Archive for August, 2008

California Man Sentenced For Tax Evasion

Monday, August 25th, 2008

Dominic Chang, 61, a California auto-repair shop owner, was sentenced to four years of probation and ordered to pay $163,498 in restitution for tax evasion. During his plea, Chang admitted the he owned and operated Dominic’s Auto Service, in Milpitas, California, during 1999, 2000 and 2001. Chang filed individual income tax returns reporting taxable income of zero for the calendar years 1999, 2000 and 2001 but knew that his
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Live National Webinar features Insider Tax Resolution Tips from Yours Truly

Monday, August 25th, 2008

I’m really excited to tell you about the new national LIVE interactive webinar series called Online Networking Events (O.N.E.)–which is launching on Monday, September 8 at 7pm PST. I will be the first featured expert in the The Art of Networking’s O.N.E. series and I will will be sharing insider tax debt settlement tips and best practices for dealing with the IRS with Danielle Hampson, host of the “Mind Your Bizness” radio show.
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Thinking About Cheating on your Taxes? Maybe You Should Look Around and Reconsider.

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

Some taxpayers will resort to shady tactics to shake the taxman. Edward Sobczewski, 47, a Monument, Colorado resident, was arrested for allegedly bribing an IRS official. The offer: Colorado Rockies seasons tickets in exchange for changing his 2006 personal income tax audit. Desperation for those caught on the wrong end of an IRS investigation can manifest in many ways. Take Jerrold E. Richard, for example. Richard was a successful
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Thanks for the Kind Words…

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

Kind words from a client…
“TRS delivered what they promised. My offer was accepted with minimal paperwork and in a timely manner. I now have peace of mind and I will definitely recommend you to anyone.”
-S. Georgiades

I’d Like To Hear From You!

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

Whether you’d like to avoid the IRS, contact the IRS, settle with the IRS or just want to refer a friend, relative or client, I’d love to hear from you. I would be happy to provide you a non-obligation confidential tax resolution consultation to explain every option available to solve IRS problems. If you have a friend that is seeking tax expert help, do them a favor and send
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California Woman Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion Charge

Monday, August 18th, 2008

California resident, Marjan Pousti, pleaded guilty to attempted tax evasion for the 2005 tax year. Pousti and her husband operated a cosmetic surgery business in San Diego County. Pousti was in charge of handling the books for the business. According to court records, Pousti concealed cash income that her cosmetic surgery business received from the IRS. She used the cash payments to purchase money orders to pay bills, including
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Indiana Man Indicted For False Income Tax Returns

Friday, August 15th, 2008

Steven R. Kreps, 57, from Muncie, Ind., was indicted on 12 counts of making or assisting in the making of false federal income tax returns. The indictment alleges Kreps prepared false W-2 forms. The false W-2s reported wages and income tax withholdings that were not actually paid and withheld. The indictment also alleges that Kreps underreported his own income. The resulting tax debt was $221,009. He faces up
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National Tax Problem Solvers Boot Camp

Friday, August 15th, 2008

A team of our IRS debt relief specialists recently attended the IRS Problem Resolution Boot Camp in Los Angeles to further their professional education and help better serve their clients. The special two-day seminar, held by the American Society of Tax Problem Solvers (ASTPS), attracted attendees from all over the United States who successfully took their tax problem resolution skills, knowledge, and professionalism to the next level.
 The program titled “The Current Climate
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Tune in for Strait Talks on Philly’s WNJC 1360AM for Unique Talk Dialogue

Friday, August 15th, 2008

I will be on Strait Talks with host James Strait on Monday at 8:30 a.m. on Philadelphia’s WNJC 1360AM.
Hope you tune in for tax help, news and tips! Or call in with your tax questions! (856) 232-7077
Here’s what James is all about:
Like you, James has grown bone tired of the pre-masticated rhetoric spewed from the mouths of today’s technocrats, bureaucrats, vacuous political operatives, fourth estate opportunists, agenda based pundits, and
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Are You My Next Tax Relief Client Of The Month?

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

Once a month, I choose a very special Tax Resolution Client Of The Month. It’s my way of saying “thank you” to those who support me and my business with referrals, word of mouth and repeat business. This month’s Client Of The Month is Stephanie G.
Stephanie owed over $78K to the California State Employment Development Department (EDD). After several months of negotiations, our tax experts were
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A Los Angeles Man Faces Up To 10 Years and $500,000 for Tax Evasion!

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008

A Los Angeles man who made donations to several charitable organizations associated with a New York-based orthodox Jewish group — donations that were in fact refunded in many cases — has agreed to plead guilty to federal tax evasion charges. In the plea agreement, Uri Mandelbaum, 70, also agreed to pay back taxes totaling more than $1.5 million. Mandelbaum admitted he evaded the payment of $296,731 in federal income taxes
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Bethany Restaurant Owner Gets 6 Months for Tax Evasion

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008

Here’s an update to a recent post about an undercover sting that caught a Maryland businessman cheating the IRS. A federal judge has sentenced the Bethany Beach restaurant owner to six months in a transitional home for falsifying his tax returns.
The Salisbury Daily Times reported that 44-year-old Jerrold Richard, the former owner of the Big Easy Seafood and Steakhouse in Bethany Beach., told an undercover IRS agent that he
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IRS Undercover Sting Nets Skimming Businessman

Monday, August 11th, 2008

A Delaware restaurateur pleaded guilty to a criminal information charging him with making a false individual income tax return. Jerrold E. Richard was a co-owner of The Big Easy Seafood and Steakhouse in Bethany Beach, Del. In 2005, Richard put the restaurant on the market for sale. He told an undercover IRS agent posing as prospective buyer that he was skimming from the restaurant and that his tax returns were
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Thankyou! Thankyou!

Friday, August 8th, 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.
Bruce Lang, CPA and Norman Lewis, CPA, EA.
I just
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Make Sure Your Cash Investments are FDIC Insured

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

  Here’s another excerpt from my recent appearance on the Frank Pastore Show on KKLA 99.5, giving some important investment tips:

When an FDIC-insured bank or saving association fails, like IndyMac, the FDIC protects you against the loss of your deposits. Most people think that they can have 100K in a husband’s name, 100K in a wife’s name, and 200K jointly. But you can’t, the basic insurance amount is 100K per depositor per insured bank.
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