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What NOT to do on your next tax return if you want to stay out of trouble

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If you make a mistake on your return, that is not criminal. However, filing a willfully fraudulent return is criminal and can land you in jail.
 

Learn about mediation with the IRS

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The IRS will mediate certain cases and we will discuss some of those in my next blog. However, I first want to explain what mediation is and why it works in many cases.
 

What is an IRS Innocent Spouse?

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In order to ascertain whether one is eligible for Innocent Spouse relief, we must look closely at the years in question. Were the unpaid returns filed as joint returns?
 

What is Durable Power of Attorney?

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A durable Power of Attorney (POA) is simply legal authorization for someone else (called the attorney-in-fact) to act on one’s behalf.
 

What is an IRS Injured Spouse?

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Any time a married couple files a joint return and the refund is kept due to only one spouse owing prior taxes, there is a process for the non-delinquent spouse to recover his/her part of the refund.
 

Check out my tips to help you lower your taxes next year

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There are several ways to help lower taxes that you might not have considered.
 

When is an employee responsible for unpaid company payroll taxes?

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The Trust Fund Penalty doctrine says that anyone who works in a business and can control the flow of money is personally liable for the portion of payroll taxes withheld from the employees’ paychecks. That portion is “held in trust” to be turned over to the IRS. The question is (a) did you
 

When will the IRS forgive penalties for unpaid taxes?

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Many people who owe taxes more than five or six years old find that the interest and penalties are more than the original tax. This is because penalties keep being added for several years. In fact
 

How many years back can you receive a refund on taxes?

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If you file tax returns for previous years you can get your refund only if the due date for the return was less then 3 years prior to the date you file.
 

What is the Trust Fund Penalty?

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The Trust Fund Penalty doctrine says that anyone who works in a business and can control the flow of money is personally liable for the portion of payroll taxes withheld from the employees’ paychecks.
 

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