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IRS Becoming More Aggressive Regarding Summons Enforcement

We have a client that has some unpaid assessed liability due to the IRS along with unfiled tax returns.  Our client is working with his accountant to cause the preparation of the unfiled tax returns, but is doing so at…

January 25, 2017

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IRS Cracks Down on Unpaid Employment Tax

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you are aware that the IRS and the United States Department of Justice are now vigorously pursuing employment tax violations and are taking a much stricter position on civil and criminal…

January 13, 2017

Chicago Tax Lawyer Patrick T. Sheehan Scores Double Win at the IRS

A recent business client of Chicago Tax Attorney Patrick T. Sheehan & Associates had not filed its Forms W-2 or W-3 with the Social Security Administration for one year.  As a result, the IRS assessed a Civil Penalty against our client…

January 13, 2017

Department of Justice Signals Increased Prosecution for Failing to Pay Employment Tax

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you are aware that the IRS and the United States Department of Justice are now vigorously pursuing employment tax violations and are referring more cases for criminal prosecution. If you are…

November 29, 2016

IRS to Launch Private Debt Collection Program in Spring 2017

On September 26, 2016, the IRS announced that its new private debt collection program will debut in the spring of 2017 and that it has already selected four contractors to perform this work. Private debt collectors will handle delinquent accounts…

November 29, 2016

IRS Increases Criminal Prosecutions for Failing to Pay Employment Tax

If you are a business owner and have employees, you are required by law to withhold tax from your employees and to pay those funds to the IRS when required to do so by law.  The tax withheld from employees…

November 27, 2016

Chicago Tax Attorney’s Conviction Affirmed

Chicago CPA and Attorney Paul Daugerdas was convicted in 2014 of conspiracy to defraud the IRS, client tax evasion, IRS obstruction and mail fraud.  He was sentenced to 180 months of imprisonment, three years of supervised release, $164,737,500.00 in forfeiture…

October 06, 2016

Congressional Employee Charged with Tax Crimes

U.S. House of Representatives employee Isaac Lanier Avant of Arlington, Virginia, was recently charged with five counts of willfully failing to file his tax returns. A House employee since 2002, Avant was charged with failing to file tax returns for…

September 20, 2016

IRS Launches New Professional Employer Organization Certification Program

Does your business use a professional employer organization (PEO)? If yes, we suggest that you inquire as to whether your PEO is certified by the IRS.  A professional employer organization (PEO) leases its employees to your business.  The PEO is…

September 12, 2016

IRS Hiking Fees for Installment Agreements

The IRS recently announced that it will increase the user fees it charges for installment agreements.  The IRS also introduced two new types of online installment agreements.  The cost of obtaining a regular installment agreement, in which a taxpayer makes manual…

August 29, 2016

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