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Tax Analysts Announces Regular Monthly Column: <i>State of the Tax Practice</i>

October 1, 2012

Monte Jackel to Renew Focus on Tax Practice Issues

FALLS CHURCH VA Tax Analysts, the nonprofit provider of federal, state, and international tax news and analysis, announced today that the column "State of the Tax Practice," written by Monte Jackel, will now be published monthly. In the column, Jackel will renew his focus on current issues in tax practice, including ethical and technical issues arising under federal tax law.

The first installment, appearing in today's issues of Tax Notes and Tax Notes Today, will address the roles of the aggressive and non-assertive practitioner, specifically when the line between acceptable and questionable tax positions becomes blurred. The column also discusses how organized bar groups submit written comments to the government.

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About the Author

Monte Jackel is the president and sole member of Monte A. Jackel Federal Tax Advisory Services, LLC, an independent federal tax advisory firm of which he is the sole member. He is also Of Counsel to The Law Offices Of Michael J. Desmond, APC, a California corporation, specializing in federal tax litigation matters. Jackel is a former IRS and Treasury tax official and has practiced federal tax law, specializing in the taxation of partnerships, in several major accounting and law firms over a 35-year period, and has spoken at many major tax seminars and institutes.