Posts Tagged ‘IRS tax issue’

IRS Releases 2013 Dirty Dozen Tax Scam-Scheme List

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

The IRS just released its Dirty Dozen Tax Scam List for 2013 and introduced a video to remind taxpayers they need to protect themselves from the worst tax scams and schemes out there. While the “usual suspect” scams and schemes have not changed that much from last year, the notification explains how the IRS has stepped up their efforts to handle them, specifically identity theft related tax issues. Below the
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TaxMan Episode-Client Success Story in Tax Audit Case

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Client Mike’s case is a good example of when bad things happen to good people. Before he contacted Tax Resolution Services, Co., (TRS), Mike’s financial troubles included a massive tax bill assessed at over $100 thousand dollars. In a recent episode of the national network television show, TaxMan, I interviewed Mike several years after he first came to TRS for help with his IRS issues. Mike is a nice, honest
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Tax Resolution Services Co. Client Saves Nearly $40,000

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Roughly 210 million IRS notices will go out this year alone to taxpayers. Many of the recipients already know they have IRS tax debt, and the notice only confirms their worst fears: they are deep in tax debt to Uncle Sam and don’t know where to turn.
Fortunately, we can provide tax relief for taxpayers who find themselves stuck in that situation with the IRS. We recently received a testimonial from
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Identity Fraud Victim Gets Expert Advice from Tax Team

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

In September, I wrote a blog post about how identity theft issues were adversely affecting the financial lives of everyday people we know. I used the case of Robert “Sully” Sullivan, Big Biz Show radio and TV personality and friend of Tax Resolution Services, who had just discovered he was a victim of IRS identity theft and was inquiring what to do next. Since that last meeting, I met with
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IRS Getting Tougher on Undisclosed Bank Accounts

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

If you have unreported foreign bank accounts and assets, you will want to rethink your current status when you see how high the IRS is raising the stakes. A recent Forbes article by Robert W. Wood titled “Forbes Undisclosed Foreign Bank Accounts? They’re Even More Explosive Now“ makes clear how the Agency is using its generous resources to go after and prosecute tax evaders who, in spite of several years
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Understanding Payroll Taxes and Severance

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Recently laid-off employees who collected severance pay will want to understand their tax obligations to prevent any payroll tax problems from occurring. A recent Wall Street Journal article by Laura Saunders titled “When Severance Pay Is Subject to Payroll Tax” discusses two conflicting federal court rulings over whether severance pay should be subject to payroll taxes and if both employee and employer are entitled to claim a tax refund. For
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Identity Theft – A Growing IRS Problem

Monday, October 1st, 2012

Last month I wrote a post about the “real life” identity theft case of Big Biz Show radio and TV personality Robert “Sully” Sullivan. Sully came to the Tax Resolution Services offices to tell me he was the victim of identity theft and inquire as to what he should do next. Identity theft negatively affects hundreds of thousands of Americans every year who file their tax returns only to discover
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