2022 Great Plains Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Crowley Fleck is pleased to announce that 14 attorneys have been included in the 2022 Great Plains Super Lawyers and Rising Stars publication. Great Plains Super Lawyer: Brian Bjella - Energy & Resources Paul Forster - Energy & Resources Ken Hedge - Energy & Resources Blaine Johnson - Real Estate Wade Mann - Energy &…

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When Can a Taxpayer Appeal to US Tax Court?

I am at times approached by taxpayers who “want to go to court” to challenge their federal income tax[liability. Such taxpayers may be chagrined to learn that while the ability to have a court hear their tax case definitely can lay in their future, there are typically multiple steps that taxpayers must follow before ending…

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Casey Terrell selected as a 2022 ABA On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyer

Crowley Fleck is pleased to announce that Casey Terrell, Sheridan, WY Associate, has been selected as a 2022 American Bar Association (ABA) On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyer. The annual On the Rise - Top 40 Young Lawyers provides national recognition for 40 ABA young lawyer members who exemplify a broad range of…

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2022 Mountain States Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Crowley Fleck is pleased to announce that 20 attorneys have been included in the 2022 Mountain States Super Lawyers and Rising Stars publication.   Mountain States Super Lawyers: Renee Coppock – Billings, MT – Real Estate Michael Dockery – Billings, MT – Business Litigation Mandy Good – Cheyenne, WY – Employment Litigation: Defense Mike Green…

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Montana Pharmacy Paid Too Much Rent Says US Tax Court

Plentywood, MT pharmacy rent expenses. The US Tax Court recently heard a case where a Montana pharmacy located in Plentywood, Montana, population 1,700, paid rent for a building owned by the same people that owned the pharmacy. While rent is typically a deductible expense, that is not necessarily the case when the parties are closely…

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Fake Tax Notices

Taxpayers who owe delinquent taxes to the IRS or have tax liens on their property receive many different tax notices from the IRS in an attempt to collect. However, taxpayers may also receive other official looking notices that appear to be tax notices, but that are not from the IRS. A copy of one such…

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Taxpayers Have Limits in Collection Due Process Hearings

What is a Collection Due Process Hearing? A Collection Due Process Hearing (“CDP”) is an informal hearing with an  Appeals Officer from the IRS Independent Office of Appeals, provided by the Internal Revenue Code, to permit taxpayers to challenge the process the IRS has employed in imposing and collecting taxes. For example, a taxpayer is…

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