Tax Liens What are tax liens? A tax lien is a legal claim imposed by the state or federal government on your property when you fail to pay a tax debt. The purpose of the lien is to ensure payment of the outstanding tax debt. If the debt remains unpaid, the government has the authority
Hiring a Tax Attorney Are you in need of a tax attorney? If so, it is essential to understand what to look for when hiring a tax attorney. Typically, individuals seek the services of an attorney when they find themselves in an unfortunate legal situation, they are unable to navigate independently. When searching for a
IRS Audit Notices The number of IRS audits and IRS Audit Notices actually went down in 2015-of course that is of little comfort to the people coming into our tax law offices in San Diego, El Cajon and Orange County. The tax agency expects to complete approximately 1-million audits this year—which is down almost 400,000
Did you know that in the past few years the IRS has created dozens of newly minted millionaires? The tax agency paid Bradley Birkenfeld 104-million dollars. Another example is Lynn Szymoniak, who walked away with 18-million dollars. In 2015, close to a hundred people walked away on average with more than a million-dollars apiece according to
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.
A taxpayer may be subject to tax liability before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), or the state agencies such as the Employment Development Department (EDD), State Board of Equalization (SBOE), and Franchise Tax Board (FTB). The IRS is the federal government agency responsible for tax collections and tax law enforcements. The EDD is part of
Most people think they do not need to hire a tax attorney because they do not have a complex return or tax issue. They have a bookkeeper, accountant or CPA that handles all of their tax filings and answers all of their tax questions. They believe that attorneys are expensive and, in this difficult economy,