Tax Resolution

August’s Amusing Tax Convictions

Maybe it’s a new trend, but our usual source of news for tax crimes and the action of the Justice Department this month has rendered multiple cases and convictions from, of all things, failure to properly withhold and pay employee-based … Read More

July’s Amusing Tax Convictions

It’s amazing how often we see it in this industry, but it’s far more common – unscrupulous preparers.  A federal court in the Eastern District of New York has permanently enjoined a tax return preparer and her Brooklyn-based business from … Read More

Options If You Owe Taxes?   

Well, the tax deadline is here, and even though it’s going to be nice to have another Tax Season in the books, some people will find that they don’t have enough cash to pay Uncle Sam. That could lead to … Read More

January’s Amusing Tax Convictions

Every month, we pick three of the most amusing convictions we find from Tax Court to share with our readers, but this month?  HOLY COW!  We wanted to share one WHOPPER of a fraud… The alleged mastermind of the scheme, … Read More

December’s Amusing Tax Convictions

Last month, we reported about a co-owner of several bars in Statesboro, Georgia (and former City Councilman) William Britt, who was convicted of tax evasion for manipulating the income of several bars he and others owned in the area.  Well, … Read More

November’s Amusing Tax Convictions

Normally, we cover “true” tax crimes here, but let’s face it, there are a LOT of worries when it comes to how your data and information can be used for other’s profits.  Case in point:  Melvin Orellana of Rome, Georgia, … Read More

Where Are Those 87,000 IRS Agents?

Within days of the passing of the Inflation Reduction Act in August, the IRS, having received an estimated $80 billion windfall, put out the call for new agents.  You might have seen the posts on social media – memes and … Read More

IRS Penalty Relief for 2019 and 2020

If you owe penalties for 2019 and/ or 2020 there is some good news for you. The IRS will be waiving those penalties and this will happen automatically. If you don’t receive a refund of penalties you paid nor letter … Read More

The Top Tax Scams of 2020

For years now, the IRS has keep a page open on its website called “The Dirty Dozen” and it’s simply a listing of the latest and most common tax scams used recently.  Of course, we monitor that page as well … Read More

Amusing Tax Convictions; March

It hasn’t taken long for the fraudsters and dingbats to jump into new and exciting silliness for 2020.  In fact, as we all know, when it comes to paying taxes, everyone is an expert on “legal.”  Here’s a few folks … Read More