Category Archives: Taxation

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Tax Attorney Assists Low-Income Clients With Complex Issues

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) would like to thank Volunteer of the Month, Henry Cheng of DLA Piper. Cheng represents clients in tax controversy matters through JDC’s Low Income…

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I Just Received Mail From the [IRS, FTB, EDD, BOE]. Now What?

Carolyn Lee, Abkin Law Open the envelope Yes, the tax authority will write again if it is important; nonetheless, generally nothing good comes of waiting. (Beginning this year the Franchise…

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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee Must Obtain Court Approval Before Paying Taxes

Reno F.R. Fernandez III In In re Cloobeck, 14 C.D.O.S. 5982, No. 23-15432 (9th Cir. June 12, 2015), the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that…

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To 1099 or Not to 1099: Proper Reporting of Client Settlements

James R. Hastings and Eric L. Toscano With tax season nearly upon us, many lawyers are now asking themselves (and their CPAs) whether they have accurately reported funds received on…

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The Ides of April – Tax Q&A with Attorney J.P. Harbour

Emmy Pasternak, LRIS Outreach Coordinator and Case Development Manager April 15th is a dreaded date for many. The federal and state tax codes are challenging for the best and brightest,…

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Tax Tips, Not Just For Tax Filing Season

Carolyn M. Lee, Abkin Law People often ask what it is like to have the IRS or California state tax authorities as our constant adversaries.  The answer is simple.  Even…

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San Francisco Begins Transition to Gross Receipts Tax

Scott M. Reiber, Deputy City Attorney for the City and County of San Francisco Prior to the November 2012 general election, many San Franciscans viewed the City’s Payroll Expense Tax…