Happy Tuesday! As of August 15, 2011, we now have a reported tax case arising from the infamous ClassicStar debacle. Not surprisingly, the precedent involves "bad facts" and is not helpful for other taxpayers who took part in a ClassicStar deal or similar deal. The following guest post on the opinion, entitled Van Wickler v. Commissioner, is
How Your Horse Business Can Survive an IRS Audit
By Alison Rowe on
Posted in Taxes
There is a sense among equine tax professionals and tax lawyers that as of recently, IRS has begun to audit more horse businesses than ever before, and that the IRS is allowing fewer deductions and losses for taxpayers who run horse businesses.
If your horse business is audited, your first call should be to your…