Posts Tagged ‘IRS penalty’

IRS Agent Coerces Sex with Threat of Tax Audit Penalty

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Straight out of a soap opera script, the IRS appears to be facing its own public relations nightmare in the form of a sex scandal. A Huffington Post article titled “Vincent Burroughs Accuses IRS Agent Dora Abrahamson of Coercing Sex by Using Threat of Tax Penalty“ reveals the details of a salacious and inappropriate meeting between IRS agent and taxpayer under audit.
It appears agent Dora Abrahamson initially contacted Vincent Burroughs,
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Extended IRS Tax Relief for Hurricane Sandy Victims

Monday, November 5th, 2012

Late last week, the IRS updated its filing and payment requirements for victims of Hurricane Sandy in an attempt to bring more tax relief to more people. I initially blogged about the IRS providing tax help to hurricane victims by extended filing and payment requirements for business owners and their tax preparers. Since then, the IRS has more broadly extended its tax relief efforts based on the Federal Emergency Management
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Three IRS Options to Pay Tax Debt

Monday, April 9th, 2012

Countdown to tax day: 8 days
The IRS Newsroom released a bulletin outlining payment options for struggling taxpayers looking for IRS debt relief and who may be having trouble paying and filing their tax returns before the April 17 deadline.  In a recent creditcards.com article entitled Pros and Cons of Paying the IRS with a Credit Card, I weighed in on the credit card payment method. Below are some key points to
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