Friday, December 7, 2007
I close my discussion of how tax lawyers are treated in the popular culture in Tax Myopia, or Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Tax Lawyers, 13 Va. Tax Rev. 517, 528-31 (1994), with Tom Cruise's portrayal of a tax lawyer in The Firm. From reader Robert M. Jason (Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, Sherman Oaks, CA):
Question: What is the topic of the tax seminar that Tom Cruise attends in the movie?
Answer: Section 704(b).