Taxpayers often ask me why they should hire a tax attorney. My response is always that hiring a tax attorney to review and structure your financial affairs can give you some certainty that things are done right, in many cases …..
The IRS recently announced that it will be launching a system to allow “tax professionals” to apply online for tax payment agreements or tax installment agreements for their clients. While this is a step in the right direction, it does …..
There is a difference between making a payment and a deposit when you pay the IRS. Blom v. United States, a recent case in the Federal District Court of Pennsylvania, highlights the difference between an IRS tax deposit and an …..
I have been running into more and more taxpayers who inadvertently underreport the amount of income they earn in a particular year due to an employer or brokerage company not sending the taxpayer a timely Form 1099. That is why …..
It is probably safe to say that most IRA owners really don’t put much thought into who they designate as their IRA beneficiary, but even IRA owners who do may very well have not done their planning correctly. This is …..
One of the interesting aspects of practicing as a tax lawyer who handles IRS tax cases is that you can regularly read what your “opponent ” is up to. This post discusses the recently published case of Miller v. Commissioner. …..
One would think that the IRS using paid informants to identify compliance-challenged taxpayers would generate some controversy. But it really hasn’t. As a new TIGTA audit report reveals, the IRS’ Informants Rewards Program hasn’t generated much controversy because the program …..