Civil Tax Controversies

Al Capone: The Man, The Myth, The Legend
Listen Al Capone, the American gangster who was convicted of tax evasion, was one of the most notorious mob figures of the twentieth century. He was a captivating figure who infatuated the American public. Ever since his death, Capone’s personality and character have been used in fiction — both on camera and on the stage — as …
IS THAT WORKER AN EMPLOYEE? QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON WORKER CLASSIFICATION [Webinar]
Listen Course Description If you own or manage a business that uses independent contractors, you need to know when you can or cannot treat a worker as an independent contractor. This presentation answers some of the common questions about worker classification. INTRODUCTION Misclassification of employees as independent contractors is now a common phrase uttered by …
The Bridge Between State and Federal: Reporting Changes to the New Jersey Division of Taxation
Listen Mistakes happen, and taxes are not exempt. From time to time, taxpayers make typos, misinterpret information, or simply misread instructions. When this happens, the IRS generally sends some sort of notice indicating the extent of an issue, alerting the taxpayer as to the problem and proposing an alternate settlement, whether resulting in additional money owed …
Fifth Amendment Privilege: The Balance Between Progress and Taxpayer Protection
Listen If you’ve ever heard someone “plead the Fifth” on a crime-related television show, you’re aware of the power of the Fifth Amendment. A key part of the United States Constitution, the Fifth Amendment protects Americans from self-incrimination, meaning that if you are arrested for a crime, you are under no obligation to reveal information …