Five Suspects Arrested For IRS Phone Scams Fraud

Five suspects were arrested and charged in Miami, Florida for impersonating Internal Revenue Service (IRS) agents, according to J. Russell George, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA). “These arrests indicate that TIGTA is making significant progress in our investigation of the IRS impersonation scam that continues to sweep the country, resulting in reported taxpayer […]


IRS Investigating Email Scam Targeting NBA Team Milwaukee Bucks

According to ABC News, the Milwaukee Bucks say their franchise mistakenly provided tax information of employees and players to a imposter acting as the team’s president Peter Feigin. The Bucks have reported this incident to the FBI and the IRS, and have also arranged credit monitoring and identity restoration services for all employees. If you […]

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IRS To Tighten Tax Refunds Against Small Businesses With Tax Debt

According to a new report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA), the Internal Revenue Service plans to adjust its procedures and technology to efficiently identify the outstanding tax debts of small business owners, and subtract the unsettled debt from the tax refunds they are eligible to receive. TIGTA’s new report recommended that […]


IRS Tells American Offshore Account Holders In Panama To Come Clean

According to recent reports, authorities have identified over 200 Americans in the leaked Mossack Fonseca FBAR documents. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is sending a message to these offshore account holders – come clean before officials discover any illegal activity. In an announcement given to NBC News, the IRS stated that people hiding assets offshore should notice the […]


Alert: New IRS Impersonation Scam!

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) has received reports that callers impersonating the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) employees are requesting payments on iTunes Gift Cards, Green Dot Prepaid Cards, MoneyPak Prepaid Cards, Reloadit Prepaid Debit Cards, and other prepaid credit cards. Any calls requesting payments or funds from taxpayers on prepaid credit cards […]


Innocent Spouse Relief

Is filing jointly really such a good idea for married couples? Many couples put little or no thought into filing statuses, and yet the standard choice of filing jointly can lead to a bevy of problems. For example, when you file jointly, each spouse is 100% liable for tax owed – not just half, no, […]

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Expanded Outreach Effort Announced to Prevent More Losses to IRS Impersonators

Beware the phone fraud of Internal Revenue Service impersonators. It’s tax season, and with it comes scam phone calls targeting taxpayers in just about every state. The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) is urging taxpayers to be aware of the criminals who impersonate IRS and Treasury employees. Thousands of victims have lost more […]


IRS Collection Financial Standards

As of March 28, 2016, the IRS Collection Financial Standards have decreased. So what does does this mean for you? These standards refer to your ability to pay a delinquent tax liability, outside of your necessary expenses. Necessary living expenses for health, welfare, and production of income are based on a series of National and […]


New Business? Know Your Tax Obligations.

“Just Do It Already,” a motto of sorts for entrepreneurs, right? Yes! Why not start a business and put your brilliant idea to work? Entrepreneurs have a natural knack for finding problems which need solving, needs which should not be ignored and an ability to build business where others failed to see a market even […]


Hiring Employees for the First Time? What to Review.

Has your business grown significantly? Great! As a business owner, nothing can be more fulfilling than reaching a point where employees are needed to sustain the business operations and the business can afford to hire. In addition to the task of finding the right candidate, business owners must learn what new requirements apply to a […]