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Tag Archives: IRS
Our office has truly been blessed with good fortune over the past two weeks, both docketed cases before the United States Tax Court. The first came to us as a referral from a very talented estate planning attorney – a … Continue reading
In today’s Accounting Today, there is an article that illuminates the current problems with the Taxpayer Advocate’s Office. Apparently due to budget issues (continued thanks to Lois Lerner, the gift that keeps on giving, or vice versa, as the case … Continue reading
“What’s in a name?” I believe Shakespeare first coined that phrase in “Romeo and Juliet.” Well I am phrasing it again now, this time, in disbelief that the United States Treasury would actually use the term “FinCEN” in the name … Continue reading
Tax Return Identity Theft is a by-product of the IRS’s incessant desire to go electronic. By not requiring a physicial signature, they are accepting returns on the honor system that someone, somewhere, has an authentic signature in their file. Thieves … Continue reading
Whenever we get a new client that has multiple years of unfiled federal and state tax returns, we always, 1) get a power of attorney (Form 2848 – the new one!), and 2) contact the tax practitioner’s hotline and obtain … Continue reading
That was the headline in this morning’s Accounting Today. Story number one. Well, okay. Michael Cohn is a fantastic writer for Accounting Today, and I frequently forward his articles to clients, as they are in plain language, and they are … Continue reading