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California FTB frustrated the poop out of someone this week

Are you frustrated with California’s Franchise Tax Board? The Sacramento tax collectors at the Franchise Tax Board must have frustrated, or possibly scared the poop out of someone recently with their collection efforts. For obvious reasons, in a story not … Continue reading

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New Modesto tax relief announced

The City of Modesto recently announced details of a new tax relief and cash incentive program to lure businesses to downtown Modesto. The tax breaks apply variably to new businesses and existing businesses. The new Modesto tax relief program will … Continue reading

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Best IRS phone scam – 844-271-8465

I recently received an email from a tax client with a very serious tax problem that my tax law firm has been handling. My tax client was very concerned that the Internal Revenue Service left him a threating message on … Continue reading

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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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