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Tag Archives: IRS
Docketed Cases. Hard Work (and a little luck!).
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
Posted in Audits, IRS, MA DOR, News, Tax Representation, Uncategorized Tagged Appeals, audits, Betsy Rollins, Cincinnati, Cindy Morris, IRS, Lois Lerner, penalties, representation, tax court Leave a comment
Taxpayer Advocate. Seriously?
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
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114 FinCEN. What’s in a Name?
“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
Posted in Audits, IRS, News, Tax Collection, Tax Preparation, Tax Representation Tagged audit, FBAR, foreign, foreign bank, foreign bank account, IRS Leave a comment
Another Year of Tax Return Identity Theft
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
Personal Plea to the IRS!!!
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
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IRS Increases 1099 Expectations
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
Posted in Audits, IRS, News, Tax Collection, Tax Preparation Tagged 1099, 1099 MISC, Accounting Today, Informational Reporting, IRS, Michael Cohn, Paul Mancinone, tax, tax compliance, voluntary tax system Leave a comment
Before we even jump into repetitive examinations, we want to thank those readers (and viewers, as it were) who sent us emails regarding our Western New England University School of Law program on “How to Handle an IRS Audit.” We deeply appreciate … Continue reading