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De Angelis v. Comm'r of Internal Revenue, No. 08-1143

Tax court order finding deficiencies in the payments of income taxes is affirmed where: 1) payments to partnerships were distributions to the plaintiffs personally, and thus were not deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses under Internal Revenue Code sec. 162 (a); and 2) the amounts of the life insurance premiums paid by the plaintiffs are not included as gross income under Internal Revenue Code section 61 (a).   

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Appellate Information
Appeal from the United States Tax Court.
Argued May 29, 2009
Decided July 21, 2009

Before: LEVAL, POOLER and PARKER, Circuit Judges.
Per Curium Opinion

For Petitioner: Ira B. Stechel, Wormser, Kiely, Galef & Jacobs LLP, New York, NY,

For Respondent: Randolph L. Hutter, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.