Tax Roundup, 4/13/2012

April 13th, 2012 by Joe Kristan

What do Martha Stewart, Pete Rose and Ozzy Osbourne all have in common?  Tax troubles! A slide show of posh people with tax woes at

Shulman? Political?  Perish the thought. “House Demands IRS Documents on Alleged Harassment of Tea Party Groups” (TaxProf)

CPA Firm Ryan LLC sues IRS over ban on contingent fees.  

I don’t care that you’re broke, we have preparers to regulate: IRS falling behind in processing offer-in-compromise proposals (TIGTA)

We’ll find your refund after we score these open-book competency exams.  Minnesota taxpayer has five-figure refund stolen in Florida, still waiting for IRS to straighten it out a year later (

When in doubt, DON’T throw it out. Jana Luttenegger at the Davis Law Tax Blog talks about how long you should be Keeping Tax Records.

Going Concern: Gambling, Florida, and Worthless Green Bay Packers Stock: A Sports Fan’s Guide to Taxes

The science is settled: “…about the only thing the panelists agreed upon was that the Buffett tax is a terrible idea” (TaxVox)


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