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ATTORNEY-CLIENT AND TAX PRACTITIONER PRIVILEGES

The attorney-client privilege protects the confidentiality of communications arising from the attorney-client relationship. Although there is no traditional “accountant-client” privilege, certain communications made by the client to an accountant hired by an attorney to assist in providing legal services may be privileged. U.S. v. Kovel, 296 F.2d 918 (1961). Continue reading

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