1. Jeffrey Collins Named Top 100 National Black Lawyer

    IRS tax attorney Jeffrey Collins has been recently listed as one of the Top 100 National Black Lawyers. In order to be named to this prestigious list, lawyers must be carefully screened and invited for membership. Criteria includes: Reputation among peers, the judiciary, and the public The previous year’s achievements in the practice area of specialty Board Certifications in area of specialty No…Read More

  2. Dealing with IRS for Late or Changed Obamacare Form 1095-A

    Dealing with IRS for Late, Amended or Voided Obamacare Forms 1095-A ObamaCare, or the Affordable Care Act, is aggressively being dismantled by the new Congress. That will not make dealing with IRS and reaching a tax resolution any easier. Millions of Americans enrolled for health insurance coverage via the Health.gov Marketplace. However, not everyone received timely and correct Forms 1095-A (Heal…Read More

  3. Former Congressman Charged with Tax Fraud, Filing False Income Tax Returns

    Failure to report income received is a common criminal tax investigation matter. We counsel our existing and prospective clients on the after-investigation process once a tax-related investigation has begun. Lately, most of our inquiries have come from Joliet, IL; Aurora, IL; and in the Naperville, IL general area. But also, because we regularly speak with special agents in the Downers Grove offic…Read More

  4. Expectations for Working Moms Under Trump Tax Plan Explained

    President-Elect Donald Trump’s proposed tax plan is surprisingly very detailed.  Without advocating, defending, or bashing the plan, I want to summarize what to expect. Trump Tax Plan Easily Boosts Net-of-Tax Incomes for the Wealthy First, Trump spoke to the “working class.” He promised to "massively cut taxes for the middle class, the forgotten people, the forgotten men and women of this c…Read More

  5. Common Tax Refund Scam

    Every year the Internal Revenue Service releases its “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams. For 2016, one of the leading scams is Falsifying Income to claim large refunds on a tax return. Back when I was working at the Internal Revenue Service, I warned my managers of the way this scam would develop. Especially with the Earned Income Credit, this scheme allows tax return preparers to assist their cl…Read More

  6. Avoids 10+ Years in Prison and $200,000 Tax

    Background: A business owner, after his IRS audit, closed his construction company and retired. His audit was referred to IRS Criminal Investigation. The government believed, and gathered evidence that the business owner defrauded the government of tax, by intentionally concealing unreported income during several years. After a grand jury hearing, the government sought conviction on multiple felon…Read More