Monday, April 1, 2013
A case involving businessman Billy Joe "Red" McCombs, known to thousands of South Texas drivers for his eponymous car dealerships, is headed for the U.S. Supreme Court.
Monday, March 4, 2013
A federal tax court judge issued a ruling Feb. 14 finding three personal injury lawyers in the Rio Grande Valley used an improper tax shelter to reduce tax liabilities from contingent fees they received in 2001 from Firestone tire litigation.
Monday, January 21, 2013
The beneficiaries of a multimillion-dollar trust have sued an estate-planning attorney, his firm and an accounting firm, alleging professional malpractice related to a tax plan that led to litigation with the Internal Revenue Service. Robert Tobey represents the plaintiffs.
Monday, December 10, 2012
New York Law Journal
Monday, September 17, 2012
Former Jenkens & Gilchrist tax lawyer Donna Guerin folded her cards Sept. 13 and pleaded guilty to helping wealthy clients cheat the Internal Revenue Service out of hundreds of millions of dollars through illegal tax shelters.
Monday, August 6, 2012
A nationwide suit on behalf of county land officials is challenging Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's refusal to pay transfer fees on property. The suit, filed in federal court in Camden, N.J., on July 27, charges that the federally chartered finance companies "have engaged in a nationwide effort to avoid their financial obligations . . . by claiming inapplicable exemptions and depriving counties and states of sorely needed revenue."