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As DA Aims High, Trump Defense Gets 'Down And Dirty'

Donald Trump lifted the curtain Monday on his strategy to win over jurors in his New York criminal hush-money tria... (more story)

Dispute Over Taxing Business Inputs Snares Va. Lawmakers

Whether businesses should be taxed as they move products through the supply chain has been vexing for those follow... (more story)

Trump's Trial Is Unprecedented. Attys On Juries? Not So Much

With two BigLaw attorneys tapped for the jury box in Donald Trump's first-in-history criminal case, Law360 spoke t... (more story)

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IRS Failed To Act After Supervisor Groped Worker, Court Told

An IRS employee told an Iowa federal court Monday that her supervisor groped her and made a sexually degrading comment about her during a meeting but that the agency "has done nothing" to protect her, despite ... (more story)

Ex-US Atty's Stepson Says He Has None Of Docs Gov't Seeks

The stepson of a former Nevada U.S. attorney convicted of failing to pay taxes told a Nevada federal court that he doesn't have the financial documents the federal government has demanded in its $1.3 million t... (more story)

Chamberlain Hrdlicka Picks Firm Veteran As San Antonio Head

Chamberlain Hrdlicka White Williams & Aughtry announced Monday that it had tapped a shareholder with more than a decade at the tax-focused firm to helm its growing San Antonio location in the Lone Star State.

PE Exec Can Recoup $1M 'Varsity Blues' Forfeiture

A private equity executive whose conviction in the "Varsity Blues" college admissions case was almost entirely wiped out by the First Circuit is entitled to a refund of $1 million he paid to the scheme's ringl... (more story)

Utah Charity Leader Gets Year In Prison For $1.3M Tax Evasion

The former head of a Utah charity was sentenced to a year and a day in prison for evading taxes on $1.3 million he was paid as part of a covert arrangement with a purported donor, according to documents filed ... (more story)

IRS Previews New Digital Assets Reporting Form

The Internal Revenue Service released a draft of a form brokers will have to use for the first time to disclose their digital asset sales to the agency, including instructions for taxpayers whose transactions ... (more story)

Atty Says False Testimony Justifies Chrisleys' Acquittal

Attorneys for Todd and Julie Chrisley of the reality television show "Chrisley Knows Best," who are in prison after being convicted on federal charges of bank fraud and tax evasion, urged the Eleventh Circuit ... (more story)

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Seattle Property Owners Can't Use COVID To Stop $160M Tax

A Washington appeals court said on Monday that Seattle can keep a $160 million property tax to pay for waterfront improvements, in an opinion that rejected an argument that diminished property values after COV... (more story)

Pepperidge Farm Says P.L. 86-272 Bars Ill. Tax On NJ Affiliate

Pepperidge Farm asked the Illinois Independent Tax Tribunal to vacate a roughly $944,000 corporate tax assessment, arguing that P.L. 86-272 shielded an out-of-state affiliate's sales-related activities from Il... (more story)

Colo. Sales Tax Can't Touch Netflix Subscriptions, Judge Says

A Colorado judge has sided with Netflix Inc. in a fight with the state over whether its streaming service subscriptions are subject to sales tax, finding that because the subscriptions can't be physically touc... (more story)

NY Creates New Affordable Housing, Conversion Tax Breaks

Developers in New York City could qualify for new property tax abatement programs for building affordable housing and converting office buildings into affordable housing units under the New York state budget t... (more story)

Minn. Tax Panel OKs Corp. Disclosures, Reporting Study

Minnesota would require disclosure of some tax information of large corporations and would examine the state's corporate tax base, including the prospect of worldwide combined reporting, under legislation appr... (more story)

Ex-NJ Mayor Used Office To Get Job From Atty, AG Says

The former mayor of Wildwood, New Jersey, has been indicted on new charges accusing him of using his elected position to obtain a job from a city attorney and of not paying state taxes on his earnings from tha... (more story)

SC's Courts Have It Wrong On Amazon Marketplace Sales Tax

The South Carolina Supreme Court should step in and correct the misguided change in tax law effectuated by lower court rulings that found Amazon owes state sales tax for marketplace sales made prior to the U.S... (more story)

Trump, NY AG Reach Deal To OK $175M Fraud Appeal Bond

Donald Trump's lawyers agreed Monday to bond conditions requiring the former president to give up control of his $175 million cash deposit pending appeal of a $465 million civil fraud judgment, staving off scr... (more story)

Coverage Recap: Day 1 Of Trump's NY Hush Money Trial

Law360 reporters are providing live updates from the Manhattan criminal courthouse as Donald Trump goes on trial for allegedly falsifying business records related to hush money payments to adult film actress S... (more story)

International More

Scotiabank Fights To Keep Peru VAT Claim Alive

The Bank of Nova Scotia urged the World Bank's international arbitration institution in recently released documents not to dismiss the arbitration of its value-added tax dispute against Peru, saying the case r... (more story)

Trader Behind £1.4B Fraud Thought Trades Were Valid

A British trader accused of being the mastermind of a fraudulent trading scheme that cost Denmark's tax authority £1.4 billion ($1.7 billion) genuinely believed that the trades worked, his lawyer told a London... (more story)

UN Should Eye Unitary Taxes, DSTs For Tax Pact, Report Says

Governments should use the United Nations tax convention as an opportunity to advance the overhaul of nexus away from transfer pricing and toward formulary apportionment, including digital services taxes, to a... (more story)

DC Circ. Gives Expat's Challenge To GILTI Another Chance

A D.C. federal court was wrong to dismiss an expatriate attorney's challenge to the global intangible low-taxed income regulations without addressing his argument that he had no other legal avenue, the D.C. Ci... (more story)

Polsinelli Adds Shareholder To Tax Credit Practice In Dallas

An attorney who spent more than a decade developing a niche practice specializing in tax credit financing has moved her practice to Polsinelli PC's Dallas office after five years at Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr PC.

Taxation With Representation: Kirkland, Cleary, O'Melveny

In this week's Taxation With Representation, Resideo Technologies Inc. announced plans to buy Snap One Holdings Corp., APi Group said it bought an elevator maintenance company, Prysmian said it agreed to purch... (more story)

Estonian Tax System's Ease Key To Success, Bank Head Says

The tax system in Estonia — ranked the top country for international tax competitiveness by the Tax Foundation — is fair and easy to administer, which is key to the country's tax administration successes, the ... (more story)