Tag Archives: ROBERT S STIENBERG

OFFSHORE PROBES EXPAND BEYOND SWITZERLAND: NOMINEE ENTITY FAILS TO SHIELD TRUE ACCOUNT OWNER

Two recent guilty pleas in a California District Court, announced in April by the DOJ, should shake what complacency remains for those with unreported offshore accounts outside of Switzerland.  The IRS can find you even if your account is in … Continue reading

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FORMER HUSBAND COULD NOT ESCAPE OBLIGATION TO PAY FEDERAL INCOME TAX DEBT UNDER A STATE COURT FINAL JUDGMENT BECAUSE FORMER SPOUSE SUBSEQUENTLY WAS DENIED INNOCENT SPOUSE RELIEF BY IRS

In Settonni v. Settonni, the Ohio Court of Appeals for the Eighth District, Cayahogo County (Case No. 97784, Released July 5, 2012), upheld a lower court ruling that denied, without an evidentiary hearing, the former husband’s timely filed motion to set … Continue reading

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PRECISE LANGUAGE IN TAX INDEMNIFICATION CLAUSE COULD AVERT LATER DISPUTES – SPOUSE FOUND IN COMTEMPT OF COURT FOR VIOLATING TYPICAL CLAUSE WITH GENERAL LANGUAGE

In Brooks Lee v. Lee, 212 Ohio 373, Ohio Court of Appeals, 10th Appellate District (2012), the former husband appealed the decision of the trial court finding him in contempt on several grounds.  The case involved cross motions for contempt … Continue reading

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