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Widow loses tax challenge

A taxpayer was not entitled to “innocent spouse” relief when she learned of a substantial tax liability for a joint return filed after her husband’s death, the U.S. Tax Court has ruled in upholding an assessment of $25,000 for unpaid ...

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New trial granted to Amtrak worker’s widow

A widow can pursue a wrongful-death claim against Amtrak because the trial judge failed to tell jurors that assumption of risk is no defense in the case of a railroad worker killed on the job, Maryland’s top court ruled Wednesday. ...

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