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IRS to Cancel Tax Relief Programs?

Is the IRS really warning that emergency tax relief will no longer be allowed? I doubt it. Last week, the IRS issued a warning to taxpayers to safeguard and anticipate information needed for various tax issues in the event of … Continue reading

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IRS Tax Relief Issued in Oklahoma Tornado Zone

Are you going to miss an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) deadline? You better have a good excuse! The IRS with all its fails is usually pretty good about recognizing a legitimate excuse for missing tax deadlines, so long as it … Continue reading

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Boston Marathon Tax Relief

Did you file your tax return yesterday? If not, did you file an extension to file? While your typical tax extension is only an extension to file your actual tax return, but not an extension to pay the tax owed, the Internal … Continue reading

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Tax Day is Around the Corner; Are You Prepared?

Happy Tax Day! Come Monday April 15, 2013, your tax returns are due. Have you prepared? While many people filed their tax returns well before the April 15 deadline because they gave the government an interest free loan and are … Continue reading

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Tax Relief For The Home Office Tax Deduction Available in 2013

The home office deduction, while useful, is complex and often the bait for an audit trap. Beginning in tax year 2013, Congress has implemented an optional standard home office deduction in order to make the home office deduction more available … Continue reading

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Tax Relief via the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a refundable tax credit you may be able to take advantage of this tax season to get the tax relief you need. Since the EITC is refundable, this means taxpayers may get money … Continue reading

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IRS Tax Relief Extended for Hurricane Sandy Victims

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has extended tax relief afforded to Hurricane Sandy victims. The IRS normally issues various forms of tax relief after major catastrophic events. For Hurricane Sandy, affected individuals and businesses will have until April 1, 2013, to … Continue reading

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Fresh Start Tax Relief Deadline Looms

The Tax Penalty Relief provisions of the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) Fresh Start Tax Relief programs announced earlier this year, have a crucial deadline of October 15, 2012, next Monday. The IRS announced earlier in the year new penalty relief for the … Continue reading

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California Attorney Failed to File Tax Returns – Sentenced to 6 Months in Prison

California attorney Kevin Mirecki has been sentenced to six months in federal prison after pleading guilty to three counts of failing to file his tax returns and will not obtain tax relief. Mirecki was also ordered to pay more than … Continue reading

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Your 2012 and 2013 Federal Tax Returns Are At Risk!

Today, National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson reported to Congress the issues that the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) will focus on during the upcoming fiscal year. Olson, expressed particular concern, among other issues, about the taxpayer impact of expired and expiring … Continue reading

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