In their jousting matches, medieval knights knew how to settle things in a very simple way. It was always pretty clear whether someone had been knocked off their horse or not.
"It is better to be loved than feared," Machiavelli advised in his famous essay "The Prince."
Forewarned is forearmed.
It is one thing to bring broad allegations against a big international bank. It is quite another for an individual banker to convicted of criminal charges in connection with alleged tax evasion.
In the age of iTunes and other digital downloads, the image of a stuck record harkens back to a bygone time.
In part one of this post, we noted that the home-office deduction has come to have some fairly complicated features for such a basic deduction.
With so many people now self-employed, or working at home on employer-provided laptops, the home-office tax deduction has become more important than ever.
In the first part of this post, we noted the multiple pressure points on U.S. taxpayers with undisclosed offshore accounts.
In basketball, a full-court press involves the application of pressure from multiple directions, all over the floor. The goal is to steal the ball or force the other team to throw it away.
In the first part of this post, we discussed the protracted implementation schedule for the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).