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New York continues to aggressively argue that taxpayers are New York residents. In the recent Tax Appeals Tribunal Case of Obus and Coulson the Tribunal affirmed the deficiency against the taxpayers. The State argued they were “statutory residents” even though the taxpayers maintained that they lived in New Jersey and were only required to file New York income tax returns as non-residents.
As of November 2, 2020, patients now have additional rights to their medical files under the full implementation of the 21st Century Cures Act, the last legislation signed by the Obama administration which coincidentally included the provision giving individuals the right to create their own SNT.
Michael A. Lampert Named 2020-2021 Gerald T. Hart Outstanding Tax Attorney of the Year
The Florida Bar Tax Section will honor Michael A. Lampert with the 2020-2021 Gerald T. Hart Outstanding Tax Attorney of the Year Award.
The section chair each year selects a recipient to recognize his or her contributions to the
The U.S. Treasury houses “TIGTA” - the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. TIGTA, being outside of the IRS, acts somewhat as an “Internal Affairs” for the IRS. It also works hard to maintain the integrity of the tax system. TIGTA has both law enforcement and general audit/review functions. They regularly review aspects of how the IRS operates.
The Florida Department of Revenue sent emails out August 3, 2020 relating to whether face masks will be exempt from sales tax during the back to school tax holiday. The Department announced:
“On June 24, 2020, the Florida Department of Revenue issued Tax Information Publication (TIP) 20A01-04, "2020 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday August 7 through August 9, 2020." Since then,
Did you know the backlog of incoming IRS mail is estimated to exceed 10 million pieces? Further, the outgoing IRS notice backlog is estimated at 23.5 million pieces! That is a lot of IRS notices waiting to be sent to taxpayers. This is also problematic as the IRS has an outgoing mail capacity of only 1.5 million notices per week. As a result, millions of notices are starting to go out with old dates and