August 11, 2017 – Mr. A. Lavar Taylor and Ms. Lisa Nelson will be Speaking on Property Law Tax Issues
Mr. A. Lavar Taylor and Ms. Lisa Nelson will be speaking at the RJS Law Tax Controversy Institute in San Diego, on They will be on a panel program discussing community property law tax issues.
Community Property Law Tax Issues
First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes filing your first married tax return. The state of California is a community property law state, and with that label comes an unimaginable amount of laws and intricacies that most never take the time to comprehend. This panel will showcase a number of professionals who work in and around California’s community property law tax issues. They will touch upon the tax essentials of what it means to be married and divorced in a community property state, how taxes and penalties are allocated and applied between those involved in the marriage as a couple, and individually, and how to properly protect your investments during and after a marriage. The panelists will identify some key tax points such as what it means to be an innocent spouse, whether all unions are treated equally in the eyes of the IRS, and how to protect your spouse through estate planning.