Posts Tagged ‘tax liens’

Tax Relief Round Up-Top Tax Stories of the Week

Friday, October 26th, 2012

Happy Friday! Here’s a look at tax relief news headlines we reported on this week:
Tax Scams and Schemes

Tax scams, tax schemes and identity theft are plaguing the IRS and taxpayers alike. This week’s tax scam warning advises taxpayers to lookout for an e-mail that appears to come from the IRS focused on confirming the EIN#’s of S and C-Corporations. Do not click on any links instead delete it entirely! Scammers
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IRS May Report Tax Debt to Credit Bureaus

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

If you thought you could hide under the radar with your tax debt, think again. Because the government is hurting for revenue, lawmakers in Washington are getting more creative in collecting back taxes. Their latest consideration: report IRS tax debt to credit agencies. Accounting Today recently published an article titled, IRS May Report Tax Debts to Credit Bureaus that discusses the serious thought and consideration Congress has been giving this
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Tax Relief Weekly News Round Up

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Happy Friday! Here’s a recap of the tax relief news that made headlines this week.
Celebrity Tax Issues, IRS Audits and Enforcement
It seems like there is always a celebrity in the news currently facing down the IRS or other tax authorities.  This is not by accident. Since the Great Recession tax revenues have been down so to increase collections, the IRS has been going after celebrities and wealthy Americans to help
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Celebrity Tax Troubles Hint at IRS’s Watchful Eye

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

The IRS has been busting celebrities. But you and your neighbors aren’t safe from the taxman either.
O.J. Simpson will be remembered for many things.
He was a football player.
He was a product spokesman and actor.
He was an accused murderer who was found not guilty in a criminal trial only to be found guilty later in a civil one.
He was an armed robber who went after sports memorabilia.
But there’s one more thing
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IRS Loses Tax Shelter Case & Billion in Revenue

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

News agencies were abuzz about Wednesday’s Supreme Court decision stating the IRS could not use the extended, six-year statute of limitations to collect unpaid taxes from a business, Home Concrete & Supply, LLC in a tax shelter case. Robert Wood of Forbes in his article HUGE Taxpayer Win: Supreme Court Tells IRS 3 Years to Audit Is PLENTY! believes the historic decision regarding this tax shelter case will have a
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Tax Man Explains IRS on Big Biz Show

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Countdown to Tax Day: 6 Days
On a recent episode of the Big Biz Show, we discussed the creation of the Tax Man TV show on Biz Television that morphed out of yours truly giving tax advice as a guest on the Big Biz Show for five years.
The Tax Man Show combines my 30 plus years in the tax business including running Tax Resolution Services, Co. for 15, to gives taxpayers
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Failure to File Income Taxes Gets Kentucky Man 24 Months in Prison and $2.4 Million Fine

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

A Boone Count, Ky., man who evaded paying his federal income tax liability from 1995 to 2001 was sentenced today to 24 months in prison.
He was also ordered to pay approximately $2.4 million in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service.
From 1995 to 2001, William C. Shehan Jr., 45, failed to file federal income tax forms and diverted money that should have been paid in taxes into private business ventures and
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Tax Cheats Warning: IRS is ‘Turning Up the Pressure’

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

The head of the Internal Revenue Service described how the tax-collecting agency will place more pressure on tax cheats and companies that facilitate cheating. It’s time for tax cheats to worry.
The Internal Revenue Service is “turning up the pressure” on tax cheats.
Those were the exact words from IRS Commissioner Douglas H. Shulman when he spoke in December at the IRS/George Washington University 24th Annual Institute.
The IRS will direct much of the
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Time to Consider Taxes as Year End Draws Near

Monday, November 28th, 2011

With the holidays approaching, it’s a good time to take stock and consider your taxes and financial life — and take time to correct the mistakes.
Thanksgiving just passed, and the holiday season is now upon us.
That means the year is almost over, and with it another tax year.
You’ve been here before, many times actually. We all have. But now is the time — this is the year — to start
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Tax Cheater Warning: Odds Are Against You

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Between piercing the Swiss banking veil and deploying an algorithm to identify possible tax cheats, it’s never been a worse idea to be cheating on your taxes.
$2.2 billion.
That’s how much the Internal Revenue Service has collected from people who participated in a 2009 program that offered amnesty to those who came forward and disclosed money held in foreign banks.
“This dollar figure will grow in the months ahead,” IRS Commissioner Doug
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IRS Files Tax Lien Against Accused Baby Killer Who Owes IRS $68,000

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Accused of killing her daughter Caylee, Casey Anthony has been in the national spotlight since 2008.
Now, she’s also in the Internal Revenue Service’s spotlight. The IRS has filed a $68,520.41 tax lien against Anthony in Kississmee, Fla.
Anthony was on trial for the murder of her daughter. She was found not guilty.
When the IRS files a tax lien against someone, they mean business.  They use the lien to enforce collection activity
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Tax Resolution Services Will Help Many Find Tax Relief But No Help For Woman Guilty of False Home Buyer Credit Claim

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Tax Resolution Services is made up of a team of tax attorneys and Certified Tax Resolution Specialists.  We provide tax relief services such as setting up IRS Payment Plans, helping consumers determine if they qualify for the Offer in Compromise program, sorting out tax liens, levies and seizures, working through Payroll Tax Problems and much more.  But if you’ve filed a false tax return or conspired to defraud the United
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Tax Relief Tips for Resolving IRS Wage Garnishments, IRS Tax Liens and IRS Bank Levies

Sunday, July 4th, 2010

The Internal Revenue Service is the most brutal collection agency on earth. Once they have you in their sights, you can count on them hounding you with IRS tax liens, IRS wage garnishments and IRS bank levies until they are satisfied that your IRS back taxes are paid. If you’ve been threatened by intrusive IRS collection tactics, it’s important that you take prompt action to delay or halt them. Check
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Famous Attorney Continues to Win Cases… From the Grave

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

As noted in the Forbes article by William P. Barrett, From The Grave, Tax Lawyer To Rich Beats IRS Again, the memorable Chicago lawyer Burton W. Kanter continues to win case after case against the Internal Revenue Service even after death.
Kanter was one of the leading attorneys in the United States and senior editor of the Journal of Taxation.  He is famous for escaping years of his own federal income taxes
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Tax Attorneys Help Resolve Tax Problems Not Tax Scams

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Tax attorneys and Certified Tax Resolution Specialists make up our team at Tax Resolution Services.  An experienced tax attorney can help solve tax problems at both the state and federal levels.  Tax Resolution Services’ tax attorneys have helped many people with IRS payment plans, securing Offer in Compromise settlements, release of tax liens and IRS bank levies and many other tax relief services.   The one area that Tax Resolution Services cannot help with is tax scams.
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