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Unanimous Supreme Court Restricts Application of Federal Common Law and Invalidates Bob Richards Doctrine in Tax Refund Disputes

In a unanimous decision written by Justice Neil Gorsuch (Rodriquez v. FDIC No 18-12690), the Supreme Court vacated a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (In re United Western Bancorp, Inc., 914 F. 3d 1262 (10th Cir, 2019)) that awarded a federal income tax refund of a failed bank to the Federal … Continue Reading

IRS Disclosure Rules for Some Exempt Organizations Changed

On July 17, 2018, the Treasury Department issued new guidance for certain tax exempt organizations. The guidance pertains to the disclosure of the names and addresses of donors to organizations exempt from federal income taxes under Section 501(c) of the Code, other than organizations exempt from taxes under Section 501(c)(3) (generally charities, religious organizations, and … Continue Reading
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