Cease-and-Desist Order Not Sufficient Evidence for Bad Debt Deduction

In Sensenig v. Commissioner,T.C. Memo. 2017-1, the court considers whether an investment fund is entitled to a bad debt deduction for cash-hungry start-up companies the fund had invested in when securities regulators barred the investment fund from raising money needed to sustain the start-up companies. The court considers whether the receipt of a cease-and-desist order […]

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