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Sometimes the help we provide is not limited only to IRS matters…

Sometimes the help we provide to people is not limited only to IRS matters. A VW stopped in front of our building with smoke pouring from the right rear tire. As the driver hopped out of the car and ran…

May 09, 2012

Unfortunately, the tax representation industry is largely unregulated…

Unfortunately, the tax representation industry is largely unregulated, which means that there are a lot of unscrupulous people who will make false promises, take your money and not solve your IRS problem. A jury recently returned a $195 million dollar…

May 08, 2012

Do you have a business that the IRS claims is a hobby?

A couple weeks ago we talked about cars and horses and the propriety of deducting expenses for these hobbies as business expenses. In today

May 07, 2012

Has your stolen identity caused a problem with the IRS?

A federal grand jury in Alabama recently returned an indictment charging a woman with tax fraud for allegedly using stolen identities to file false tax returns and to claim refunds. Stolen identities are becoming one of the fastest growing crimes…

May 04, 2012

We Couldn’t Be Happier With The Results

Words alone cannot express the gratitude my mother and I have for all the hard work that you and your firm have done in resolving her deceased husband

May 04, 2012

The filing deadline was not always April 15th…

Did you know that the filing deadline for tax returns was not always April 15? The Revenue Act of 1913 set the filing deadline as March 1. The Revenue Act of 1918 then set the deadline as March 15. The…

May 03, 2012

Want to learn more about the frivolous return penalty?

Yesterday we talked about the frivolous return penalty that the IRS can assess against people that file a return taking the position that the tax system is illegal. The frivolous return penalty is $5,000.00 per year. Not only can the…

May 02, 2012

Have you filed a tax return that can be viewed as frivolous?

Yesterday we talked about people that believe the income tax system is illegal. The United States Supreme Court has consistently rejected these positions and has upheld the federal taxation system. So, what does the IRS do when somebody files a…

May 01, 2012

Do you think that the federal income tax system is illegal?

Do you think that the federal income tax system is illegal? Do you believe that you can avoid the payment of taxes based upon these beliefs? Arguments against the legality of taxes have been around as long as there have…

April 30, 2012

Don’t let fear of the IRS paralyze you!

Fear is a powerful emotion. It can motivate you to take action. However, and more likely, it can paralyze you. We were hired today by a taxpayer that was paralyzed with fear. He did not know when he last filed…

April 27, 2012

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