US v. Schwarzbaum: $15 Million + FBAR Penalties Not Time Barred in Summary Judgment Motion

The US District Court for the Southern District of Florida rejected the summary judgment motion of the taxpayer claiming that the $15 million plus FBAR penalties assessed against him should be set aside because they were time barred.  Click US v. Schwarzbaum to see Summary Judgment Order. See also detailed summary of case by Golding … Continue reading US v. Schwarzbaum: $15 Million + FBAR Penalties Not Time Barred in Summary Judgment Motion

HBR Hotlist.2019.09.03: Managing Organizational Change; Hire For Potential Not Past Performance; Prevent Burnout With Better Bosses; Are Your Strengths Really Your Weakness?; Are you Toxic?

WORKSPACES Survey: What Employees Want Most from Their Workspaces by Jeanne C. Meister Air quality, comfortable light, and water quality. LEADERSHIP Hire Leaders for What They Can Do, Not What They Have Done by Josh Bersin, Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic Three questions to ask about each candidate. SECURITY & PRIVACY Every Computer Science Degree Should Require a Course in Cybersecurity by Jack Cable Just … Continue reading HBR Hotlist.2019.09.03: Managing Organizational Change; Hire For Potential Not Past Performance; Prevent Burnout With Better Bosses; Are Your Strengths Really Your Weakness?; Are you Toxic?

Inside Bill Gates’ Brain: The Bill Gates Story Coming to Netflix September 20, 2019

Bill Gates has announced that a documentary focusing on his work and life is coming to Netflix beginning September 30. His announcement is as follows: I’ve got some exciting news to share: I spent the last couple years participating in a Netflix docuseries looking at my work and my life, and it’s finally coming out … Continue reading Inside Bill Gates’ Brain: The Bill Gates Story Coming to Netflix September 20, 2019

Rev. Proc. 2019-23: Updated list of countries, deposit interest paid to nonresident aliens

The IRS released Rev. Proc. 2019-23, which updates prior IRS guidance and adds a new country, Georgia, to the list of countries with which the United States has in force an information exchange agreement for purposes of reporting payments of deposit interest of $10 or more made by U.S. financial institutions to nonresident alien individuals. … Continue reading Rev. Proc. 2019-23: Updated list of countries, deposit interest paid to nonresident aliens

BDO: Top 10 Internal Controls to Mitigate Cybersecurity Risks in the Family Office (August 2019)

BDO writes about mitigating cybersecurity risks in family offices. Their articles begins as follows: “It is estimated that by 2027, global spending on cybersecurity will reach $10 billion. In this age of IoT, wherethere is no escaping the internet, it is very important to understand the importance of cyber security and moreimportantly, the types of … Continue reading BDO: Top 10 Internal Controls to Mitigate Cybersecurity Risks in the Family Office (August 2019)

David Gamage: Five Key Research Findings on Wealth Taxation for the Super Rich

David Gamage, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, has made available for download his article, Five Key Research Findings on Wealth Taxation for the Super Rich. The Abstract is as follows: This essay summarizes five key findings from the author’s in-progress research evaluating the potential of wealth tax reform proposals for taxing the super rich. … Continue reading David Gamage: Five Key Research Findings on Wealth Taxation for the Super Rich

HBR Hotlist.2019.08.26: How to Price Your Services; How Dual Career Couples Make it Work; When to Take Initiative; Why We’re So Bad at Choosing the Right Job

Why Are We So Bad at Choosing the Right Job? By Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic Do what you’re good at, not what pays the most. WORK-LIFE BALANCE How Dual-Career Couples Make It Work
By Jennifer Petriglieri Successful partnerships sidestep predictable traps and master three challenging transitions. IPO No, WeWork Isn’t a Tech Company. Here’s Why That Matters
By Vijay … Continue reading HBR Hotlist.2019.08.26: How to Price Your Services; How Dual Career Couples Make it Work; When to Take Initiative; Why We’re So Bad at Choosing the Right Job