Category Archives: Ponzi Schemes Tax Laws
Many of us generally know that a Ponzi scheme is when someone pretends that there is an investment, but in fact doesn’t use the investors’ money to invest in anything. The schemer uses other investors’ money to pay anyone who wants to “cash out,” and so long as everyone doesn’t want all their money… Read More »
When things don’t make news or headlines, we tend to think that they are not actually happening. But when it comes to Ponzi schemes, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Although they don’t often make national news, Ponzi schemes are more widespread than you may think. Rise in Ponzi Schemes for 2019 In… Read More »
One of the larger Ponzi schemes to ever make the news unfortunately came from South Florida, and even more unfortunately came at the hands of a then-licensed, seemingly successful attorney. Scott Rothstein had a large law firm, but was brought down when it was discovered that much of his earnings, and the investments he… Read More »
When it comes to Ponzi schemes, it seems like there are always new ways to try to defraud people. Recently, the popular scheme was about cryptocurrency, an already somewhat risky investment, even when no Ponzi scheme is involved. What is Cryptocurrency? Cryptocurrency is currency that exists solely online and that is “mined” by computers…. Read More »
Ponzi Scheme Losses – Has the Trump tax bill made business theft loss deductions and losses less valuable?
First of all, it is important to know that the new Tax Cut & Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 does affects the Ponzi Scheme investment tax loss deduction to one degree or another. It appears, at first glance to be one of the few areas of the new tax law that may have lost… Read More »
Level: Intermediate CLE Credits General 2.0 Certification Credits Business Litigation 2.0 Tax Law 2.0 Upon completion of this presentation, you will be asked to take a survey with your contact information. Once that is submitted you will be provided a course number. Florida Bar members can report their CLE credits online at www.floridabar.org.
My experience of a small sample of accountants and lawyers has revealed that many do not know that there still is a business tax deduction for Ponzi Scheme losses and similar financial frauds that were invested in for profit. There also still is a “Clawback” or “Mitigation” deduction available for investors that have made… Read More »
A Ponzi Scheme Clawback payment of profits is typical in many Ponzi Schemes. Ponzi Scheme Trustees appointed to achieve fairness among defrauded investors have successfully recovered billions of dollars from innocent Ponzi Scheme investors who profited from the Scheme even though there were indeed no real profits at all in a Ponzi Scheme. Everyone… Read More »
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These I.R.S. publications continue to provide reliable guidance for Ponzi Scheme tax recoveries. The Internal Revenue Service in the years 2009 published two very helpful documents to guide taxpayer about (1) the law of Ponzi Scheme tax recoveries (The Revenue Ruling 2009-9), and (2) a simplified method of claiming the tax deductions so long as… Read More »