Current Federal Tax Developments

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2017-02-20 Silence is Confusing

Current Federal Tax Developments for the week of February 20, 2017 - Silence is Confusing.  Current Federal Tax Developments is brought to you by the state CPA societies and Nichols Patrick CPE.

This week we look at the following developments

  • Another phishing attack goes after CPAs frustrated by new secuirty measures
  • Sixth Circuit panel decides IRS went too far in a substance over form attack
  • A practicing dentist managed to be found to be a real estate professional
  • IRS quietly issued notice on “silent returns” that created a lot of confusion and discussion
  • Estate found to have reasonable cause for late filing when attorney gave client wrong extended due date

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2017-02-20 Silence is Confusing Edward K. Zollars, CPA

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2017-02-20 Current Federal Tax Developments