October 13th, 2016
I read this article from the Daily Blog offered by the Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation entitled,
October 10th, 2016
In this article from the Program on Negotiation form the Harvard Law School Katie Shonk as a staff writer shares three negotiation strategies to help parties mend their relationships, avoid a law suit and possibly even create value.
October 3rd, 2016
For those who have heard me speak recently regarding How to Work with the IRS or on a similar topic you know that I emphasize building positive relationships, listening, educating and negotiating with the types of issues that I am involved in with my clients. This article from the H
September 26th, 2016
Managing Difficult Conversations
September 21st, 2016
Being out of the office for five days out of touch with email in the boundary waters of northern Minnestoa and working my way through email this morning, I came across this information and wanted to share this new IRS Job Aid update on capitalization with you. It came out a few days ago.
September 21st, 2016
I have just returned from 5 days in northeastern Minnesota canoeing in the boundary waters with my twin brother, his son and my son. As such I did not blog on my web site on Monday and reblog the same commentary on LinkedIn a day or two later this week as is my custom. The break away from all electronic media, being in a peaceful surrounding, having to rough it a bit carrying a canoe and two
September 12th, 2016
When working with the IRS on an issue that is gray in nature such as valuation, research credit or transfer pricing, there are various shades of gray associated with these types of issues. The easy issues are clearly black and white. It is important to recognize the “easy” issues and to tentatively work these “easy issues” before proceeding to the “harder – grayer issues.” It is suggested t
September 6th, 2016
From the Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation blog this
August 30th, 2016
The IRS knows it, the American people know it, and now the Washington Post exposes it so that it is very clearly articulated. Catherine Rampell, an opinion writer for the Washington Post spells it out in this
August 29th, 2016
I downloaded this publication regarding a thousand employees being asked questions about their firm’s views on US corporate tax policies. These were some of the key findings from the report.