Litigation & Criminal Tax Defense

In Polselli v. IRS, the Supreme Court was tasked with determining whether the IRS, pursuant to powers granted in Internal Revenue Code (IRC) section 7609(c)(2)(D)(i), is entitled to issue third-party summonses, without notice, for bank account records in which the taxpayer targeted by the summons does not have a legal interest.
Continue Reading Supreme Court Affirms IRS Power to Summons Bank Information Without Notice to Delinquent Taxpayer

IRS Notice 2023-11 provides temporary relief for foreign financial institutions to provide U.S. taxpayer identification numbers for preexisting accounts.
Continue Reading IRS Temporary Relief for Foreign Financial Institutions Required to Report U.S. Taxpayer Identification Numbers Under FATCA: Potential Implications for ‘Accidental Americans’

On May 13, 2022, in Reserve Mechanical Corporation v. Commissioner,[1] the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit affirmed a Tax Court decision that a micro-captive insurance
Continue Reading Another Micro-Captive-Case Loss: 10th Circuit Affirms Tax Court Ruling in Reserve Medical Corp. v. Commissioner