Whether or not you will owe tax on Social Security benefits will vary based on your situation. Generally speaking, if your Social Security benefits were your ONLY source of income, you MAY NOT be subject to Federal income tax and MAY NOT have to file a tax return. Taxpayers whom receive Social Security benefits in 2014 should receive a Form… Continue reading Social Security – Will I Owe Tax On My Benefits?
Even celebrities are not exempt from IRS audits and criminal investigation and conviction! Real Housewives of New Jersey stars Teresa and Joe Giudice were sentenced Thursday to 15 and 41 months of jail time, respectively. The couple pled guilty to charges including failure to file income tax returns, along with a handful of other charges.… Continue reading TAX FRAUD – No Special Treatment for Celebrities!!!
It’s that time again. Tax filing season has just started and since the April 15 deadline was not affected by the government shutdown, now is the time to begin the first step in the process: gathering your tax documents.
Our Firm advocates for Clients facing tax issues – including those with the IRS. With the Government Shutdown resulting in the closing of the IRS, we have encountered multiple instances of what appears to be violations of our Client’s rights as a Taxpayer. The Taxpayer Bill of Rights was enacted to ensure policies and procedures… Continue reading IRS SHUTDOWN 2013 – Has the Government Shutdown Jeoprodized your TAXPAYER RIGHTS?
Nowhere to Run, Nowhere to Hide from IRS A Melbourne, Florida man could face up to six years in federal prison and a fine of up to $200,000 after refusing to accurately report his income to the IRS. His reason for not filing, as he told IRS agents, was that he was not subject to man’s laws because he… Continue reading Even Heaven Could Not Save Florida Resident from Wrath of IRS
With football season winding down, another season is just starting – Tax Season. Although watching the college bowl games and NFL playoffs is clearly much more exciting than watching the IRS’s youtube video above, you can stay on top of your “tax game” by following these tips: 1. GATHER YOUR DOCUMENTS you’ll need when filing… Continue reading Tax Tips For 2012
You’ve seen them – the loud, obnoxious commercials by “Tax Resolution” companies, promising to settle your IRS tax debt for pennies on the dollar. These “assembly-line” Tax Law Firms prove true the old adage, “You get what you pay for.” Unfortunately, you are likely to pay more and get less than you bargained for. Ronnie… Continue reading Tax Lady Roni Deutch Gets Slapped with a Large Tax Lien and Forced to Close Firm
After the “fallout” from 2008, we all probably know someone who has filed Bankruptcy – Many of whom wiped out a majority of their debt, including some or all of their IRS tax liability. Unfortunately, you may have a hard time keeping up with “the Joneses” down the street who are still bragging about kicking… Continue reading Discharging Tax Debt through Bankruptcy
Many taxpayers lose out on advantageous tax breaks because they are unaware that many things they own qualify for lower capital gain tax rates. Almost everything you own and use for personal or investment purposes is considered a “capital asset.” Some examples of things you may own that are capital assets are: 1. stocks and… Continue reading Capital Gain Rates in 2011
If you missed the April 18th deadline to file your 2010 Tax Return, it’s not too late. While you consider whether it’s worth the hassle to file your late return, here’s some things to keep in mind: PENALTIES AND INTEREST. For every day your tax return is late, filing penalties, payment penalties, and interest will… Continue reading Missed the 2010 Tax Return Filing Deadline?