Is it Bad to Settle With the IRS?

You may have heard on the radio, T.V., and online, that you can settle your tax bill for less than what you owe. But are these claims really true? And can you settle your tax debt without hurting…


Year-End Tax Saving Strategies, light bulb

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…


Shakira Pays $25 Million in Back Taxes

Shakira has reportedly paid a major bill for back taxes owed to the Spanish government. According to numerous reports, this international superstar has paid more than 20 million Euros - or $25…


How to Avoid Being Audited, woman, turned away, beach, bench, rocks

How to Avoid Being Audited

No one wants to pay more income taxes than they are required to, but be careful if you prepare your own taxes. Attempting to cut your tax liability by getting into IRS grey areas can cause you…


Miami-Dade Police Officer Arrested for Stealing Thousands in Federal Funds While in College

Ebony Nesbitt’s tax fraud past may have caught up with her. Fraudulent tax refunds are practically unforgivable with the IRS. If she is convicted, the choices she made in college will severely impact…


irs warns of scams due to natural disasters, tornado, hurricane, house

IRS Warns Taxpayers to be Alert for Scams Related to Natural Disasters

Let's talk tax scams. According to the IRS, some scammers impersonate charities or operate bogus charities to get money or private information from well-intentioned taxpayers. For example, some have…


What to Do When the IRS Sends a Tax Notice

The moment you take an IRS Notice from your mailbox, it's time to open it and call an enrolled agent immediately. A tax professional will be able to guide you through the process of resolving your…


IRS Forces Full Disclosure for Overseas Accounts

I have an overseas account, but I didn’t think about this! If you have a foreign account, you have until April 15 to file a FINCEN 114 form electronically (formally FBAR) with the Treasury's…