Category Archives: IRS Audits

Will Your Taxes Be Forgiven On The Doomsday?

The last time I looked, there were no provisions in the federal tax code concerning the end of the world. Apparently, the members of Congress are much more concerned with the end of their own political careers. Besides, doomsday or … Continue reading

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Hewlett-Packard Vs. IRS

Hewlett-Packard used to make great laser printers. Well, at least in comparison to its competitors. It seems these guys wanted to earn their money by manufacturing superior products. In computer years, though, that was a pretty long time ago. Recently, … Continue reading

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United States v. Home Concrete & Supply LLC

This is another federal tax related case that made it all the way up to the US Supreme Court this year. Click here if you have the patience to read the CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR … Continue reading

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Can The IRS Audit A Synagogue?

Recently, I was invited to an event at a local synagogue. There, I met two of my former colleagues who used to work as Revenue Agents. One of them introduced me to the rabbi. So, there we stood, a rabbi … Continue reading

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F. Lee Bailey vs. IRS

Lawyers love saying that by representing yourself you have a fool for a client. Actually, they happen to be right. So, why didn’t Mr. Bailey hire a seasoned tax attorney? It beats me. But, unlike Mr. Bailey, I am not … Continue reading

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Sushi Can Be Taxing

In today’s America, you no longer have to be a murderer or serial rapist to be deported. Even the non-violent folks who make California rolls and other sushi delights for a living are no longer safe. Akio and Fukado Kawashima, … Continue reading

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Who Can Represent You Before The IRS – Part 1, Intro

Many different types of people can help you protect your interest and rights before the almighty IRS. First, you can always represent yourself. Even the IRS, courts and organized bar (lawyers) cannot deprive you of this right. Also, virtually any … Continue reading

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The Rise Of The “Tax Relief” Industry

In the previous post, I mentioned that millions of taxpayers owe billions of dollars in federal taxes. Don’t forget about the state and local tax authorities. Tax debts frequently lead to other problems, financial and otherwise. All these problems can … Continue reading

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Getting In Trouble With The IRS

Today, many American citizens and residents (and even foreigners) have tax related problems. Many of them also have problems with state and local tax authorities. Individuals are not the only ones involved here. Other entities also get in trouble. These … Continue reading

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