Archive for ‘Focus on Courts’

EO Tax Journal 2017-162

Paul Streckfus, August 21, 2017 at 4:11 am

1 – Editor’s Notebook

2 - In the News

3 – Letter from Clergy Opposing Repeal of Johnson Amendment

4 – TEGE Seeks ACT Committee Applicants

5 – Tea Party Plaintiffs Claim Major Victory Against IRS

6 – IRS to Disclose Details of Tea Party Targeting

7 – Judge Issues Discovery Order to IRS Continue…

EO Tax Journal 2017-161

Paul Streckfus, August 18, 2017 at 4:04 am

1 – The EOTJ Mailbag

2 Fifth Circuit Vacates and Remands Tax Court Decision in Conservation Case – Taxpayer May End Up with $16 Million Section 170 Deduction for Preserving Habitat for Gold-Cheeked Warbler – That’s a Bird (BC Ranch v. Commissioner) Continue…

EO Tax Journal 2017-159

Paul Streckfus, August 16, 2017 at 4:17 am

1 – Tax Court Holds that Because Country Club Did Not Intend to Profit from Its Nonmember Sales, It May Not Offset Its Investment Income with Losses Relating to These Sales (Losantiville Country Club v. Commissioner)

2 – Exemption of Organization Providing Food Services to the Public for a Fee Revoked (Revocation 201732030) Continue…

EO Tax Journal 2017-150

Paul Streckfus, August 3, 2017 at 4:22 am

1 – The EOTJ Mailbag

2 Comings and Goings

3 Article Stresses Importance of Perpetuity Requirements in Conservation Easements

4 Lots of Interest, No Pun Intended, in FICA Refund Case

5 – IRS Rules Bequest Satisfies Unusual Grant Requirements (PLR 201729025) Continue…

EO Tax Journal 2017-135

Paul Streckfus, July 13, 2017 at 4:31 am

1 – In the News

2 – Who Said: “It Is Easier for a Camel to Go through the Eye of a Needle Than for a Rich Man to Enter the Kingdom of God”?

3 – Publication of Transcripts and Handouts from May 12, 2017 Meeting of Exempt Organizations Committee of the ABA’s Tax Section Completed

4 – Excerpts from Tax Court Case Disallowing $33 Million Charitable Contribution and Finding Gross Valuation Misstatement (RERI Holdings v. Commissioner) Continue…