Articles & Publications

Good News for Home Business Owners: 2013 Home Office Deduction is Much Easier to Claim

With the tax return deadline right around the corner, it’s important for taxpayers to stay abreast of the changes to the Code that take effect this tax year.  One such change involves the previously-nightmarish “Home Office” Deduction. Increasingly, American taxpayers have started and run businesses not from business-specific buildings or [...]

2014-03-28T18:52:21+00:00 March 28th, 2014|Articles & Publications|

IRS Spying on Citizens Using Google Earth?

It has been recently reported that Internal Revenue Service agents have, in the past, used free online resources, such as Google Earth, as evidence against taxpayers in investigations.  In the particular case cited, Google Street View of taxpayer property was used to determine that a homeowner’s association did not qualify [...]

2013-12-18T04:55:31+00:00 December 18th, 2013|Articles & Publications|

Will Medical Marijuana Change DUI Laws?

As currently interpreted, trace amounts of a marijuana metabolite (Carboxy-THC) are enough to justify a DUI conviction, even if it is clear the amount of the metabolite that exists would not indicate impairment (or, in fact, would tend to indicate lack of impairment).  At least one Arizona Court of Appeals [...]

2013-12-06T02:01:20+00:00 December 6th, 2013|Articles & Publications|