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Avoiding Probate with a Living Trust in Georgia

A living trust is an estate planning tool that allows you to avoid probate. Probate can be expensive and time-consuming, especially if your estate is large or complicated. With a living trust in Georgia, it can help to simplify the process of transferring property after death. You can also use a living trust as a [...]

By |2021-10-05T09:50:36-04:00|Estate Planning, Featured, News, Wills|Comments Off on Avoiding Probate with a Living Trust in Georgia

What Does It Mean To Be Audited?

What does it mean to be audited? Well, according to the most recent data from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, Americans owed over $114 billion in back taxes, penalties, and interest in 2020. And audits provide a means for the Internal Revenue Service and other government agencies to ensure that taxpayers are complying with the current [...]

By |2021-09-27T12:23:44-04:00|Featured, IRS, IRS Fresh Start, Tax Audit|Comments Off on What Does It Mean To Be Audited?

3 Ways to Find the Best Tax Attorney in Atlanta

Finding an experienced and competent income tax attorney in Atlanta is like finding a needle in a haystack. If you are caught in the wrong by the law due to tax evasions and defaulting, then you will definitely need one and fast too.

By |2021-08-17T13:22:54-04:00|Business Taxes, IRS, News, Tax Penalties, Tax refund|Comments Off on 3 Ways to Find the Best Tax Attorney in Atlanta

What Does an IRS Audit letter Look Like and How Should I Respond?

As we have mentioned in other articles on this website, receiving an IRS audit notification is a stressful event for any taxpayer. There are so many variables in most tax returns and many different factors may contribute to the audit.Reasons For an Tax AuditPer the IRS, selection for an audit does not always suggest there’s [...]

By |2021-08-23T11:20:41-04:00|IRS, News, Tax Audit|Comments Off on What Does an IRS Audit letter Look Like and How Should I Respond?

Millions of Americans Are Waiting for Their Tax Refund

The pandemic and recent changes in the tax code are causing unusually long delays in distributing tax refund checks.It’s May and many are checking to see when their refund check will arrive.Stories like the following from one taxpayer, Mr. Schoenherr in Indiana are growing. According to a WSJ article, “In February, Mr. Schoenherr, a 72-year [...]

By |2021-09-27T12:22:48-04:00|Tax refund|Comments Off on Millions of Americans Are Waiting for Their Tax Refund

The Taxpayer Bill of Rights Series: The Right to Appeal an IRS Decision in an Independent Forum

[This article is the fifth in a series of articles covering the Taxpayer Bill of Rights.] The Taxpayer Bill of Rights is a cornerstone document that highlights the fundamental rights taxpayers have when dealing with the IRS. The IRS continues to publicly highlight these rights to taxpayers and regularly reminds its employees about these rights [...]

By |2021-04-26T12:06:48-04:00|IRS, Taxpayer Bill of Rights|Comments Off on The Taxpayer Bill of Rights Series: The Right to Appeal an IRS Decision in an Independent Forum

Justice Department Ramps Up Tax Avoidance & Fraud Investigations

Taxpayers are being urged to pay careful attention to the upcoming reporting and filing obligations according to the Department of Justice's Tax Division. Willfully filing false tax returns or deliberate tax avoidance are serious criminal offenses.“Our criminal prosecutors are prepared for tax filing season too,” said Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of [...]

By |2021-04-22T13:49:22-04:00|IRS, News, Tax Collections, Tax Fraud, Tax Penalties|Comments Off on Justice Department Ramps Up Tax Avoidance & Fraud Investigations

Do I Need a Tax Attorney for an IRS Audit?

Receiving an IRS audit notification is a stressful event for any taxpayer. There are so many variables in most tax returns that it may not be clear what triggered the audit and what you will need to review with the IRS.Before you communicate with the IRS about an audit, consult with a tax attorney about [...]

By |2021-06-07T13:04:32-04:00|IRS, News|Comments Off on Do I Need a Tax Attorney for an IRS Audit?

The Taxpayer Bill of Rights Series: The Right to Challenge the IRS’s Position and Be Heard

[This article is the fourth in a series of articles covering the Taxpayer Bill of Rights.] The Taxpayer Bill of Rights is a cornerstone document that highlights the fundamental rights taxpayers have when dealing with the IRS. The IRS continues to publicly highlight these rights to taxpayers and regularly reminds its employees about these rights as it [...]

Unpaid Taxes Might Curtail Your International Travel Plans

In 2018 the Internal Revenue Service, at the direction of Congress, began a new policy of instructing the U.S. State Department to revoke or refuse to renew passports of taxpayers who owed $54,000 or more in unpaid taxes.   Last year, due to Coronavirus concerns, the program was put on hold.  Now it is back.   What [...]

By |2021-05-10T13:37:29-04:00|IRS, News, Tax Collections|Comments Off on Unpaid Taxes Might Curtail Your International Travel Plans