Why Did My Tax Refund Get Garnished?

You were looking forward to your tax refund this year with all the fervor and excitement of a kid on Christmas Eve waiting to see what Santa brought him, but then you […] Read More

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Beware! 2015 IRS Tax Scamming Season is In Full Swing

It’s bad enough that you have the stress of tax season to deal with. Add to that the proliferation of sophisticated and aggressive scammers trying to steal your rebates, access your personal […] Read More

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You Have the Right to Appeal the IRS’s Decisions, But Should You?

One of the greatest things about living in this country is our guaranteed right to a fair and speedy trial – whether innocent or guilty. It seems the IRS took a cue […] Read More

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IRS Tax Controversy: Even Death Can’t Stop The IRS!

We have written quite a bit in this space about the extreme measures the IRS will take to extract every last penny from taxpayers who owe the government money. A recent Forbes […] Read More

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The “Anonymous Swiss Bank Account” is a Thing of the Past, and to Avoid IRS Controversy it’s Important to Disclose Foreign Assets

The iconic “anonymous Swiss bank account” has achieved almost legendary status in TV shows and movies. These accounts were helpful for wealthy Americans who wanted to hold their wealth overseas and away […] Read More

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The IRS Requires Taxpayers to Keep Documentation for Years… But Can’t Do the Same

If you have ever been involved in an IRS dispute, you know that the agency expects you to maintain extensive documentation for years after filing your tax return. In many cases, you […] Read More

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IRS Controversy: IRS Customer Service Heading for an All-Time Low

The US tax code is impossibly complicated. It can be a challenge for even full-time tax specialists to stay on top of the law, so it’s almost impossible to expect the average […] Read More

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Congress’ Way of Estimating New Taxes Inefficient

Imagine your favorite business in town – let’s say Pop’s Pizza Shop – raised its low prices from $0.99 a slice to $2.50 a slice, and from $9.99 for a medium pie, […] Read More

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Foreign Account Holders: Significant IRS Tax Deadlines Are Approaching

April 15 is the widely-known IRS tax deadline, by which most Americans must submit their income tax returns. But it is far from the only important “deadline day” for taxpayers. One such […] Read More

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Are Your Home and Business Safe From the IRS?

Life can take unexpected turns, sometimes to the downside. You may find yourself in a situation where you can’t or haven’t paid your taxes. Being in this situation stirs up fear for […] Read More

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