Another judge rules to hold the IRS accountable

Posted by on Aug 21, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Despite attempts by the IRS, many politicians, and the media to pretend that the tea party targeting scandal did not occur, lawsuits from groups affected by the illegal behavior of the IRS are still continuing.  Judge Reggie B. Walton recently ruled in favor of some of these groups and ordered the IRS to produce more records relating to who was involved and how the scandal occurred.  For more details on how the scandal evolved see...

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Washington man gives IRS the finger

Posted by on Jul 14, 2017 in Blog | 1 comment

Many people get frustrated or upset when dealing with the IRS.  Normand Laviviere of Olympia, Washington has taken his protest of the IRS to a bizarre level.  Last year, he severed one of his own fingers and mailed it to the IRS.  Other protests from this man included mailing a bullet, a marijuana joint, and most recently, a fake bomb to the IRS.  His latest stunt has landed him behind bars.  If you are as crazy as this man, please...

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Summer Time tax tip

Posted by on Jul 11, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Many clients grumble if they owe taxes at the end of the year.  Now is a good time to do a quick mid-year checkup to see if you are having enough taxes paid in through withholding or quarterly payments.  Here’s a link to an IRS publication that discusses the issue.  If you need assistance in this area, we are here to help.

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Scary IRS Notices

Posted by on Jun 9, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

No one likes getting mail from the IRS. In recent balance due notices sent by the IRS they are including a paragraph that says at the top in BOLD letters. Denial or Revocation of United States passport.  In December of 2015 congress passed the FAST act which includes a provision allowing for the revocation of a passport for a person with seriously delinquent tax debt.  There are various conditions that need to be met in order to meet the...

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Former Congresswoman convicted of tax fraud

Posted by on May 12, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Corrine Brown, who had represented her district in Florida for nearly 25 years, has been convicted of tax fraud and other charges in connection with a “charity” allegedly set up to provide scholarships to underprivileged youth.  Out of more than 800,000 raised for the “charity”, one scholarship was awarded of $1,200.  Large amounts of the donations were deposited into her personal accounts and those of her associates....

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