Monthly Archives: August 2012

Deductibility of Charitable Contributions

In a recent Tax Court Memorandum, the Court held that a charitable  deduction for more than $25,000 was not allowed, because the charity, a church, failed to provide a contemporaneous statement concerning provision of goods or services. The Church, in … Continue reading

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Spoliation of Evidence – A Cautionary Tale

Be careful about “losing” interview notes.  On August 6, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals (the Federal Appellate Circuit that includes Minnesota), issued an interesting case on the topic of “spoliation” of evidence.  The concept of spoliation of evidence has … Continue reading

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