Tax Law Section

This section provides continuing legal education to its members in the areas of state and federal taxation law. It also maintains a liaison with the Tennessee District of the Southeast Region of the IRS and the Tennessee Department of Revenue.

Chair
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis...
511 Union St #2700
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)850-8695
Immediate Past Chair
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
1600 Division St. Suite 700
Nashville, TN 37203
(615)244-2383

Former Mo’ Money Managers Banned from Tax Prep

U.S. District Judge Thomas Anderson has banned three tax preparers with ties to the Mo’ Money tax refund scandal from working as tax preparers or having anything to do with the preparation or filing of federal tax returns, the Memphis Daily News reports. Anderson approved a civil injunction against Shandon Allen, Shewanda Hamilton and Tabitha Tunstall based on a request by U.S. Attorney Ed Stanton. Each of the three had managed locations for the company before the government brought charges of widespread fraud in the preparation of tax forms and handling of refunds. They have 15 days to provide the court with a list of anyone they or their companies prepared tax returns for, and anyone who worked for them from 2008 to the present.

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Vested Property Rights Act Leads December TBJ

In the December issue of the Tennessee Bar Journal, lawyers Jennifer Lacey and John Williams detail the Vested Property Rights Act of 2014 and how it has given more stability to developers. Bill Rutchow looks at employer protection of confidential business information through the Tennessee Uniform Trade Secrets Act. And in perhaps the best news of all, columnist Eddy Smith reports the demise of Circular 230 Disclosures in "How the IRS Saved the Planet and Returned 30 Minutes of Your Day."

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