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Ponzi Schemes And The Safe Harbor

Ponzi Scheme Segment There are several investments that turn out to be fraudulent schemes in which investors invest their hard earned funds and lose those funds because there was never in fact an actual investment that produced profits. Generally, those

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Top 10 Questions On Ponzi Scheme Theft Losses And Clawback Payments

Question 1.   Ponzi Scheme victims may be entitled to a theft loss deduction. What is considered a theft loss? larceny, embezzlement, and robbery A stock loss in the stock market because of excessive earnings paid to an incompetent corporate officer

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Taxation of the Clawback in a Ponzi Scheme

VIDEO: Taxation of the Clawback in a Ponzi Scheme – Maximum Tax Recovery Total presentation time: 01:32:07 by Richard S. Lehman, Esq. This article unfolds in an interesting fashion. Every item we cover in this article is a building block

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Favorable Tax Consequences – Ponzi Schemes And The Clawback

What is less familiar is the fact that an investor in a Ponzi Scheme cannot only lose all of their investment. Investors in Ponzi Schemes can also be forced to pay back additional moneys earned from the Ponzi Scheme years before it exploded. This is what is known as a clawback.

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Ponzi Schemes and Theft Losses – What to do if there is NO Safe Harbor?

With the right evidence and the law on your side, theft losses from Ponzi schemes can lead to the same refunds as the Safe Harbor and even more, since interest will be paid on the refund from the time the taxes were paid in certain situations. This might not occur under the Safe Harbor, the Taxpayer may be better off without the Safe Harbor in many situations.

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