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Monthly Archives: May 2007

Whistleblowing for taxes Posted on May 16

Now that the high season for taxes is over, this bit of code caught our attention. In December, a new federal tax whistleblower statute took effect. The federal statute, title 26 section 7623 is brief, and interesting. It will award payments of between 15 and   …Continue Reading Whistleblowing for taxes

Eviction upheld for criminal activity Posted on May 4

The Supreme Judicial Court yesterday released a decision which allowed the Lowell Housing Authority to evict a tenant for criminal activity that did not occur on the premises. In LHA v. Melendez, the court held that the statute allows for eviction for criminal activity that   …Continue Reading Eviction upheld for criminal activity