1. Tax Law Offices Reduced Clients’ Taxes and Penalties by 99 Percent

    Tax Law Offices Reduced Clients’ Taxes and Penalties by 99 Percent Last year we accepted a new client with a serious IRS problem. The government sent a bill for almost $300,000. But we disagreed with that amount. Instead, we believed our client should only pay about 1% of that tax bill. We were right! After several months of work on this problem, we convinced the IRS that their bill amount was …Read More

  2. I Don’t Have My W-2 Form

    Most every worker in the United States knows to expect his/her Form W-2 no later than January 31st. Even though many tax preparers will process your return by using your final pay statement for the previous year, you are still entitled to receive this form. There are steps you can take. Read on to learn more. Why Didn’t I Receive My W-2? As a tax defense attorney, I have seen dozens of reasons w…Read More

  3. Getting Ready for Tax Season – Part Two

    Tax season is just around the corner, so it’s time to start thinking about what you’ll need to ensure that this tax return time is smooth and easy. In our last blog post, we mentioned three of the top ways to prepare for the upcoming tax returns. For example, make sure to include your Social Security numbers when you file. Include your income tax forms, and make sure to keep track of all of yo…Read More

  4. Getting Ready for Tax Season – Part One

    Tax season is almost here! Are you ready? Many people forget about it until it’s too late and spend their days scrambling to collect all the necessary paperwork. However, you don’t need to be frazzled and frustrated with a little bit of planning ahead! The key to successful tax reporting (and avoiding audits!) is to have everything at your fingertips. By preparing ahead of time, you’ll be re…Read More

  5. Calculating and Paying Taxes for New Business Owners

    If you’ve recently opened a business, then congratulations! We are excited for you to begin this new chapter of your life. However, chances are you’ve just begun to give serious thought to your taxes and how that whole process will work. What are estimated taxes? Who has to pay them, and how do you pay them? Today, we are going to share some information from the IRS Estimated Tax Guide to help…Read More

  6. Trump’s New Tax Plan – What to Expect

    Trump’s New Tax Plan – What to Expect The new tax plan President Trump and Congress have proposed seems to offer an assortment of pros and cons for individuals and families. Even as it is ever-changing, some will see higher taxes; some will experience lower taxes overall. But still, the effects depend greatly on the taxpayer’s situation. Here we try to summarize the net effects among various…Read More

  7. IRS Innocent Spouse Relief

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBJ4mALwPOw&feature=youtu.be We all know that our tax system allows couples to file their taxes together, but what can a spouse do when they find out their significant other has been filing taxes improperly, or worse, not at all? Is there a way to protect their assets? As it turns out, yes! This program is called innocent spouse relief, and you can file for it i…Read More

  8. IRS Prosecution for Not Filing Income Tax Return

    Regardless of what you may have heard, it is Constitutional to pay taxes. Unless you make less than the federal exemption amount, everyone is required to file a tax return with the federal government. If you are found guilty of intentionally failing to file your tax return, you can end up with harsh penalties that include prison time and around $100,000 in fines—and that doesn’t even include t…Read More

  9. Reporting Taxes for Self-Employment Part 2

    In our previous blog post, we discussed the top three sections of your Schedule C form. If you are a sole proprietor, then you will need to prepare and file a Schedule C every year that you are in business. This is to show the IRS whether you had taxable profit or deductible loss during the past year. While this form may not seem that important, even the smallest mistakes can lead to the IRS knock…Read More