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The UCLA 37th Annual Tax Controversy Institute - October 21st

October 1, 2021

We are pleased to announce that our very own attorney, Lisa Nelson, will be a panelist on the UCLA 37th Annual Tax Controversy Institute on October 21, 2021. The panel’s topic is FBAR and Penalty Litigation including Collection and Voluntary Disclosure Program.

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Internal Revenue Service Refund Statute of Limitations 101

June 18, 2021

As a taxpayer, you have the right to receive a refund from the IRS when there is an overpayment on your federal tax obligations. Even though this concept is quite simple, there are many procedural components that taxpayers must abide by to not compromise their ability to receive the funds to which they are entitled. The procedural requirements taxpayers must comply with are quite complex.
 

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IRS-CI Voluntary Disclosure Practice and Cannabis Taxpayers

June 18, 2021

The objective of the newest program Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Voluntary Disclosure Practice – is to provide taxpayers whose conduct involved willful tax or tax-related non-compliance a means to come into compliance with the law and potentially avoid criminal exposure. However, there is a required criteria to meet in order to be able to come into compliance. This can be even more difficult for the cannabis industry because it is legal in some states and not in federal law. It is very important for taxpayers in the cannabis industry that have criminal exposure, to consult with a tax attorney regarding their eligibility in the IRS-CI Voluntary Disclosure Practice.

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Jonathan T. Amitrano Named to 2021 Super Lawyers’ Rising Star List

June 9, 2021

The Law Offices of A. Lavar Taylor are pleased to announce Jonathan T. Amitrano has been again selected to the 2021 Southern California, Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars List, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in their practice. This peer designation is awarded only to a select number of accomplished attorneys in each state. The Rising Stars selection process takes into account peer recognition, professional achievement in legal practice, and other cogent factors. Jonathan has been recognized for seven consecutive years 2015-2021.

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U.S. News and Best Lawyers Release 2021 “Best Law Firms” Awards

November 11, 2020

On November 5th, 2020 the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® collaboratively announced the release of the “Best Law Firms” rankings. These firms are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Only law firms with at least one lawyer recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© are eligible for a ranking. We are excited to announce that the Law Offices of A. Lavar Taylor have been included in this group of prestigious law firms.

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