What To Do If You Receive Notification of an IRS Tax Lien

  • December 2, 2020

Notification of an IRS Tax Lien can be intimidating to process. But dealing with it doesn’t have to be. This is important to know: if you have a Federal Tax Lien filed against you, it’s important that

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Avoid Tax Problems when Providing New Benefits

  • December 2, 2020

Providing new perks or benefits without realizing that they're likely taxable can cause tax problems down the road, for employees and employers.With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing major changes around where

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Small Businesses that Received PPP Aid May Face Tax Problems

  • December 1, 2020

A recent IRS ruling tying up a loose end in the 2020 economic-relief law could require many small businesses to pay taxes on government PPP aid meant to help through the pandemic.On Nov. 18, the agency

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Does Giving an Employee a Gift Card or Other Small Gift Cause a Tax Issue?

  • December 1, 2020

Are employer gift cards taxable? Yes. In the past, employers could give employees cash or a cash equivalent gift such as a gift certificate for amounts less than $25 without any tax concern. These were

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Is Tax Evasion Always a Felony?

  • November 2, 2020

A very common question that comes up in our tax legal defense work involves the term "tax evasion" and whether it is always considered a felony criminal offense.The short answer is, yes, tax evasion is

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Top 10 Year-End Tax Planning Tips

  • November 2, 2020

Between the political environment and the COVID-19 pandemic and its attendant stimulus packages, this year has seen more than its share of uncertainty around tax – which makes year-end tax planning all

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CARES Act Lets You Withdraw Up To $100K From Retirement Plans

  • July 31, 2020

The Internal Revenue Service recently posted a reminder that the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act can help eligible taxpayers in need by providing favorable tax treatment for

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Can Bankruptcy Solve Tax Problems?

  • July 30, 2020

Bankruptcy may be a popular remedy for towering balances on credit cards, getting houses out of foreclosure, and eliminating enormous medical bills. But bankruptcy can be used for more than that; it can

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Avoiding Tax Debt with PPP Loans

  • July 28, 2020

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans are a popular option for businesses struggling due to COVID-19, but understanding the tax obligations associated with them can be confusing and challenging,

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Planning for Tax Changes for the 2020 Tax Year

  • June 26, 2020

We Americans will have a long menu of tax changes for the 2020 tax year...and it's never too early to start thinking about managing next year's return. And there's a lot of good news.Just a few months

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