Tax Articles

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ASSET PROTECTION: Offshore vs. Domestic Trust (Int’l Persons)
This is a continuation of the discussion in Part I of this series regarding the advantages and disadvantages of two common asset protection techniques: offshore entities/accounts, and the US asset protection trust.
TAXJAMS: Simple Solutions
This book is a self-help guide for taxpayers to settle their tax liabilities.
Advice for Purchasing a Home and Other Real Estate
This article is designed to help non-lawyers understand how to have the best experience as a real estate purchaser, owner, seller and investor.
Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act
In 1980, Congress enacted the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA), 26 U.S.C.S. 1445. The law provides that if a seller of real property is a "foreign person," the buyer must withhold a tax equal to 10% of the gross purchase price, unless an exemption applies under the law.
Three Things You Should Never Say To The IRS
IRS/Tax Lawyer Jeffrey T. Jones discusses how you must be very careful about what you say to the IRS during a dispute.
Property Tax Appeals under the "60 Day" Rule
Purchasers of property in Maryland should be aware of the "60 Day" rule for appealing property tax assessments.
Maryland Appeals Court Expands "Date of Finality" Rule
This article analyzes a recent decision by the Maryland Court of Special Appeals concerning the interpretation of the “date of finality” rule, which was thought by many practitioners to limit the consideration of comparable sales to a time frame before January 1.
Business Succession Planning—the Basics
A brief overview of what business owners should know about exit planning and transferring the business when the time is right
Starting a new business? Don't forget the legal details!
A legal to-do list for new businesses to avoid ownership problems and disputes and enhance likelihood of success.
Taxes and Divorce: Tips for Separated Illinois Couples
If you are currently separated and considering divorce in Illinois, questions on how this decision may affect your federal income tax return may cross your mind.

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