James Richard Yandle

James Richard Yandle

Fed Tax Controversy - Fed Tax Litigation - IRS Criminal Investigation Defense
  • Tax Law
  • California, North Carolina, Federal: Northern District of California
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Summary

A Charlotte native with international experience, and tax lawyer that is also a CPA, I help taxpayers like you with federal tax controversies and disputes, federal tax litigation matters, and IRS criminal investigation defense.

Practice Area
  • Tax Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Tax Controversy
  • Tax Litigation
  • IRS Criminal Investigation Defense
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
State Bar of California
North Carolina
North Carolina State Bar
Federal: Northern District of California
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
U.S. Tax Court
Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Attorney
Law Office of James R. Yandle, JD CPA
Current
Education
Univ of North Carolina
Undergraduate Degree
Concord Law School
Law Degree
Professional Associations
U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association
Current
North Carolina Bar Association
Current
Mecklenburg County Bar (Section member, out-of-state)
Current
BAGOL (British American Group of Lawyers)
Current
GLSA (Group Legal Services Association)
Current
American Institute of CPAs
Current
AICAP Tax Section
Current
North Carolina Association of CPAs
Current
Speaking Engagements
Defending Robo-Audits, 2016 Joint Spring Meeting, Key West, FL
GLSA (Group Legal Services Association)
Certifications
CPA
NC Board of CPA Examiners
Websites & Blogs
Website
yandletaxlaw.com
Legal Answers
2 Questions Answered

Q. NC shot down a 2017 bill to legalize and tax Daily Fantasy Sports winnnings. Do i have to pay tax on winnings then?
A: Wrong. The income is taxable, whether legal or not. Same as for income from embezzlement, illegal drug sales, or racketeering.
Q. are you responsible for paying taxes on home not in your name and you never lived in. Husband who owned it died.
A: I assume you are talking about state INCOME tax (not local county property tax, or other type of tax). And, i'm guessing the issue arose from a 1099-C Cancellation of Debt, to the now deceased husband, from the foreclosure, (tax year 2016, based on timing?). Further, I'm guessing you filed a joint return for that year with the decedent. The likely route to resolve such a matter, at this stage, is seek a competent, professional income tax return preparer, preferably a CPA, and file professionally prepared amended federal and state income tax returns for that year. The cancellation of debt income is probably excludable (usually is), but you'll need to properly account for both the cancellation of debt income, AND the related exclusion, by means of a properly amended prepared return. At this stage, it appears more of a (amended) return preparation issue than a legal depute issue- but a consultation with a competent preparer re: amending returns is a good first step.
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Ballantyne One
15720 Brixham Hill Ave, Ste 300
Charlotte, NC 28277
USA
Telephone: (704) 248-2900
Fax: (919) 882-1623