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Las Vegas Man Sentenced to Prison for Conspiring to Submit False Federal Income Tax Returns

Las Vegas Man Sentenced to Prison for Conspiring to Submit False Federal Income Tax Returns

As reported in the DOJ press release, a Las Vegas man was sentenced to serve 15 months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release and ordered to pay $192,632 in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Larry J. Wszalek for the Justice Department’s Tax […]

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Ex-Casino Owner, Nevada Businessman and Former National Football League Player Found Guilty in Massive Tax Fraud Scheme

Ex-Casino Owner, Nevada Businessman and Former National Football League Player Found Guilty in Massive Tax Fraud Scheme

As announced in the DOJ Press Release, a Las Vegas jury returned guilty verdicts yesterday against Alan Rodrigues, a former casino owner from Henderson, Nevada, Weston Coolidge, a former businessman from Las Vegas, and Joseph Prokop, a former National Football League punter from Upland, California, for conspiracy and fraud related to their promotion of a […]

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Amazon sales tax hits Tennessee, other states

Amazon sales tax hits Tennessee, other states

Amazon sales tax hits Tennessee, other states –  Amazon sales tax expanded to Tennessee, Indiana and Nevada at the start of 2014, as reported in the news.  Tennessee had previously avoided collecting Amazon sales tax, under a deal struck with the former governor’s administration, but the online retailing giant’s brick-and-mortar competitors argued that arrangement wasn’t […]

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Chinese Company’s Auditor Given Three-year Ban

Chinese Company’s Auditor Given Three-year Ban

The SEC charged an accounting firm based in Parsippany, NJ, and a founding partner, for their role in the audits of a Chinese company that traded its shares on U.S. stock markets.  According to SEC’s complaint issued September 30, 2013, Xinggeng Zhao, a partner with Patrizio & Zhao LLC, allegedly didn’t properly audit Keyuan Petrochemicals […]

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Employers in 13 states will face higher 2013 FUTA rates

Employers in 13 states will face higher 2013 FUTA rates

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued the final list of states for which employers will not be eligible to claim the maximum amount of state unemployment tax credits on their 2013 federal unemployment (FUTA) tax return because the state has had an outstanding federal unemployment insurance (UI) loan for at least two years. […]

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State Parole Boards Use Software to Decide Which Inmates to Release

State Parole Boards Use Software to Decide Which Inmates to Release

As reported in the WS Journal, State Parole Boards Use Software to Decide Which Inmates to Release. At the age of 13, Michael T. Murphy went into the woods near his home in rural New York with the 10-year-old boy who lived next door and stabbed him to death. Last year, having rejected Mr. Murphy’s […]

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Nevada Man Pleads Guilty to Filing a False Federal Income Tax Return

Nevada Man Pleads Guilty to Filing a False Federal Income Tax Return

As reported in the DOJ Press Release, Assistant Attorney General for the Justice Department’s Tax Division Kathryn Keneally and U.S. Attorney Daniel G. Bogden for the District of Nevada today announced that Arthur Risser Jr., of Las Vegas, pleaded guilty to filing a false personal tax return for 2008. According to the plea agreement, Risser […]

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Employers in 17 states may face higher 2013 FUTA rates

Employers in 17 states may face higher 2013 FUTA rates

Employers in 17 states (and the Virgin Islands), may not be eligible to claim the maximum amount of state unemployment tax credits on their 2013 federal unemployment (FUTA) tax return, because their state has had an outstanding federal unemployment insurance (UI) loan for at least two years. Background. Employers pay FUTA tax at a rate […]

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Meet Paul Raymond

Meet Paul Raymond

Mr. Raymond is a sought after speaker in tax controversy law by many attorney, accountant, and business groups and at the request of the Internal Revenue Service, has presented programs at the IRS Nationwide Tax Forum, attended by tax professionals throughout the United States.

Additionally, he continues to be an active member in the Section of Taxation, American Bar Association, where he was the Past Chair of the Employment Taxes Committee.

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