Archive for June, 2008


Sunday, June 29th, 2008

Beverly Ann Byers, 46, of Leeds, Ala., was sentenced to 33 months in prison and ordered to pay $249,454 in restitution to her former employer, Plateau Construction Company. As the bookkeeper for Plateau, she mailed 44 letters containing unauthorized company checks to herself and to pay her personal bills. These checks totaled $249,454, and she failed to report approximately $90,576 of the embezzled funds on her 2004 income tax return.

Thanks for the Kind Words…

Sunday, June 29th, 2008

Kind words from a client:
“Tax Resolution Services (TRS) helped me when others could not, so hats off to you. This debt has been a dark cloud over my head until now. You have given me a future. Thank you”.
- R. Gould

IRS Question Corner … Offer in Compromise & Installment Agreement

Friday, June 27th, 2008

Question: I owe a substantial amount in back taxes to the IRS, and the two programs I keep hearing and reading about are the Offer in Compromise and the Installment Agreement. What’s the difference?
Answer:  The difference is enormous, and determining which program is right for you will depend entirely on the amount you owe to the IRS and your current financial situation.
No matter which program is right for you, the
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Thursday, June 26th, 2008

Tinisha Robinson, 32, of Indianapolis, Ind., was sentenced to 24 months in prison after pleading guilty to tax charges.
From January 2003 to May 2007, Robinson paid people in the Indianapolis area for use of their Social Security numbers and addresses. She then filled out a tax return in the person’s name with false W-2s and other documentation and filed that with the IRS, claiming a refund due, usually for about
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Are You My Client Of The Month?

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

Every month I choose a very special Client Of The Month.  It’s my way of acknowledging good friends and saying “thanks” to those who support me and my business with referrals, word of mouth and repeat business.
This month’s Client Of The Month is Rick G.
Rick owed $30,000 in back taxes when he retained our firm. Not only were we were able to settle his debt for $0.00, but we got
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Tax Warrant Issued for CBS News Anchor Katie Couric

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

Some say it must have been a slow day at the New York Daily News on Friday when they reported that newswoman Katie Couric was in trouble with the taxman. It was reported that the New York state Department of Taxation and Finance issued a warrant against Couric for an outstanding bill of $210.41 from 2003.
According to her spokesman, Matthew Hiltzik, the warrant and earlier bills were sent to the
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Liquor Store Owner Did Not Report $100,000 in Income

Sunday, June 22nd, 2008

A Connecticut man who did not report more than $100,000 in income has received three years of probation. He must serve the first six months in home confinement.
Gurdev S. Kaura, 55, of Naugatuck, Conn., also must perform 150 hours of community service during his term of probation.
According to court records, during 2005, Kaura owned and operated Fairfield Wine and Liquor, a liquor store in Waterbury, Conn. Kaura was also employed
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FAQ: Do I Need to Sign Over Power of Attorney to my Tax Resolution representative?

Saturday, June 21st, 2008

Thanks to everyone who made it out to Law Day 2008 at Whittier College.
I conducted 3 seminars on IRS solutions and my good friend and associate Bill Handel conducted a LIVE broadcast of his show, “Handel on the Law.”
Bill fielded some great questions from the public. There was one in particular concerning power of attorney that may be of interest to many of you and I wanted to share his
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Tune In to KLPW 1220AM for Tax Tips!

Friday, June 20th, 2008

I will be sharing free expert tax advice on Monday, June 23rd at 9:20PM CDT on The Morning Show with Diane Jones on St Louis’s KLPW 1220AM .
I hope you will tune in to to hear some easy tax tips and some interesting IRS secrets!
Michael Rozbruch is a Certified Tax Resolution Specialist, a member of the American Society of IRS Problem Solvers and a Maryland CPA. You can contact him
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View Photos from my Media Appearances on Flickr

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Thank you for tuning in to listen to my special appearances as I continue to deliver tax advice and my own expertise and insight into the IRS to radio listeners across the country. I am so passionate about educating and helping people in tax trouble and hope that you are able to take away some practical advise when listening that you can apply to your business and personal finances.
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Monday, June 16th, 2008

Cindy L. Beyersdorf, 47, of Northglenn, Colo., was sentenced to five years of probation and 300 hours of community service for filing a false federal income tax return.
She was also ordered to pay $51,684.97 in restitution to the IRS.
Beyersdorf was indicted by a federal grand jury pleaded guilty to the charge.
A licensed insurance agent in Colorado, Beyersdorf owned and operated Horizons Insurance, a sole proprietorship.  According to the plea agreement,
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Tune In for Expert Tax Advice

Monday, June 16th, 2008

Please tune in on Tuesday, June 17 at 5:15PM EST for my guest appearance on The Jack Evans Show on WMBS 590AM in Pennsylvania.
I will also be appearing on Hotline with Nancy Greenwood on WCCM 1110AM in Massachusets at 12:00PM EST.
I hope you will tune in to learn more about getting the tax relief you need now!
Michael Rozbruch is a Certified Tax Resolution Specialist, a member of the American Society
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N.C. Exec Charged with Tax Conspiracy

Friday, June 13th, 2008

A North Carolina corporate executive has been charged with tax conspiracy.
From January 2005 to January 2008, James O. McLamb Jr., 41, of Raleigh, North Carolina, and others collected and withheld federal taxes from individual employers on behalf of employees, then prepared false and fraudulent documents to mislead the IRS, causing Castleton to unlawfully retain these federal taxes instead of remitting them to the IRS.
“The mission of the IRS is to
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Thank You! Thank You!

Friday, June 13th, 2008

Thanks to YOU, the word is spreading.  Thanks to my clients and friends who graciously referred me to their friends, clients and relatives last month!  I enjoy building my business based on the positive comments and referrals from people just like you.
Tom Sitriano, CPA and Sherry and Howard Goodman

I just couldn’t do it without you!

CEO Sentenced for Laundering, Evasion

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

A North Andover, Mass., man was sentenced to three years of probation for money laundering and filing a false tax return.
Frank P. Magliochetti, 50, must spend the first six months of his probation in home confinement, pay a $50,000 fine and $330,000 of restitution, and forfeit $1 million.
According to government evidence, Magliochetti, while in 2002 president of Med Diversified Inc., a home health care company that was then publicly traded
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