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The Taxpayer Bill of Rights Series: The Right to Pay No More than the Correct Amount of Tax

[This article is the third 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 [...]

By | 2021-02-17T14:13:00-04:00 |IRS, Tax Collections, Tax Deductions|Comments Off on The Taxpayer Bill of Rights Series: The Right to Pay No More than the Correct Amount of Tax

IRS Warns to Not Be a Victim to “Ghost” Tax Return Preparers

WASHINGTON — With the start of the 2020 tax filing season near, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers to avoid unethical "ghost" tax return preparers. According to the IRS, a ghost preparer does not sign a tax return they prepare. Unscrupulous ghost preparers will print the return and tell the taxpayer to sign and [...]

By | 2021-02-08T09:41:16-04:00 |IRS, Tax Deductions, Tax Return Preparers|Comments Off on IRS Warns to Not Be a Victim to “Ghost” Tax Return Preparers

The Taxpayer Bill of Rights Series: The Right to Quality Service

[This article is the second 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 [...]

By | 2021-02-02T16:11:29-04:00 |Business Taxes, IRS, IRS Administrative Appeal|Comments Off on The Taxpayer Bill of Rights Series: The Right to Quality Service

The Taxpayer Bill of Rights Series: The Right to be Informed

[This article is the first 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 | 2021-02-02T15:43:07-04:00 |Business Taxes, IRS, IRS Administrative Appeal|Comments Off on The Taxpayer Bill of Rights Series: The Right to be Informed

New Coronavirus Rules For Executing Wills In Georgia

Originally published at AVVO.com Pursuant to new legal rules announced by the Georgia Governor, we can now have you sign and witness your Last Will and Testament virtually, while you stay at home. No need to come into the office. We will discuss your wishes over the phone and email, and I witness your signature at [...]

By | 2021-01-25T14:44:41-04:00 |Wills|Comments Off on New Coronavirus Rules For Executing Wills In Georgia

Collection Agencies Will Now Be Helping The IRS Collect Back Taxes

Originally published at AVVO.com Pursuant to a law passed by Congress last year, the IRS has hired four private debt collection agencies to contact taxpayers about their back taxes. This is highly unusual, and can cause fear and confusion among citizens who owe tax, but also have heard of the many tax scams currently going [...]

By | 2020-12-31T15:17:13-04:00 |Tax Collections, Tax Penalties|Comments Off on Collection Agencies Will Now Be Helping The IRS Collect Back Taxes

Dangerous Traps for Tax Return Preparers

Originally published at AVVO.com Millions of tax returns are filed each year by return preparers, including Certified Public Accountants, Enrolled Agents, franchised tax return companies, and small companies with unregulated preparers. All of them should know that there are a lot of penalties should they violate the IRS rules. Due Diligence Penalties The Internal Revenue [...]

By | 2020-12-07T14:14:00-04:00 |Tax Penalties, Tax Return Preparers|Comments Off on Dangerous Traps for Tax Return Preparers

Changes in the 2018 Tax Code Could Impact Small Businesses

The IRS law 2018 Tax Code have made some significant changes regarding small business. As a small business owner, you must regularly think about IRS law and taxes. Staying current on tax changes and adjusting your business model to reflect such tax changes is important. Compliance with tax laws can make or break a small [...]

By | 2018-04-10T19:40:38-04:00 |Business Taxes|Comments Off on Changes in the 2018 Tax Code Could Impact Small Businesses

How to identify an IRS law tax scam in Marietta

Every year people in Marietta fall victim to IRS law tax scams. Scammers try to bully or take advantage of you and use scare tactics posing as the IRS. Some scammers are so slick they talk you into sending money before you even know what hit you. A little education can go along way to [...]

By | 2018-04-10T19:32:12-04:00 |Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to identify an IRS law tax scam in Marietta

Understanding Bankruptcy and IRS Law: Can I Get Rid of my Tax Debt?

There is an age-old saying - the two things in life that are guaranteed are death and taxes. Surprisingly, when tax law intersects with bankruptcy law, some taxes may actually be dischargeable in bankruptcy. Understanding taxes and how they are handled in bankruptcy can be complex. If you are considering bankruptcy, you will want to [...]

By | 2021-01-25T14:53:54-04:00 |Bankruptcy, Tax Collections|Comments Off on Understanding Bankruptcy and IRS Law: Can I Get Rid of my Tax Debt?