from the tax update blog

Tax Roundup, 3/27/15: Scammer targets the Tax Update! And: a Des Moines tax crime sentence.

March 27th, 2015

Enhancements in scam productiity. The IRS-impersonator-scammer community seems to be seeking improved productivity through automation. A robo-call to my house yesterday […]

Tax Roundup, 3/26/15: Not every project is an “activity,” and why that’s a good thing. And: starting Iowa’s tax law fresh.

March 26th, 2015

What’s an activity? The tax law’s “passive loss” rules limit business losses when a taxpayer fails to “materially participate” in an […]

Tax Roundup, 3/25/15: Why the casino may not be the place to invest those millions from that Chinese guy.

March 25th, 2015

In the movies, an American who is entrusted with millions from a Chinese shipping magnate, but blows it at casinos, would […]