Which Taxpayers Are More Likely to Be Audited?

July 30, 2017

Just thinking about an IRS audit can cause anxiety and panic. Thankfully, not everyone has to undergo such scrutiny by the IRS. According to an article on CNBC.com, the total number of individuals audited by the IRS in 2016 declined for the sixth year in a row. Just over one million people—only 0.7 percent—were audited…
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Appealing a Denial of Innocent Spouse Relief

July 18, 2017

If you file a claim for innocent spouse relief, you will know the status of your claim when the IRS issues you a Notice of Preliminary Determination. This notice contains information regarding the decision of the IRS, as well as the basis for their decision. If you disagree with this initial determination, you are entitled…
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What You Need to Know About Tax Evasion

July 2, 2017

Tax evasion is the most common federal tax crime. It can be defined as the failure to report taxes, the failure to pay taxes, or the reporting of taxes inaccurately. In order to establish a case for tax evasion, the government must be able to prove each of the elements of this offense. You, the…
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