An overview of self-settled asset protection trusts in Georgia

As self-settled asset protection trusts (SSAPTs) become more common throughout the US, they are inciting a debate among wealth management lawyers and others in the industry. With the increasing popularity of these trusts, state legislatures, including Georgia, may be forced to take a position on their legality. To encourage education on this topic, we have … Read more An overview of self-settled asset protection trusts in Georgia

Deductible or Not? An Analysis of the Impact of the TCJA on Section 67

One narrow part of the new tax code has been the subject of some confusion among commentators. The new IRC Section 67(a) provides that for individuals, miscellaneous itemized deductions are only allowed if the aggregate of those deductions is greater than 2% of adjusted gross income. Miscellaneous itemized deductions are any itemized deductions that are … Read more Deductible or Not? An Analysis of the Impact of the TCJA on Section 67

Tax Fraud Tuesdays: The Dirty Dozen #12

Each year, the Internal Revenue Service compiles a list of the 12 most common, dangerous or costly tax scams. They call this list their “dirty dozen” and recommend that taxpayers stay vigilant during tax season. We will summarize these twelve scams for you, and highlight the steps you should take to protect yourself. Criminals hiding … Read more Tax Fraud Tuesdays: The Dirty Dozen #12

Tax Fraud Tuesdays: The Dirty Dozen #11

Each year, the Internal Revenue Service compiles a list of the 12 most common, dangerous or costly tax scams. They call this list their “dirty dozen” and recommend that taxpayers stay vigilant during tax season. We will summarize these twelve scams for you, and highlight the steps you should take to protect yourself. Abusive tax … Read more Tax Fraud Tuesdays: The Dirty Dozen #11

Tax Fraud Tuesdays: The Dirty Dozen #8

Each year, the Internal Revenue Service compiles a list of the 12 most common, dangerous or costly tax scams. They call this list their “dirty dozen” and recommend that taxpayers stay vigilant during tax season. We will summarize these twelve scams for you, and highlight the steps you should take to protect yourself.A fraudulent practice … Read more Tax Fraud Tuesdays: The Dirty Dozen #8