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Taxation of Employment-related Discrimination Claims

Proceeds from a settlement involving an employment-related discrimination case may be taxable to the employee under some circumstances and not taxable in others.   Non-taxable settlement amounts: Medical expenses associated with medical distress; Emotional distress, pain or suffering resulting from

Planning strategies for small settlements

MYTH: Where a settlement is small (less than $50,000.00), the client should not use a Special Needs Trust or other planning technique, but should simply allow himself (herself) to become disqualified until the settlement money is gone. This perspective is

Article Discusses Termination of Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) and the Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures (SFCP)

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) currently offers non-compliant US taxpayers several different relief programs in which to report foreign assets and/or income and become compliant with US rules related to the disclosure of foreign assets. One option is the Offshore