Every year the IRS and Franchise Tax Board send out thousands of questionnaires to taxpayers for clarification on their tax filing statuses. We regularly work with clients at our tax law offices in San Diego, Orange County and Los Angeles to help them choose the correct filing status from head of household tax mistakes. Head
It happens to the best of us. We carefully prepare for an appointment with our accountant or we gather all our documents and go through the process of preparing our tax returns. A short while later we receive a notice from the IRS letting us know that we underreported our taxable income. Now what? Our
Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes The discussion continues and people are still debating the legal merits of the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling legalizing same-sex marriage. But there is one area people on all sides of the issue can agree upon—the ruling adds a lot of uncertainty to tax and property issues across the country. At our
Stop Identity Theft Stop Identity Theft! It seems like we keep reading the same stories over and over again—thieves have cracked a corporate network and stolen credit card and personal information from thousands of people. The latest breach comes from of all places, the IRS where thieves stole personal and sensitive information from more than
Should You Hire a Tax Attorney? It’s the kind of mail nobody wants to receive—a letter from the IRS. It’s pretty much given that any mail you get from the agency is most likely not going to contain good news. If you receive a letter from the IRS you have an important decision to make.
If you have received a CP102 notice in the mail, the IRS is notifying you of changes they made to your return because they believe there was a miscalculation. As a result of this, you owe money on your taxes. Here is what you need to do: – Read this notice very carefully as it
If you received this notice, the IRS is notifying you that you have been re-certified for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The EITC is a benefit for taxpayers who work and have low to moderate income. This credit reduces the amount of taxes you owe and may also result in you receiving a refund.
The IRS has hundreds of notices they send to taxpayers, so we compiled a list of the most common IRS notices written in plain English to save you from the headache of deciphering what your notice means! CP10: The IRS has made changes to your return because there was a miscalculation, and these changes may
When a taxpayer fails to meet his or her tax obligations, a process is initiated beginning with the taxpayer’s receipt of notices from the Internal Revenue Service. Taxpayers can benefit from learning more about these notices, what they mean for the taxpayer, and what a taxpayer can expect following receipt of these notices. The first
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has a number of ways to both accommodate struggling taxpayers while also mitigating losses in connection with taxpayer’s failing to meet their tax obligations, one of which is to put a taxpayer in default on an installment agreement. Under the terms of an installment agreement, a taxpayer will typically have