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San Mateo, CA:  The IRS is not always right on penalty assessments and interest charged on outstanding taxes.  Beware!Many taxpayers falsely think when it comes to income taxes, what the IRS says is correct!  Well, that is not the case every time.When a client has a tax bill that has been outstan...
07/21/2023
San Mateo, CA: What is worse than paying one of these pennies on the dollar Offer in Compromise rip-off companies?  Paying Uncle Sam and being back at square one!I often rail about these "late night offer in compromise" rip-off companies that promise to settle your tax debt for "pennies on the do...
07/13/2023
San Mateo, CA.  The deadline to file your 2022 federal tax return was, for most taxpayers, April 18, 2023 this year.  If you filed an extension, the deadline will be October 16, 2023.It is important to file your 2022 federal tax return EVEN IF YOU CANNOT PAY for a number of reasons: Failure to fi...
07/10/2023
San Mateo, CA: You might want to consider Tax Account Transcript Monitoring to make sure your returns are filed with the information you provided.Most of us think of the professionals that prepare our annual tax returns are honest, hard-working, and trustworthy folks-otherwise, we would not go to...
07/09/2023
San Mateo, CA:  Use care when you fill out your federal withholding certificate (Form W-4) for your employer.The W-4 is used by employers in withholding the correct amount of federal tax from your payroll wage income.  The W-4 went through a complete revision in 2020 and remains a rich source of ...
06/18/2023
San Mateo, CA: The IRS Collections Division says: "Bear with Us---letters are a-comin'"The IRS recently announced that certain collection notices that were paused during 2022 while the IRS caught up on a massive pandemic-related backlog will resume.  IRS letters and notices began flowing out at t...
06/15/2023
San Mateo, CA: Divorce often brings secrets to light when an unsuspecting spouse finds out he/she has as big tax problem.I get this question a lot:Q: I am going through a divorce.  I am finding out my spouse has been very deceptive in our marriage.  Should I be concerned about our tax situation?A...
06/13/2023
San Mateo, CA: What if you could look behind the scenes at your Internal Revenue Service taxpayer account?  What if you could KNOW when the IRS places an audit flag on your account up to six months ahead of time (95% of the time)? What if you could know that your tax return was received and filed...
06/09/2023
San Mateo, CA: Many have heard the radio commercials advertising "up to $26,000 PER EMPLOYEE" for businesses who weathered the pandemic and kept employees working during a really tough time.To break it down, the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) is a real program.  It is a refundable tax credit des...
06/02/2023
San Mateo, CA:  Here's the scenario:  Your efiled tax return gets rejected by the IRS because your social security number has already been used on a filed tax return--now what?  (this will be the subject of a future article!).Well, let's back up a little bit---what can YOU DO NOW to protect yours...
05/31/2023
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