Posts Tagged ‘Michael Rozbruch’

IRS on Tax Collections: No One Too Big or Too Famous

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

Recent celebrity tax cases demonstrate just how aggressive IRS collections efforts are today.
It’s been hunting season for the Internal Revenue Service.
And tax-collecting agents have some big game in their sights.
Since the first of the year, there’s been story after story of famous, wealthy celebrities running into trouble with the Tax Man.
Most recently, the rapper known as Fat Joe — his real name is Joseph Cartagena — was sentenced to four
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IRS Troubles-Agency Spent $4 Million on Employee Conference

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

As if the intense scrutiny the IRS has faced over the last month wasn’t enough, a new report has emerged about wasteful IRS spending that has lawmakers demanding more answers from the new acting IRS Commissioner, Danny Werfel.
An NBC article and video clip from NBC titled: “2010 IRS conference featured ‘happiness expert,’ $17K art session” highlights a specific 2010 Internal Revenue Service conference in California where goofy, expensive video parodies were
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Tax Cheats Beware: IRS Investigations Are Up

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

Enforcement is up significantly at the Internal Revenue Service, which is very bad news for anyone cheating on their taxes.
The numbers are up.
Way up.
In fiscal year 2012, the Internal Revenue Service launched 5,125 investigations, recommended 3,701 prosecutions, and convicted 2,634 on tax charges, according to the annual report from IRS Criminal Investigation.
All of those numbers are up significantly over the previous year.
“This annual report showcases some of the many significant
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National Tax Expert Disputes Talk of IRS Audit Decreases

Friday, May 31st, 2013

I wrote this latest press release after reading a CNN Money article titled “Spending cut bright spot: Fewer IRS audits.” I needed to dispute the article’s assertion that there would be fewer questioned tax returns as a result of the sequestering budget by Congress. The CNN article states that over $600 million in cuts to the IRS could result in IRS employee layoffs including examiners who audit tax returns. I agree
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IRS Question: Can I Erase Tax Debt in Bankruptcy?

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Question: I am filing bankruptcy to get out from underneath debt brought on by some bad financial decisions. Can I discharge in bankruptcy the IRS back taxes I owe for tax years 2008 and 2009 that amount to roughly $25,000? I am struggling financially to pay off all the debt I incurred in this mess but am particularly overwhelmed with the tax debt. Do I have any chance at tax
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New Tax Resolution Services Commercial Advises Tax Relief

Monday, April 29th, 2013

For fifteen years, I have helped resolve IRS tax issues for good people who made past tax mistakes and got into trouble with the IRS. These folks got the the tax relief they needed because they hired expert tax representation capable of handling cases such as theirs. A new Tax Resolution Services commercial for The Blaze TV reminds taxpayers who owe back taxes how important hiring certified tax representation to handle
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IRS Commends NATRC on Tax Resolution Industry Improvements

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Many of us who have worked tirelessly to restore the credibility of the tax resolution industry were pleased to hear our efforts commended by the IRS’ Office of Professional Responsibility (“OPR”). Yesterday’s press release mentioned news of the OPR’s review of the National Association of Tax Resolution Companies (NATRC) code of conduct, and how it was commending the organization in a follow up letter for establishing meaningful standards for its
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Tax Experts Give Free Webcast on IRS Collection Issues

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Tax practitioners who would like to develop skills to prevent and or resolve IRS collections are invited to join tax expert Eva Rosenberg, aka TaxMama® and yours truly for a complimentary webcast titled: “IRS Practice – Overview of Collection Issues. This course (part of the IRS Practice Series) provides an overview of the collections process and explores the numerous collection issues a practitioner may encounter including the
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Tax Resolution Services – Weekly Tax News Round-Up

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Just ten days until April 15! On the run up to tax day, we do our best to provide tax relief tips for last minute taxpayers. The tax news topics covered this week include: the annual IRS Data Book release, the official release of the 2013 IRS Dirty Dozen List, a little tax relief humor at Uncle Sam’s expense, tips on filing and tax payments.
Tax Help Tips on Filing and
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IRS Lists ‘Dirty Dozen’ Tax Scams: Don’t Fall Victim!

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

The IRS has released its annual list of the top 12 tax scams. Make sure the tax advice you’re following isn’t on this list.
If it’s too good to be true, it probably is.
That well-worn maxim applies to many things in life.
Including, of course, tax advice.
Someone saying you don’t need to pay taxes? Others claiming they can help you hide money off shore?
It’s all too good to be true.
In fact, some
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Tax Expert Discusses Tax Professionals and Tax Software

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Some of you may still be deciding whether to hire a tax professional or purchase tax preparation software. In this informative video, (one part of a series that came from my appearance on the Midday Sunday Fox 11 with host Tony Valdez program), I offer the following tax help tips:

When tax preparation software works
Know when it’s time to hire a tax professional
When it’s time to hire a tax resolution specialist

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Tax Resolution Services Weekly News Round-Up

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Happy Friday! Just a reminder: there are just over four weeks left until Tax Day! Right now we will round-up this week’s tax relief news. The topics include: Offshore Tax Enforcement, Snoop Dog slapped with a tax lien, a massive tax fraud/shelter scheme, two TaxMan episodes featuring yours truly, and taking care of your IRS tax debt before Tax Day.

Un-Reported Offshore Bank Accounts
I wrote a post titled “Fed’s Still
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Tax Resolution Services-The Story of Michael Rozbruch Part II

Monday, March 4th, 2013

This episode of my national network television show, TaxMan gives consumers further insight into my professional history beginning with my education, employment and qualifications. It’s because of these experiences and desire to help people resolve their tax problems that I took on a new business venture in a relatively small industry and named it Tax Resolution Services, Co. (TRS).  (*Below the video are the main details of my story).

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Weekly Tax Resolution News Round-Up

Friday, March 1st, 2013

It’s Friday, and that means it’s time for a round-up of tax news we reported on this week. Here are some tax related stories that were particularly interesting:
Tax Help Tips
Eleven Tax Changes to Know before Filing
Now that tax season is here, I wanted to let people know that the recent changes to the tax code could affect their wallet! A Forbes article provided the eleven important changes that
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Tax Resolution Services-The Story of Michael Rozbruch

Monday, February 25th, 2013

This episode of the national network television show, TaxMan highlights the story of yours truly, Michael Rozbruch. I thought consumers out there should get to know me a little bit and understand my background. I also wanted to convey my reasons for wanting to resolve people’s tax problems and why I started Tax Resolution Services, Co. fifteen years ago and have never looked back. (Below the video are some main
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