Category Archives: Tax Problems

New York Lawyer Indicted For Tax Cheating

Over the years, this guy has made news by representing some controversial characters. This time, he made the news by being indicted himself. His clients include terrorists. He also represented a disbarred civil rights attorney Lynne Stewart. Stewart, incidentally, also … Continue reading

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Former New York State Senator Guilty Of Tax Evasion

A former NYS lawmaker Nick Spano was sentenced to spend one year and one day in prison for tax evasion. He could be out in ten month. Obviously, the imprisonment is a truly harsh part of the sentence. The rest, … Continue reading

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Your Tax, Financial And Estate Planning Team (According To Krylov)

Just relax, close your eyes and take a deep breath. Imagine your tax advisor being a crawfish or crab. You have a pike as your lawyer. Also, pretend your life insurance salesperson is a lady who looks like a gorgeous … Continue reading

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Igor Olenicoff Vs. UBS

At this time of the year, you probably expected I would give you a warning as to the IRS filing deadline. Hey, if you pay taxes – and even if you don’t pay taxes – you know this date by … 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 3, Conclusion

So, who is the guy or gal you should hire when confronted by the IRS? Who is really the best? Being an Enrolled Agent, I wish I could tell you the EAs are your best choice. I could support my … Continue reading

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Who Can Represent You Before The IRS – Part 2, Licensed Tax Pros

Licensed tax practitioners can give you more flexibility in your dealing with the IRS. They can represent you before different offices of the IRS. A seasoned tax pro can help you level the playing field in your dealings with tax … 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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