Archive for May, 2010

EO Tax Journal 2010-78

Paul Streckfus, May 28, 2010 at 10:06 pm

Something for everyone today.

1 – Pablo Eisenberg Weighs In on Compensation Debate

2 – IRS Seeks Comments on New Section 501(r)

3 – TE/GE Advisory Committee to Meet on June 9

4 – Weekend “Religious” Reading Continue…

EO Tax Journal 2010-77

Paul Streckfus, May 27, 2010 at 10:06 pm

Interim Colleges & Universities Report Discussed at D.C. Bar Program

It could have been one of the most boring EO programs in history, but it wasn’t. Coach Colinvaux’s decision to have a tag team of five speakers helped — as soon as one speaker started getting boring, another one popped up. So, considering the subject matter, Nikole Flax, Chris Giosa, Judy Kindell, Theresa Pattara, and Morey Ward did a good job. In fact, rather than try to summarize their remarks, I hope to have a transcript in the near future.


EO Tax Journal 2010-76

Paul Streckfus, May 26, 2010 at 10:06 pm

1 – Georgia on My Mind (or at least the IRS’)

2 – Today’s D.C. Bar Program to Discuss C&U Interim Report
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EO Tax Journal 2010-75

Paul Streckfus, May 25, 2010 at 10:06 pm

1 – More on “Oh, never mind”

Constitutional crisis or tempest in a teapot? Folks seem split on Commissioner Shulman’s statement last week re late Form 990-N filings. One observer did say Jack Siegel (see his comments reprinted yesterday) was overstating his case in saying that:

“The IRS did not crack down on anybody. It did what Congress instructed it to do. It followed a law passed by Congress. If anyone cracked down on small charities, it was Senator Charles Grassley and his former aide, Dean Zerbe, who were the chief advocates for the provisions in the Pension Protection Act that affected charities.”

According to this observer, Grassley and Zerbe were simply responding to the IRS’ wish for a legislative blessing for such a “crackdown.” Continue…

EO Tax Journal 2010-74

Paul Streckfus, May 24, 2010 at 10:06 pm

1 – More on “Oh, never mind”

2 – A Real Life Mess — A Lawyer’s Dilemma?
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