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Newsletter articles from 2014

Adopt-A-Base Program FAQs January 2014 Find out more about this pro bono opportunity and how you can become involved.
The Earned Income Tax Credit: Do I qualify? March 2014 The Center for Economic Progress has provided a new pamphlet designed to answer frequently asked questions about issues that commonly occur for low-income taxpayers.
ISBA unveils exciting new Member Directory! July 2014 Make sure the other members of the ISBA Federal Taxation Section know what sets you apart and can find you easily by activating your member directory profile today.
Letter from the editor By James Creech December 2014 A message from Editor James Creech.
Letter from the editor By James Creech July 2014 An introduction to the issue from Editor James Creech.
Letter from the editor By James Creech March 2014 An introduction to the issue from Editor James Creech.
Letter from the editor By James Creech January 2014 An introduction to the issue from Editor James Creech.
Mentors needed for ISBA Lawyer-to-Lawyer Mentoring Program By Peter L. Rotskoff January 2014 Read more about this important program and sign up to become a mentor today!
An overview of the IRS Art Advisory Panel By James Creech January 2014 Since works of art are unique, and the value of an artwork can vary drastically based upon minor details, the IRS has assembled a standing panel of art experts known as the IRS Art Advisory Panel.
An overview of the IRS’ use of civil forfeiture based upon anti-structuring laws By James Creech December 2014 This article takes a look at both the law used by the IRS to justify using civil forfeiture and the basics of the procedural due process remedies for a client who has been subject to civil forfeiture.
Pro Bono Spotlight—Serving our military: An interview with Susan E. Mitchell By James Creech January 2014 Learn how local civilian attorneys can help our nation's troops.
Streamlined Offshore Disclosure for U.S. residents By James Creech July 2014 The IRS has made some signification changes to offshore disclosure as part of the Foreign Account Compliance Tax Act reporting that went into effect July 1, 2014. 
Waltner v. Commissioner, TC Memo 2014-35: A tax protester goes to court March 2014 One of the more pervasive fringe groups in America is the tax protester. This group has developed techniques that they claim lawfully allow them to avoid the income tax.