Tag Archives: TaxProf Blog

CA Court Allows Fraud Cases Against Golden Gate, USF Law Schools to Proceed | TaxProf Blog | 07/28/12

Paul Campos (Colorado), Paul Horwitz (Alabama), and Law School Transparency report that the Superior Court of California has rejected demurrers by Golden Gate University and University of San Francisco law schools to consumer fraud actions filed against each of those … Continue reading

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A Brief History of the U.S. Income Tax | TaxProf Blog | Paul Caron | 2/28/12

A wonderfully informative and visual timeline of the U.S. Income Taxes provided by TurboTax. It traces the milestones and the fluctuating tax rates. For timeline and full article see: A Brief History of the U.S. Income Tax from TaxProf Blog … Continue reading

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Recruiter: An LL.M. May Hurt Your BigLaw Job Prospects — Except in Tax | TaxProf Blog | Paul Caron | 1/11/12

National Law Journal, Big Law Firms Don’t Care About Your LL.M., Recruiter Warns: Does a graduate law degree increase a lawyer’s value on the legal job market? Not according to Steven John, a managing director at legal recruiting firm Major, … Continue reading

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WSJ: Unleashing Deductions for Your Pets | TaxProf Blog | Paul Caron | 09/04/11

Jan Van Dusen, a self-described “cat lady,” from Oakland, CA, won a Tax Court June 2011 decision against the IRS that broadened the scope for deducting animals on tax returns.  Van Dusen had taken a charitable deduction for un-reimbursed expenses … Continue reading

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IRS Provides Tax Relief to Victims of Hurricane Irene | TaxProf Blog | Paul Caron | 09/02/11

Under IR-2011-87, the IRS is providing tax relief to individual and business taxpayers impacted by Hurricane Irene. Certain taxpayers in North Carolina, New Jersey, New York and Puerto Rico will receive tax relief, and other locations are expected to be … Continue reading

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