When Business Taxes Become Personal Liabilities

In the upcoming months, many small businesses will struggle to survive.  In order to survive difficult times, business owners often need to make decisions on what they should and shouldn’t pay.  Sometimes, it comes down to making decisions that have no good answers. For example, an employer

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Plano TX – The Stimulus Payments. What are They and Who Qualifies?

Over the next week or two, I hope to write several blogs about the CARES ACT. The Cares Act was passed by Congress and signed into law by the President on March 27th. It contains a number of initiatives, with the goal of providing financial relief, to

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New Tax Deadline Is Official — July 15, 2020

Both the IRS and Treasury have announced that the deadline to file AND pay your individual federal income tax for the tax year of 2019 has been extended to July 15, 2020. Many states have extended their deadlines as well; please check with us to determine the

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Uh Oh! The IRS Filed an NFTL on me. What Do I Do? Plano TX

The Notice of Federal Tax Lien (NFTL) is a very powerful tool of the IRS.  When taxpayers have tax debt, one of the most common reasons they come to our Richardson, TX tax office is due to a tax lien. I will often be asked if I can

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Plano TX – Unfiled Tax Returns? The IRS May Be Coming for a Visit Soon!

In an article I wrote a few weeks ago, we discussed why 2020 might be a good time to settle your tax debt. In that article, we discussed how the IRS had a reduction of resources over the past 10 years and how the tide had started

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Richardson TX – What Factors pu you at risk for an IRS Audit?

When my clients come to me and provide me their tax information, I sometimes see red flags pop out that I address with them before filing. This review helps to minimize any issues they might have with future IRS reviews/audits. However, I also have taxpayers who come

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Accounting Tasks at Year-End

You might wonder why there are so many extra tasks at year-end. While the government requires much of the work, there is clean-up work and adjustments that need to be done to make the books accurate. It’s not always cost-effective to perform all of these updates monthly,

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Plano TX – How To Get an IRS Tax Lien Withdrawn!

Many of the Taxpayer’s coming into our Richardson, TX tax office with IRS Debt have a Notice of Federal Tax Lien (NFTL) or are under threat of an NFTL. As you’ve learned over the past few weeks, the Notice of Federal Tax Lien (NFTL) is a powerful tool of the IRS

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Richardson TX – Tax Law Changes for 2019. What Will Impact You?

In 2017, Congress passed The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which was the largest piece of tax legislation that we’ve seen in three decades. The new law had an impact on almost all taxpayers who came to our Richardson, TX tax office, as well as taxpayers throughout the country. Most

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Plano TX – How to calculate Insolvency for a Cancelled Debt on Form 982

Two weeks ago, I wrote that there are certain situations which permit the exclusion from Gross Income on a Taxpayer’s tax return, when they are the recipients of debt forgiveness that would typically be taxed. One of the options that permitted exclusion was for debt cancelled during insolvency. Today we’ll

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