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Shareholder Attys Liable For Firm’s $1.3M Unremitted Tax

Law360, New York (December 4, 2017, 7:38 PM EST) -- Former shareholders of a now-defunct law firm are personally liable for almost $1.3 million in unremitted withheld payroll taxes to the Internal Revenue Service, a judge in the Southern District of New York ruled on Monday.

Alex Spizz and Martin Todtman, both former high-ranking officers and shareholders of Nachamie Spizz Cohen & Serchuk P.C. between the tax years 2009 through September 2012, failed to convince the court they were either not responsible for collecting and remitting the firm’s quarterly trust fund taxes, or that their failure...
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