Plano TX – What does the IRS Consider to be a Real Estate Professional and the Impact on Taxes

In this week’s installment in our series of taxation and investing in Real Estate we will discuss who qualifies as a Real Estate Professional in the eyes of the IRS and what does it mean to be a Real Estate Professional.   Generally, if I ask any taxpayer

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Frisco IRS Help – Preventing an IRS Tax Lien from Being Filed on your Home and Other Assets

Taxpayers who come into our Richardson, TX tax office with IRS Debt often have IRS Liens that are a major headache in their lives or are under threat of a lien which concerns them.  One of our major goals in working with taxpayer’s with IRS debt includes

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Plano TX – Tax Deductible Expenses for Real Estate Rental Properties

Last week we covered reporting Rental Real Estate activities on tax returns. This week we’ll give an overview of Expenses. Next week, we will cover depreciation separately and we will continue to cover various topics pertaining to Rental Real Estate over the coming weeks. In general, the

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Frisco TX Real Estate – What To Do If My Client has an IRS Tax Lien on Their Property

When taxpayer’s come into our Richardson, TX tax office and have IRS Debt, IRS Liens are often the major issue they are working to resolve, either preventing a tax lien from being placed on their assets or removing an IRS Lien that exists. It’s much easier to achieve prevent one to

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Frisco TX – Why Married Taxpayers Should Consider Filing Separately

Typically, married couples file their Income Taxes using Married Filing Joint status without any thought. For most couples, the combined tax burden of the household will be lower when using Married Filing Joint (MFJ) status vs. using Married Filing Separately (MFS) status, so it makes sense to

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Last week we covered the general rules around reporting rental Real Estate activities on tax returns.  This week we’ll begin to dive into more specific issues related to income tax reporting for Real Estate Investors, by covering the reporting of income on rentals.  Today, we’ll cover income

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Frisco TX – Requesting a CDP Hearing vs. An Equivalent Hearing to fight an IRS Levy

 If you owe the IRS, one of the most powerful enforcement tools of the IRS is the tax levy  Tax Levies include bank levies, wage garnishments, or other asset seizures. When taxpayer’s come into our Richardson, TX tax office and have received a Final Notice of Intent

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Dallas TX – Why Being in Currently Uncollectable Status with IRS Debt Might be the Perfect Time To File an Offer-In-Compromise

There are times when I have taxpayers come into our Richardson, TX tax office, who are experiencing difficult financial times, often through no fault of their own.  Perhaps they’ve had a death in the family, lost their jobs for an extended period of time, or have had

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Plano TX – What is Currently Not Collectible Status from the IRS?

Big companies are known for getting all sorts of breaks, but when average people fall behind, they rarely receive help. When you owe back taxes, but can’t afford to pay them, then you may qualify for a special tax status known as currently not collectible. If you’re

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