Publications

In the News

Anson selected to Georgia Trend Magazine’s 2016 Legal Elite for Tax Law.

Anson responds to questions about IRS scrutiny of syndicated conservation easements in the November 25, 2016 edition of the BNA Daily Tax Report.

Anson comments on a Ninth Circuit decision affirming income deferral accounting methods for homebuilder Shea Homes in the August 25, 2016 edition of BNA Daily Tax Report.

Anson quoted in the August 17 edition of the Washington Post on recent changes to the home mortgage interest deduction for high net worth individuals.

Coming Events

GSCPA presents Tax Talk with Art and Anson. This one-hour video CPE series from the Georgia Society of CPAs airs new episodes at 9:00am on the first Wednesday of each month. Visit the GSCPA Event Calendar to register.

Articles

Anyone for Tennis? Technical Foot Faults and the Conservation Easement Tax Deduction
by Anson Asbury
Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Real Estate Journal, July 2016.

While You Were Away: Tax Updates from the 2016 Filing Season
by Anson Asbury, Brian Gardner & Art Auerbach, CPA
Current Accounts, The Georgia Society of CPAs, May/June 2016

Understanding the Conservation Easement Tax Deduction (or Strawberry Fields Forever)
by Anson Asbury
The Federal Lawyer, March 2016

Through a Glass Darkly: Sophy, Voss and Statutory Interpretation of the Internal Revenue Code
by Anson Asbury
Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Memorandum, January 2016

While You Were Away: Tax Update from the 2015 Filing Season
by Anson Asbury & Art Auerbach
Current Accounts, The Georgia Society of CPAs, May/June 2015

R.S.V.P.: Late Responses Trigger Mandatory IRS Enforcement
by Anson Asbury & Brian Gardner
Current Accounts, The Georgia Society of CPAs, November/December 2014

Bare Allegations, Naked Assertions and Improper Purposes: Supreme Court to Hear Arguments in Summons Enforcement Matter
by Anson Asbury
The Federal Lawyer, May/June 2014

While You Were Away: Tax Notes from the 2014 Tax Filing Season
by Anson Asbury & Art Auerbach
Current Accounts, The Georgia Society of CPAs, May/June 2014

Schedule UTP Expands Its Reach for 2012 Filers
by Anson Asbury
Current Accounts, The Georgia Society of CPAs, March/April 2013

Schedule UTP: The Early Returns Are In
by Anson Asbury
Journal of Accountancy, November 2012

10 Tax Tips for Every Litigator
by Anson Asbury
Verdict: The Journal of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Fall 2012

Press

BNA Daily Tax Report asks Anson about Substantial Compliance for Charitable Donations
Anson Asbury quoted on the application of substantial compliance in real property charitable donation case in the September 22, 2016 edition of BNA Daily Tax Report.

Asbury again quoted in BNA Daily Tax Report on Conservation Easement Deduction Ruling
Anson was asked about the technical requirements of the law discussed in a recent Tax Court opinion on a conservation easement charitable contribution in the April 28, 2016 edition of BNA Daily Tax Report.

BNA Daily Tax Report quotes Asbury on Taxpayer’s Conservation Easement Victory
Anson was quoted regarding a taxpayer victory in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals on the charitable donation of a conservation easement in the February 8, 2016 edition of BNA Daily Tax Report.

Asbury quoted on Tax Penalties in Tax Notes Today.
Anson was interviewed in a feature article on reasonable cause for tax penalties in Tax Notes Today. The article considers whether the reasonable cause standard for a failure to file penalty should be reevaluated given the rise in electronic filing.
Please click on the link above to see the article from Tax Notes, Apr. 6, 2015, p. 25; 147 Tax Notes 25 (Apr. 6, 2015). Copyright 2015 by Tax Analysts.

Asbury defends Facade Easements in BNA Tax Report.
Anson was among three tax litigators interviewed by the BNA Tax Daily Report for a November 21, 2014 feature article on the continued viability of facade easements.
Please click on the link above to see the article reproduced with permission from Daily Tax Report 225 DTR J-1 (Nov. 21, 2014). Copyright 2014 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033) http://www.bna.com

Speeches and Seminars

Try to See It My Way: Technical, Policy and Advocacy Perspectives on the Home Mortgage Interest Deduction.
ABA Section of Taxation 2016 May Meeting, May 6, 2016, Washington, D.C.

FOIA & Obtaining Information from the Government in Tax Litigation
ABA Section on Taxation 2016 Mid Year Meeting, January 29, 2016, Los Angeles, CA

Conservation Easements and Preservation Tax Credits
Virginia Society of CPAs, December 15, 2015, Digital Rewind Conference

IRS Rules
Virginia Society of CPAs, December 15, 2015, Digital Rewind Conference

Through A Glass Darkly: Sophy, Voss and Statutory Interpretation of the Internal Revenue Code Bloomberg BNA Tax Advisory Board, October 2015, New York, New York

Understanding Tax Authority and Tax Positions
Georgia Society of CPAs, 2015 Business & Industry Conference, Atlanta

IRS Authority: Understanding Deference and Reliance
Georgia Society of CPAs, 2015 CPE Days: Dalton, Athens & Augusta

Social Media in the Internet Age
American Bar Association, Section of Taxation, Real Property, Trust & Estate Law, 2015 Joint Fall CLE Meeting, Chicago, IL

Litigating Financial Products Cases
American Bar Association Section of Taxation Mid-Year Meeting, Houston, Texas.

Getting Ready for Busy Season 2015
Georgia Society of CPAs Live Webinar, January 22, 2015.

Introduction to the U.S. Tax Court
Georgia Society of CPAs, 2014 CPE Days: Macon, Valdosta & Jekyll Island

Obtaining Information from the IRS, Informal Discovery in the U.S. Tax Court
American Bar Association, Section of Taxation, Real Property, Trust & Estate Law, 2014 Joint Fall CLE Meeting, Denver, CO

Military Stories: Tax and Legal Issues for Military Families
American Bar Association, Section of Taxation, Washington, D.C. May Meeting 2014

Tax Season Kickoff IRS Update
Georgia Society of CPAs Live Webinar, January 23, 2014

IRS Issues and Audit Trends
Georgia Society of CPAs Live Webinar, October 31, 2013

Understanding DOMA 2013 Part II
Georgia Society of CPAs Live Webinar, September 9, 2013

Understanding DOMA 2013 Part I
Georgia Society of CPAs Live Webinar, July 30, 2013

How to Respond to and Deal with the IRS
Georgia Society of CPAs Live Webinar, June 2013

Tax Bridge to Practice, Using Social Media in Your Tax Practice
American Bar Association, Section of Taxation, Washington, D.C. May Meeting 2013

Tax Planning with Conservation Easements: Structuring Deals After Historic Boardwalk Hall and Other IRS Challenges
Strafford CLE Seminar, March 2013

Schedule UTP
Bisk Financial Accounting & Management Report, February 2013

State of the States: State Tax Planning in the Current Environment
Georgia Society of CPAs, Georgia Tax Forum, Atlanta and Savannah, November 2012

Tax Issues Impacting Military Personnel
American Bar Association, Section of Taxation, Washington, D.C. May Meeting 2012

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