NFL Drops Tax-Exempt Status

In Tax News by Daniel Friedel

This week, in a statement to Congress and team owners, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced that the National Football League will voluntarily give up its federal tax-exemption status. Since the announcement, two questions remain: (1) who volunteers to start paying federal income taxes? and (2) the NFL had a pass from paying taxes, seriously?! Whats the Play? In light of the …

IRS SHUTDOWN 2013 – Has the Government Shutdown Jeoprodized your TAXPAYER RIGHTS?

In IRS News, IRS Tax Help, Tax News by Daniel Friedel

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 are followed by the IRS, …

Tax Lady Roni Deutch Gets Slapped with a Large Tax Lien and Forced to Close Firm

In IRS Tax Help, Tax News by Daniel Friedel

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 Deutch, the infamous “Tax Lady” …

Lebron James Haters Quit Hating and Accept the Heat…As a Glorious State Income Tax Haven

In Florida Tax Issues, Tax News by Daniel Friedel

On July 8, 2010, much to the chagrin of Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert, the city of Cleveland, and millions of NBA fans, free agent Lebron James announced his decision to play for the Miami Heat.  The controversial move became a media obsession with James agreeing to a less lucrative contract to boost Miami’s ability to sign other key free …

Liberty Tax Service Alleged “Crack for Tax” Scandal

In Florida Tax Issues, IRS Tax Help, Tax News, Tax Planning by Daniel Friedel

Last week I spoke about the raid and bust of On Time Tax Consultants for allegedly scamming low income taxpayers.  Unfortunately, On Time Tax Consultants are not the only local tax preparation service targeting lower income individuals in our community.   Liberty Tax Service, located at 3320 Southwest 35th Boulevard, Gainesville, Florida, has also been under investigation for preying on low …