Has the IRS assessed penalties against you?

We represent a client that also operates a business with many employees. When his parents got sick, our client did what any good son would do

May 14, 2012

Has the IRS threatened to shut your business down?

Our business owner client failed to pay the 941 employment taxes related to the employees he has in his business. He also ignored the IRS Revenue Officer that sent letters, called him on the phone and even visited the business….

May 11, 2012

Another penalty abatement win for attorney Rob Rush!

Another penalty abatement win for attorney Rob Rush! We represent a fast food restaurant that has unpaid employment tax liability. The restaurant endured three back-to-back road construction projects right in front of the building, making it nearly impossible for customers…

May 10, 2012

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

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