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Tax Court Extends Remote Trials Into Feb. Due To Pandemic

By Emlyn Cameron

The U.S. Tax Court modified eight trial sessions scheduled for February because of the pandemic, taking seven from in-person to remote and rescheduling one for June, according to a notice updated Thursday.

6th Circ. Probes Ohio's Standing To Block ARPA Tax Cut Limit

By Paul Williams

A panel of Sixth Circuit judges seemed disinclined Wednesday to accept that Ohio has standing to challenge a federal law's prohibition against using coronavirus aid to offset tax cuts, saying the state's arguments appeared to be based on hypothetical harms.

Ohio Man Tells Court To Reverse Dismissal Of Telework Tax Suit

By Asha Glover

Counsel for an Ohio man told a state appeals court Tuesday that a trial court erred in dismissing his constitutional challenge to a 2020 state law allowing cities to tax remote workers in other municipalities during the pandemic.

Ex-Mass. Mayor Cites Omicron In 2nd Bid To Delay Prison

By Chris Villani

Former Massachusetts Mayor Jasiel Correia on Friday asked a federal judge to delay the start of his six-year prison term for a corruption conviction, citing the omicron variant and the fact that his alleged co-conspirator has yet to be tried.

Treasury Tells 6th Circ. To Reverse 'Tax Mandate' Ruling

By Maria Koklanaris

Kentucky and Tennessee have not established a concrete controversy in complaining that the coronavirus relief fund's so-called tax mandate prevents them from cutting taxes and a decision on their behalf should be reversed, the federal government told the Sixth Circuit.

NJ Bill Would OK Deductions For Office Purchases Amid Virus

By Jaqueline McCool

New Jersey would allow taxpayers who are self-employed, independent contractors or employees to claim an income tax deduction for the cost of office supplies incurred during the pandemic under a bill introduced in the state Senate.


Expert Analysis

The Highs And Lows Of Tax Controversy In 2021

Lawrence Hill at Steptoe & Johnson reviews the ups and downs of tax controversy practice in 2021, including the continued effects of the pandemic, troubling decisions on attorney-client privilege and an IRS comeback on transfer pricing.

When And How To Depose Fact Witnesses Remotely In 2022

Tim Tryniecki and Thomas Mudd at MG+M offer a series of practice tips for successfully conducting remote depositions of often-inexperienced fact witnesses, as the virtual court proceedings sparked by COVID-19 look set to become a part of the legal landscape next year.

Navigating CARES Act Social Security Tax Deferral Payments

Attorneys at Morgan Lewis examine Internal Revenue Service guidance on payment of employer-share social security tax deferrals due Jan. 3 under the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act, and offer tips for avoiding costly underpayment and late deposit penalties.

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January 10, 2022 06:49 PM

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January 10, 2022 04:14 PM

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January 5, 2022 12:27 PM

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EU Extends VAT Waiver For PPE Through June

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