2015 Articles

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

     

     

    TAXATION OF DAMAGE AWARDS

     

    Finally, Wrongful Conviction Damages Are Tax Free, Los Angeles Daily Journal (December 24, 2015), p. 1. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (December 24, 2015), p. 1.

    New Law Says Money For Wrongful Convictions Is Tax Free, Forbes.com (December 21, 2015).

    Man Gets $21.5M Verdict For Door Injury, But IRS Is Biggest Winner, Forbes.com (November 18, 2015).

    Taxing Confidentiality in Legal Settlements, Vol. 149, No. 4, Tax Notes (October 26, 2015), p. 565.

    BP's $20.8 Billion Gulf Spill Settlement Nets $15.3 Billion Tax Write-Off, Forbes.com (October 6, 2015).

    Lance Armstrong Legal Settlement Makes Tax Problem On Steroids, Forbes.com (September 29, 2015).

    Taxing Damages for Wrongful Life and Wrongful Birth, Vol. 148, No. 12, Tax Notes (September 21, 2015), p. 1407.

    When Defendant Employers Are Sued (Again) for Withholding Taxes, Vol. 148, No. 10, Tax Notes (September 7, 2015), p. 1151.

    Dennis Rodman: His Single-Handed, Lasting, Misunderstood Contribution to Settlement Agreements, Vol. 87, No. 6, New York State Bar Association Journal (July/August 2015), p. 10.

    Sellers and Settling Litigants Lured by Tax Savings of NING and DING Trusts, State Tax Notes (August 10, 2015), p. 565.

    Taxing Elder Abuse Recoveries and Related Legal Fees, Vol. 148, No. 5, Tax Notes (August 3, 2015), p. 571. Simultaneously published in State Tax Notes (August 3, 2015), p. 483.

    Structuring Legal Fees Without Annuities: Offspring of Childs, Vol. 148, No. 3, Tax Notes (July 20, 2015), p. 341.

    Taxing Wrongful Conviction Money Is Wrong, Forbes.com (July 21, 2015).

    10 Things To Know About Taxes On Legal Settlements, Forbes.com (July 6, 2015).

    Big Oil Spill Tax Write-off Shows BP Does Not Stand For 'Big Penalty', Forbes.com (July 3, 2015).

    Taxing Egg Donations With The Wisdom of Solomon, Vol. 147, No. 13, Tax Notes (June 29, 2015), p. 1581.

    PG&E $1.6 Billion Explosion Tax Break Under Fire, Forbes.com (June 29, 2015).

    Midco Litigation, Transferee Liability, and Civil Fraud Penalties, Vol. 147, No. 9, Tax Notes (June 1, 2015), p. 1057.

    Appalling $187 Million Cancer Charity Fraud Case Settles — When 97% Of Money Isn't For Charity, Forbes.com (May 21, 2015).

    Woman Billed $1,000 For Credit Card Error Gets $83 Million Verdict, But IRS Gets Last Laugh, Forbes.com (May 20, 2015).

    Apple Samsung Verdict Reversed, But How About Taxes?, Forbes.com (May 19, 2015).

    You Can Write Off Reasonable Lawyer's Fees, But How About $1,335 An Hour?, Forbes.com (May 6, 2015).

    Which Legal Fees Can You Deduct On Your Taxes?, Forbes.com (March 19, 2015).

    The Long and Winding Road of Litigation Finance, Vol. 146, No. 9, Tax Notes (March 16, 2015), p. 1419.

    Commerzbank Pays $1.45 Billion To Settle U.S. Criminal Case, Defer Prosecution, Forbes.com (March 12, 2015).

    Rodman’s Groin Shot Echoes Through Tax Law, Los Angeles Daily Journal (February 26, 2015), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (February 26, 2015), p. 7.

    Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke Lose $7.4M Verdict For Marvin Gaye Song Theft — Before Taxes, Forbes.com (March 11, 2015).

    WWE Wrestlers Sue, IRS Stands By, Forbes.com (January 24, 2015).

     

     

     

    MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS

     

    SEC Comments on Tax Opinions, by Robert W. Wood and Donald P. Board, Vol. 24, No. 5, The M&A Tax Report (December 2015), p. 4.

    Shareholders Liable for Buyer’s Taxes in Midco Transaction, Vol. 24, No. 5, The M&A Tax Report (December 2015), p. 1.

    Taxing Investments in Emerging Asian Economies, by Huy C. Luu, Vol. 24, No. 4, The M&A Tax Report (November 2015), p. 1.

    Yahoo’s Alibaba Spinoff Revisits Tax Opinion vs. Private Letter Ruling Dynamics, Vol. 24, No. 3, The M&A Tax Report (October 2015), p. 4.

    Economic Substance, Foreign Tax Credits, Shams and Interest Deductions, Vol. 24, No. 3, The M&A Tax Report (October 2015), p. 1.

    ISOs by Another Name?, Vol. 24, No. 2, The M&A Tax Report (September 2015), p. 8.

    Revisiting Dealer and Investor Status, Vol. 24, No. 2, The M&A Tax Report (September 2015), p. 1.

    To Elect or Not to Elect?, Vol. 24, No. 1, The M&A Tax Report (August 2015), p. 4.

    Tax Court Holds Stock Not Subject to Substantial Risk of Forfeiture, Vol. 24, No. 1, The M&A Tax Report (August 2015), p. 1.

    PLI on MLPs, by Milan N. Ball, Vol. 23, No. 12, The M&A Tax Report (July 2015), p. 7.

    Tax Traps in Cross-Border Partnerships, by James L. Kresse, Vol. 23, No. 12, The M&A Tax Report (July 2015), p. 7.

    Tax Opinions, Third-Party Opinions and Liability, Vol. 23, No. 12, The M&A Tax Report (July 2015), p. 1.

    IP, Tax and Other Risks in Private Company Sales, by Henry K. Chen, Vol. 23, No. 11, The M&A Tax Report (June 2015), p. 6.

    Alternative Uses for IP in Private Company Sales, by Scott B. Weese, Vol. 23, No. 11, The M&A Tax Report (June 2015), p. 5.

    Can Sellers Skip State Taxes With A NING Or DING Trust?, Vol. 23, No. 11, The M&A Tax Report (June 2015), p. 1.

    Midco Litigation Morphs from Transferee Liability to Fraud, Vol. 23, No. 10, The M&A Tax Report (May 2015), p. 1.

    Who’s A Successor in Interest?, Vol. 23, No. 9, The M&A Tax Report (April 2015), p. 7.

    Take Pride in Ordinary Loss Deductions After Pilgrim’s Pride, Vol. 23, No. 9, The M&A Tax Report (April 2015), p. 4.

    Successive 351 Transfers Are Ok, Says Ruling, Vol. 23, No. 8, The M&A Tax Report (March 2015), p. 7.

    Capital Gain, Litigation Finance & Legal Fees, Vol. 23, No. 8, The M&A Tax Report (March 2015), p. 1.

    ESOPs, S Corporations and Excise Taxes, Vol. 23, No. 7, The M&A Tax Report (February 2015), p. 7.

    Deal Closings, Forms 1099 and Constructive Receipt, Vol. 23, No. 7, The M&A Tax Report (February 2015), p. 5.

    Common Sense and Section 367, by James L. Kresse, Vol. 23, No. 7, The M&A Tax Report (February 2015), p. 1.

    Tax Extenders Bill Passes at Year-End, Vol. 23, No. 6, The M&A Tax Report (January 2015), p. 8.

    A Smidgen of Willfulness, by Robert W. Wood and Dashiell C. Shapiro, Vol. 23, No. 6, The M&A Tax Report (January 2015), p.5.

    IRS Backs Itself Into a Corner in Goodwill Allocations, by Dashiell C. Shapiro, Vol. 23, No. 6, The M&A Tax Report (January 2015), p. 1.

     

     

     

    INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR STATUS

     

    Hillary Clinton Disses Uber And On-Demand Economy, Forbes.com (July 14, 2015).

    If Uber, FedEx, Other Workers Are Employees, Who Pays What?, Forbes.com (June 29, 2015).

    Uber Fallout May Come In Several Forms, Los Angeles Daily Journal (June 22, 2015), p. 4. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (June 22, 2015), p. 4.

    FedEx Case Puts Package Delivery In ‘Seismic’ Situation, Los Angeles Daily Journal (June 18, 2015), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (June 18, 2015), p. 6.

    Uber Driver Is An Employee, Rules California. There Goes That $50B Valuation, Forbes.com (June 17, 2015).

    FedEx Settles Independent Contractor Mislabeling Case For $228 Million, Forbes.com (June 16, 2015).

    Are On Demand Workers Independent Contractors In Name Only?, Forbes.com (June 8, 2015).

    Florida Says Uber Drivers Are Employees, But FedEx, Other Cases Promise Long Battle, Forbes.com (May 26, 2015).

    Loaded Question: 1099 Or W-2?, Forbes.com (February 5, 2015).

     

     

     

    MISCELLANEOUS

     

    Corporate Deals, Tax Deductions, and the Wisdom of Solomon, Issue 1, Business Law News, The State Bar of California (2015).

    The PATH Act: What Tax Lawyers Need To Know, Los Angeles Daily Journal (December 30, 2015), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (December 30, 2015), p. 6.

    Tax Double Whammy: IRS Can Revoke Passports And Uses Collection Agencies, Forbes.com (December 30, 2015).

    House Oversight Probes Hillary Speech Fees To Clinton Foundation, Forbes.com (December 29, 2015).

    More Calls To Impeach IRS Chief Over Targeting, Bonuses, Obstruction, Forbes.com (December 28, 2015).

    Man Releases Live Chickens At Tax Collector's Office In Lively Protest, Forbes.com (December 26, 2015).

    5 Things To Know About Year-End's Massive Tax Bill, Forbes.com (December 23, 2015).

    Supermodel Bar Refaeli's Alleged Tax Evasion On Gifts: Must You Report Yours?, Forbes.com (December 18, 2015).

    Michael 'The Situation' Sorrentino's Accountant Admits Tax Fraud Conspiracy, Forbes.com (December 16, 2015).

    Why You Should Never Ask, 'Where's My IRS Form 1099?', Forbes.com (December 15, 2015).

    Foreign Banks Pay To Avoid Tax Evasion Charges As More Americans Disclose Offshore Accounts, Forbes.com (December 15, 2015).

    Why 'Pay Me Next Year' May Not Convince IRS On Your Taxes, Forbes.com (December 14, 2015).

    To Renounce U.S. Passport, Get In Line — Or Just Don't Pay Your Taxes, Forbes.com (December 12, 2015).

    Three Moves In December To Save Taxes Next April, Forbes.com (December 11, 2015).

    #1 Tax Lady Found Guilty Of 27 Tax Felonies, Could Face 131 Years, Forbes.com (December 9, 2015).

    IRS Now Has The Power To Revoke Your Passport, Los Angeles Daily Journal (December 9, 2015), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (December 9, 2015), p. 6.

    Tax Fraud Or Innocent Mistake? What Is 'Willful' To IRS?, Forbes.com (December 9, 2015).

    IRS Private Debt Collectors Are Now Legal: 10 Things You Should Know, Forbes.com (December 7, 2015).

    Tax Opinions the SEC Way, by Robert W. Wood and Donald P. Board, Vol. 149, No. 10, Tax Notes (December 7, 2015), p. 1307.

    IRS Power To Revoke Passports Signed Into Law, Forbes.com (December 4, 2015).

    When Foreign Banks Ask For U.S. Taxpayer ID, How Should You Respond?, Forbes.com (December 4, 2015).

    EU Hunts McDonald's No-Tax Secret Sauce, Could End Love For Tax-Free Royalties, Forbes.com (December 3, 2015).

    The Surprising Math In Mark Zuckerberg's $45 Billion Facebook Donation, Forbes.com (December 2, 2015).

    IRS Poised To Veto Passports, Forbes.com (December 2, 2015).

    Sean Connery's Wife Could Face Prison In 'Operation Goldfinger' Tax Case, Forbes.com (December 1, 2015).

    Wesley Snipes Sues IRS Over Abusive $17.5M Tax Bill, False Promise Of 'Fresh Start', Forbes.com (November 30, 2015).

    'Edward Snowden Of Tax Evasion' Gets Five Year Prison Sentence, Forbes.com (November 29, 2015).

    Chef Jamie Oliver, True Believer In Coming UK Sugar Tax, Fights 'Patronizing Nonsense' Label, Forbes.com (November 29, 2015).

    Living Abroad, Paying Taxes In The USA, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 27, 2015), p. 5. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 27, 2015), p. 5.

    Passports Required For Domestic Travel In 2016, But IRS Can Revoke Passports For Taxes, Forbes.com (November 25, 2015).

    Al Sharpton's Charity Hikes His Pay 71%, But Tax Liens, Clinton Imprint Remain, Forbes.com (November 24, 2015).

    Airbnb’s Impact On Your Taxes Depends On How You Use It, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 23, 2015), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 23, 2015), p. 6.

    Your Passport Could Be Cancelled If You Owe IRS, Forbes.com (November 22, 2015).

    Clinton Foundation Admits Speech Fees Are Not Donations. Will Hillary Amend Her Own Taxes Too?, Forbes.com (November 21, 2015).

    More Banks Spill Tax Evasion Secrets To Avoid Criminal Charges, Account Holders Beware, Forbes.com (November 20, 2015).

    Lawyer Faces Up To 50 Years Prison Over Payroll Taxes, Forbes.com (November 19, 2015).

    Charlie Sheen's $10M Blackmail Tax Deduction, Forbes.com (November 18, 2015).

    Beware ‘Taking The Fifth’ On Your Returns This Year, by Robert W. Wood and Scott B. Weese, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 17, 2015), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 17, 2015), p. 7.

    Clinton Foundation Amends 4 Years Taxes, Admits Speech Fees Weren't Donations, Forbes.com (November 17, 2015).

    Tracking Hillary's Speech Fees: Clinton Foundation Or Pocket?, Forbes.com (November 16, 2015).

    Court Bars Masquerade, No More America's Next Top Tax Lawyer, Forbes.com (November 14, 2015).

    Beware Willful, Frivolous, Even Self-Incriminating Tax Filings, Forbes.com (November 13, 2015).

    Amazingly, IRS Says You Can't Rely On IRS Instructions, Forbes.com (November 11, 2015).

    IRS Audits Are At An 11-Year Low, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 11, 2015), p. 8. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 11, 2015), p. 8.

    Supreme Court Hands Athletes And Entertainers Win Over Jock Tax, Forbes.com (November 10, 2015).

    Tax Opinion or Private Letter Ruling? A 12-Point Comparison, Vol. 149, Tax Notes (November 9, 2015), p. 835.

    Surgeon Hid Money In Divorce, Is Convicted Of Tax Evasion, Faces Up To 95 Years Prison, Forbes.com (November 6, 2015).

    Investing In ‘China Plus One’ Economies, by Robert W. Wood and Huy C. Luu, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 5, 2015), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 5, 2015), p. 7.

    The IRS Could Be Tracking Your Cell Phone, Forbes.com (November 5, 2015).

    Ironically, Slim Chance Of IRS Audit Means Big Tax Problems, Forbes.com (November 5, 2015).

    If Clinton Foundation Fails To Amend Its Taxes, 'What Difference Does It Make?', Forbes.com (November 4, 2015).

    U.S. Ranks As Top Tax Haven, Refusing To Share Tax Data Despite FATCA, Forbes.com (November 3, 2015).

    How IKEA Billionaire Legally Avoided Taxes From 1973 Until 2015, Forbes.com (November 2, 2015).

    Last Chance To Report Offshore Accounts To IRS, Penalties Climb To 50%, Forbes.com (October 30, 2015).

    IRS Has Gone Wild Over FATCA, But Watchdog Warns Of Compliance Glitches, Forbes.com (October 29, 2015).

    If You Follow The IRS’s Instructions You’re Good, Right?, Los Angeles Daily Journal (October 28, 2015), p. 5. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (October 28, 2015), p. 5.

    Impeach IRS Chief, Say Republicans Alleging Lies, Obstruction, Forbes.com (October 28, 2015).

    Reverse Immigration: Americans Renounce Citizenship In Record Numbers, Forbes.com (October 26, 2015).

    Obama Administration Learned From Lois, Dodging IRS Scandal, Forbes.com (October 26, 2015).

    No Criminal Charges For Lois Lerner (Or Her Emailing Dog). What IRS Targeting?, Forbes.com (October 23, 2015).

    Stock Options 2.0: Twitter CEO Gives His Own Stock To Employees, Forbes.com (October 23, 2015).

    U.S. Has World's Highest Fee To Renounce Citizenship, Forbes.com (October 23, 2015).

    Chef Jamie Oliver Calls For Sugar Tax, While Mexico Eyes Soda Tax Cut, Forbes.com (October 20, 2015).

    Taxes and FBARs for Joint Bank Accounts, Vol. 149, No. 3, Tax Notes (October 19, 2015), p. 441.

    IRS Offshore Account Penalties Go Up, More Banks Sign U.S. Disclosure Deal, Forbes.com (October 19, 2015).

    IRS Warns Offshore Account Holders: Disclose Before It's Too Late, Forbes.com (October 19, 2015).

    Execs Get 10 Years Prison Over Company Taxes? Yes, Here's How, Forbes.com (October 18, 2015).

    U.S. Tax 35%, Ireland 12.5%, New Irish Tech Rate 6.25%, Any Questions?, Forbes.com (October 14, 2015).

    Twitter’s Dorsey Made Innovative Share Give-Back, Forbes.com (October 13, 2015).

    CEO Gets 7 1/2 Years Prison Over Employment Taxes, Owes $21M In Restitution, Forbes.com (October 12, 2015).

    DEA Misconduct Slammed By Senator Grassley, Forbes.com (October 12, 2015).

    Skimming Cash — Even From Yourself — Can Mean Prison For Tax Fraud, Forbes.com (October 8, 2015).

    As IRS And DOJ Hunt Offshore Accounts, Banks Pony Up, Forbes.com (October 6, 2015).

    Ireland Corks Tax Benefits, But 12.5% Rate Is Still Alluring, Forbes.com (October 5, 2015).

    IRS Starts Offshore Account Data Swaps Under FATCA, Forbes.com (October 5, 2015).

    Marijuana Goes Native American And Tax Free, Forbes.com (October 1, 2015).

    Hillary Backs Cadillac Tax Repeal, Forbes.com (September 30, 2015).

    Lacking IRS Blessing, Yahoo Decides Law Firm Tax Opinion Will Do For Alibaba Spinoff, Forbes.com (September 30, 2015).

    More IRS Bonuses Revealed By Lawsuit, Forbes.com (September 29, 2015).

    U.S. Tax System Ranks 32 Of 34 Countries. Trump Would Change That, Forbes.com (September 29, 2015).

    Forget Lois Lerner, These IRS Agents Behaved REALLY Badly, Forbes.com (September 28, 2015).

    IRS Can Freeze Your Assets Over Taxes, Just Like Neymar's, Forbes.com (September 28, 2015).

    Bernie Sanders And Republicans Both Urge Cadillac Tax Repeal, Forbes.com (September 25, 2015).

    Who Pays Tax On Business Sale? Ask Warren Buffett, Forbes.com (September 23, 2015).

    US Tax Law Worries for Chinese Families and Companies, China Offshore 5th Annual Company Formation Guide (2015), p. 30. Republished in Offtax.com (August 14, 2015).

    Why Churches Are The Gold Standard Of Tax-Exempt Organizations, Forbes.com (September 22, 2015).

    IRS Delays FATCA To Help Banks, But Offshore Account Disclosures Continue, Forbes.com (September 21, 2015).

    IRS And FBI Track Americans Who Renounce Citizenship. Why Is FBI List Longer?, Forbes.com (September 21, 2015).

    U.S. Raises Fee To Expatriate By 422% A Second Time, Forbes.com (September 18, 2015).

    IRS 'Tax Protester' Label Is Harder To Delete Than Lois Lerner Emails, Forbes.com (September 17, 2015).

    IRS Hunts Belize Accounts, Issues John Doe Summons To Citibank, BofA, Forbes.com (September 17, 2015).

    Tax Free Toking: Marijuana's One Day Sale, Forbes.com (September 16, 2015).

    IRS Offshore Account Penalties Expand, More Banks Sign, Forbes.com (September 15, 2015).

    IRS Gets Sued Over Bonuses To Lois Lerner, Forbes.com (September 14, 2015).

    No Tax Guidance For You, Yahoo, Los Angeles Daily Journal (September 11, 2015), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (September 11, 2015), p. 7.

    Marijuana Taxes Go Up In Smoke For One Day In Colorado, Forbes.com (September 11, 2015).

    Yahoo Alibaba Spinoff Raises IRS Ruling v. Legal Opinion Debate, Forbes.com (September 10, 2015).

    IRS Gets Tax Data From India As Black Money Hunt Hits Americans Too, Forbes.com (September 8, 2015).

    Bad Luck: Man Wins Lottery, Fails To Collect And Is Convicted Of Fraud, Forbes.com (September 5, 2015).

    IRS Offshore Account Penalties Increase, Hunt Continues, Forbes.com (September 3, 2015).

    Bartender Finds $20, Buys Lottery Ticket, Wins $1M, Pays IRS, Forbes.com (September 1, 2015).

    Report Cites Flawed IRS Asset Seizures, And Ironically, Sales Are Handled By 'PALS', Forbes.com (September 1, 2015).

    Doctor Appeals Tax Evasion Conviction Over Alleged Fake Church, Forbes.com (September 1, 2015).

    Trump As Tax Code King And Hedge Fund Slayer, Forbes.com (August 31, 2015).

    Court Orders IRS To Reveal White House Requests About Taxpayers, Forbes.com (August 31, 2015).

    Under Obamacare, Does Everyone Drive A Cadillac?, Forbes.com (August 28, 2015).

    Trump Firing H&R Block Could Actually Help Immigrants, Forbes.com (August 27, 2015).

    IRS Reveals Lois Lerner's Secret Email Account Named For Her Dog, Forbes.com (August 25, 2015).

    Mystic Pizza Owner Gets Jail For Tax And IRS Cash Report Crimes, Forbes.com (August 25, 2015).

    Hillary Clinton's Ashley Madison-Like Comeuppance, Forbes.com (August 24, 2015).

    10 Ways Trump Is Right About Taxes, Forbes.com (August 24, 2015).

    Marijuana Taxes Swell, Not Up In Smoke After All, Forbes.com (August 21, 2015).

    Trump Bashes $4 Billion In IRS Refunds To Illegals, Forbes.com (August 20, 2015).

    A $35 Million Wedding? Yes, Before Taxes, Forbes.com (August 18, 2015).

    Chris Christie Doesn't Like Taxes, Especially On Marijuana And Yachts, Forbes.com (August 17, 2015).

    Debunking 10 Myths About Tax Opinions, Vol. 148, No. 7, Tax Notes (August 17, 2015), p. 789.

    Trump Backs Crew Cut For Taxes And IRS, Forbes.com (August 17, 2015).

    Does Your Bar License Make You Californian?, Los Angeles Daily Journal (August 14, 2015), p. 1. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (August 14, 2015), p. 1.

    Trump, Taxes, Tampons, And Snoop Dogg, Forbes.com (August 12, 2015).

    New IRS Guidance Suggests Obamacare 40% Cadillac Tax Could Get Even Worse, Forbes.com (August 10, 2015).

    Mo' Indictments For Mo' Money Taxes, 20 Years Prison Possible, Forbes.com (August 6, 2015).

    Gross Mismanagement At IRS, Says Senate Report, Forbes.com (August 5, 2015).

    Charging $476K For Strippers On Company Card? No Tax Deduction, Jail Instead, Forbes.com (August 4, 2015).

    Hillary's Top Aide Draws Fire, But Clinton Foundation Is Elephant In The Room, Forbes.com (August 3, 2015).

    Think IRS Can Audit Three Years? Now, You Better Worry About Six, Forbes.com (August 3, 2015).

    Obama Jokes About Birth Certificate, But Accidental American Status Is No Joke, Forbes.com (August 3, 2015).

    Many IRS Tax Return Due Dates Just Changed, FBARs Too, Forbes.com (August 1, 2015).

    IRS Audit Period Just Doubled From Three Years To Six Years For Many, Forbes.com (July 31, 2015).

    IRS Offshore Account Penalties Go Up, More Banks Listed, Forbes.com (July 31, 2015).

    Beware Joint Accounts and Taxes, Especially Abroad, Los Angeles Daily Journal (July 30, 2015), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (July 30, 2015), p. 7.

    Dear IRS Employees: Emails Go To Congress, So Let's Text, Forbes.com (July 29, 2015).

    Obama Is Urged To Fire IRS Chief Before Impeachment Looms, Forbes.com (July 29, 2015).

    Should America Tax Churches?, Forbes.com (July 28, 2015).

    Report Says IRS Mishandled 24,000 Tax Lien Notices — Just Ask Robert De Niro, Forbes.com (July 27, 2015).

    Watchdog Finds Deficient IRS Controls Leave Room For Targeting, Forbes.com (July 24, 2015).

    19 Facts On IRS Targeting President Obama Can't Blame On Republicans, Forbes.com (July 23, 2015).

    With Offshore Accounts, Fifth Amendment Protections Don't Apply, Forbes.com (July 22, 2015).

    Joint Offshore Accounts: Who Is Taxed And Why It Matters, Forbes.com (July 20, 2015).

    New Way To Claim Pets On Your Taxes, Forbes.com (July 15, 2015).

    Big Loss For Marijuana In Ruling On Taxes, Los Angeles Daily Journal (July 15, 2015), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (July 15, 2015), p. 6.

    Man Convicted Of Tax Fraud For Disguising Luxuries — $96,000 Massage?, Forbes.com (July 15, 2015).

    7 Tax Tips On Vacation Home Rentals, Forbes.com (July 14, 2015).

    Warren Buffett $2.8 Billion Donation Gets Supersized — By Taxpayers, Forbes.com (July 13, 2015).

    Big Court Defeat For Marijuana Despite Record Tax Harvests, Forbes.com (July 13, 2015).

    India Signs Pact To Give IRS Account Data, Could End Black/White Money Too, Forbes.com (July 13, 2015).

    Happy's Pizza Founder Gets Over 4 Years Prison For Tax Fraud, Forbes.com (July 11, 2015).

    Ten Myths About Tax Opinions, Forbes.com (July 7, 2015).

    Obamacare Travesty: IRS Fines Employers For Reimbursing Workers, Forbes.com (July 2, 2015).

    Swiss Accounts Facing 50% IRS Penalties Balloon To 26 Banks, Forbes.com (July 1, 2015).

    Offshore Accounts? Choose OVDP Or Streamlined Despite FATCA, Forbes.com (June 30, 2015).

    Offshore Banks Reveal Account Data, As IRS Amnesty For Many Involves 50% Penalty, Forbes.com (June 23, 2015).

    Additional Time-Consuming Forms For Offshore Reporting Due June 30, 2015, Forbes.com (June 23, 2015).

    Naked Tax? Jamie Oliver Proposes Sugar Tax, Forbes.com (June 23, 2015).

    Record 27 Years Prison For Tax Fraud, Beating Tax Fraud Queen's 21 Years, Forbes.com (June 22, 2015).

    Amazingly, IRS Collects 30 Year Old Tax Debt Despite 3 Year Statute Of Limitations, Forbes.com (June 18, 2015).

    FBARs For Foreign Accounts Are Due June 30. Should You File For The First Time?, Forbes.com (June 17, 2015).

    IRS Won't Release Lois Lerner Emails — Because They Might Be Duplicates, Forbes.com (June 16, 2015).

    Beware Tax Cops At Farmers' Markets, Forbes.com (June 12, 2015).

    IRS Still Isn't Ready For Obamacare, Says Watchdog, Forbes.com (June 11, 2015).

    Rich $2.35M Tax Write-Off For Lunch With Warren Buffett, Forbes.com (June 11, 2015).

    Forget Confessional: Vatican Adopts FATCA, Helps IRS Track Offshore Accounts, Forbes.com (June 11, 2015).

    Hastert Pleads Not Guilty, But Can Write Off Blackmail On His Taxes, Forbes.com (June 10, 2015).

    Colorado Cuts Marijuana Tax, Targets Black Market, While Oregon Eyes 20% Tax, Forbes.com (June 10, 2015).

    More Swiss Banks Settle With U.S., FATCA Marches On, Forbes.com (June 10, 2015).

    Moving To Avoid California Taxes? Be Careful, Forbes.com (June 9, 2015).

    When Churches Buy Gulfstreams, Thank The Clinton Foundation, Forbes.com (June 8, 2015).

    New Fart Tax Is Not As Stupid As It Sounds, Forbes.com (June 5, 2015).

    Obama's Immigration Action Means Tax Refunds For Illegals, Says IRS, Forbes.com (June 5, 2015).

    Rothschild Bank Enters Deferred Prosecution Agreement, Triggering More IRS Disclosures, Forbes.com (June 4, 2015).

    Another Tax-Exempt Marijuana Church — Green Faith Ministry, Forbes.com (June 4, 2015).

    If You Handle Cash, IRS Can Seize First, Ask Questions Later, Forbes.com (June 3, 2015).

    Next, Maybe FIFA Head Should Run The Clinton Foundation, Forbes.com (June 3, 2015).

    IRS Says If You're Willful, Penalties Hit 100%, $10,000 If You're Not, Forbes.com (June 2, 2015).

    Convicted Of Tax Evasion, Poker Chip CEO Faced 10 Years, Got 10 Months, Forbes.com (June 2, 2015).

    IRS Adds Four Swiss Banks To 50% Offshore Penalty List, Forbes.com (June 2, 2015).

    IRS' Lois Lerner Got Pension, $129K Bonus, New Call For Criminal Charges, Forbes.com (June 1, 2015).

    IRS Approves First Church Of Cannabis. What's Next For Marijuana?, Forbes.com (June 1, 2015).

    Does Clinton Foundation's Pay-For-Play Violate IRS Tax Law?, Forbes.com (June 1, 2015).

    20 Year Old Oral Agreement To Split Lottery Winnings Is Upheld, Forbes.com (May 30, 2015).

    Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Indicted Over $3.5 Million Cash Payments, Forbes.com (May 28, 2015).

    FIFA Charges Showcase FBAR Penalties, Turbocharging Prison Time, Forbes.com (May 28, 2015).

    Man Gets Prison For Inventing His Own Church, And It's Not Scientology, Forbes.com (May 28, 2015).

    Cash Is Legal, But Be Careful, IRS May Think You're A Crook, Forbes.com (May 27, 2015).

    Cut Health Coverage Or Send Obamacare Cadillac Tax To Junkyard?, Forbes.com (May 27, 2015).

    Why Aren't Those $26.4M Speech Fees Taxable To Bill & Hillary Clinton?, Forbes.com (May 26, 2015).

    Switzerland Publishes Tax Evader List, Forbes.com (May 26, 2015).

    IRS Oversees Taxes And Obamacare. Now Warren Buffett Wants IRS In Welfare Too, Forbes.com (May 24, 2015).

    As Jackpot Hits $214 Million, Winning The Lottery Where It's Tax Exempt, Forbes.com (May 23, 2015).

    Hillary Clinton Should Head IRS, Skilled With Charities, Transparency, Emails!, Forbes.com (May 21, 2015).

    John Malkovich Sues Over Swiss Account Allegations, Forbes.com (May 20, 2015).

    IRS Will Tax Egg Donations, But Not Other Procedures, Los Angeles Daily Journal (May 19, 2015), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (May 19, 2015), p. 6.

    Floyd Mayweather Gambles, Wins, Pays IRS, Forbes.com (May 19, 2015).

    U2's Bono Sounds Increasingly Like Warren Buffett, Forbes.com (May 18, 2015).

    How Far Back Can IRS Claim Tax Evasion?, Forbes.com (May 18, 2015).

    Take Pride in Ordinary Losses After Pilgrim’s Pride, Vol. 147, No. 7, Tax Notes (May 18, 2015), p. 823.

    Why Al Sharpton Should Run The Clinton Foundation, Forbes.com (May 15, 2015).

    Obamacare Cadillac Tax Is A Lemon, And Businesses Are Slashing Coverage To Avoid It, Forbes.com (May 15, 2015).

    Facts About FATCA, America's Global Disclosure Law, Forbes.com (May 14, 2015).

    More FATCA Letters, As Swiss And Other Foreign Banks Crack Down, Forbes.com (May 14, 2015).

    Waitress Tipped $100,000 — But Don't Forget IRS, Forbes.com (May 13, 2015).

    Lionel Messi Tax Evasion Trial: Favoritism Or Targeting?, Forbes.com (May 13, 2015).

    Hillary Has Some 'Splainin' To Do About Clinton Foundation, Forbes.com (May 12, 2015).

    Dear Hillary, Do Illegal Immigrants Pay More Taxes Or Get Bigger Refunds?, Forbes.com (May 12, 2015).

    Feds Propose 50% Marijuana Tax — As A Tax Cut, Forbes.com (May 11, 2015).

    New Un-American Record: Renouncing U.S. Citizenship, Forbes.com (May 7, 2015).

    61% Of IRS Employees Caught Willfully Violating Tax Law Aren't Fired, May Get Promoted, Forbes.com (May 7, 2015).

    IRS Is Sued For Investigating Churches, Forbes.com (May 5, 2015).

    Bobby Jindal Won't Shoot Down Duck Dynasty Tax Breaks, Forbes.com (May 5, 2015).

    Hillary's Excellent Clinton Foundation Reporting Adventure, Forbes.com (May 4, 2015).

    Claiming Lost Pacquiao, Derby Bets On Your Taxes? Ask Mark Wahlberg, Forbes.com (May 4, 2015).

    Sixteen Lucky Lottery Winners Won $58 Million, Cleverly Missing Tax Mess Too, Forbes.com (May 3, 2015).

    Surest Bet On Kentucky Derby, Mayweather Pacquiao Fight, Forbes.com (May 2, 2015).

    Reduced IRS Audits? Actually, IRS Cuts Corners, Audits Faster, Bills Sooner, Forbes.com (May 1, 2015).

    Al Sharpton Gets Physical With Fox News, But Not Over Taxes, Forbes.com (May 1, 2015).

    Pro Athlete 'Jock Tax' Is Struck Down, Forbes.com (May 1, 2015).

    IRS $20 Million Response To Latest Pile of Lois Lerner Emails Is Worrisome, Forbes.com (April 30, 2015).

    Pamela Anderson Divorces Rick Saloman Again, Gets $1M Settlement, Forbes.com (April 30, 2015).

    At Pacquiao Mayweather Fight, God And The IRS Have A Stake Too, Forbes.com (April 29, 2015).

    IRS Approved Clinton Foundation And Scientology, But Targeted Tea Party, Forbes.com (April 29, 2015).

    Man Gets $58,000 Speeding Ticket For Going 14 mph Above Limit, Forbes.com (April 28, 2015).

    After Like Your Plan, Keep Your Plan, Even Democrats Want To Repeal Obamacare's Cadillac Tax, Forbes.com (April 28, 2015).

    Sometimes, Law Partners Are Actually On The Payroll, Los Angeles Daily Journal (April 27, 2015), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (April 27, 2015), p. 6.

    Ten Facts About Fighting IRS Tax Bills, Forbes.com (April 27, 2015).

    Amending Clinton Foundation Taxes Can't Change The Past, Forbes.com (April 27, 2015).

    IRS Paid $3 Billion In Tax Credit Mistakes Plus $5.8 Billion In Erroneous Refunds, Forbes.com (April 24, 2015).

    What You Should Know About Fighting A Bill From The IRS, Los Angeles Daily Journal (April 23, 2015), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (April 23, 2015), p. 7.

    Intuit Sued Over TurboTax Security And Identity Theft, Class Action Status Sought, Forbes.com (April 23, 2015).

    What To Do When IRS Agents Call On You, Forbes.com (April 22, 2015).

    Before IRS Targeting, Lois Lerner Targeted At Federal Election Commission, Forbes.com (April 21, 2015).

    Ten Key Tips How To Respond To An IRS Notice, Forbes.com (April 20, 2015).

    10 Notorious Tax Cheats: Girls Gone Wild Founder Joe Francis, Forbes.com (April 19, 2015).

    10 Notorious Tax Cheats: Queen Of Mean Leona Helmsley Proved Little People Can Put You In Jail, Forbes.com (April 17, 2015).

    Washington State Auditor Is Indicted For Tax Evasion, Stolen Property, Perjury, Forbes.com (April 16, 2015).

    IRS Targeting Investigation Is Probed By Senator Grassley, Forbes.com (April 16, 2015).

    Seven Bills To Curb IRS Power Pass The House On Tax Day, Forbes.com (April 16, 2015).

    You Just Filed Your Taxes, Is It Too Early To Amend?, Forbes.com (April 16, 2015).

    Lottery Winner May Have Won By Hacking, So Who Gets To Keep The Loot?, Forbes.com (April 16, 2015).

    Aaron Hernandez Guilty, Gets Life, Big Legal Bills Remain, Forbes.com (April 15, 2015).

    23 Sobering Tax Evasion Jail Terms On Tax Day, Forbes.com (April 15, 2015).

    Tricky IRS Tax Forms You Should Hope You Don't Need, Forbes.com (April 14, 2015).

    Tax Day Freebies Are Nice, But Not If They're Taxed Too, Forbes.com (April 14, 2015).

    Nina Ricci Perfume Heir Jailed For Tax Fraud, Plus $5.5M Fines And Forfeitures, Forbes.com (April 14, 2015).

    Three Surprising Non-Cash Items IRS Says You Must Report On Your Taxes, Forbes.com (April 13, 2015).

    Lois Lerner Emails Defend Targeting, Warn IRS Employees Emails Can Be Seen By Congress, Forbes.com (April 13, 2015).

    10 Notorious Tax Cheats: Real Housewives Stars Teresa And Joe Giudice Faced A Staggering 50 Years, Forbes.com (April 12, 2015).

    10 Notorious Tax Cheats: Wesley Snipes Hired Tax Professionals But Still Was Jailed, Forbes.com (April 10, 2015).

    Newest Tax Fraud Threat? Your Payroll Tax, Forbes.com (April 9, 2015).

    Best And Worst Tax Excuses To Fix IRS Penalties, Forbes.com (April 9, 2015).

    9 Innocent Tax Return Mistakes That Trigger IRS Problems, Forbes.com (April 8, 2015).

    Ten IRS Rules For Amending Your Tax Return, Forbes.com (April 8, 2015).

    Obamacare 40% Cadillac Tax Hits No Frills Plans Too. Like Your Plan, Keep Your Plan?, Forbes.com (April 7, 2015).

    Beware Tax Mistakes IRS Calls Willful, Forbes.com (April 6, 2015).

    Know IRS Audit Risks Before Filing Your Taxes, Forbes.com (April 6, 2015).

    Despite Lois Lerner Pass, Judge Orders IRS To Release Key Target List Administration Blocked, Forbes.com (April 6, 2015).

    Real 'Mystic Pizza' Owner Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion, Could Face 15 Years, Forbes.com (April 2, 2015).

    Five More Ways To Audit Proof Your Tax Return Against The IRS, Forbes.com (April 2, 2015).

    Before Mayweather Fight, Manny Pacquiao Buys $12.5M Beverly Hills Mansion (Don't Tell IRS), Forbes.com (April 2, 2015).

    No Criminal Charges For Lois Lerner Of IRS, Keeps Bonuses, Nice Retirement, Forbes.com (April 1, 2015).

    Five Ways To Audit Proof Your Tax Return Against The IRS, Forbes.com (April 1, 2015).

    Despite April 15 Tax Deadline, Five Reasons Filing An Extension Is Better, Forbes.com (April 1, 2015).

    What If You Filed Your Taxes But Discover Mistakes?, Forbes.com (April 1, 2015).

    The Perils of Filing Jointly, California Lawyer, Vol. 35, No. 4 (April 2015), p. 16.

    FATCA’s Perfect Storm for Offshore Accounts, Vol. 87, No. 3, New York State Bar Association Journal (March/April 2015), p. 44.

    Three Simple Tax Rules To Steer Clear Of IRS, Forbes.com (March 31, 2015).

    HBO's Going Clear Exposes Scientology Tactics, Wealth, And IRS Church Status, Forbes.com (March 31, 2015).

    Ten Things You Should Know About IRS Form 1099 Before You File Your Taxes, Forbes.com (March 31, 2015).

    How Obama's IRS And Justice Department Killed The Targeting Scandal, Forbes.com (March 30, 2015).

    Scariest Tax Errors: They Extend IRS Audits To Six Years Or Endlessly, Forbes.com (March 30, 2015).

    FATCA Repeal Efforts Just Failed, But Is It A Good Law?, Forbes.com (March 30, 2015).

    IRS Forgives Tax Mistakes, Not Evasion Or Fraud, But Which Is Which?, Forbes.com (March 29, 2015).

    Netanyahu To Release Palestinian Tax Money, Forbes.com (March 27, 2015).

    Native American Tribe — With Tax Exempt Casinos — Has Nation's First Junk Food Tax, Forbes.com (March 27, 2015).

    Chris Christie Says Marijuana Taxes Are Blood Money. Is He Right?, Forbes.com (March 27, 2015).

    NY Tax Preparer Indicted On 31 Tax Counts Could Face 3 Years Prison — For Each, Forbes.com (March 26, 2015).

    House Considers Bill To Stop IRS Targeting, Fire IRS Employees Who Do, Forbes.com (March 26, 2015).

    Tax Fraud Draws 6 1/2 Year Prison Term Despite Alzheimer's, Forbes.com (March 25, 2015).

    Secrets Of Tax Refunds, Do-Overs, And Boomerang Cash On Your Taxes, Forbes.com (March 25, 2015).

    Burning Man Founders Can Torch Their Tax Bills Too, Forbes.com (March 25, 2015).

    U.S. Capital Gain Rate Among World's Highest, But President Obama Wants More, Forbes.com (March 25, 2015).

    Taxing Stephen King, Taylor Swift And Phil Mickelson, Forbes.com (March 24, 2015).

    Happy Anniversary Obamacare Taxes, Many Happy Returns, Forbes.com (March 24, 2015).

    Ted Cruz, Candidate/Canadian & London's Yank Mayor Showcase Exit Rules, Forbes.com (March 24, 2015).

    Gibraltar — A Tax Haven — Sues ABC For Calling It A Tax Haven, Forbes.com (March 23, 2015).

    Native American Tribes Eye Marijuana Business — With Their Tax-Free Gaming Advantage, Forbes.com (March 23, 2015).

    Report Says Former IRS Employees — Think Lois Lerner — Can Still Peruse Your Tax Returns, Forbes.com (March 23, 2015).

    Poker Chip Company CEO Guilty Of Tax Evasion, Paid Cash, Now Faces 10 Years, Forbes.com (March 21, 2015).

    Government Report Blasts IRS Security, Former Employees Still Access Taxpayer Data, Forbes.com (March 21, 2015).

    President Obama Channels Ferris Bueller With Executive Action On Taxes, Forbes.com (March 20, 2015).

    Should IRS Have Guns? How About Email?, Forbes.com (March 19, 2015).

    Will Writing Off Your 'Hobby' Pass IRS Muster?, Forbes.com (March 18, 2015).

    There's Still Time To Turn Your Hobby Into A Tax Write-off, Forbes.com (March 18, 2015).

    U.S. Estate Tax Is 4th Highest At 40%, But Obama Wants To Make Us #1...At 68%, Forbes.com (March 18, 2015).

    Dear IRS, I'm Moving To Mali Where You Pick Your Own Tax Rate. Let's See, 3% Or 30%?, Forbes.com (March 18, 2015).

    #1 Tax Lady Indicted For Tax Fraud Faces 25 Counts, 5 Years In Prison — Each, Forbes.com (March 17, 2015).

    As Amazon, Yahoo, Hulu Bid For Streaming Seinfeld, It's All About Taxes, Forbes.com (March 17, 2015).

    Dolce & Gabbana: Tax Cheats OK, Parent Bashing Not, Forbes.com (March 17, 2015).

    Al Sharpton, Hillary Clinton, Lois Lerner Share Recordkeeping Tips, Forbes.com (March 16, 2015).

    Of Obamacare's Many Taxes, What Hurts Most, Forbes.com (March 16, 2015).

    Tax Exempt Church Turns Out To Be A Night Club, Forbes.com (March 14, 2015).

    Fake IRS Agent Scam Targets Public, Even Feds, While Identity Theft Tax Fraud Is Rampant, Forbes.com (March 13, 2015).

    Former NFL Player & 2 Others Get Jail & $35M Restitution For Tax Break Scheme, Forbes.com (March 12, 2015).

    Give Up Citizenship, Keep Your Passport, Forbes.com (March 11, 2015).

    Feds Launch Internet Sales Tax Again, So Better Click While You Can, Forbes.com (March 11, 2015).

    Wesley Snipes Lands NBC Show Endgame. Why His IRS Endgame Failed, Forbes.com (March 10, 2015).

    As Hillary Faces Emailgate, Ex IRS Chief Runs For President, Forbes.com (March 9, 2015).

    Tax Refunds To Illegals Under Obama Immigration Action Would Be Stopped By Bill, Forbes.com (March 9, 2015).

    Obama Tax Hikes By Executive Action Versus The Constitution, Forbes.com (March 9, 2015).

    First Win Lottery, Then Defend Suits By Ticket Sellers, Co-Workers, Relatives, Forbes.com (March 7, 2015).

    Undercover Tourist Tax Spies In Greece, Then Private Bounty Hunters For IRS, Forbes.com (March 7, 2015).

    Queen Of Tax Fraud Gets 21 Year Prison Term — For The Second Time, Forbes.com (March 6, 2015).

    First, Let's Kill All The Tax Lawyers, Forbes.com (March 5, 2015).

    JP Morgan Chase Settles Robo-Signing Charges For $50 Million, Tax Deductible, Forbes.com (March 5, 2015).

    Obama Should Reconsider A Few Tax Hike Proposals, Los Angeles Daily Journal (March 5, 2015), p. 8. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (March 5, 2015), p. 8.

    Despite FATCA, U.S. Companies Stash $2.1 Trillion Abroad — Untaxed, Forbes.com (March 5, 2015).

    Obama Eyes More Tax Hikes — By Executive Action, Forbes.com (March 3, 2015).

    Obama Immigration Fix: 4M Illegals Who Never Paid U.S. Tax, Get 3 Years Of Tax Refunds, Forbes.com (March 3, 2015).

    Finally, Suing IRS Over All Those Emails, Forbes.com (March 2, 2015).

    Beware Those Enticing 'Pennies On The Dollar' Tax Relief Deals, Forbes.com (March 2, 2015).

    Al Sharpton, Emma Thompson, Russell Brand: Tax Protesters, Sort Of, Forbes.com (March 1, 2015).

    Eric Holder Defends Al Sharpton's Ties To White House, Despite Tax Debts, Forbes.com (February 28, 2015).

    Robert De Niro Hit With $6.4M Tax Bill: A Cautionary Tale, Forbes.com (February 27, 2015).

    New IRS Scandal Hearings Reveal 32,000 More Emails, Possible Criminal Activity, Forbes.com (February 27, 2015).

    Lois Lerner Of IRS Got $129,300 Bonus, But For What?, Forbes.com (February 26, 2015).

    Obamacare Cadillac Tax Is No Rolls Royce. New IRS Guidance Makes It A Lemon, Forbes.com (February 26, 2015).

    Actress Emma Thompson Refuses To Pay Taxes Over HSBC Scandal, Forbes.com (February 26, 2015).

    McDonald's Accused Of Supersizing Profits, Skirting $1.13 Billion In Taxes, Forbes.com (February 25, 2015).

    Is Your Tax Return Audit Proof? Why It May Not Matter, Forbes.com (February 25, 2015).

    Americans Get 'F' For Tax Knowledge. Get-Out-Of-Jail-Free Card For Tax Evasion?, Forbes.com (February 25, 2015).

    Couple Gets 15 Years For Tax Evasion — Each, Forbes.com (February 25, 2015).

    Wrong Obamacare Form Tax Filers Get Relief From IRS, Forbes.com (February 24, 2015).

    Can IRS Seize First, Ask Questions Later? 'Yes We Can', Forbes.com (February 24, 2015).

    12 IRS Embarrassments, 6 Questions Each Taxpayer Should Ask, Forbes.com (February 23, 2015).

    Tax Form Errors Plague Affordable Care Act, Forbes.com (February 23, 2015).

    Mayweather v. Pacquiao v. IRS, Forbes.com (February 21, 2015).

    Oscars Hand Out Pricey Gift Bags, But Beware IRS Form 1099, Forbes.com (February 21, 2015).

    Don't File Taxes Early, Wrong Tax Statements Sent, Admits Obama Administration, Forbes.com (February 20, 2015).

    IRS Paid $5.8 Billion In Fraudulent Refunds, Identity Theft Efforts Need Work, Forbes.com (February 19, 2015).

    As Airbnb Pays Hotel Tax, Are You Paying Tax On Airbnb Money? You'd Better, Forbes.com (February 19, 2015).

    Caterpillar's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, Forbes.com (February 19, 2015).

    TurboTax, Phishing, E-Filing, And IRS Security, Forbes.com (February 19, 2015).

    There Are No ‘Safe Words’ If You Mess Up Your Taxes, Los Angeles Daily Journal (February 19, 2015), p. 8. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (February 19, 2015), p. 8.

    These Tax Mistakes Allow IRS To Audit You...Forever, Forbes.com (February 18, 2015).

    Remember IRS Stonewalling When Filing Your Taxes, Forbes.com (February 18, 2015).

    How Many Obamacare Taxes Are There?, Forbes.com (February 17, 2015).

    No Offense Honey, I'm Filing My Taxes Separately, Forbes.com (February 17, 2015).

    Marijuana Tax Up In Smoke? Don't Worry, Feds Plot 50% Tax, Forbes.com (February 16, 2015).

    Savvy London Mayor Boris Johnson Paid IRS, Is Now Renouncing U.S. Citizenship, Forbes.com (February 15, 2015).

    Nine Habits of Exceptionally Tax-Averse People, Forbes.com (February 13, 2015).

    Fifty Shades Of Taxes: IRS Domination With No Safe Words, Forbes.com (February 13, 2015).

    TurboTax Fraud May Impact Federal Returns Too, FBI Investigating, Forbes.com (February 12, 2015).

    3 Winning Tickets In $564 Million Powerball, Less After Tax, Claims, Family, Forbes.com (February 12, 2015).

    California State Tax Cops Hunt Millions: 'We Will Find You', Forbes.com (February 11, 2015).

    Thousands Renounce U.S. Citizenship Hitting New Record, Not Just Over Taxes, Forbes.com (February 11, 2015).

    7 Reasons Not To File Your Taxes Early, Even If You'll Get A Refund, Forbes.com (February 10, 2015).

    On Demand Workers & Uberpreneurs: It's Tax Time, You're Self-Employed, Audits Are Inevitable, Forbes.com (February 9, 2015).

    Incredibly, 4 More Things President Obama Wants To Tax Now, Forbes.com (February 9, 2015).

    Tom Brady Truck Handoff Deflates Tax Bill, Copies Obama's Nobel Prize Move. Can You Regift Too?, Forbes.com (February 8, 2015).

    Pilfering Office Supplies Can Mean Tax Evasion & Prison, Forbes.com (February 8, 2015).

    TurboTax, Fraud & Identity Theft Spare IRS & H&R Block, Forbes.com (February 7, 2015).

    At IRS 'Do Not Rehire' Means Welcome Aboard, Forbes.com (February 6, 2015).

    IRS Rehires Hundreds Of Problem Former Employees, Forbes.com (February 6, 2015).

    New UBS Tax Evasion Probe, Again Over Americans, Forbes.com (February 5, 2015).

    Coming Soon: No Travel Or Passport If You Owe IRS, Forbes.com (February 5, 2015).

    Obamacare Tax Filing Backlash: There Will Be Blood, Forbes.com (February 4, 2015).

    Tax Preparer Wins Tax Paid Lottery, But Are Tax Paid Lotteries Tax Free?, Forbes.com (February 4, 2015).

    Avoid 5 Alluring Tax Mistakes That Are Costly, Even Criminal, Forbes.com (February 4, 2015).

    The Truth About Lying On Your Tax Return, Forbes.com (February 3, 2015).

    Obama's Proposed 68% Death Tax Would Be Highest In World, Forbes.com (February 3, 2015).

    Tax Receipts Rule IRS Keeps Quiet: They're Optional, Forbes.com (February 2, 2015).

    3 IRS Strikes? FATCA, FBARs, An 'Abode' In U.S. Although You Live Abroad, Forbes.com (February 1, 2015).

    Surest Super Bowl Bet Ever?, Forbes.com (January 31, 2015).

    Senators Blast IRS Commissioner Over Waste, Bonuses, Bad Service, More, Forbes.com (January 30, 2015).

    Tax Deductible Work Clothes? Yes For Lady Gaga, But Not For You, Forbes.com (January 30, 2015).

    Who, Me? Law Firm Partners, Profits and Payroll Taxes, Los Angeles Daily Journal (January 29, 2015), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (January 29, 2015), p. 6.

    Missing A Form 1099? Why You Shouldn't Ask For It, Forbes.com (January 29, 2015).

    Post-FATCA, IRS Targets Offshore Accounts Anew In Dirty Dozen, Forbes.com (January 28, 2015).

    Disagree With An IRS Form 1099? Here's What To Do, Forbes.com (January 28, 2015).

    IRS Dirty Dozen Tax Scams Over 12 Days—Hardly Christmas, Forbes.com (January 27, 2015).

    Yahoo Reveals Tax Savvy Alibaba Spinoff Plans, Forbes.com (January 27, 2015).

    10 Crazy Sounding Tax Deductions IRS Says Are Legit, Forbes.com (January 26, 2015).

    IRS Advice On Marijuana: Deduct It...But Prepare For 50% Tax, Forbes.com (January 24, 2015).

    Washington Nationals $210M Pitching Contract For Max Scherzer Is About Taxes, Forbes.com (January 23, 2015).

    Escaping JFK Arrest, London's Mayor Boris Johnson Pays IRS, Forbes.com (January 22, 2015).

    10 Surprising Items IRS Says To Report On Your Taxes, Forbes.com (January 22, 2015).

    Why IRS Form 1099 Is So Dangerous To Your Tax Bill, Forbes.com (January 21, 2015).

    State Of The Taxing Union? Platitudes So General They Could Be Pitching Flat Tax, Forbes.com (January 20, 2015).

    Beware Obamacare When Filing Taxes This Year, Forbes.com (January 19, 2015).

    Not Selma, Still Harrowing: Martin Luther King's Tax Evasion Trial, Forbes.com (January 18, 2015).

    Obama Pitches Capital Gains Hike To 28% In 'Simpler, Fairer' Tax Code, Forbes.com (January 18, 2015).

    Tax Hater Amazon's Luxembourg Tax Deal Attacked As Illegal, Forbes.com (January 17, 2015).

    3 Reasons Filing Taxes Sucks? Obamacare, Obamacare & Obamacare, Forbes.com (January 15, 2015).

    National Taxpayer Advocate Slams IRS Offshore Programs & FBAR Penalties, Demands Change, Forbes.com (January 14, 2015). Republished in Bloomberg BNA (February 2, 2015).

    Citizenship Renunciation Fee Hiked 422%, And You Can't Come Back, Forbes.com (January 13, 2015).

    IRS Unleashes Global FATCA Data Exchange, Offshore Transparency Everywhere, Forbes.com (January 13, 2015).

    Are You Willful Or Ignorant About Your Taxes? It Matters, Los Angeles Daily Journal (January 12, 2015), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (January 12, 2015), p. 6.

    Bill Gives IRS Power Over Tax Prep, But Should It?, Forbes.com (January 12, 2015).

    Marijuana Tax Millions? Hallucinations Up In Smoke, Yet Feds Propose 50% Federal Tax Too, Forbes.com (January 11, 2015).

    Harold Hamm's $975 Million Divorce Check: First Rejected, Then Cashed, Now Taxed, Forbes.com (January 10, 2015).

    Why Mercedes Leaves Jersey For Georgia, Toyota Left California For Texas, Forbes.com (January 9, 2015).

    Are You Willful Or Ignorant About Taxes? (Hint, Ignorance Is Safer), Forbes.com (January 9, 2015).

    The 1031 Exchange That Ate New York City, Forbes.com (January 8, 2015).

    Harold Hamm's $975 Million Uncashed Divorce Check? How About Deducting It, Forbes.com (January 8, 2015).

    Taxman Is Funny In UK, Why Not IRS?, Forbes.com (January 7, 2015).

    IRS Taxes Tips For Jesus, Forbes.com (January 6, 2015).

    Think Filing Taxes Was Tough Before Obamacare? Just Wait, Forbes.com (January 5, 2015).

    Downton Abbey Season 5, After Taxes, Forbes.com (January 5, 2015).

    Enough Already On IRS Targeting! Maybe, But Whose Tax Returns Went To White House And Why?, Forbes.com (January 3, 2015).

    New Years Resolutions That Actually Keep The IRS Away, Forbes.com (January 1, 2015).

     

     

     

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    Tax Double Whammy: IRS Can Revoke Passports And Uses Collection Agencies, Forbes.com (December 30, 2015).

    House Oversight Probes Hillary Speech Fees To Clinton Foundation, Forbes.com (December 29, 2015).

    More Calls To Impeach IRS Chief Over Targeting, Bonuses, Obstruction, Forbes.com (December 28, 2015).

    Man Releases Live Chickens At Tax Collector's Office In Lively Protest, Forbes.com (December 26, 2015).

    5 Things To Know About Year-End's Massive Tax Bill, Forbes.com (December 23, 2015).

    New Law Says Money For Wrongful Convictions Is Tax Free, Forbes.com (December 21, 2015).

    Supermodel Bar Refaeli's Alleged Tax Evasion On Gifts: Must You Report Yours?, Forbes.com (December 18, 2015).

    Michael 'The Situation' Sorrentino's Accountant Admits Tax Fraud Conspiracy, Forbes.com (December 16, 2015).

    Why You Should Never Ask, 'Where's My IRS Form 1099?', Forbes.com (December 15, 2015).

    Foreign Banks Pay To Avoid Tax Evasion Charges As More Americans Disclose Offshore Accounts, Forbes.com (December 15, 2015).

    Why 'Pay Me Next Year' May Not Convince IRS On Your Taxes, Forbes.com (December 14, 2015).

    To Renounce U.S. Passport, Get In Line — Or Just Don't Pay Your Taxes, Forbes.com (December 12, 2015).

    Three Moves In December To Save Taxes Next April, Forbes.com (December 11, 2015).

    #1 Tax Lady Found Guilty Of 27 Tax Felonies, Could Face 131 Years, Forbes.com (December 9, 2015).

    Tax Fraud Or Innocent Mistake? What Is 'Willful' To IRS?, Forbes.com (December 9, 2015).

    IRS Private Debt Collectors Are Now Legal: 10 Things You Should Know, Forbes.com (December 7, 2015).

    IRS Power To Revoke Passports Signed Into Law, Forbes.com (December 4, 2015).

    When Foreign Banks Ask For U.S. Taxpayer ID, How Should You Respond?, Forbes.com (December 4, 2015).

    EU Hunts McDonald's No-Tax Secret Sauce, Could End Love For Tax-Free Royalties, Forbes.com (December 3, 2015).

    The Surprising Math In Mark Zuckerberg's $45 Billion Facebook Donation, Forbes.com (December 2, 2015).

    IRS Poised To Veto Passports, Forbes.com (December 2, 2015).

    Sean Connery's Wife Could Face Prison In 'Operation Goldfinger' Tax Case, Forbes.com (December 1, 2015).

    Wesley Snipes Sues IRS Over Abusive $17.5M Tax Bill, False Promise Of 'Fresh Start', Forbes.com (November 30, 2015).

    'Edward Snowden Of Tax Evasion' Gets Five Year Prison Sentence, Forbes.com (November 29, 2015).

    Chef Jamie Oliver, True Believer In Coming UK Sugar Tax, Fights 'Patronizing Nonsense' Label, Forbes.com (November 29, 2015).

    Passports Required For Domestic Travel In 2016, But IRS Can Revoke Passports For Taxes, Forbes.com (November 25, 2015).

    Al Sharpton's Charity Hikes His Pay 71%, But Tax Liens, Clinton Imprint Remain, Forbes.com (November 24, 2015).

    Your Passport Could Be Cancelled If You Owe IRS, Forbes.com (November 22, 2015).

    Clinton Foundation Admits Speech Fees Are Not Donations. Will Hillary Amend Her Own Taxes Too?, Forbes.com (November 21, 2015).

    More Banks Spill Tax Evasion Secrets To Avoid Criminal Charges, Account Holders Beware, Forbes.com (November 20, 2015).

    Lawyer Faces Up To 50 Years Prison Over Payroll Taxes, Forbes.com (November 19, 2015).

    Charlie Sheen's $10M Blackmail Tax Deduction, Forbes.com (November 18, 2015).

    Man Gets $21.5M Verdict For Door Injury, But IRS Is Biggest Winner, Forbes.com (November 18, 2015).

    Clinton Foundation Amends 4 Years Taxes, Admits Speech Fees Weren't Donations, Forbes.com (November 17, 2015).

    Tracking Hillary's Speech Fees: Clinton Foundation Or Pocket?, Forbes.com (November 16, 2015).

    Court Bars Masquerade, No More America's Next Top Tax Lawyer, Forbes.com (November 14, 2015).

    Beware Willful, Frivolous, Even Self-Incriminating Tax Filings, Forbes.com (November 13, 2015).

    Amazingly, IRS Says You Can't Rely On IRS Instructions, Forbes.com (November 11, 2015).

    Supreme Court Hands Athletes And Entertainers Win Over Jock Tax, Forbes.com (November 10, 2015).

    Surgeon Hid Money In Divorce, Is Convicted Of Tax Evasion, Faces Up To 95 Years Prison, Forbes.com (November 6, 2015).

    The IRS Could Be Tracking Your Cell Phone, Forbes.com (November 5, 2015).

    Ironically, Slim Chance Of IRS Audit Means Big Tax Problems, Forbes.com (November 5, 2015).

    If Clinton Foundation Fails To Amend Its Taxes, 'What Difference Does It Make?', Forbes.com (November 4, 2015).

    U.S. Ranks As Top Tax Haven, Refusing To Share Tax Data Despite FATCA, Forbes.com (November 3, 2015).

    How IKEA Billionaire Legally Avoided Taxes From 1973 Until 2015, Forbes.com (November 2, 2015).

    Last Chance To Report Offshore Accounts To IRS, Penalties Climb To 50%, Forbes.com (October 30, 2015).

    IRS Has Gone Wild Over FATCA, But Watchdog Warns Of Compliance Glitches, Forbes.com (October 29, 2015).

    Impeach IRS Chief, Say Republicans Alleging Lies, Obstruction, Forbes.com (October 28, 2015).

    Reverse Immigration: Americans Renounce Citizenship In Record Numbers, Forbes.com (October 26, 2015).

    Obama Administration Learned From Lois, Dodging IRS Scandal, Forbes.com (October 26, 2015).

    No Criminal Charges For Lois Lerner (Or Her Emailing Dog). What IRS Targeting?, Forbes.com (October 23, 2015).

    Stock Options 2.0: Twitter CEO Gives His Own Stock To Employees, Forbes.com (October 23, 2015).

    U.S. Has World's Highest Fee To Renounce Citizenship, Forbes.com (October 23, 2015).

    Chef Jamie Oliver Calls For Sugar Tax, While Mexico Eyes Soda Tax Cut, Forbes.com (October 20, 2015).

    IRS Offshore Account Penalties Go Up, More Banks Sign U.S. Disclosure Deal, Forbes.com (October 19, 2015).

    IRS Warns Offshore Account Holders: Disclose Before It's Too Late, Forbes.com (October 19, 2015).

    Execs Get 10 Years Prison Over Company Taxes? Yes, Here's How, Forbes.com (October 18, 2015).

    U.S. Tax 35%, Ireland 12.5%, New Irish Tech Rate 6.25%, Any Questions?, Forbes.com (October 14, 2015).

    Twitter’s Dorsey Made Innovative Share Give-Back, Forbes.com (October 13, 2015).

    CEO Gets 7 1/2 Years Prison Over Employment Taxes, Owes $21M In Restitution, Forbes.com (October 12, 2015).

    DEA Misconduct Slammed By Senator Grassley, Forbes.com (October 12, 2015).

    Skimming Cash — Even From Yourself — Can Mean Prison For Tax Fraud, Forbes.com (October 8, 2015).

    As IRS And DOJ Hunt Offshore Accounts, Banks Pony Up, Forbes.com (October 6, 2015).

    BP's $20.8 Billion Gulf Spill Settlement Nets $15.3 Billion Tax Write-Off, Forbes.com (October 6, 2015).

    Ireland Corks Tax Benefits, But 12.5% Rate Is Still Alluring, Forbes.com (October 5, 2015).

    IRS Starts Offshore Account Data Swaps Under FATCA, Forbes.com (October 5, 2015).

    Marijuana Goes Native American And Tax Free, Forbes.com (October 1, 2015).

    Hillary Backs Cadillac Tax Repeal, Forbes.com (September 30, 2015).

    Lacking IRS Blessing, Yahoo Decides Law Firm Tax Opinion Will Do For Alibaba Spinoff, Forbes.com (September 30, 2015).

    More IRS Bonuses Revealed By Lawsuit, Forbes.com (September 29, 2015).

    Lance Armstrong Legal Settlement Makes Tax Problem On Steroids, Forbes.com (September 29, 2015).

    U.S. Tax System Ranks 32 Of 34 Countries. Trump Would Change That, Forbes.com (September 29, 2015).

    Forget Lois Lerner, These IRS Agents Behaved REALLY Badly, Forbes.com (September 28, 2015).

    IRS Can Freeze Your Assets Over Taxes, Just Like Neymar's, Forbes.com (September 28, 2015).

    Bernie Sanders And Republicans Both Urge Cadillac Tax Repeal, Forbes.com (September 25, 2015).

    Who Pays Tax On Business Sale? Ask Warren Buffett, Forbes.com (September 23, 2015).

    Why Churches Are The Gold Standard Of Tax-Exempt Organizations, Forbes.com (September 22, 2015).

    IRS Delays FATCA To Help Banks, But Offshore Account Disclosures Continue, Forbes.com (September 21, 2015).

    IRS And FBI Track Americans Who Renounce Citizenship. Why Is FBI List Longer?, Forbes.com (September 21, 2015).

    U.S. Raises Fee To Expatriate By 422% A Second Time, Forbes.com (September 18, 2015).

    IRS 'Tax Protester' Label Is Harder To Delete Than Lois Lerner Emails, Forbes.com (September 17, 2015).

    IRS Hunts Belize Accounts, Issues John Doe Summons To Citibank, BofA, Forbes.com (September 17, 2015).

    Tax Free Toking: Marijuana's One Day Sale, Forbes.com (September 16, 2015).

    IRS Offshore Account Penalties Expand, More Banks Sign, Forbes.com (September 15, 2015).

    IRS Gets Sued Over Bonuses To Lois Lerner, Forbes.com (September 14, 2015).

    Marijuana Taxes Go Up In Smoke For One Day In Colorado, Forbes.com (September 11, 2015).

    Yahoo Alibaba Spinoff Raises IRS Ruling v. Legal Opinion Debate, Forbes.com (September 10, 2015).

    IRS Gets Tax Data From India As Black Money Hunt Hits Americans Too, Forbes.com (September 8, 2015).

    Bad Luck: Man Wins Lottery, Fails To Collect And Is Convicted Of Fraud, Forbes.com (September 5, 2015).

    IRS Offshore Account Penalties Increase, Hunt Continues, Forbes.com (September 3, 2015).

    Bartender Finds $20, Buys Lottery Ticket, Wins $1M, Pays IRS, Forbes.com (September 1, 2015).

    Report Cites Flawed IRS Asset Seizures, And Ironically, Sales Are Handled By 'PALS', Forbes.com (September 1, 2015).

    Doctor Appeals Tax Evasion Conviction Over Alleged Fake Church, Forbes.com (September 1, 2015).

    Trump As Tax Code King And Hedge Fund Slayer, Forbes.com (August 31, 2015).

    Court Orders IRS To Reveal White House Requests About Taxpayers, Forbes.com (August 31, 2015).

    Under Obamacare, Does Everyone Drive A Cadillac?, Forbes.com (August 28, 2015).

    Trump Firing H&R Block Could Actually Help Immigrants, Forbes.com (August 27, 2015).

    IRS Reveals Lois Lerner's Secret Email Account Named For Her Dog, Forbes.com (August 25, 2015).

    Mystic Pizza Owner Gets Jail For Tax And IRS Cash Report Crimes, Forbes.com (August 25, 2015).

    Hillary Clinton's Ashley Madison-Like Comeuppance, Forbes.com (August 24, 2015).

    10 Ways Trump Is Right About Taxes, Forbes.com (August 24, 2015).

    Marijuana Taxes Swell, Not Up In Smoke After All, Forbes.com (August 21, 2015).

    Trump Bashes $4 Billion In IRS Refunds To Illegals, Forbes.com (August 20, 2015).

    A $35 Million Wedding? Yes, Before Taxes, Forbes.com (August 18, 2015).

    Chris Christie Doesn't Like Taxes, Especially On Marijuana And Yachts, Forbes.com (August 17, 2015).

    Trump Backs Crew Cut For Taxes And IRS, Forbes.com (August 17, 2015).

    Trump, Taxes, Tampons, And Snoop Dogg, Forbes.com (August 12, 2015).

    New IRS Guidance Suggests Obamacare 40% Cadillac Tax Could Get Even Worse, Forbes.com (August 10, 2015).

    Mo' Indictments For Mo' Money Taxes, 20 Years Prison Possible, Forbes.com (August 6, 2015).

    Gross Mismanagement At IRS, Says Senate Report, Forbes.com (August 5, 2015).

    Charging $476K For Strippers On Company Card? No Tax Deduction, Jail Instead, Forbes.com (August 4, 2015).

    Hillary's Top Aide Draws Fire, But Clinton Foundation Is Elephant In The Room, Forbes.com (August 3, 2015).

    Think IRS Can Audit Three Years? Now, You Better Worry About Six, Forbes.com (August 3, 2015).

    Obama Jokes About Birth Certificate, But Accidental American Status Is No Joke, Forbes.com (August 3, 2015).

    Many IRS Tax Return Due Dates Just Changed, FBARs Too, Forbes.com (August 1, 2015).

    IRS Audit Period Just Doubled From Three Years To Six Years For Many, Forbes.com (July 31, 2015).

    IRS Offshore Account Penalties Go Up, More Banks Listed, Forbes.com (July 31, 2015).

    Dear IRS Employees: Emails Go To Congress, So Let's Text, Forbes.com (July 29, 2015).

    Obama Is Urged To Fire IRS Chief Before Impeachment Looms, Forbes.com (July 29, 2015).

    Should America Tax Churches?, Forbes.com (July 28, 2015).

    Report Says IRS Mishandled 24,000 Tax Lien Notices — Just Ask Robert De Niro, Forbes.com (July 27, 2015).

    Watchdog Finds Deficient IRS Controls Leave Room For Targeting, Forbes.com (July 24, 2015).

    19 Facts On IRS Targeting President Obama Can't Blame On Republicans, Forbes.com (July 23, 2015).

    With Offshore Accounts, Fifth Amendment Protections Don't Apply, Forbes.com (July 22, 2015).

    Taxing Wrongful Conviction Money Is Wrong, Forbes.com (July 21, 2015).

    Joint Offshore Accounts: Who Is Taxed And Why It Matters, Forbes.com (July 20, 2015).

    New Way To Claim Pets On Your Taxes, Forbes.com (July 15, 2015).

    Man Convicted Of Tax Fraud For Disguising Luxuries — $96,000 Massage?, Forbes.com (July 15, 2015).

    7 Tax Tips On Vacation Home Rentals, Forbes.com (July 14, 2015).

    Hillary Clinton Disses Uber And On-Demand Economy, Forbes.com (July 14, 2015).

    Warren Buffett $2.8 Billion Donation Gets Supersized — By Taxpayers, Forbes.com (July 13, 2015).

    Big Court Defeat For Marijuana Despite Record Tax Harvests, Forbes.com (July 13, 2015).

    India Signs Pact To Give IRS Account Data, Could End Black/White Money Too, Forbes.com (July 13, 2015).

    Happy's Pizza Founder Gets Over 4 Years Prison For Tax Fraud, Forbes.com (July 11, 2015).

    Ten Myths About Tax Opinions, Forbes.com (July 7, 2015).

    10 Things To Know About Taxes On Legal Settlements, Forbes.com (July 6, 2015).

    Big Oil Spill Tax Write-off Shows BP Does Not Stand For 'Big Penalty', Forbes.com (July 3, 2015).

    Obamacare Travesty: IRS Fines Employers For Reimbursing Workers, Forbes.com (July 2, 2015).

    Swiss Accounts Facing 50% IRS Penalties Balloon To 26 Banks, Forbes.com (July 1, 2015).

    Offshore Accounts? Choose OVDP Or Streamlined Despite FATCA, Forbes.com (June 30, 2015).

    If Uber, FedEx, Other Workers Are Employees, Who Pays What?, Forbes.com (June 29, 2015).

    PG&E $1.6 Billion Explosion Tax Break Under Fire, Forbes.com (June 29, 2015).

    Offshore Banks Reveal Account Data, As IRS Amnesty For Many Involves 50% Penalty, Forbes.com (June 23, 2015).

    Additional Time-Consuming Forms For Offshore Reporting Due June 30, 2015, Forbes.com (June 23, 2015).

    Naked Tax? Jamie Oliver Proposes Sugar Tax, Forbes.com (June 23, 2015).

    Record 27 Years Prison For Tax Fraud, Beating Tax Fraud Queen's 21 Years, Forbes.com (June 22, 2015).

    Amazingly, IRS Collects 30 Year Old Tax Debt Despite 3 Year Statute Of Limitations, Forbes.com (June 18, 2015).

    Uber Driver Is An Employee, Rules California. There Goes That $50B Valuation, Forbes.com (June 17, 2015).

    FBARs For Foreign Accounts Are Due June 30. Should You File For The First Time?, Forbes.com (June 17, 2015).

    IRS Won't Release Lois Lerner Emails — Because They Might Be Duplicates, Forbes.com (June 16, 2015).

    FedEx Settles Independent Contractor Mislabeling Case For $228 Million, Forbes.com (June 16, 2015).

    Beware Tax Cops At Farmers' Markets, Forbes.com (June 12, 2015).

    IRS Still Isn't Ready For Obamacare, Says Watchdog, Forbes.com (June 11, 2015).

    Rich $2.35M Tax Write-Off For Lunch With Warren Buffett, Forbes.com (June 11, 2015).

    Forget Confessional: Vatican Adopts FATCA, Helps IRS Track Offshore Accounts, Forbes.com (June 11, 2015).

    Hastert Pleads Not Guilty, But Can Write Off Blackmail On His Taxes, Forbes.com (June 10, 2015).

    Colorado Cuts Marijuana Tax, Targets Black Market, While Oregon Eyes 20% Tax, Forbes.com (June 10, 2015).

    More Swiss Banks Settle With U.S., FATCA Marches On, Forbes.com (June 10, 2015).

    Moving To Avoid California Taxes? Be Careful, Forbes.com (June 9, 2015).

    Are On Demand Workers Independent Contractors In Name Only?, Forbes.com (June 8, 2015).

    When Churches Buy Gulfstreams, Thank The Clinton Foundation, Forbes.com (June 8, 2015).

    New Fart Tax Is Not As Stupid As It Sounds, Forbes.com (June 5, 2015).

    Obama's Immigration Action Means Tax Refunds For Illegals, Says IRS, Forbes.com (June 5, 2015).

    Rothschild Bank Enters Deferred Prosecution Agreement, Triggering More IRS Disclosures, Forbes.com (June 4, 2015).

    Another Tax-Exempt Marijuana Church — Green Faith Ministry, Forbes.com (June 4, 2015).

    If You Handle Cash, IRS Can Seize First, Ask Questions Later, Forbes.com (June 3, 2015).

    Next, Maybe FIFA Head Should Run The Clinton Foundation, Forbes.com (June 3, 2015).

    IRS Says If You're Willful, Penalties Hit 100%, $10,000 If You're Not, Forbes.com (June 2, 2015).

    Convicted Of Tax Evasion, Poker Chip CEO Faced 10 Years, Got 10 Months, Forbes.com (June 2, 2015).

    IRS Adds Four Swiss Banks To 50% Offshore Penalty List, Forbes.com (June 2, 2015).

    IRS' Lois Lerner Got Pension, $129K Bonus, New Call For Criminal Charges, Forbes.com (June 1, 2015).

    IRS Approves First Church Of Cannabis. What's Next For Marijuana?, Forbes.com (June 1, 2015).

    Does Clinton Foundation's Pay-For-Play Violate IRS Tax Law?, Forbes.com (June 1, 2015).

    20 Year Old Oral Agreement To Split Lottery Winnings Is Upheld, Forbes.com (May 30, 2015).

    Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Indicted Over $3.5 Million Cash Payments, Forbes.com (May 28, 2015).

    FIFA Charges Showcase FBAR Penalties, Turbocharging Prison Time, Forbes.com (May 28, 2015).

    Man Gets Prison For Inventing His Own Church, And It's Not Scientology, Forbes.com (May 28, 2015).

    Cash Is Legal, But Be Careful, IRS May Think You're A Crook, Forbes.com (May 27, 2015).

    Cut Health Coverage Or Send Obamacare Cadillac Tax To Junkyard?, Forbes.com (May 27, 2015).

    Florida Says Uber Drivers Are Employees, But FedEx, Other Cases Promise Long Battle, Forbes.com (May 26, 2015).

    Why Aren't Those $26.4M Speech Fees Taxable To Bill & Hillary Clinton?, Forbes.com (May 26, 2015).

    Switzerland Publishes Tax Evader List, Forbes.com (May 26, 2015).

    IRS Oversees Taxes And Obamacare. Now Warren Buffett Wants IRS In Welfare Too, Forbes.com (May 24, 2015).

    As Jackpot Hits $214 Million, Winning The Lottery Where It's Tax Exempt, Forbes.com (May 23, 2015).

    Hillary Clinton Should Head IRS, Skilled With Charities, Transparency, Emails!, Forbes.com (May 21, 2015).

    Appalling $187 Million Cancer Charity Fraud Case Settles — When 97% Of Money Isn't For Charity, Forbes.com (May 21, 2015).

    John Malkovich Sues Over Swiss Account Allegations, Forbes.com (May 20, 2015).

    Woman Billed $1,000 For Credit Card Error Gets $83 Million Verdict, But IRS Gets Last Laugh, Forbes.com (May 20, 2015).

    Apple Samsung Verdict Reversed, But How About Taxes?, Forbes.com (May 19, 2015).

    Floyd Mayweather Gambles, Wins, Pays IRS, Forbes.com (May 19, 2015).

    U2's Bono Sounds Increasingly Like Warren Buffett, Forbes.com (May 18, 2015).

    How Far Back Can IRS Claim Tax Evasion?, Forbes.com (May 18, 2015).

    Why Al Sharpton Should Run The Clinton Foundation, Forbes.com (May 15, 2015).

    Obamacare Cadillac Tax Is A Lemon, And Businesses Are Slashing Coverage To Avoid It, Forbes.com (May 15, 2015).

    Facts About FATCA, America's Global Disclosure Law, Forbes.com (May 14, 2015).

    More FATCA Letters, As Swiss And Other Foreign Banks Crack Down, Forbes.com (May 14, 2015).

    Waitress Tipped $100,000 — But Don't Forget IRS, Forbes.com (May 13, 2015).

    Lionel Messi Tax Evasion Trial: Favoritism Or Targeting?, Forbes.com (May 13, 2015).

    Hillary Has Some 'Splainin' To Do About Clinton Foundation, Forbes.com (May 12, 2015).

    Dear Hillary, Do Illegal Immigrants Pay More Taxes Or Get Bigger Refunds?, Forbes.com (May 12, 2015).

    Feds Propose 50% Marijuana Tax — As A Tax Cut, Forbes.com (May 11, 2015).

    New Un-American Record: Renouncing U.S. Citizenship, Forbes.com (May 7, 2015).

    61% Of IRS Employees Caught Willfully Violating Tax Law Aren't Fired, May Get Promoted, Forbes.com (May 7, 2015).

    You Can Write Off Reasonable Lawyer's Fees, But How About $1,335 An Hour?, Forbes.com (May 6, 2015).

    IRS Is Sued For Investigating Churches, Forbes.com (May 5, 2015).

    Bobby Jindal Won't Shoot Down Duck Dynasty Tax Breaks, Forbes.com (May 5, 2015).

    Hillary's Excellent Clinton Foundation Reporting Adventure, Forbes.com (May 4, 2015).

    Claiming Lost Pacquiao, Derby Bets On Your Taxes? Ask Mark Wahlberg, Forbes.com (May 4, 2015).

    Sixteen Lucky Lottery Winners Won $58 Million, Cleverly Missing Tax Mess Too, Forbes.com (May 3, 2015).

    Surest Bet On Kentucky Derby, Mayweather Pacquiao Fight, Forbes.com (May 2, 2015).

    Reduced IRS Audits? Actually, IRS Cuts Corners, Audits Faster, Bills Sooner, Forbes.com (May 1, 2015).

    Al Sharpton Gets Physical With Fox News, But Not Over Taxes, Forbes.com (May 1, 2015).

    Pro Athlete 'Jock Tax' Is Struck Down, Forbes.com (May 1, 2015).

    IRS $20 Million Response To Latest Pile of Lois Lerner Emails Is Worrisome, Forbes.com (April 30, 2015).

    Pamela Anderson Divorces Rick Saloman Again, Gets $1M Settlement, Forbes.com (April 30, 2015).

    At Pacquiao Mayweather Fight, God And The IRS Have A Stake Too, Forbes.com (April 29, 2015).

    IRS Approved Clinton Foundation And Scientology, But Targeted Tea Party, Forbes.com (April 29, 2015).

    Man Gets $58,000 Speeding Ticket For Going 14 mph Above Limit, Forbes.com (April 28, 2015).

    After Like Your Plan, Keep Your Plan, Even Democrats Want To Repeal Obamacare's Cadillac Tax, Forbes.com (April 28, 2015).

    Ten Facts About Fighting IRS Tax Bills, Forbes.com (April 27, 2015).

    Amending Clinton Foundation Taxes Can't Change The Past, Forbes.com (April 27, 2015).

    IRS Paid $3 Billion In Tax Credit Mistakes Plus $5.8 Billion In Erroneous Refunds, Forbes.com (April 24, 2015).

    Intuit Sued Over TurboTax Security And Identity Theft, Class Action Status Sought, Forbes.com (April 23, 2015).

    What To Do When IRS Agents Call On You, Forbes.com (April 22, 2015).

    Before IRS Targeting, Lois Lerner Targeted At Federal Election Commission, Forbes.com (April 21, 2015).

    Ten Key Tips How To Respond To An IRS Notice, Forbes.com (April 20, 2015).

    10 Notorious Tax Cheats: Girls Gone Wild Founder Joe Francis, Forbes.com (April 19, 2015).

    10 Notorious Tax Cheats: Queen Of Mean Leona Helmsley Proved Little People Can Put You In Jail, Forbes.com (April 17, 2015).

    Washington State Auditor Is Indicted For Tax Evasion, Stolen Property, Perjury, Forbes.com (April 16, 2015).

    IRS Targeting Investigation Is Probed By Senator Grassley, Forbes.com (April 16, 2015).

    Seven Bills To Curb IRS Power Pass The House On Tax Day, Forbes.com (April 16, 2015).

    You Just Filed Your Taxes, Is It Too Early To Amend?, Forbes.com (April 16, 2015).

    Lottery Winner May Have Won By Hacking, So Who Gets To Keep The Loot?, Forbes.com (April 16, 2015).

    Aaron Hernandez Guilty, Gets Life, Big Legal Bills Remain, Forbes.com (April 15, 2015).

    23 Sobering Tax Evasion Jail Terms On Tax Day, Forbes.com (April 15, 2015).

    Tricky IRS Tax Forms You Should Hope You Don't Need, Forbes.com (April 14, 2015).

    Tax Day Freebies Are Nice, But Not If They're Taxed Too, Forbes.com (April 14, 2015).

    Nina Ricci Perfume Heir Jailed For Tax Fraud, Plus $5.5M Fines And Forfeitures, Forbes.com (April 14, 2015).

    Three Surprising Non-Cash Items IRS Says You Must Report On Your Taxes, Forbes.com (April 13, 2015).

    Lois Lerner Emails Defend Targeting, Warn IRS Employees Emails Can Be Seen By Congress, Forbes.com (April 13, 2015).

    10 Notorious Tax Cheats: Real Housewives Stars Teresa And Joe Giudice Faced A Staggering 50 Years, Forbes.com (April 12, 2015).

    10 Notorious Tax Cheats: Wesley Snipes Hired Tax Professionals But Still Was Jailed, Forbes.com (April 10, 2015).

    Newest Tax Fraud Threat? Your Payroll Tax, Forbes.com (April 9, 2015).

    Best And Worst Tax Excuses To Fix IRS Penalties, Forbes.com (April 9, 2015).

    Ten IRS Rules For Amending Your Tax Return, Forbes.com (April 8, 2015).

    9 Innocent Tax Return Mistakes That Trigger IRS Problems, Forbes.com (April 8, 2015).

    Obamacare 40% Cadillac Tax Hits No Frills Plans Too. Like Your Plan, Keep Your Plan?, Forbes.com (April 7, 2015).

    Beware Tax Mistakes IRS Calls Willful, Forbes.com (April 6, 2015).

    Know IRS Audit Risks Before Filing Your Taxes, Forbes.com (April 6, 2015).

    Despite Lois Lerner Pass, Judge Orders IRS To Release Key Target List Administration Blocked, Forbes.com (April 6, 2015).

    Real 'Mystic Pizza' Owner Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion, Could Face 15 Years, Forbes.com (April 2, 2015).

    Five More Ways To Audit Proof Your Tax Return Against The IRS, Forbes.com (April 2, 2015).

    Before Mayweather Fight, Manny Pacquiao Buys $12.5M Beverly Hills Mansion (Don't Tell IRS), Forbes.com (April 2, 2015).

    No Criminal Charges For Lois Lerner Of IRS, Keeps Bonuses, Nice Retirement, Forbes.com (April 1, 2015).

    Five Ways To Audit Proof Your Tax Return Against The IRS, Forbes.com (April 1, 2015).

    Despite April 15 Tax Deadline, Five Reasons Filing An Extension Is Better, Forbes.com (April 1, 2015).

    What If You Filed Your Taxes But Discover Mistakes?, Forbes.com (April 1, 2015).

    Three Simple Tax Rules To Steer Clear Of IRS, Forbes.com (March 31, 2015).

    HBO's Going Clear Exposes Scientology Tactics, Wealth, And IRS Church Status, Forbes.com (March 31, 2015).

    Ten Things You Should Know About IRS Form 1099 Before You File Your Taxes, Forbes.com (March 31, 2015).

    How Obama's IRS And Justice Department Killed The Targeting Scandal, Forbes.com (March 30, 2015).

    Scariest Tax Errors: They Extend IRS Audits To Six Years Or Endlessly, Forbes.com (March 30, 2015).

    FATCA Repeal Efforts Just Failed, But Is It A Good Law?, Forbes.com (March 30, 2015).

    IRS Forgives Tax Mistakes, Not Evasion Or Fraud, But Which Is Which?, Forbes.com (March 29, 2015).

    Netanyahu To Release Palestinian Tax Money, Forbes.com (March 27, 2015).

    Native American Tribe — With Tax Exempt Casinos — Has Nation's First Junk Food Tax, Forbes.com (March 27, 2015).

    Chris Christie Says Marijuana Taxes Are Blood Money. Is He Right?, Forbes.com (March 27, 2015).

    NY Tax Preparer Indicted On 31 Tax Counts Could Face 3 Years Prison — For Each, Forbes.com (March 26, 2015).

    House Considers Bill To Stop IRS Targeting, Fire IRS Employees Who Do, Forbes.com (March 26, 2015).

    Tax Fraud Draws 6 1/2 Year Prison Term Despite Alzheimer's, Forbes.com (March 25, 2015).

    Secrets Of Tax Refunds, Do-Overs, And Boomerang Cash On Your Taxes, Forbes.com (March 25, 2015).

    Burning Man Founders Can Torch Their Tax Bills Too, Forbes.com (March 25, 2015).

    U.S. Capital Gain Rate Among World's Highest, But President Obama Wants More, Forbes.com (March 25, 2015).

    Taxing Stephen King, Taylor Swift And Phil Mickelson, Forbes.com (March 24, 2015).

    Happy Anniversary Obamacare Taxes, Many Happy Returns, Forbes.com (March 24, 2015).

    Ted Cruz, Candidate/Canadian & London's Yank Mayor Showcase Exit Rules, Forbes.com (March 24, 2015).

    Gibraltar — A Tax Haven — Sues ABC For Calling It A Tax Haven, Forbes.com (March 23, 2015).

    Native American Tribes Eye Marijuana Business — With Their Tax-Free Gaming Advantage, Forbes.com (March 23, 2015).

    Report Says Former IRS Employees — Think Lois Lerner — Can Still Peruse Your Tax Returns, Forbes.com (March 23, 2015).

    Poker Chip Company CEO Guilty Of Tax Evasion, Paid Cash, Now Faces 10 Years, Forbes.com (March 21, 2015).

    Government Report Blasts IRS Security, Former Employees Still Access Taxpayer Data, Forbes.com (March 21, 2015).

    President Obama Channels Ferris Bueller With Executive Action On Taxes, Forbes.com (March 20, 2015).

    Which Legal Fees Can You Deduct On Your Taxes?, Forbes.com (March 19, 2015).

    Should IRS Have Guns? How About Email?, Forbes.com (March 19, 2015).

    Will Writing Off Your 'Hobby' Pass IRS Muster?, Forbes.com (March 18, 2015).

    There's Still Time To Turn Your Hobby Into A Tax Write-off, Forbes.com (March 18, 2015).

    U.S. Estate Tax Is 4th Highest At 40%, But Obama Wants To Make Us #1...At 68%, Forbes.com (March 18, 2015).

    Dear IRS, I'm Moving To Mali Where You Pick Your Own Tax Rate. Let's See, 3% Or 30%?, Forbes.com (March 18, 2015).

    #1 Tax Lady Indicted For Tax Fraud Faces 25 Counts, 5 Years In Prison — Each, Forbes.com (March 17, 2015).

    As Amazon, Yahoo, Hulu Bid For Streaming Seinfeld, It's All About Taxes, Forbes.com (March 17, 2015).

    Dolce & Gabbana: Tax Cheats OK, Parent Bashing Not, Forbes.com (March 17, 2015).

    Al Sharpton, Hillary Clinton, Lois Lerner Share Recordkeeping Tips, Forbes.com (March 16, 2015).

    Of Obamacare's Many Taxes, What Hurts Most, Forbes.com (March 16, 2015).

    Tax Exempt Church Turns Out To Be A Night Club, Forbes.com (March 14, 2015).

    Fake IRS Agent Scam Targets Public, Even Feds, While Identity Theft Tax Fraud Is Rampant, Forbes.com (March 13, 2015).

    Commerzbank Pays $1.45 Billion To Settle U.S. Criminal Case, Defer Prosecution, Forbes.com (March 12, 2015).

    Former NFL Player & 2 Others Get Jail & $35M Restitution For Tax Break Scheme, Forbes.com (March 12, 2015).

    Give Up Citizenship, Keep Your Passport, Forbes.com (March 11, 2015).

    Feds Launch Internet Sales Tax Again, So Better Click While You Can, Forbes.com (March 11, 2015).

    Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke Lose $7.4M Verdict For Marvin Gaye Song Theft — Before Taxes, Forbes.com (March 11, 2015).

    Wesley Snipes Lands NBC Show Endgame. Why His IRS Endgame Failed, Forbes.com (March 10, 2015).

    As Hillary Faces Emailgate, Ex IRS Chief Runs For President, Forbes.com (March 9, 2015).

    Tax Refunds To Illegals Under Obama Immigration Action Would Be Stopped By Bill, Forbes.com (March 9, 2015).

    Obama Tax Hikes By Executive Action Versus The Constitution, Forbes.com (March 9, 2015).

    First Win Lottery, Then Defend Suits By Ticket Sellers, Co-Workers, Relatives, Forbes.com (March 7, 2015).

    Undercover Tourist Tax Spies In Greece, Then Private Bounty Hunters For IRS, Forbes.com (March 7, 2015).

    Queen Of Tax Fraud Gets 21 Year Prison Term — For The Second Time, Forbes.com (March 6, 2015).

    First, Let's Kill All The Tax Lawyers, Forbes.com (March 5, 2015).

    JP Morgan Chase Settles Robo-Signing Charges For $50 Million, Tax Deductible, Forbes.com (March 5, 2015).

    Despite FATCA, U.S. Companies Stash $2.1 Trillion Abroad — Untaxed, Forbes.com (March 5, 2015).

    Obama Eyes More Tax Hikes — By Executive Action, Forbes.com (March 3, 2015).

    Obama Immigration Fix: 4M Illegals Who Never Paid U.S. Tax, Get 3 Years Of Tax Refunds, Forbes.com (March 3, 2015).

    Finally, Suing IRS Over All Those Emails, Forbes.com (March 2, 2015).

    Beware Those Enticing 'Pennies On The Dollar' Tax Relief Deals, Forbes.com (March 2, 2015).

    Al Sharpton, Emma Thompson, Russell Brand: Tax Protesters, Sort Of, Forbes.com (March 1, 2015).

    Eric Holder Defends Al Sharpton's Ties To White House, Despite Tax Debts, Forbes.com (February 28, 2015).

    Robert De Niro Hit With $6.4M Tax Bill: A Cautionary Tale, Forbes.com (February 27, 2015).

    New IRS Scandal Hearings Reveal 32,000 More Emails, Possible Criminal Activity, Forbes.com (February 27, 2015).

    Lois Lerner Of IRS Got $129,300 Bonus, But For What?, Forbes.com (February 26, 2015).

    Obamacare Cadillac Tax Is No Rolls Royce. New IRS Guidance Makes It A Lemon, Forbes.com (February 26, 2015).

    Actress Emma Thompson Refuses To Pay Taxes Over HSBC Scandal, Forbes.com (February 26, 2015).

    McDonald's Accused Of Supersizing Profits, Skirting $1.13 Billion In Taxes, Forbes.com (February 25, 2015).

    Is Your Tax Return Audit Proof? Why It May Not Matter, Forbes.com (February 25, 2015).

    Americans Get 'F' For Tax Knowledge. Get-Out-Of-Jail-Free Card For Tax Evasion?, Forbes.com (February 25, 2015).

    Couple Gets 15 Years For Tax Evasion — Each, Forbes.com (February 25, 2015).

    Wrong Obamacare Form Tax Filers Get Relief From IRS, Forbes.com (February 24, 2015).

    Can IRS Seize First, Ask Questions Later? 'Yes We Can', Forbes.com (February 24, 2015).

    12 IRS Embarrassments, 6 Questions Each Taxpayer Should Ask, Forbes.com (February 23, 2015).

    Tax Form Errors Plague Affordable Care Act, Forbes.com (February 23, 2015).

    Mayweather v. Pacquiao v. IRS, Forbes.com (February 21, 2015).

    Oscars Hand Out Pricey Gift Bags, But Beware IRS Form 1099, Forbes.com (February 21, 2015).

    Don't File Taxes Early, Wrong Tax Statements Sent, Admits Obama Administration, Forbes.com (February 20, 2015).

    IRS Paid $5.8 Billion In Fraudulent Refunds, Identity Theft Efforts Need Work, Forbes.com (February 19, 2015).

    As Airbnb Pays Hotel Tax, Are You Paying Tax On Airbnb Money? You'd Better, Forbes.com (February 19, 2015).

    Caterpillar's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, Forbes.com (February 19, 2015).

    TurboTax, Phishing, E-Filing, And IRS Security, Forbes.com (February 19, 2015).

    These Tax Mistakes Allow IRS To Audit You...Forever, Forbes.com (February 18, 2015).

    Remember IRS Stonewalling When Filing Your Taxes, Forbes.com (February 18, 2015).

    How Many Obamacare Taxes Are There?, Forbes.com (February 17, 2015).

    No Offense Honey, I'm Filing My Taxes Separately, Forbes.com (February 17, 2015).

    Marijuana Tax Up In Smoke? Don't Worry, Feds Plot 50% Tax, Forbes.com (February 16, 2015).

    Savvy London Mayor Boris Johnson Paid IRS, Is Now Renouncing U.S. Citizenship, Forbes.com (February 15, 2015).

    Nine Habits of Exceptionally Tax-Averse People, Forbes.com (February 13, 2015).

    Fifty Shades Of Taxes: IRS Domination With No Safe Words, Forbes.com (February 13, 2015).

    TurboTax Fraud May Impact Federal Returns Too, FBI Investigating, Forbes.com (February 12, 2015).

    3 Winning Tickets In $564 Million Powerball, Less After Tax, Claims, Family, Forbes.com (February 12, 2015).

    California State Tax Cops Hunt Millions: 'We Will Find You', Forbes.com (February 11, 2015).

    Thousands Renounce U.S. Citizenship Hitting New Record, Not Just Over Taxes, Forbes.com (February 11, 2015).

    7 Reasons Not To File Your Taxes Early, Even If You'll Get A Refund, Forbes.com (February 10, 2015).

    On Demand Workers & Uberpreneurs: It's Tax Time, You're Self-Employed, Audits Are Inevitable, Forbes.com (February 9, 2015).

    Incredibly, 4 More Things President Obama Wants To Tax Now, Forbes.com (February 9, 2015).

    Tom Brady Truck Handoff Deflates Tax Bill, Copies Obama's Nobel Prize Move. Can You Regift Too?, Forbes.com (February 8, 2015).

    Pilfering Office Supplies Can Mean Tax Evasion & Prison, Forbes.com (February 8, 2015).

    TurboTax, Fraud & Identity Theft Spare IRS & H&R Block, Forbes.com (February 7, 2015).

    At IRS 'Do Not Rehire' Means Welcome Aboard, Forbes.com (February 6, 2015).

    IRS Rehires Hundreds Of Problem Former Employees, Forbes.com (February 6, 2015).

    Loaded Question: 1099 Or W-2?, Forbes.com (February 5, 2015).

    New UBS Tax Evasion Probe, Again Over Americans, Forbes.com (February 5, 2015).

    Coming Soon: No Travel Or Passport If You Owe IRS, Forbes.com (February 5, 2015).

    Obamacare Tax Filing Backlash: There Will Be Blood, Forbes.com (February 4, 2015).

    Tax Preparer Wins Tax Paid Lottery, But Are Tax Paid Lotteries Tax Free?, Forbes.com (February 4, 2015).

    Avoid 5 Alluring Tax Mistakes That Are Costly, Even Criminal, Forbes.com (February 4, 2015).

    The Truth About Lying On Your Tax Return, Forbes.com (February 3, 2015).

    Obama's Proposed 68% Death Tax Would Be Highest In World, Forbes.com (February 3, 2015).

    Tax Receipts Rule IRS Keeps Quiet: They're Optional, Forbes.com (February 2, 2015).

    3 IRS Strikes? FATCA, FBARs, An 'Abode' In U.S. Although You Live Abroad, Forbes.com (February 1, 2015).

    Surest Super Bowl Bet Ever?, Forbes.com (January 31, 2015).

    Senators Blast IRS Commissioner Over Waste, Bonuses, Bad Service, More, Forbes.com (January 30, 2015).

    Tax Deductible Work Clothes? Yes For Lady Gaga, But Not For You, Forbes.com (January 30, 2015).

    Missing A Form 1099? Why You Shouldn't Ask For It, Forbes.com (January 29, 2015).

    Post-FATCA, IRS Targets Offshore Accounts Anew In Dirty Dozen, Forbes.com (January 29, 2015).

    Disagree With An IRS Form 1099? Here's What To Do, Forbes.com (January 28, 2015).

    IRS Dirty Dozen Tax Scams Over 12 Days—Hardly Christmas, Forbes.com (January 27, 2015).

    Yahoo Reveals Tax Savvy Alibaba Spinoff Plans, Forbes.com (January 27, 2015).

    10 Crazy Sounding Tax Deductions IRS Says Are Legit, Forbes.com (January 26, 2015).

    IRS Advice On Marijuana: Deduct It...But Prepare For 50% Tax, Forbes.com (January 24, 2015).

    WWE Wrestlers Sue, IRS Stands By, Forbes.com (January 24, 2015).

    Washington Nationals $210M Pitching Contract For Max Scherzer Is About Taxes, Forbes.com (January 23, 2015).

    Escaping JFK Arrest, London's Mayor Boris Johnson Pays IRS, Forbes.com (January 22, 2015).

    10 Surprising Items IRS Says To Report On Your Taxes, Forbes.com (January 22, 2015).

    Why IRS Form 1099 Is So Dangerous To Your Tax Bill, Forbes.com (January 21, 2015).

    State Of The Taxing Union? Platitudes So General They Could Be Pitching Flat Tax, Forbes.com (January 20, 2015).

    Beware Obamacare When Filing Taxes This Year, Forbes.com (January 19, 2015).

    Not Selma, Still Harrowing: Martin Luther King's Tax Evasion Trial, Forbes.com (January 18, 2015).

    Obama Pitches Capital Gains Hike To 28% In 'Simpler, Fairer' Tax Code, Forbes.com (January 18, 2015).

    Tax Hater Amazon's Luxembourg Tax Deal Attacked As Illegal, Forbes.com (January 17, 2015).

    3 Reasons Filing Taxes Sucks? Obamacare, Obamacare & Obamacare, Forbes.com (January 15, 2015).

    National Taxpayer Advocate Slams IRS Offshore Programs & FBAR Penalties, Demands Change, Forbes.com (January 14, 2015).

    Citizenship Renunciation Fee Hiked 422%, And You Can't Come Back, Forbes.com (January 13, 2015).

    IRS Unleashes Global FATCA Data Exchange, Offshore Transparency Everywhere, Forbes.com (January 13, 2015).

    Bill Gives IRS Power Over Tax Prep, But Should It?, Forbes.com (January 12, 2015).

    Marijuana Tax Millions? Hallucinations Up In Smoke, Yet Feds Propose 50% Federal Tax Too, Forbes.com (January 11, 2015).

    Harold Hamm's $975 Million Divorce Check: First Rejected, Then Cashed, Now Taxed, Forbes.com (January 10, 2015).

    Why Mercedes Leaves Jersey For Georgia, Toyota Left California For Texas, Forbes.com (January 9, 2015).

    Are You Willful Or Ignorant About Taxes? (Hint, Ignorance Is Safer), Forbes.com (January 9, 2015).

    The 1031 Exchange That Ate New York City, Forbes.com (January 8, 2015).

    Harold Hamm's $975 Million Uncashed Divorce Check? How About Deducting It, Forbes.com (January 8, 2015).

    Taxman Is Funny In UK, Why Not IRS?, Forbes.com (January 7, 2015).

    IRS Taxes Tips For Jesus, Forbes.com (January 6, 2015).

    Think Filing Taxes Was Tough Before Obamacare? Just Wait, Forbes.com (January 5, 2015).

    Downton Abbey Season 5, After Taxes, Forbes.com (January 5, 2015).

    Enough Already On IRS Targeting! Maybe, But Whose Tax Returns Went To White House And Why?, Forbes.com (January 3, 2015).

    New Years Resolutions That Actually Keep The IRS Away, Forbes.com (January 1, 2015).

     

     

     

    TAX COLUMNS IN DAILY JOURNAL

     

    The PATH Act: What Tax Lawyers Need To Know, Los Angeles Daily Journal (December 30, 2015), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (December 30, 2015), p. 6.

    Finally, Wrongful Conviction Damages Are Tax Free, Los Angeles Daily Journal (December 24, 2015), p. 1. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (December 24, 2015), p. 1.

    IRS Now Has The Power To Revoke Your Passport, Los Angeles Daily Journal (December 9, 2015), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (December 9, 2015), p. 6.

    Living Abroad, Paying Taxes In The USA, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 27, 2015), p. 5. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 27, 2015), p. 5.

    Airbnb’s Impact On Your Taxes Depends On How You Use It, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 23, 2015), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 23, 2015), p. 6.

    Beware ‘Taking The Fifth’ On Your Returns This Year, by Robert W. Wood and Scott B. Weese, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 17, 2015), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 17, 2015), p. 7.

    IRS Audits Are At An 11-Year Low, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 11, 2015), p. 8. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 11, 2015), p. 8.

    Investing In ‘China Plus One’ Economies, by Robert W. Wood and Huy C. Luu, Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 5, 2015), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (November 5, 2015), p. 7.

    If You Follow The IRS’s Instructions You’re Good, Right?, Los Angeles Daily Journal (October 28, 2015), p. 5. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (October 28, 2015), p. 5.

    No Tax Guidance For You, Yahoo, Los Angeles Daily Journal (September 11, 2015), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (September 11, 2015), p. 7.

    Does Your Bar License Make You Californian?, Los Angeles Daily Journal (August 14, 2015), p. 1. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (August 14, 2015), p. 1.

    Beware Joint Accounts and Taxes, Especially Abroad, Los Angeles Daily Journal (July 30, 2015), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (July 30, 2015), p. 7.

    Do Defendant Employers Withhold Taxes On Settlements?, Los Angeles Daily Journal (July 20, 2015), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (July 20, 2015), p. 6.

    Big Loss For Marijuana In Ruling On Taxes, Los Angeles Daily Journal (July 15, 2015), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (July 15, 2015), p. 6.

    Uber Fallout May Come In Several Forms, Los Angeles Daily Journal (June 22, 2015), p. 4. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (June 22, 2015), p. 4.

    FedEx Case Puts Package Delivery In ‘Seismic’ Situation, Los Angeles Daily Journal (June 18, 2015), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (June 18, 2015), p. 6.

    IRS Will Tax Egg Donations, But Not Other Procedures, Los Angeles Daily Journal (May 19, 2015), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (May 19, 2015), p. 6.

    Sometimes, Law Partners Are Actually On The Payroll, Los Angeles Daily Journal (April 27, 2015), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (April 27, 2015), p. 6.

    What You Should Know About Fighting A Bill From The IRS, Los Angeles Daily Journal (April 23, 2015), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (April 23, 2015), p. 7.

    Obama Should Reconsider A Few Tax Hike Proposals, Los Angeles Daily Journal (March 5, 2015), p. 8. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (March 5, 2015), p. 8.

    Rodman’s Groin Shot Echoes Through Tax Law, Los Angeles Daily Journal (February 26, 2015), p. 7. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (February 26, 2015), p. 7.

    There Are No ‘Safe Words’ If You Mess Up Your Taxes, Los Angeles Daily Journal (February 19, 2015), p. 8. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (February 19, 2015), p. 8.

    Who, Me? Law Firm Partners, Profits and Payroll Taxes, Los Angeles Daily Journal (January 29, 2015), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (January 29, 2015), p. 6.

    Are You Willful Or Ignorant About Your Taxes? It Matters, Los Angeles Daily Journal (January 12, 2015), p. 6. Simultaneously published in San Francisco Daily Journal (January 12, 2015), p. 6.