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On January 31, 2018 By askemp January 31, 2018
April 17th is fast approaching, and people are in high gear to determine what they owe the government or what the government owes them in return. But what does tax season mean for all of those folks who have luckily, or maybe unluckily, invested in Bitcoin? Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have firmly supplanted themselves in [...]Continue Reading →
On May 27, 2015, the U.S Department of Justice unsealed a massive indictment of fourteen officials for soccer from across the world, including top officials in FIFA. The indictment alleges widespread corruption has been going on for over the last two decades including wire fraud, money laundering, obstruction of justice charges, and bribery in regards to [...]Continue Reading →
As you probably know by now, Facebook is going public (details and legal analysis in Thursday’s post). But, did you know that Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO, is anticipated to foot the largest tax bill in US history? $2 billion. Holy cow, right? That sounds like enough money to fix a lot [...]Continue Reading →
In the news . . .
Musicians use Freedom of Information Act to find out how the government is using their music.
The continued battle over net neutrality.
New music service being launched by Google, iLike and Lala partnership.
Big Brother winner Adam Jasinski uses prize money [...]Continue Reading →
In the news . . .
The verdict is in: Americans don’t like being tracked online.
Federal employees barred from TWD, [...]Continue Reading →
On June 18, 2009 By Megan Bibb July 24, 2010
I admit, before I came to law school, and before I had taken a class on federal tax law, I was really looking forward to the day that I would graduate, get a job, and get my own blackberry or iPhone. As a student, I am not in a position to afford or need one, [...]Continue Reading →
Twenty years ago, we all heard stories about teenagers being mugged and killed for shoes. In 2005, we heard that children were being mugged and killed for their iPods. Now, it appears as if the most coveted items are neither shoes nor electronics, but virtual property. Last week, a Dutch court [...]Continue Reading →
Show Me the Money: The NFL's Opposition to the IRS's New Public Disclosure Requirements for Tax-Exempt Organizations
On September 2, 2008 By JETLaw September 2, 2008
For many years, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has required charities organized under section 501(c)(3) of the tax code to report their top executives’ salaries on Form 990 when filing tax returns. This information has been made available to the public as a kind of quid pro quo for the favorable tax treatment received by [...]Continue Reading →
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