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F is for First Time Penalty Abatement

F is for First Time Penalty Abatement The first time penalty abatement (FTA) waiver is an administrative waiver that the IRS may grant to relieve taxpayers from failure-to-file, failure-to-pay and…


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Who is Captain Jeffrey A. Schneider and How is He Qualified to Navigate the Murky Tax Seas?

The idea of receiving a letter from the IRS is not a pleasant one for anyone. What makes it worse is the confusion, the fear, the assumptions and the thoughts of all the worst-case scenarios that can…


Small Business Owner Owe Payroll Taxes Here’s What To Do

Small Business Owner: Owe Payroll Taxes? Here’s What to Do.

The IRS takes unpaid payroll taxes seriously. These are some of the worst kind of back taxes you can owe. If you’re a small business owner with payroll tax problems, read on to learn what you can do…


Haven’t Filed Taxes in a While?

How long has it been? 3 years? More? 10? Some people have never filed taxes. Why not?  “I knew I owed them, and I didn’t want to face the consequences.” “I couldn’t gather all of my records.” “My ex…


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Year-End Tax Savings Strategies

Though our firm specializes in helping people resolve their IRS or state back tax problems, we also love saving you money. After all, one of the best ways to avoid getting into tax trouble is to…


$458 Billion Owed in Back Taxes

If you thought you were getting away from the IRS before… apparently so did everybody else. The IRS is on a mission to collect nearly $500 billion owed in back taxes, and they’re not going to stop…


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In Trouble with the IRS? Here's What You Need

You’ve probably heard someone who represents himself has a fool for a client. This is just as true when it comes to the IRS as it is in a criminal court. If you’re in trouble with the IRS, you need…


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Mail, Phone, Email or Facebook...How Does the IRS Contact Taxpayers?

  Mail, Phone, Email or Facebook...How Does the IRS Contact Taxpayers? When the IRS needs to contact a taxpayer, the first contact is normally by letter delivered by the U.S. Postal Service. The…