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thankful

Legally Thankful

In this amazing life, there are so many things for which we can be thankful. Our families and friends, our work, our homes, our health. But, in general, one of the most […] Read More


tax updates

Update: Hurricanes, Heisters And Other Heinous Human Acts

Mother Nature certainly had her way with the Florida Panhandle, as well as the Carolinas, Virginia and Maryland coastlines this year. And, when Mother Nature strikes, the IRS has no recourse but […] Read More


tax evasion

Art Dealer Tries To Make An Art Of Tax Evasion

Sometimes it seems the more successful one is, the more they think they may be entitled to privileges the rest of us are not privy to. For instance, one highfalutin’ New York […] Read More


tax scammer

Don’t Think You Can Outsmart Scammers

It’s been tried more times than you can imagine. A scammer calls to try to get you to part with some of your hard-earned money by telling you that you owe the […] Read More


alternative currency

It’s Not Monopoly Money Anymore

I couldn’t resist using the quote I read in a NY Times piece about the confusion over taxes and cryptocurrencies as the title of this article. The statement brings what started out […] Read More


IRS collections

IRS Private Collection Agencies Get Bum Review

In January 2017, the IRS decided to, once again, hire private collection agencies to handle delinquent taxpayer accounts. (I wrote about this in my January 2017 blog The IRS is Handing Delinquent […] Read More


International Taxpayers

Scam Update: A Warning For International Taxpayers

This time the criminals are targeting foreign aliens and international taxpayers – again. Yes, the IRS has said that it seems the crooks are recycling some of their old tricks while adding […] Read More


fraudulent returns

What The IRS Is Doing To Stop Fraudulent Returns And New Tax Scams

In the past few years, as tax season approached the deadline, it has been typical for cyber criminals to step up their game. This year is no exception according to The Internal […] Read More


tax filing

Springing Forward Into March Madness And Tax Filing Deadline

We’ve ‘sprung’ forward, we’re nearing the tax filing deadline and some of you may feel like you’re in the middle of what can only be described as March madness. And, it has […] Read More


tax scam

New Tax Scam Deposits Refunds In Your Bank Account

I have to say, it’s difficult keeping up with the criminal mind! Just when you thought you’d heard of every tax scam imaginable, another one pops up. And this one is trickier, […] Read More