Forbes: Federal Prosecutors Coming Down Hard On Abusive Conservation Easement Promoters (March 5, 2022)

Forbes has published an article, “Federal Prosecutors Coming Down Hard On Abusive Conservation Easement Promoters”, which discusses punishments for those that utilize Syndicated Conservation Easement (SCE) products. The article begins as follows:  Syndicated Conservation Easement (SCE) products aren’t produced in vacuums. There are teams of people constructing and assembling a variety of documents that support … Continue reading Forbes: Federal Prosecutors Coming Down Hard On Abusive Conservation Easement Promoters (March 5, 2022)

Axios: White House issues executive order on regulating cryptocurrencies (March 9, 2022)

Ryan Lawler, in his Axios article, discusses the Biden administration's development of cryptocurrency regulating policy and its ramifications. Their article, “White House issues executive order on regulating cryptocurrencies”, begins as follows: President Biden will issue a wide-ranging executive order today for multiple government agencies to develop policy recommendations on digital assets and cryptocurrencies.Why it matters: The order is … Continue reading Axios: White House issues executive order on regulating cryptocurrencies (March 9, 2022)

Taxpayer Advocate Service – TAS Tax Tip: Use caution when paying or receiving payments from friends or family members using cash payment apps (March 8, 2022)

The Taxpayer Advocate Service has published an article titled “TAS Tax Tip: Use caution when paying or receiving payments from friends or family members using cash payment apps”. The article begins as follows: Here’s something important to pay attention to this year if you use certain cash applications to send or receive money from others … Continue reading Taxpayer Advocate Service – TAS Tax Tip: Use caution when paying or receiving payments from friends or family members using cash payment apps (March 8, 2022)

Holland & Knight Alert: Governor Signs Amendment to New York Remote Online Notarization Bill (March 9, 2021)

Joshua C. Prever, Douglas I. Youngman, and Brian J. Goodrich of Holland & Knight LLP, have made available for download their article, “Governor Signs Amendment to New York Remote Online Notarization Bill” published as a Holland & Knight Alert. The article begins as follows: New York Gov. Kathy Hochul has signed Senate Bill 7780, which … Continue reading Holland & Knight Alert: Governor Signs Amendment to New York Remote Online Notarization Bill (March 9, 2021)

Richard F. Storrow: Cross-Border Attestation and Interjurisdictional Wills (January 21, 2021)

Richard F. Storrow of City University of New York School of Law, has made available for download his article, "Cross-Border Attestation and Interjurisdictional Wills," published in ACTEC Law Journal, Vol. 47, p. 121, 2021. The abstract is as follows: After nearly two years of difficult effort to contain the coronavirus outbreak, remoteness is firmly embedded in … Continue reading Richard F. Storrow: Cross-Border Attestation and Interjurisdictional Wills (January 21, 2021)

Sifted: What do startup founders pay themselves? (February 28, 2022)

Sifted has made available for download their article, “What do startup founders pay themselves?”, published in Sifted. The article begins as follows: When you’re a startup founder, the question of how much to pay yourself is not always straightforward.For Jeff Gardner, founder of personal finance tool Praxeo, figuring out what was “reasonable” was nigh on … Continue reading Sifted: What do startup founders pay themselves? (February 28, 2022)

Proskauer Rose LLP: Wealth Management Update – March 2022 (March 4, 2022)

Proskauer Rose LLP has made available for download their article, “Wealth Management Update - March 2022,” published in JDSUPRA. The abstract is as follows: March 2022 Interest Rates for GRATs, Sales to Defective Grantor Trusts, Intra-Family Loans and Split-Interest Charitable TrustsThe March Section 7520 rate for use with estate planning techniques such as CRTs, CLTs, … Continue reading Proskauer Rose LLP: Wealth Management Update – March 2022 (March 4, 2022)

FREOPP: Is Graduate School Worth It? A Comprehensive Return on Investment Analysis (February 24, 2022)

Preston Cooper has published an article in FREOPP, titled "Is Graduate School Worth It? A Comprehensive Return on Investment Analysis," which discusses key findings and an executive summary on the net financial value of most graduate degrees. The article begins as follows: Key findings:This report estimates return on investment (ROI) — the increase in lifetime … Continue reading FREOPP: Is Graduate School Worth It? A Comprehensive Return on Investment Analysis (February 24, 2022)

Ray Dalio: The Changing World Order: Focusing on External Conflict and the Russia-Ukraine-NATO Situation (March 1, 2022)

Ray Dalio has published an article, titled "The Changing World Order: Focusing on External Conflict and the Russia-Ukraine-NATO Situation" which discusses the rapidly changing conflict in the Russia, Ukraine, and NATO situation. The articles begins as follows: History is changing fast—in fact so fast that it won’t be long after you read this that dramatic … Continue reading Ray Dalio: The Changing World Order: Focusing on External Conflict and the Russia-Ukraine-NATO Situation (March 1, 2022)

McKinsey + Co: Leadership lessons from the world’s best CEOs (February 23, 2022)

McKinsey & Company has issues a report including leadership lessons from the successful CEOs. The McKinsey & Company report begins as follows: In the upcoming book, CEO Excellence: The Six Mindsets That Distinguish the Best Leaders from the Rest, three McKinsey senior partners offer leadership lessons from 67 CEOs of some of the world’s most successful … Continue reading McKinsey + Co: Leadership lessons from the world’s best CEOs (February 23, 2022)

Attorney at Work: Legal Billing Dos and Don’ts: Your Quick Reference for Getting Paid (March 5, 2022)

LawPay in their Attorney at Work article, provides a checklist to ensure getting you and your clients legal billing correct. Their article: "Legal Billing Dos and Don'ts: Your Quick Reference for Getting Paid," begins as follows: Whether you work for a large firm or you run your own private practice, getting your legal billingright is absolutely … Continue reading Attorney at Work: Legal Billing Dos and Don’ts: Your Quick Reference for Getting Paid (March 5, 2022)

Procedurally Taxing: Honest Mistakes Happen, But a Two Million Dollar Difference in Mortgage Interest Will Likely Trigger An Accuracy-Related Penalty (February 28, 2022)

Leslie Book, Professor of Law at the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, has made available for download her article, “Honest Mistakes Happen, But a Two Million Dollar Difference in Mortgage Interest Will Likely Trigger An Accuracy-Related Penalty” published on the Procedurally Taxing blog. The article begins as follows: Busch v Commissioner, a small … Continue reading Procedurally Taxing: Honest Mistakes Happen, But a Two Million Dollar Difference in Mortgage Interest Will Likely Trigger An Accuracy-Related Penalty (February 28, 2022)

JudyRecords: free court opinion search engine

JudyRecords is a 100% free nationwide search engine that lets you instantly search hundreds of millions of United States court cases and lawsuits. JudyRecords has over 100x more cases than Google Scholar and 10x more cases than PACER, the official case management system of the United States federal judiciary.As of Dec 2021, JudyRecords now features … Continue reading JudyRecords: free court opinion search engine

Attorney at Work: Glenn Hendrix – How to Be a Top Lawyer in Your Field (February 21, 2021)

Chere Estrin, in her Attorney at Work article, discusses her interview with Glenn Hendrix where they discuss tips to that Hendrix believes are key to helping attorneys be at the top of their field. Her article, “Glenn Hendrix - How to Be a Top Lawyer in Your Field”, begins as follows: What does it take to become … Continue reading Attorney at Work: Glenn Hendrix – How to Be a Top Lawyer in Your Field (February 21, 2021)

Ken Tysiac : How not-for-profits are adapting to a technological revolution (February 11, 2022)

Ken Tysiac has made available for download his article, "How not-for-profits are adapting to a technological revolution," published in the Journal of Accountancy. The article begins as follows: As the COVID-19 pandemic called many not-for-profits to serve more needy clients and change the way they sought donations, it also led them to invest in themselves … Continue reading Ken Tysiac : How not-for-profits are adapting to a technological revolution (February 11, 2022)

Forbes: Change To Pass – Through Entity Reporting Requirements Is Causing Confusion And Pain (February 11, 2022)

Forbes has published an article, "Change To Pass - Through Entity Reporting Requirements Is Causing Confusion And Pain", which discusses new forms that are required for pass through entities that have created a trap for tax professionals and tax payers. The article begins as follows: Tax professionals who prepare returns for pass-through entities (PTEs), Partnerships … Continue reading Forbes: Change To Pass – Through Entity Reporting Requirements Is Causing Confusion And Pain (February 11, 2022)

Exchanges at Goldman Sachs: What’s Ahead for the Housing Market (February 8, 2022)

Exchanges at Goldman Sachs has released its latest podcast discussing the outlook of the housing market in 2022. The summary is as follows: In the latest episode of Exchanges at Goldman Sachs, Toll Brothers CEO and Chairman Doug Yearley and Terry Hagerty, Goldman Sachs’ co-head of Homebuilding and Building Products, discuss the outlook for the … Continue reading Exchanges at Goldman Sachs: What’s Ahead for the Housing Market (February 8, 2022)

LexBlog: How a Seamless Intake Process Helps Clients Fall in Love With You (February 8, 2022)

LexBlog has published an article titled “How a Seamless Intake Process Helps Clients Fall in Love With You.” The article begins as follows: A thoughtful, frictionless intake process has the power to win over your dream clients and position your firm as a trusted provider of legal services. It also happens to be your shot … Continue reading LexBlog: How a Seamless Intake Process Helps Clients Fall in Love With You (February 8, 2022)

AICPA Tax Insider (February 10, 2022): A guide to dealing with today’s IRS; IRS backs away from facial recognition and More!

A guide to dealing with today's IRSBy Larry J. Wolfe, CPASome practical suggestions to help practitioners in resolving taxpayers' issues as the Service contends with overloaded phone networks and backlogs of correspondence and processing of returns and payments. IRS backs away from facial recognitionThe IRS scrapped plans to require individuals to authenticate their identities with … Continue reading AICPA Tax Insider (February 10, 2022): A guide to dealing with today’s IRS; IRS backs away from facial recognition and More!