John A. Townsend

Independent

University of Houston Law Center

4604 Calhoun Road

Houston, TX 77204

United States

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

Federal Tax Crimes, 2013

Number of pages: 849 Posted: 07 Feb 2013
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
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Tax Crimes, Tax Evasion, Tax Perjury, Aiding and Assisting, Tax Obstruction, Tax Conspiracy, Money Laundering, False Statements, White Collar Crime

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Federal Tax Procedure

Number of pages: 841 Posted: 21 Aug 2014
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 477 (111,465)

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Federal Tax Procedure, Tax Procedure, IRS Audits, IRS Appeals, Tax Litigation

Federal Tax Procedure (2013 2d ed. Nonfootnoted)

Number of pages: 594 Posted: 17 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2013
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 259 (218,448)

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Federal Tax Procedure

Federal Tax Procedure

Number of pages: 584 Posted: 21 Mar 2013
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 200 (280,196)
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Tax Procedure, Federal Tax Procedure

Federal Tax Procedure (2013 2d ed. Footnoted)

Number of pages: 811 Posted: 17 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2013
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 196 (285,440)
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federal tax procedure

Federal Tax Procedure

Federal Tax Procedure, John A. Townsend (2012 Ed. - Footnoted)
Number of pages: 761 Posted: 05 Jun 2013
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 173 (319,516)

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Federal Tax Procedure

Federal Tax Procedure

Number of pages: 607 Posted: 21 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2014
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 156 (349,492)

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Tax Procedure, Audits, Tax Litigation, Procedure, Statutes of Limitations, Appeals, IRS Collections

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Federal Tax Procedure (2017 Practitioner Ed.)

John A. Townsend, Federal Tax Procedure (Practitioner Ed. 2017), 2017
Number of pages: 939 Posted: 03 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2017
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 1,203 (33,115)

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tax procedure, tax audits, tax litigation, IRS collection, tax crimes, FBAR, whistleblower

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Federal Tax Procedure (2022 Practitioner Ed.)

Number of pages: 1061 Posted: 22 Aug 2022
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 1,111 (37,046)

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tax procedure, tax audits, tax litigation, IRS collection, tax crimes, FBAR, whistleblower

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Federal Tax Procedure (2020 Practitioner Ed.)

Number of pages: 1036 Posted: 01 Oct 2020
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 1,060 (39,678)

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tax procedure, tax audits, tax litigation, IRS collection, tax crimes, FBAR, whistleblower

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Federal Tax Procedure (2021 Practitioner Ed.)

Number of pages: 1060 Posted: 25 Aug 2021
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 1,009 (42,587)

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tax procedure, tax audits, tax litigation, IRS collection, tax crimes, FBAR, whistleblower

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Making Voluntary Disclosures to the IRS

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 May 2012
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 921 (48,344)

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Voluntary Disclosure, Noisy Disclosure, Quiet Disclosure, OVDI, Offshore Financial Accounts

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Theories of Criminal Liability for Tax Evasion

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 May 2012
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 689 (71,291)

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Tax Evasion, Principal, Accomplice, Aiding and Abetting, Causer, Conspiracy, Pinkerton, Jury Instructions

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Federal Tax Procedure (2023.2 Practitioner Ed)

Number of pages: 1095 Posted: 05 Sep 2023 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2024
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 590 (86,678)

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tax procedure, tax audits, tax litigation, IRS collection, tax crimes, FBAR, whistleblower

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Federal Tax Procedure (2018 Practitioner Ed.)

Federal Tax Procedure (2018 Practitioner Ed.)
Number of pages: 964 Posted: 27 Jul 2018
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 481 (111,566)

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tax procedure, tax audits, tax litigation, IRS collection, tax crimes, FBAR, whistleblower

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Federal Tax Procedure (2018 Student Ed.)

Federal Tax Procedure (2018 Student Ed.)
Number of pages: 689 Posted: 27 Jul 2018
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 429 (127,719)

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tax procedure, tax audits, tax litigation, IRS collection, tax crimes, FBAR, whistleblower

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IRS Guidance – Rulemaking and Deference to IRS Statutory Interpretation

Number of pages: 115 Posted: 02 Aug 2018
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 396 (140,009)
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APA, Rulemaking, IRS, Regulations, Subregulatory

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Federal Tax Procedure (2021 Student Ed.)

Number of pages: 759 Posted: 25 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2021
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 393 (141,186)

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tax procedure, tax audits, tax litigation, IRS collection, tax crimes, FBAR, whistleblower

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Federal Tax Procedure (2019 Practitioner Ed.)

Number of pages: 1036 Posted: 12 Aug 2019
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 393 (141,186)
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tax procedure, tax audits, tax litigation, IRS collection, tax crimes, FBAR, whistleblower

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Federal Tax Procedure - Student Edition

Number of pages: 611 Posted: 04 Aug 2015
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 364 (153,785)

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Federal Tax Procedure, Tax Procedure, IRS Audits, IRS Appeals, Tax Litigation

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Federal Tax Procedure (Student Ed. 2016)

Number of pages: 627 Posted: 24 Aug 2016
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 362 (154,721)
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tax procedure, tax audits, tax litigation, IRS collection, tax crimes

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Federal Tax Procedure (2017 Student Ed.)

John A. Townsend, Federal Tax Procedure (2017 Student Ed.), 2017
Number of pages: 677 Posted: 08 Aug 2017
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 355 (158,062)

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tax procedure, tax audits, tax litigation, IRS collection, tax crimes, FBAR, whistleblower

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Federal Tax Procedure (2019 Student Ed.)

Number of pages: 722 Posted: 12 Aug 2019
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 349 (160,998)

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tax procedure, tax audits, tax litigation, IRS collection, tax crimes, FBAR, whistleblower

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Federal Tax Crimes

J. Townsend, FEDERAL TAX CRIMES, 2012
Number of pages: 812 Posted: 15 May 2012
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 338 (166,621)

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Tax Crimes, Tax Evasion, Tax Perjury, Aiding and Assisting, Tax Obstruction, Tax Conspiracy, Money Laundering, False Statements, White Collar Crime

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Federal Tax Procedure (2016 Practitioner Ed.)

Number of pages: 892 Posted: 24 Aug 2016
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 292 (194,504)
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tax procedure, tax audits, tax litigation, IRS collection

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Federal Tax Procedure (2020 Student Ed.)

Number of pages: 731 Posted: 01 Oct 2020
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 278 (204,532)

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tax procedure, tax audits, tax litigation, IRS collection, tax crimes, FBAR, whistleblower

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Federal Tax Procedure - Practitioner Edition

Number of pages: 858 Posted: 04 Aug 2015
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 246 (231,083)

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Federal Tax Procedure, Tax Procedure, IRS Audits, IRS Appeals, Tax Litigation

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The Report of the Death of the Interpretive Regulation Is an Exaggeration

Number of pages: 127 Posted: 20 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2022
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 222 (255,084)

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APA, Rulemaking, Interpretive Regulations, Legislative Regulations, Deference, Chevron

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Federal Tax Procedure (2022 Student Ed.)

Number of pages: 741 Posted: 22 Aug 2022
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 219 (258,339)

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tax procedure, tax audits, tax litigation, IRS collection, tax crimes, FBAR, whistleblower

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Foreign Financial Accounts

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 16 May 2012
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 175 (316,568)

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FBAR, Voluntary Disclosure, OVDP, OVDI

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Federal Tax Procedure (2023.2 Student Ed)

Number of pages: 765 Posted: 05 Sep 2023 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2024
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 166 (331,269)

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tax procedure, tax audits, tax litigation, IRS collection, tax crimes, FBAR, whistleblower

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Burden of Proof in Tax Cases: Valuation and Ranges - An Update

Draft of Article for Publication in the ABA’s The Tax Lawyer (Spring 2020) (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Dec 2019
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 163 (336,470)

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Burden of Proof, Burden of Production, Burden of Persuasion, Valuation

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Burden of Proof in Tax Cases: Valuation and Ranges — An Update

73 Tax Lawyer 389, 2020
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Jun 2020
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 146 (368,712)

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Burden of Proof, Burden of Production, Burden of Persuasion, Valuation

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Draft Hypothetical Indictment Based on Frank Lyon Facts

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 17 Jul 2012
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 144 (372,781)

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Conspiracy, Klein Conspiracy, Defraud Conspiracy, Tax Shelters

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Scoping the Conspiracy

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 17 Jul 2012
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 115 (442,760)

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Conspiracy, Scope of Conspiracy

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A Key Point Summary of The Report of the Death of the Interpretive Regulation Is an Exaggeration

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 May 2022 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2022
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 104 (476,566)

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APA, Rulemaking, Interpretive Regulations, Legislative Regulations, Deference, Chevron

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Judge Posner's Opinion in Kikalos

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Jul 2012
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 95 (506,302)

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Burden of persuasion, Burden of production, Tax Procedure

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Tax Obstruction Crimes: Is Making the Irs's Job Harder Enough (Online Appendix)

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Aug 2017
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 78 (571,126)

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defraud conspiracy, Klein conspiracy, tax obstruction

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The Tax Contribution to Deference and APA § 706

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Jan 2024
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
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Chevron Deference, Deference, APA §. 5 USC 706

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Tax Obstruction Crimes: Is Making the IRS's Job Harder Enough

Houston Business and Tax Law Journal, Vol. 9, No. 255, 2009
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 18 May 2012 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2020
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center
Downloads 45 (746,517)

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Tax Obstruction, Conspiracy, Klein Conspiracy, Defraud Conspiracy

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Tax Treaty Interpretation

Posted: 18 May 2002
John A. Townsend and John A. Townsend
IndependentUniversity of Houston Law Center

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