Tax Controversies

Corporate Tax Controversies Proving It’s a Small World After All

On behalf of Frost Law posted in on June 4, 2013.

Some call it corporate tax avoidance. Others call it strategic tax planning. Regardless of what one calls it, there’s no doubt that it’s been the focus of a lot of attention here in Washington, D.C. in recent months. But the U.S. isn’t the only country interested in making sure it’s getting its full share of […]

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Tax Dispute: Michael Jackson’s Estate Tells IRS to Beat It

On behalf of Frost Law posted in on April 23, 2013.

As long as a person has income, the Internal Revenue is likely to have an interest assessing taxes. Interestingly enough, this attitude toward taxation doesn’t necessarily end when a person passes away. If an estate has a continued income stream, then it may also be required to pay taxes on those earnings, since it is […]

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Leaked Tax Haven Data Spurs Controversy in U.S., World

On behalf of Frost Law posted in on April 19, 2013.

That wealthy people employ tax havens in efforts to protect their wealth is not particularly shocking. But in recent weeks, it’s become a little clearer just how prevalent the use of the havens is and how interconnected they appear to be. The clarity is the result of the analysis of a group in the Washington, […]

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Abdicating Citizenship: A Tax Strategy To Approach With Caution

On behalf of Frost Law posted in on March 17, 2013.

There are a lot of tax-saving strategies that individuals can employ. Some work well. Others need to be examined really carefully before being tried to make sure the individual doesn’t wind up proverbially shooting themselves in the foot. Particular to that latter category could well be the issue of whether an American citizen should renounce […]

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Mickelson Causes Tax Controversy Over His Tax Rate

On behalf of Frost Law posted in on January 22, 2013.

With the New Year underway we are all feeling the effects of the tax changes, even professional golfer Phil Mickelson. Over the weekend, he made a bold statement saying that the recent tax hikes on the rich may “force him to make drastic changes” implying that he might be leaving golf or his home in […]

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Add Tax Controversies To Lohan Troubles Legacy

On behalf of Frost Law posted in on December 27, 2012.

Barely a week goes by without Lindsay Lohan making news. It would be one thing if sometimes the news was good, but that doesn’t seem to be in the stars for the actress. Washington, D.C.-area readers may have heard that Lohan’s latest concerns include struggles to pay off tax debts the Internal Revenue Service says […]

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OJ Simpson Adds Tax Controversies To His List Of Financial Troubles

On behalf of Frost Law posted in on November 23, 2012.

Some people in the Washington, DC, area probably breathe a sigh of relief after the statute of limitations passes for past tax liability. However, taxpayers must also realize when filing a return — or failing to file a return for that matter — that they are not necessarily off the hook for an audit. In […]

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