NY Pension Plan Denies Role In $1.9B Danish Tax Scheme

Law360 (April 8, 2019, 8:48 PM EDT) -- A New York-based pension plan denied allegations it was involved in an international scheme to bilk the Danish tax agency of $1.9 billion, while launching its own claims on Monday demanding a tax refund the agency has refused to pay.

The Goldstein Law Group PC 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan told a New York federal court that accusations of fraud leveled against it are baseless. Skatteforvaltningen, or SKAT, the tax authority in Denmark, sued the Goldstein Plan and its trustee Sheldon Goldstein last June accusing them of pretending to own shares in publicly traded Danish companies, claiming to have paid a withholding tax...

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