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The Freeman Law Project – Episode 13 – The Tax Court in Brief (The Week of June 30 – July 3) – Fraud Penalties, Fee Awards, and More

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Jason B. Freeman and Matthew Roberts of Freeman Law, PLLC cover the past week’s court opinions from the U.S. Tax Court. Jason and Matthew discuss the procedural and substantive aspects of recent cases and provide legal commentary. This week’s cases include disputes relating to fraud penalties, fee awards, collection due process hearings, and more! 

The Freeman Law Project – Episode 12 – The Tax Court in Brief (The Week of June 22nd) – Conservation Easement Deductions and The Passport Provision

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Jason B. Freeman and Matthew Roberts of Freeman Law, PLLC cover the past week’s court opinions from the U.S. Tax Court. Jason and Matthew discuss the procedural and substantive aspects of recent cases and provide legal commentary. This week’s cases include disputes relating to conservation easements, challenging certifications to the Secretary of State relating to passport renewal denials for seriously …

The Freeman Law Project – Episode 11 – An Overview of Bankruptcy Law

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Jason B. Freeman interviews Gregory Mitchell of Freeman Law, PLLC. Greg is the director of the SMU Dedman School of Law’s Taxpayer clinic and a prominent bankruptcy practitioner. Greg has an LLM in tax law from the NYU School of Law. Jason and Greg talk all things bankruptcy law, from Chapter 7 to 11, 13, and everything in between.

The Freeman Law Project – Episode 10 – The United States v. Michael T. Flynn and The Separation of Powers Doctrine

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Jason B. Freeman discusses the interesting and unusual aspects of the United States v. Michael T. Flynn. The episode provides a summary of the factual background behind the case and key legal insights. Jason provides a synopsis of the parties’ legal arguments before the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, and splices excerpts from the parties’ oral arguments themselves, while diving …

The Freeman Law Project – Episode 9 – The Tax Court in Brief (The Week of June 15th)

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Jason B. Freeman and Matthew Roberts of Freeman Law, PLLC cover the past week’s court opinions from the U.S. Tax Court. Jason and Matthew provide a summary of the recent NYU Tax Controversy Forum, then discuss the procedural and substantive aspects of recent cases and provide legal commentary. This week’s cases include disputes relating to conservation easements, tax protestors, passive …

The Freeman Law Project – Episode 8 – The Tax Court in Brief (The Week of June 8th)

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Jason B. Freeman and Matthew Roberts of Freeman Law, PLLC cover the past week’s court opinions from the U.S. Tax Court. Matthew and Jason discuss the procedural and substantive aspects of the cases and provide legal commentary. This week’s case involved Flume v. Commissioner (“Flume II”); Howe v. Commissioner; Johnson v. Commissioner; and Nelson v. Commissioner. The cases ranged, presenting …

The Freeman Law Project – Episode 6 – Trump v. Mazars – The Supreme Court and President Trump’s Tax Returns

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Jason B. Freeman dissects the legal issues at the heart of the battle over President Trump’s tax returns. Jason canvasses the oral argument before the Supreme Court, breaking down the Justice’s questions and positions – and let’s their words speak for themselves. Trump v. Mazars sets up a constitutional question that touches on the Supreme Court’s precedent with respect to …

The Freeman Law Project – Episode 5 – Voluntary Disclosures (IRS)

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In this episode of the Freeman Law Project, host Jason B. Freeman is joined by Matthew Roberts and Ryan Dean as they delve into the concept of an IRS voluntary disclosure. The discussion covers the history of the voluntary disclosure practice, its evolution, and key insights and observations from years of practice representing taxpayers with IRS fraud and tax-related criminal …