks, Forbes.com (January 9, 2012).

    When Tax Refunds Like Steinbrenner’s Are Too Good To Be True, Forbes.com (January 8, 2012).

    When Billionaire Tax Deals Go Bad, Forbes.com (January 7, 2012).

    Are Expats Derailing The FATCA Express?, Forbes.com (January 6, 2012).

    Buffett Tax Goes Korean, Forbes.com (January 5, 2012).

    Only The Little Kardashians Pay Taxes, Forbes.com (January 4, 2012).

    After Iowa Squeaker, Getting Our Mitts on Mitt’s Taxes, Forbes.com (January 4, 2012).

    Suing Your Employer For Taking Out Taxes!, Forbes.com (January 3, 2012).

    Taxing New Year’s Resolutions, Forbes.com (January 1, 2012).

     

     

     

    TAX COLUMNS IN DAILY JOURNAL

     

    Looking For Year-End Tax Deductions? Pay Your Lawyer, Los Angeles Daily Journal (December 18, 2012), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (December 18, 2012), p. 6.

    There’s Still Time To Make Your Year-End Deductible Gifts To Charity, Los Angeles Daily Journal (December 12, 2012), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (December 12, 2012), p. 6.

    Agencies To Scrutinize Worker Classification, Los Angeles Daily Journal (December 3, 2012), p. 9. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (December 3, 2012), p. 9.

    Expect More Prosecutions For Offshore Accounts, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 29, 2012), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 29, 2012), p. 7.

    Saying Sayonara To California, For Tax Purposes, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 26, 2012), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 26, 2012), p. 6.

    Superstorm Sandy and Other Losses You Cannot Deduct, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 21, 2012), p. 4. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 21, 2012), p. 4.

    Year-End Tax Tips, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 15, 2012), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 15, 2012), p. 7.

    Like Lucas, Sell Out This Year?, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 8, 2012), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 8, 2012), p. 7.

    Why Attorney-Client Privilege With Your Accountant Matters, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 6, 2012), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 6, 2012), p. 7.

    Native American Tribes and Taxation, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 2, 2012), p. 5. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 2, 2012), p. 5.

    ‘Goodwill’ Ownership Has Tax Implications, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 1, 2012), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 1, 2012), p. 7.

    Not Every Tax Bill Has To Be Paid, Los Angeles Daily Journal (October 17, 2012), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (October 17, 2012), p. 6.

    What Lawyers Need To Know About Sales And Use Tax, Los Angeles Daily Journal (October 15, 2012), p. 8. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (October 15, 2012), p. 8.

    Straighten Your Tax Posture, Los Angeles Daily Journal (October 10, 2012), p. 5. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (October 10, 2012), p. 5.

    Five Simple Tax Rules For Lawyers (and Everyone Else), Los Angeles Daily Journal (September 27, 2012), p. 8. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (September 27, 2012), p. 8.

    Lawyers Today More Likely to ‘Meet’ Criminal Division of the IRS, Los Angeles Daily Journal (September 18, 2012), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (September 18, 2012), p. 6.

    Patent Suit Recovery: Ordinary or Capital?, Los Angeles Daily Journal (September 7, 2012), p. 1. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (September 7, 2012), p. 1.

    Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Fighting the IRS, Los Angeles Daily Journal (August 8, 2012), p. 5. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (August 8, 2012), p. 5.

    Divorce: The Most Tax-Free Part of Marriage, Los Angeles Daily Journal (August 1, 2012), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (August 1, 2012), p. 6.

    Five More Tax Rules to Know for Divorce, Los Angeles Daily Journal (July 6, 2012), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (July 6, 2012), p. 6.

    Important Tax Rules to Know for Divorce, Los Angeles Daily Journal (July 5, 2012), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (July 5, 2012), p. 6.

    Supreme Court Holds IRS Must Audit Within Three Years, Los Angeles Daily Journal (May 6, 2012), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (May 6, 2012), p. 7.

    Top Five Tax Problems for Lawyers, Los Angeles Daily Journal (April 24, 2012), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (April 24, 2012), p. 7.

    Disclose, Disclose, Disclose: Last Minute Tax Tips, Los Angeles Daily Journal (April 9, 2012), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (April 9, 2012), p. 7.

    Tax Deductions You Might Overlook, Los Angeles Daily Journal (March 27, 2012), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (March 27, 2012), p. 7.

    How to Sidestep or Survive Increasing IRS Audits, Los Angeles Daily Journal (March 9, 2012), p. 8. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (March 9, 2012), p. 8.

    Always Sweat the Small Stuff With Independent Contractors, Los Angeles Daily Journal (February 27, 2012), p. 10. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (February 27, 2012), p. 10.

    Avoid Headaches When Negotiating Buy-Sell Agreements, Los Angeles Daily Journal (February 21, 2012), p. 5. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (February 21, 2012), p. 5.

    At Tax Time, Remember To Consider Audit Risk, Vol. 125, No. 29, Los Angeles Daily Journal (February 13, 2012), p. 8. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (February 13, 2012), p. 8.

    Tax Deferral Options For Plaintiffs’ Attorneys, Los Angeles Daily Journal (February 2, 2012), p. 1. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (February 2, 2012), p. 1.

    IRS Income Reporting: It’s 1099 Time Again, Los Angeles Daily Journal (January 11, 2012), p. 5. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (January 11, 2012), p. 5.