Clawback Compensation and Section 1341

Recently, a client contacted me looking for some advice on an issue with his former employer. The client had been a shareholder in a C-Corp and received W-2 wages from the C-Corp partially based on the performance of the company. After my client and several other shareholders left the company a few years ago, the …

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