Professor Alberto Bernabe -
The University of Illinois-Chicago School of Law
Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Privilege in tax cases
In an article called "Battle over privilege is renewed", Pamela A. MacLean reports that "the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has held for the first time that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has authority to summon an attorney/accountant to testify in the tax shelter investigation of clients, setting up a renewed battle over the reach of attorney-client privilege in tax cases." See the full story here.