Posts Tagged ‘tax resolution’

Tax Expert Comments on IRS Restructuring and Reform Act

Monday, August 12th, 2013

It has been 15 years since the enactment of the IRS Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998. What most people don’t realize is that this was a once-in-a-generation transformation of the only federal agency most Americans will ever encounter. The purpose of the IRS Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 was to help with the preservation of taxpayer’s rights and it has gone a long way to accomplish that.
Now, with the IRS
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New York State Revokes Driver’s License for Tax Debt

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Due to federal budget cuts and a stagnant economy, states are more cash strapped than ever and looking for ways to generate revenue. New York State’s solution: revoke driver’s licenses of tax deadbeats. Tax Girl, Kelly Phillips Erb reports in her article titled: “You Can’t Drive 55: NY Suspends Driver’s Licenses for Tax Delinquents“, that beginning this year, drivers who owe more than $10,000 in state taxes face losing their
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Tax Relief News Round-Up Top Stories

Friday, July 12th, 2013

The top tax relief news this week ranged from tax evasion, to prison time for a false tax claim, troubles at the IRS, to a giant tax bill for the estate of actor James Gandolfini. Here is a recap of the tax stories we found interesting:
Tax Evasion by Guilty Texas Pharmacist– This post highlighted the story of Grapevine, Texas pharmacist Joseph Moss who was sentenced to one year and a
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Singer Lauryn Hill Gets Three Months In Jail for Tax Evasion

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Apparently, Lauryn Hill’s “Miseducation” may relate to how badly she handled her IRS tax problems. According to Accounting Today’s article titled: Fugees Singer Lauryn Hill Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion, Hill was sentenced Monday to three months in prison plus three months home confinement for failing to file tax returns for five years and not reporting more than $2.3 million in income. The article explains the terms of her
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Tax Resolution Services Weekly News Round Up

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Happy Friday!  Here are some of the tax stories we covered from this week’s news. The topics include: Government Accountability Report showing IRS budget cuts effecting offshore tax collection and tax audit rates, offshore amnesty program success, new Tax Resolution Services commercial and tax evasion by New Jersey meat distributor.

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) Report Shows Big IRS Budget Cuts – The post titled: IRS Budget Cuts Hurt Tax
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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 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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Tax Resolution Services Interviewed for KTLA TV Show

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

I was recently interviewed by Alan Mendelson host of “Best Buys with Alan Mendelson” a television show that features the best deals and money saving ideas.
Watch Alan’s special report on Tax Resolution Services, Co. in the video below on how consumers can get help to pay off their income tax debts to the IRS and to the state.
Tune in to KTLA Channel 5 this Saturday February 23rd at 5:30pm PT
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Tax Resolution Services, Co. Saves Client $35,000

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Sometimes clients describe their tax situation as “Tax Armageddon.” That’s how our client Mike felt when he first came to Tax Resolution Services, Co. facing huge tax debt issues. While it may “feel” like Armageddon, it really isn’t because there is a solution to every problem even Mike’s. Here’s his story:
“I went through a divorce several years ago and found myself strapped for cash because all of a sudden there
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Tax Resolution Services-Weekly News Round-Up

Friday, February 15th, 2013

This week’s tax topics ranged from tax evasion cases to getting tax relief with the IRS Offer in Compromise Program. Here are highlights from the ones covered on the Tax Resolution University Blog:
Tax Evasion

Nancy Armienti, 59, of Elmer, New Jersey, admitted to evading federal income taxes in 2008 on nearly $700,000 in income she took from her former employee of Atlantic County Concrete and Material Company. Armienti created false
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Offer in Compromise Saves Tax Resolution Services Client $117,000

Monday, February 11th, 2013

As previously mentioned, I will continue posting client success stories and testimonials to inspire taxpayers with IRS tax problems to take the first steps to get the income tax relief they need. Waiting only makes matters worse.
Good people can have bad circumstances happened to them, often through no fault of their own. When those troubles involve tax debt, their biggest obstacle becomes financial: they have no money to pay their enormous
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IRS Delays Tax Season Filing Date to January 30

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

The IRS has officially announced it will open the tax filing season and begin accepting 2012 tax returns on January 30th. The original opening of tax season was to be January 22nd as that was the date last year 80% of taxpayers e-filed. As I mentioned in a previous post there would be a filing delay for taxpayers especially ones affected by the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT). The IRS memo
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Make a New Year’s Tax Resolution to End Tax Debt

Monday, December 31st, 2012

If you have back tax issues, a New Year’s tax resolution should top the list. As I mentioned in a previous post, the IRS is getting more aggressive with consumers including celebrities who may be hiding income, cheating on taxes or ignoring their back tax debt.
The latest celebrity who should be considering New Year’s tax resolution is rapper Joseph Cartagena, aka Fat Joe. Accounting Today reports in their article: Rapper
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IRS Tax Relief with the Cohan Rule

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Taxpayers facing IRS debt problems due to unfiled tax returns are not alone; a typical Tax Defense Partners non-filing client has between 4-7 years of unfiled tax returns.  The good news is that even if they have no documents, we can still file the missing tax returns and begin the process of getting these taxpayers into tax compliance. This is possible due in large part to vaudevillian entertainer, George M.
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IRS Seizes Bank Accounts of Actress Lindsay Lohan

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

The IRS is one of the most brutal collection agencies on the planet with the authority to aggressively “collect” overdue tax debts by seizing bank accounts and assets. This collection tactic is typically the result of a lack of communication between taxpayer and the IRS – just ask Lindsay Lohan who, as of yesterday, is experiencing her own IRS seizure nightmare.
According to, the IRS was tired of waiting for
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