1. IRS Secrets About Criminal Tax Investigations

    How the IRS treats criminal tax investigations may seem like a secret. In fact, how they go about their process is public knowledge, which you can find on their website under How Criminal Investigations Are Initiated. For your benefit, we wanted to go through the IRS information and give you some insight on how it works, revealing the “secret” that is the IRS. In this post, we’ll cover crimi…Read More

  2. IRS Audits for Cash Intensive Businesses: Part 1 – Minimum Income Probes

    What does an IRS Revenue Agent look for when auditing a cash-intensive business? The short answer is this: correct gross receipts and reasonable accuracy of deducted expenses. But this article focuses more specifically on how IRS examines for unreported cash. You will want to understand that the IRS tax audit process is not set in stone, even though it follows a general path each time. A number of…Read More

  3. Don’t Fight The IRS Alone

    You’ve received a letter in the mail, and it’s got your name on it — along with some specific claims about tax liabilities. What do you do? Some people fold up the letter, tear it in half, and throw it in the trash. Others check to see who it’s from, discovering that the Internal Revenue Service sent the note. A majority of people simply panic. And rightfully so. When the IRS says you owe …Read More

  4. 3 Ways The IRS Can Disrupt Your Life

    You’re already struggling through life. The last thing you need is the IRS on your back about back taxes. It’s uncomfortable getting a letter in the mail from a faceless entity telling you that they will collect on the money you owe if you don’t pay them. It seems too awful to be true. At Tax Law Offices in Naperville, we understand your frustration. The IRS can be overwhelming. Nonetheless,…Read More

  5. 6 IRS Tax Lawyer FAQs Answered

    When dealing with the IRS, it can be overwhelming. You don’t want to handle them alone. The complicated tax law combined with your elevated emotions around how much you owe and potential criminal charges can make the situation unbearable. These two reasons alone make it obvious that you need an experienced IRS tax lawyer you can trust to stand in your corner with you to reduce tax obligation and…Read More

  6. 2 Ludicrous Tax Attorney Scams To Avoid

    You’re getting letters in the mail. The IRS won’t leave you alone. You discover you owe more taxes than you expected. Now you’re on the hook for hundreds, thousands, and, in some cases, hundreds-of-thousands of dollars. What can you do? You can continue to attempt to avoid the IRS, but that won’t work. We’ve seen plenty make this attempt, but the IRS always gets their dues. The second op…Read More

  7. Use These 5 Tips To Choose Your Tax Attorney

    Did you get a letter in the mail from the IRS? Has the IRS informed you that you owe more than you already paid? It can feel frustrating and nerve wracking to owe more than expected—especially when you’re already doing your best to save money and spend it on the important things. Unfortunately, you’re not alone in this situation. Millions of Americans every year take on the IRS, and, unless …Read More

  8. What To Do With The IRS Letter You Received In The Mail

    The IRS sends out millions of letters each tax season. It’s no wonder that when you receive one, even though you know you paid your taxes on time, that you cringe in hopes that it’s simply a confirmation of your payment or a thank you letter of some kind. You’re not alone if you dislike seeing a letter from the IRS in your mailbox. There’s a higher chance that the letter is notifying you o…Read More

  9. Intimidation, Secret Income and Nasty Divorces

    This is an unbelievable, yet true story. We counseled a man that was desperate for help in his divorce. He was afraid that his wife had the unfair advantage in the proceeding, and that she had become hostile and unyielding during the case. So he wanted to level the playing field. This is what the man asked: “Write me a letter, to give to my wife. Tell her that unless she cooperates with me in th…Read More

  10. Should You Hire A Tax Attorney Or CPA?

    If you’ve run into any kind of IRS tax problems, you’re probably considering which professional to call: a tax attorney or CPA? It’s a pertinent question, since tax law is complex and not easy for the layman to understand completely without years of studying and experience. Furthermore, depending on your tax issue, the process to rectify said issue could be vastly different than any other ta…Read More