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For more than two decades, major media outlets have published and broadcasted Steven Bankler’s insights on a wide range of forensic accounting and tax topics. If you are a media representative and you wish to contact Steven Bankler regarding his expertise, contact us.

ABC News

April 7, 2008. The Blotter—“Tax Expert: Remember Clintons’ $3 T-Shirts”

Fox Business Network

December 18, 2008. The Glick Report. Alexis Glick reporting. “Investigating the [Bernard] Madoff Case.”

KTSA Radio 550 AM

April 15, 1998. “Interview: Last Minute Tax Planning Ideas and Filing Extensions”

MSNBC

April 20, 1997. “Where Dole Got The Dollars”

NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw

April 12, 2004. Pete Williams reporting. “IRS Corporate Audits Hit New Low” 
April 13, 2000. Lisa Myers reporting. “Encouraging Signs From IRS” 
March 21, 1994. Lisa Myers reporting. “Encouraging Signs From IRS”

WOAI News Radio AM 1200

February 29, 1996. “Interview: Carl Wigglesworth Live” Jane Norris substituting for Carl Wigglesworth.

American Society of Women Accountants, San Antonio Chapter

January 12, 2004. Seminar: “Forensic Accounting.”

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, San Antonio Chapter

August 4, 2004. “Techniques of Fraud Audit.”

Institute of Management Accountants, San Antonio Chapter

December 16, 2004. “Uncovering Fraud.”

Jalapeno Chapter of the Enrolled Agents

December 16, 2004. “Forensic Accounting.”

National Business Institute

April 11, 2001. Seminar co-author and presenter: “Section 1031 Exchanges of Investment Properties in Texas.”

Nevada Society of CPAs

1981-1987. Frequent Lecturer: Continuing Education Programs.

Our Lady of the Lake University (Master's Class)

July 10, 2010. “Fraud & Forensic Accounting.”

S.C.O.R.E./SBA

1989-1994. Frequent Lecturer: Business seminars.

Texas Society of CPAs, San Antonio Chapter

September 27, 2005. “Conducting the Fraud Audit.”
1981-1987. Frequent Lecturer: Continuing Education Programs.

TaAccounting Today

September 13-26, 2010. “K-1 Taxation Correction” April 8-21, 1996. “CPA Answers Senate’s Call, Ends Up Awash in Whitewater”

AMA Headline News

November 24, 2003. “Catch Them if You Can: Don’t Let Staff Steal from Your Practice”

Bloomberg

January 11, 2016.  "Clinton's Tax Plan Hits Top Earners With Highest Rate Since 1986"

April 10, 2015.  "Obamas Paid $93,362 in Income Taxes on Earnings of $477,383"

April 11, 2014. “Obamas Paid IRS 20.4% on 2013 Gross Income of $481,098: Taxes"

June 1, 2010. “Buffett of Arabia." Alwaleed Sees Wealth Wane” Copyright © Bloomberg Markets Magazine. All Rights Reserved.

CNN/Money Magazine

July 16, 1998. “Tax Matters—What IRS Reform Really Means”
August 13, 1997. “Tax Matters—New Tax Law Promises Headaches Next April”
April 8, 1997. “Tax Matters—They May Be No-Brainers, But Most Problems with Tax Returns are Simple Ones”
November 20, 1996. “Tax Matters—Act Now To Make 1996 Taxes Easier To Swallow”
March 29, 1996. “Budget Impasse Keeps Taxpayers Guessing”

Corpus Christi Caller-Times

August 3, 2003. “Landry’s Financial Health Disputed” Copyright © Corpus Christi Caller Times. Scripps Newspaper Group-Online. The E.W. Scripps Co. All rights reserved.

Forbes

September 6, 2004. “New Fish To Fry” Copyright © Forbes.com LLC™. All Rights Reserved.

San Antonio Business Journal

September 25, 2009. “Ending an Era, IRS Cracking Down on Undisclosed Foreign Accounts; CPAs, Attorneys Wonder If Net Is Too Wide”
February 23, 1996. “Around Town - Join Investigation”
November 24, 1995. “IRS Targets Small Firms with New Audit”
February 10, 1995. “Recent IRS Ruling May Mean Relief for Some Self-Employed”

San Antonio Express-News

January 8, 2011. “Payroll tax cutback isn't free money” Copyright © San Antonio Express-News. Reprinted with permission.
May 11, 2008. “When to Refinance” Copyright © San Antonio Express-News. Reprinted with permission.
December 16, 2007. “New Margin Tax Sure To Catch Businesses Off Guard” Copyright © San Antonio Express-News. Reprinted with permission.
July 30, 2007. “Planning Ahead Can Avoid Estate Battles” Copyright © San Antonio Express-News. Reprinted with permission.
July 11, 2002. “Feds Offer Another Type of Flooding Relief—Tax Deductions" Copyright © San Antonio Express-News. Reprinted with permission.
March 16, 2000. “Taxes, Earnings Limits Affect Early Retirement” Copyright © San Antonio Express-News. Reprinted with permission.
July 23, 1998. “New Roth IRA Already Undergoes Fine-Tuning” Copyright © San Antonio Express-News. Reprinted with permission.
February 29, 1996. “S.A. CPA Hired For Clinton Inquiry” Copyright © San Antonio Express-News. Reprinted with permission.

Tax Notes Today®

August 29, 2016. "Analyzing Hillary Clinton's Latest Tax Returns" Copyright © 2016 Tax Analysts. All rights reserved.

August 22, 2016. "The Donald: Entertainer, Developer, And Reluctant Conservationist" Copyright © 2016 Tax Analysts. All rights reserved.

August 10, 2015. “Deconstructing Hillary Clinton's Tax Returns” Copyright © 2015 Tax Analysts. All rights reserved.

May 2, 2011. “News Analysis: Note on the Presidential Tax Returns” Copyright © 2011 Tax Analysts. All rights reserved.
February 9, 2009. “Lobbyist With Limo Withdraws From HHS Nomination” Copyright © Tax Notes Today®. Tax Analysts Inc. All rights reserved.
April 15, 2008. “Hillary and the Hedge Funds” Copyright © Tax Notes Today®. Tax Analysts Inc. All rights reserved.
April 27, 2004. “Presidential, and Would-Be, Tax Returns” Copyright © Tax Notes Today®. Tax Analysts Inc. All rights reserved.
April 24, 2000. “A Look at the Clinton and Gore Tax Returns” Copyright © Tax Notes Today®. Tax Analysts Inc. All rights reserved.
April 26, 1999. “The First Family’s 1998 Tax Returns” Copyright © Tax Notes Today®. Tax Analysts Inc. All rights reserved.
March 10, 1998. “Clinton Defense Fund II: What Was the Bill from the Tax Lawyers?” Copyright © Tax Notes Today®. Tax Analysts Inc. All rights reserved.
“IRS Set To Meet Forms and Pubs Deadline” September 15, 1997. Copyright © Tax Notes Today®. Tax Analysts Inc. All rights reserved.
May 19, 1997. “Barbara Bush Didn’t Plan It Right, Either” Copyright © Tax Notes Today®. Tax Analysts Inc. All rights reserved.
September 16, 1996. “Paper Copies of IRS Publications Will Cost Practitioners” Copyright © Tax Notes Today®. Tax Analysts Inc. All rights reserved.
July 8, 1996. “Whitewater Committee Reports on Clinton Tax Returns” Copyright © Tax Notes Today®. Tax Analysts Inc. All rights reserved.
October 10, 1995. “IRS Braces for Late Tax Bill as Form Drafters Push Deadlines” Copyright © Tax Notes Today®. Tax Analysts Inc. All rights reserved.
April 4, 1994. “Tax Notes Audits the Clintons” Copyright © Tax Notes Today®. Tax Analysts Inc. All rights reserved.
March 21, 1994. “Whitewater: What We Need To Know Now” Copyright © Tax Notes Today®. Tax Analysts Inc. All rights reserved.

The Dallas Morning News

February 21, 2008. “Texas College Savings Plan Flunked” Copyright © The Dallas Morning News. The Dallas Morning News Inc. All rights reserved. Reprinted with permission.

The Denver Post

August 7, 2003. “Rezoning Slows Plan to Rework Aquarium”

The Forensic Examiner

July/August 2003. “A Striking Career Further Enhanced by the Cr.FA Designation”

The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur®

March 17, 2009. “Personal Property Expense” Copyright © The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur®. Michael Michalowicz. All rights reserved.

The Wall Street Journal

April 13, 1994. “Whitewater Helped To Cut Clintons’ Taxes”
March 28, 1994. “First Couple May Still Owe Back Taxes, Some Experts Say After Analyzing Data”
February 7, 1994. “Tax Experts Believe Clintons Likely Took Improper Deductions”
September 21, 1989. “IRS Plans To Withhold Some Words To Make Its Regulations Less Taxing”
May 9, 1986. “Tax Bill’s Impact On Business Varies, But Some Major Industries Could Be Hurt”
May 20, 1985. “Hide And Sneak: Through Skimming and Dubious Tax Write-Offs, Small Business Illegally Withholds Billions”

The Washington Post

May 7, 1997. “Reverse Charges” April 4, 1994. “Unflattering Family Portrait”

TIME Magazine

April 17, 1995. “The Point of No Return” Copyright © TIME Magazine. Time Inc. All rights reserved.
March 20, 1995. “Social Insecurity” (Cover Story) Copyright © TIME Magazine. Time Inc. All rights reserved.
December 19, 1994. “Reining In the Rich” Copyright © TIME Magazine. Time Inc. All rights reserved.

Today’s CPA

1994. March/April edition. “Big Changes by the IRS”

Valley Morning Star

April 27, 2003. “Auditors Track Missing Cash” Copyright © Valley Morning Star. Freedom Communications Inc. All rights reserved.

Uncategorized

1987-1990. Syndicated weekly Tax Column in over 30 local “public” publications.

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