Ex-Tax Court judge’s prior ruling challenged

BVWireIssue #170-1
November 2, 2016

Former U.S. Tax Court Judge Diane L. Kroupa pled guilty in federal court to conspiring with her husband to cheat on their taxes over a 10-year period. A party to one of the judge’s prior cases has sought to revisit the ruling on the ground that Kroupa was facing criminal tax evasion charges, according to a report from BNA. Was the judge deliberately ruling in favor of the IRS to gain its favor while she was under audit? Will other taxpayers seek to have the court reconsider her prior adverse rulings? Stay tuned! 

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