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Court of Appeals Rejects Arguments that Instructions on Willfulness and Good Faith Were Reversible Error
Posted on 14 Aug 2014 by Jack Townsend

In United States v. Basile , 2014 U.S. App. 12388 (3d Cir. 2014), here , the defendants, husband and wife, chiropractors, engaged an asset protection firm who put them into offshore entities and bank accounts to avoid tax. The defendants took other actions... Read More

Tenth Circuit Opinion on Mens Rea for Tax Obstruction - What Does Unlawful Mean? (7212(a))
Posted on 18 Apr 2014 by Jack Townsend

In United States v. Williamson , [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], ___ F.3d ___, 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 4934 (10th Cir. 2014), here , the Tenth Circuit rejected the taxpayer's argument that the jury should have been instructed... Read More