The Tax Law Blog – Tax Attorney

The Tax Law Blog – Tax Attorney Taxpayers are increasingly aware that of foreign account disclosure obligations. Since at least the late 2000s, the IRS has devoted significant resources towards educating taxpayers that secret offshore accounts are not acceptable and can result in significant legal liability. In most circumstances, taxpayers will face monetary penalties and…

Non-Sequiturs: 04.28.17

Non-Sequiturs: 04.28.17 [unable to retrieve full-text content] * Try not to let the irony overwhelm you. [Deadspin] * If you are going to fail the bar exam, do it like a champion. [Excellence in Law School] * Impeachment may not be everything it is cracked up to be. [Huffington Post]

How old must you be to be ‘ancient’?

How old must you be to be ‘ancient’? If you’re a document that someone is trying to exclude under the federal hearsay rule, the answer is 20 years: [Rule 803:] The following are not excluded by the rule against hearsay, regardless of whether the declarant is available as a witness: … (16) A statement in…

Robert Vadra A Liability For Priyanka Gandhi? | India Upfront With Rahul Shivshankar

Watch Rahul Shivshankar’s Take On Latest Political Topics ► http://bit.ly/2qdnaFj Subscribe to Times Now | Click Here ► http://goo.gl/U9ibPb ‘Download the official TIMES NOW mobile app – Give a missed call on 1800 4190 300. Stay updated, stay ahead.’ Subscribe Now To Our Network Channels :- The NewsHour Debate : http://goo.gl/LfNgFF ET Now : http://goo.gl/5XreUq…

Tax Foundation

Tax Foundation Sales taxes are one of the largest sources of state and local tax revenue. On average, 23.3 percent of state and local tax revenues came from sales taxes in fiscal year 2014. Combined state and local sales tax rates vary across states, with combined rates ranging from 9.98 percent in Louisiana to 5.4…

WestLaw Story – The Musical

WestLaw Story – The Musical The talent at Columbia Law School apparently doesn’t limit itself to legal scholarship. The Law Revue put together a musical rendition of which online legal resource is the best “to cite… to cite.” Whether it is the bribery of using Lexis, the snobbery of using Westlaw, or the lone man…

Law Revue Video Contest 2017: The Winner!

Law Revue Video Contest 2017: The Winner! Stuffing the (virtual) ballot box. It’s time to announce the winner of Above the Law’s 2017 Law Revue Video Contest. And the winner is… There is no winner. In fact, you — or many of you, at least — are a bunch of losers. Here’s an open letter…

Co-Signing A Loan Could Postpone Your Retirement

Co-Signing A Loan Could Postpone Your Retirement April 28, 2017 We all want to help our children get the best start in life, and for many that includes helping them avoid excessive debt. That can lead you to co-signing student loans (or other credit sources) to help your children qualify for credit. You can then…