Tax Litigation

May 26, 2015

IMPORTED FROM DETROIT, EXPORTED TO AKRON

Chrysler’s slogan, “Imported from Detroit,” means to take on its Japanese and German competition head on, both on quality and reputation.  But as the web of […]
April 7, 2015

HOBBY VS BUSINESS

The distinction between a hobby, no matter how passionately engaged in, and a business, is critical, and not only if you plan to appear on Shark Tank.  […]
January 21, 2015

FUN WHILE WORKING

A husband and wife own an insurance agency.  They are also avid RVers.  Putting the two together, they make a portion of their business selling RV […]
April 29, 2014

BUSINESS OWNERS’ THICK TAX FILES

Business owners are used to seeing thick tax returns.  The intricacies of the tax code demand it.  The returns filed this month or last (depending on […]
April 4, 2014

WHEN OWNERSHIP STOPS BEING A SIMPLE CONCEPT

Some of Florida’s beautiful barrier islands, with their tranquil beaches, are in fact government-owned lands.  On those, developers have the right to build vacation and beach […]
March 26, 2013

THREE TAX GUYS – AN ILLUSTRATION

Some time ago I published a post explaining that businesses (or individuals for that matter) may well need three tax guys depending on the circumstances.  The […]
January 24, 2013

HOW MANY TAX GUYS DO I NEED?

According to the magazine The Economist, more man-hours are spent each year on tax compliance than by the entire federal workforce.  How many tax advisors do […]