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college cheating

Cheating To Get Kids Into College = Cheating The IRS

The title of this piece is not a fancy math problem. It’s simply the equation for a bunch of highfalutin cheats getting caught. And, it’s all the buzz; wealthy parents paying enormous […] Read More


Oscars

The IRS Loves The Oscars

Whether you’re a fan of the Oscars or not, the IRS sure is. They get pretty excited every year. That’s because the Oscars swag bag has been a topic of tax discussions […] Read More


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Get Your Taxes Filed Before Another Government Shutdown

Don’t think of April 15th as your tax deadline. Not this year. The sooner you file your taxes, the better. That’s because, come February 15th, the government could be shut down again […] Read More


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Amid Government Shutdown And Surprise Tax Bills

An end of year government shutdown has made the IRS more short-staffed than ever. And the tax bill passed late in 2017 has created a flurry of confusion. As a result, taxpayers […] Read More


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Get Social With The IRS

The Internal Revenue Service is not the kind of bureaucratic organization one thinks of as being “social.” Yet, come to find out the IRS has a Facebook page and a Twitter account. […] Read More


Wesley Snipes

Yipes For Snipes

           Photo Credit: nicolas genin  Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License Even though movie star Wesley Snipes spent three years in prison for not filing tax returns, he is now embroiled in […] Read More


medical marijuana

High Or Stupid?

With the legalization of medical marijuana dispensaries in Florida in 2017 there is much to be learned from those in other states who’ve been at it for years. One such lesson comes […] Read More


offshore voluntary disclosure

IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program Ending This Month

Okay taxpayers, it’s time to ‘fess up if you have any offshore accounts. I mean personal or business. First of all, let me assure you that it’s not illegal to have offshore […] Read More


embezzlement

Your Spouse Embezzled Money And The IRS Taxes You

I just read a great story about a man whose wife embezzled $500,000 and the IRS tried to tax him for her criminal behavior! He did not take it lying down. In […] Read More


cryptocurrency

How The IRS Is Cracking Down On Cryptocurrency Holders

In the financial world cryptocurrency is all the buzz. With so much talk you’d think everyone would be diving in for some of the unbelievable sounding rewards. The IRS seems to think […] Read More