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Are you surprised to find out that you have the right to receive prompt, courteous, and professional service from IRS employees?  If an employee is not treating you in this manner, you also have the right to visit with their supervisor.   It's true. I promise!What this right means for you: Spoken...
12/08/2022
IRS Publication 1, Your Rights as a Taxpayer, lists the 10 fundamental rights taxpayers have when they are dealing with the IRS.  As a taxpayer, you should be aware of these rights.  In fact, the IRS wants you to know these rights.  The IRS does expect their employees to know these rights and app...
12/01/2022
The Right to Be Informed. Taxpayers have the right to: Know what they need to know to comply with the tax laws Clear explanations for all tax laws as well as tax forms, publications, publications, notices, and correspondences. Be informed of IRS decisions and their tax accounts Clear explanations...
11/30/2022
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It is the holiday season and scammers are out in full force.Watch the following video from the IRS concerning the Gift Card Scam:https://youtu.be/Z9yRuyXt9vQIf a call doesn't seem legit, it probably isn't.The focus of our practice is helping individuals and businesses resolve their IRS tax proble...
11/26/2022
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If most people were given a choice of whom they would rather work with, the IRS or the State, they would choose the State.  However, as I will explain, taxpayers should not take the State's threats lightly.The purpose of an IRS Audit is to: Check that the taxpayer is handling things properly Educ...
11/15/2022
In Parts 1 and 2, I introduced you to a pizza place that was not reporting its sales tax correctly.  This caused an audit and began a horrible nightmare with the state claiming the restaurant owed $87,000 in back sales tax as well as having their sales tax exemption taken away.  Let's see how thi...
11/10/2022
In Part 1 I introduced to you a pizza restaurant that was in hot water with the state over sales tax not being paid correctly.  The state auditor came up with a ridiculous method to figure out what the restaurant really owed in sales tax and left.  Not only did the restaurant owner get hit with a...
11/09/2022
A pizza restaurant did not file its sales tax reports correctly.  When the state realized this they immediately figured there was fraud going on and sent an auditor out to find out how they were hiding money from the state.This restaurant isn't a high-dollar pizza franchise, it is your run-of-the...
11/08/2022
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How a levy works depends on what kind of levy it is.  A Regular Levy seizes what the taxpayer owns at the moment the levy is received.  There are two common Regular Levies that are used.  A bank levy and the other is a levy sent to 3rd parties that have paid the taxpayer in the past and reported ...
11/01/2022
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We can see from Tom's story that a Levy can cause many problems:   Financial Stress Loss of Sleep Contention in relationships Fear Just to name a few.  But exactly what is a levy?A levy is an actual seizure of taxpayers' property to pay a tax debt.  Don't worry, the IRS cannot just levy a taxpaye...
10/25/2022
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