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1912, 2020

Fascinating: Is the IRS Auditing Income Tax Returns for “Unreported Gambling Winnings” Even Though The Wagering Gains Are Calculated by the “Gambling Session” Methodology?

By |December 19th, 2020|Categories: Tax Preparation and Resolution|Tags: , |

In one week, we were contacted by taxpayers in Oklahoma and Wisconsin. They received similar letters from the IRS notifying them that their 2018 income tax returns were selected for audit because of "unreported gambling winnings." The amount of additional tax, interest and penalties are significant. However, both of the [...]

205, 2019

Law Insight – Celebrities That Died Without a Will

By |May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Estate Planning and Elder Law|Tags: , , , , |

What do Prince and Aretha Franklin both have in common? They died without a will. If you think it is hard to read your mind while you are alive, just imagine how hard it will be to read your mind when you are dead. This means it could take the Probate Court a long time to figure things out.

105, 2019

Law Insight – Can You Disinherit Somebody in Your Will?

By |May 1st, 2019|Categories: Estate Planning and Elder Law|Tags: , , , |

Can you disinherit somebody in your will? It is possible. But just remember it is a lot like dancing with a porcupine - you have to be very careful.

2704, 2019

Law Insight – Who Is Responsible for the Probate of an Estate?

By |April 27th, 2019|Categories: Estate Planning and Elder Law|Tags: , , , |

Who is responsible for the probate of an estate? Usually this is an easy question if a person dies with a will because most wills specifically nominate a person or persons that the willmaker prefers to administer their property.

204, 2019

32 Years Ago Today the Dedicated Word Processing Machines Were Replaced with Personal Computers

By |April 2nd, 2019|Categories: Technology|Tags: , |

On April 2, 1987, IBM announced its new line of personal computers - the PS/2. After much discussion and an after-hours excursion to ComputerLand, my father's law firm bought the very first IBM PS/2 Model 80 that arrived within the city limits of Tulsa, Oklahoma. This single move allowed his [...]

1803, 2019

Law Insight – What Rights Does the Beneficiary of a Trust Have?

By |March 18th, 2019|Categories: Estate Planning and Elder Law|Tags: , , , , |

What rights does the beneficiary of a trust have? The quick answer is it depends. The beneficiary has as many or as few rights as the trust maker provides for in the trust document. Therefore, to properly answer this question, a thorough review of the governing trust document is necessary. [...]

1403, 2019

Press Release – Reece Morrel, Jr. Named 2019 Top 3 Tax Attorney in Tulsa, Oklahoma by Three Best Rated®

By |March 14th, 2019|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , , |

TULSA, OKLAHOMA (PRWEB) MARCH 14, 2019 Reece Morrel, Jr. has been named 2019 Top 3 Tax Attorney in Tulsa, Oklahoma, by Three Best Rated® website. His office, Morrel Law PLLC, is located at 6846 S Canton Ave Ste 200, Tulsa, OK 74136-3400. Reece Morrel, Jr. has engaged in private practice [...]

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