Category Archives: NYS Tax Litigation

IRS & NYS DTF Matters — August 2014

I.   IRS Matters – August 2014 On July 11, a second federal judge ordered the IRS to account for missing emails of former director Lois Lerner. U.S. District Court Judge Reggie Walton has demanded an affidavit from an “appropriate official” … Continue reading

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From Washington & Albany — Washington: New Taxes Arrive; Governor Cuomo: NY Taxes Too High

I.         From Washington A rainbow of new federal income taxes arrived on January 1, 2014, led by the new 3.8 percent “Medicare” tax imposed by IRC §1411. Although enacted as part of the health care legislation of President Obama, … Continue reading

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From Federal Courts, NYS Courts & NYS Tax Tribunals: Recent Developments & 2013 Decisions of Note

I.  Federal Courts The Supreme Court in United States v. Windsor declared unconstitutional Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act of 1996 (DOMA), as violating the due process clause of the Fifth Amendment, which guarantees every person equal protection … Continue reading

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Tax News & Comment — May 2013

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New York State Tax Litigation

View Outline:  New York State Tax Litigation view outline:  New York State Tax Litigation New York State Tax Litigation © 2011 David L. Silverman, J.D., LL.M. (Taxation) Law Offices of David L. Silverman 2001 Marcus Avenue, Suite 265A South Lake … Continue reading

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New York State Tax Litigation

View Outline:  New York State Tax Litigation view outline:  New York State Tax Litigation New York State Tax Litigation © 2011 David L. Silverman, J.D., LL.M. (Taxation) Law Offices of David L. Silverman 2001 Marcus Avenue, Suite 265A South Lake … Continue reading

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Winning a Sales Tax Dispute in the Division of Tax Appeals

With the lure of interest, penalties, and large revenues upon which the sales tax is based, the Department of Taxation aggressively pursues sales tax revenue through audit. To emerge victorious in a sales tax dispute, the taxpayer should be conversant with some important principles involving sales tax litigation. Continue reading

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