Massachusetts Law Updates

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Monthly Archives: March 2009

IRS guidance on recovering taxes on false Ponzi profits Posted on Mar 18

The IRS has issued rules which offer some relief for victims of the Bernard Madoff swindle and other like schemes. Although full recovery of losses isn’t expected, taxpayers will be able to claim money lost as “theft losses” rather than regular investment losses. The rules   …Continue Reading IRS guidance on recovering taxes on false Ponzi profits

Free Program for Probate and Family Court Litigants Posted on Mar 17

Going to court for the first time can be a little overwhelming. Help is at hand for anyone with a case pending in the Norfolk County Probate and Family Court, or anyone who is contemplating such an action. The Probate and Family Court has announced   …Continue Reading Free Program for Probate and Family Court Litigants

Mass. AG Opinions 1832-1989 Available Posted on Mar 9

The Massachusetts State Library has provided access to Attorney General Opinions and Reports 1832-1989 through the Internet Archive. Their State Documents Online lists many other collections of government documents available online. Our thanks to the state library for providing easy access to so much information!