Tagged: internal revenue service

Ralph Bradbury Vows to Fight IRS Bill

by Mark Friedman 12/8/2014 12:00 am

Ralph Bradbury, the former president of the defunct Continental Express Inc. of Little Rock, said he will continue to fight an $823,166 judgment he recently received for the trucking company’s unpaid payroll taxes.

So Change the Law (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 12/1/2014 12:00 am

A recent New York Times article pointed out something that had also been nagging at us here at Arkansas Business: otherwise law-abiding citizens being charged and convicted of a federal felony known as structuring.

IRS Change Too Late for Structuring Defendants

by Mark Friedman 12/1/2014 12:00 am

Patrice Duncan said she and her husband never thought much about bank deposits for their family-owned business in Conway until Jan. 24, 2012. That’s the day the Internal Revenue Service seized $94,500 from the company’s account.

Argenta Community Development Corp. Weighs Its Future

by Mark Friedman 9/22/2014 12:00 am

While Argenta Community Development Corp. of North Little Rock ponders its future — including whether to dissolve — the nonprofit first must deal with a foreclosure lawsuit filed against it last month after defaulting on a $560,000 loan.

David Henry Home Set for Thursday Auction at Pulaski County Courthouse

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/1/2014 12:00 am

In addition to a five-year prison sentence for mail fraud and tax evasion, attorney David Henry Sr. forfeited his Little Rock home as part of a restitution plan to pay back $1.02 million.

Lindsey's Roy Stanley Takes On IRS

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/18/2014 12:00 am

Roy E. Stanley, the longtime president of Fayetteville’s Lindsey Management Co. and current president of Lindsey Communications Inc., and his wife, Carol, are suing the Internal Revenue Service over the findings of an audit performed in October 2012.

Tired of eBay? IRS Has Its Own Online Auction Website

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/16/2014 12:00 am

If you're interested in bidding on assets seized by the Internal Revenue Service, auction items are just a click away.

Feds Ready To Roll Out Scooter Stuart Autos for Auction

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/26/2014 12:00 am

Five vehicles seized by the government from the family of Layton "Scooter" Stuart finally are heading to the sales block after a recent court order.

Company President Ralph Bradbury Ruled Liable for Tax Bill

by Mark Friedman 4/7/2014 12:00 am

In a cautionary tale for other non-owner executives, a federal judge has ruled that Ralph Bradbury, former president of the defunct Continental Express of Little Rock, is responsible for an unpaid $750,000 payroll tax bill.

IRS Singles Out Four in Little Rock for Tax Liens

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/21/2013 12:00 am

In September, the IRS filed a flurry of six-figure tax liens against these people in Little Rock:

M. David Howell Jr. Estate Probate Case Set To Stretch Into 11th Year

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/30/2013 12:00 am

Stuart Hankins, the Sherwood lawyer representing the Howell’s estate and its administrator, said he received a letter from the Internal Revenue Service last week requesting “seven categories of documents” that he assured would take some time to collect and remit.

'Redemption' Internet Conspiracy Theory Backfires for 81-Year-Old Fred Neal

by Mark Friedman 9/30/2013 12:00 am

Fred Neal Jr. thought he found a loophole in the law so that he and his wife wouldn’t have to pay their $1.3 million tax bill. In June, he pleaded guilty in federal court to interfering with Internal Revenue Service laws and filing false claims.

Affordable Care Act Amplifies Risk of Misclassifying Employees

by Jan Cottingham 9/2/2013 12:00 am

Health care reform is increasing the importance of the correct classification of employees, employment lawyers and others say. That’s because the “employer mandate” of the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act requires businesses with 50 or more full-time employees (or their equivalent) to offer those workers health insurance.

Dispute Between Trucking Exec, IRS Expanding to Include Other Claimants

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/20/2013 12:00 am

The showdown between Ralph Bradbury and the Internal Revenue Service, which first began in November 2011, has grown to include counterclaims and another defendant.

Looking Forward to April 15, 2014 (Richard Bell Commentary)

by Richard Bell 4/15/2013 12:00 am

Monday, April 15, is the end of the 2012 tax season, and our accounting firm has been fielding a lot of questions about tax changes for 2013. Let’s look at some of the most recent changes.

Federal Agents Sued After Raiding Bottled Water Employees, Confiscating Cellphones

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/11/2013 12:00 am

Mountain Pure LLC of Little Rock and several of its employees said federal agents crossed the line when they executed a search warrant at the plant in January 2012.

Arkansas State Employees Warned of Tax Fraud Scheme

by Associated Press 2/12/2013 4:45 pm

Arkansas State University employees are being warned about a scheme in which someone is filing fraudulent federal tax returns in the workers' names and apparently claiming their refunds.

10 Years Later, Case of M. David Howell's Ponzi Scheme Nears End

by Gwen Moritz 10/29/2012 12:00 am

There is still one more piece to be dispensed with before 59 claimants who have already divided up $2 million get their shares of the $507,000 remaining in the estate.

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