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I often have taxpayers come into our Richardson TX Tax Office who have heard about the IRS Fresh Start Program. They often hear of it advertised as a new IRS program that made it much easier to resolve their debt with the IRS. While the IRS Fresh Start Program did make some improvements in resolv...
08/11/2019
When most of us think of an Offer-In-Compromise (OIC), we think about where a Taxpayer owes and agrees that they owe an amount to the government, are unable to pay, and qualify to settle the debt with the government using an OICfor less than the full amount. This is the typical example of an OIC....
08/08/2019
One of the recent enhancements for Quickbooks Online (QBO) is Receipt Capture. Receipt Capture is new functionality directly within QBO, without the need to purchase 3rd party software, to efficiently capture and store digital receipts to each transaction. How Does it Work?The user can use their ...
08/07/2019
Most of the taxpayers that come into our Richardson TX tax office with IRS debt have heard the advertisements stating that taxpayers can settle their IRS debt for pennies on the dollar. This is done using the IRS’s Offer-In-Compromise program. Not everyone qualifies for an Offer-In-Compromise how...
08/04/2019
You probably know that if you borrow money, and you are legally obligated to repay that debt at a future date, and the debt is either forgiven in full or in part by the lender, the amount of cancelled debt must be reported as income on your tax return. However, did you know that there are situati...
08/01/2019
The IRS sends a CP2000 notice to taxpayers when the income or payment information on file with the IRS doesn’t match the information that was reported on your tax return. Due to that difference, there may be an increase, decrease, or no change to the tax reported.  Taxpayers come into our Richard...
07/28/2019
Our firm frequently represents taxpayers in Richardson, TX, and other areas of Texas, who have had the IRS levy their bank accounts. The result of doing so can create chaos in the lives of those taxpayers  and a high level of stress with not knowing what is coming next. When these taxpayers come ...
07/26/2019
Many small businesses elect to file income taxes as S-Corporations. As an S-Corporation, income taxes are not paid at the corporate level as C-Corporations are, but flow to the personal tax returns of their shareholders, where taxes are reported and paid.  One of the perceived advantages of elect...
07/24/2019
When taxpayer’s come into my office in Richardson, TX related to IRS tax collection problems, the entire process often seems like a maze to them and they don’t know where to start. The first step for me is to just understand where they are in the process. Once I know where the client is in the co...
07/21/2019
Taxpayers who come into our Richardson, TX tax office are sometimes confused by the difference between  Innocent Spouse vs. Injured Spouse tax relief. Today, we’ll outline the differences between the two. Injured Spouse Injured Spouse Relief occurs when a couple file a joint return and the refund...
07/19/2019