A previously unreported tax dispute involving one of
Oregon’s richest citizens sheds light on some wealth-protection
strategies that aren’t necessarily available to the average working
In a long-awaited decision, the U.S. Tax Court ruled yesterday against a Wisconsin homeowner who claimed a $76,000 income tax deduction for donating to his local fire department the right to burn down his house for the department's training purposes. The underlying circumstances in the Wisconsin case mirror those in the case of Republican gubernatorial candidate Chris Dudley, who, as WW reported ...
OK, it's a slow news day. Here's the latest from the U.S. Attorney's office on a tax-dodging porn starlet with an Oregon connection: Adult Film Actress Sentenced to Prison for Failing To Pay Taxes Admitted to failing to pay more than $200,000 in taxes owed to Internal Revenue Service Eugene, Ore. – Adult film actress and former Penthouse model Janine M. James, also known as Janine ...