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Enter Taxman: Income Taxation of Personal Injury Litigation Settlements

Leigh Kessler, The Federal Lawyer, March 2016

The Employment Tax Gap: Renewed Focus From the Internal Revenue Service and U.S. Department of Justice

Elizabeth Shaner and Julian Lee, The Federal Lawyer, March 2016

The Repeal of TEFRA and Upcoming Procedural Changes to Partnership Audits

Brandon N. Mourges, February 2016

Does Your Income Level Affect Your Odds of Winning the Audit Lottery?

Brandon N. Mourges, December 2015

IRS Announces Early Interaction Initiative: How Will It Affect My Business?

Brandon N. Mourges, December 2015

Law firms give back to employees, clients at holidays

Quote from Joanna Trela, Written by Lauren Kirkwood, The Daily Record, November 20, 2015

Fifth Amendment Assertion on Schedule B Not Frivolous

Quote from Leigh Kessler, Written by Nathan J. Richman, Tax Analysts, November 10, 2015

Are Wynne Refund Claims Still Timely? A Closer Look at Md. Code Ann., Tax-General § 13-1104(j)

Brandon N. Mourges, October 2015

Enter Taxman: Income Taxation of Personal Injury Litigation Settlements

Leigh Kessler, MAJ Trial Reporter Magazine, Fall 2015 Issue

Voluntary Disclosures to the Internal Revenue Service: They're Not Limited to Offshore Accounts!

Brandon N. Mourges, October 2015

Making the Most of Lesser Known Tax Benefits (and Avoiding Pitfalls) Associated with Revitalization Projects: § 170 and a Discussion on Façade Easements and Deconstruction

Brandon N. Mourges, October 2015

In the crosshairs: IRS targets Captive Insurance Shelters

Brian J. Crepeau, October 2015

OFAC... what do I do now? How a little-known branch of the U.S. Treasury can "block" your assets

Gerard P. Martin and G. Adam Ruther, October 2015

It doesn't have to be fancy, just clearer than Clancy: Lessons from the fight involving Tom Clancy's estate

Stuart R. Rombro and Richard L. Adams, October 2015

You say potato, the IRS says...: The IRS guide to distinguishing employees from independent contractors

Seth J. Groman, October 2015

An endangered species that's still surviving: Maryland recordation and transfer tax exemptions

Cynthia L. Spell, October 2015

Let's make a deal: The Third Circuit approves structured dismissals of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy cases

William L. Hallam, October 2015

'Neutrals' in high gear

Benjamin Rosenberg quoted in The Daily Record, August 25, 2015

The Elusive Concept of a Final Judgment

Harris Eisenstein, The Maryland Litigator, Maryland State Bar Association, February 2015 

Comptroller, Cease Fire! Maryland Lawmakers Pass New Tax Amnesty Bill

Giovanni V. Alberotanza, June 2015 

Directors and Officers of Non-Profits Vow to Care, Honor and Obey: Maryland's New Charitable Enforcement and Protection of Charitable Assets Act

Jonathan Z. May, June 2015 

Across the Aisle Style

RMG Chairman Benjamin Rosenberg was featured in the lead story in the 2015 Maryland Super Lawyers Magazine

IRS Construction Destruction: Worker Classification

Brian J. Crepeau, Maryland Construction Network Newsletter, December 2014

The Art of Appellate Advocacy

Litigation partner Andrew H. Baida is the author of "The Art of Appellate Advocacy," a column that appears in The Daily Record and other newspapers owned by the Dolan Media Company.

Tar Pits, Gold Mines, and the Expert Certificate Requirement

Andrew H. Baida, September 2014 (This article originally appeared in the September/October 2014 edition of the Maryland Bar Journal and is republished by permission of the Maryland State Bar Association)

The Art of Appellate Advocacy

Litigation partner Andrew H. Baida is the author of "The Art of Appellate Advocacy," a column that appears in The Daily Record and other newspapers owned by the Dolan Media Company.

The Art of Appellate Advocacy

Litigation partner Andrew H. Baida is the author of "The Art of Appellate Advocacy," a column that appears in The Daily Record and other newspapers owned by the Dolan Media Company.

NAIOP Maryland Interviews RMG Managing Partner Barry C. Greenberg

Read Managing Partner Barry C. Greenberg's article from the July/August 2013 issue of the NAIOP Maryland Newsletter on his involvement in restructuring how recordation tax applies to IDOTs in the most recent legislative session.

The FBAR Penalty: What Constitutes Willfulness?

Read Partner Caroline D. Ciraolo's article from the May/June 2013 issue of the Maryland Bar Journal.

Defending the Defenders

Read the front-page article on military law featuring RMG partner Steve Wrobel in the May 24, 2013 issue of The Daily Record.

The Eggshell Audit Part II: Indicators of Fraud and IRS Fraud Development Procedures

Co-authored by Caroline Ciraolo with Larry A. Campagna and Eric L. Green, CCH's Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure (February-March, 2013)

Money Heroes: Help With Taxing Problems

See RMG Tax Controversy Group Partner Caroline Ciraolo in CNN Money Magazine's Money Heroes section regarding her representation of clients on a pro bono basis (April 2013)

Fiscal Cliff: Real Estate Deals Closing Fast as Taxes Loom

Quotes from Real Estate Partner Shawn Sefret in an article by Gary Haber, Baltimore Business Journal (December 14, 2012)

But I Relied on My Accountant! The Scope of the Reasonable Cause Defense to Penalties

Co-authored by Caroline Ciraolo with Larry Campagna and Ellis Reemer, CCH's Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure (August-September, 2012)

The Eggshell Audit Part I: A Primer

Co-authored by Caroline Ciraolo with Larry Campagna and Eric Green, CCH's Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure (June-July, 2012)

Johns Hopkins Alumni

Partner Stanley Fine was recently featured in an article in the Johns Hopkins Alumni magazine entitled "Lacrosse Brothers, The Beach Boys" written by Greg Rienzi. Read the article here.

ABA, IRS Collaborate on New Military VITA Sponsor Program

Rosenberg Martin Greenberg's Tax Controversy Group was featured in an article entitled "ABA, IRS Collaborate on New Military VITA Sponsor Program," written by Eric Kroh of Tax Analysts on May 24, 2012. Read the article here.

Life, Liberty, And... The Pursuit of Attorney's Fees Allowed by Contract

Louis J. Ebert and Harris W. Eisenstein, February 2012
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Bulk Sales - More Than Just a Payment of Tax

Sedica Sawez, February 2012

Innovation Alliance initiative

The Baltimore Sun featured RMG's own Newt Fowler in an article detailing the new Innovation Alliance initiative, a group dedicated to investigating what Baltimore's technology and entrepreneur community needs most to help it thrive. Read the article here.

University of Maryland Carey School of Law's Alumni News

RMG Partners Ben Rosenberg and Stanley Fine are featured in a story headlining the University of Maryland Carey School of Law's Alumni News page. Click here to read the story.

Do Actions Speak Louder Than Words? Non-Waiver Provisions Under Attack

Michael C. Hardy, III and Gabrielle Shirley, October 2011

More Tax Trouble for Small Firms

Caroline D. Ciraolo was quoted in an article entitled, "More Tax Trouble for Small Firms", which was run in the Wall Street Journal's tax blog, Smart Money on July 29, 2011.

When Discretionary Agency Action is Not So Discretionary: Office of the Public Defender v. State

Partner Andrew H. Baida published an article entitled, "When Discretionary Agency Action is Not So Discretionary: Office of the Public Defender v. State," in the Maryland Bar Journal, May/June 2011 Edition.

Ask The Legal Professional - Tax Controversies

RMG's Tax Controversy Group appears in "Ask the Legal Professional," a column that appears monthly in The Baltimore Business Journal.

Second IRS Amnesty Offer a Wake Up Call

Caroline D. Ciraolo was quoted in Registered Rep: The Source for Financial Advisors on February 16, 2011 in an article titled "Second IRS Amnesty Offer a Wake Up Call" by Charles Paikert.

Time to Build?

Barry Greenberg, RMG's Managing Partner, is interviewed in The Baltimore Business Journal on his opinion of whether or not it's "Time to Build?".

Pease Means No Peace For Maryland Lenders

Louis J. Ebert, November 2010

Tax Breaks Going Fast

What Can You Do in 2010 to Take Advantage of the Tax Benefits of the Small Business Jobs Act?
Jessica R. Lubar, October 2010
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Tag! You're It!: Is Your Business Next in Line for an IRS Worker Classification Audit?

Giovanni Alberotanza, Caroline D. Ciraolo, Megan Marlin, October 2010

Psychic Needed! How to Plan for Your Estate in the Face of Uncertainty

Zachary J. Conjeski, Jessica R. Lubar, October 2010