Recently we have seen the IRS increase has increased its efforts in enforcing crypto-related tax labilities on cryptocurrency users. You can expect that to increase as the Internal Revenue Services has received more funding and new requirements under the Infrastructure Act will require crypto dealer to issue users 1099-B's.
If you received a letter from a third party collection agencies, review the notice carefully, the Internal Revenue Service will sometimes use private collection agencies to retrieve overdue tax debts.
The CP504 Notices is to alert you to the unpaid taxes you have due immediately to the Internal Revenue Service. The letter will also serve as a notice of intent that the IRS could begin levying your accounts or other assets in an attempt to collect the balance due.
Recent changes have altered the Internal Revenue Service's rules regarding alimony as a deduction. If you have been paying alimony to an ex-spouse after to 2018 it may qualify as a tax deduction, however, you are likely still able to take the deduction if you finalized your divorce prior to 2018.
You've received a letter informing you of a tax lien filing against you, because you have unpaid taxes. What this means is that the IRS has publicly declared that they have a claim to your property because of the unpaid debts. But you have options, you can request a hearing with the IRS to discuss the liability and determine how to make payment towards the balance.
Receiving any notice from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is always stressful, but a letter threatening to levy your property is frightening. But don't panic. You have options with the IRS to resolve the amount owed on the unpaid taxes and prevent a levy on your home.
Section 7212 of the Internal Revenue Code makes it possible for the government to take action against individuals who attempt to to interfere with a federal government officials capacity to enforce the code.
A new law set to take effect January 2023 may reduce a cryptocurrency holders' ability to evade paying taxes on their holdings and transfers.
The Internal Revenue service considers tax liability community property, meaning one spouse can be held liable for what the other owes to the IRS after marriage.
We could see an increase in criminal charges as the Internal Revenue Service scrutinizes tax-deferred retirement accounts for potential fraud.
Filing for bankruptcy, in some cases, may be a way for you to discharge some of your tax debt on state and federal levels. But there are aspects that need to be considered in order to determine if the tax debt is dischargeable or not. For example, in most cases federal tax debt can be discharged if the returns need to be filed on time and the debt needs to be at least three years old.
The corporate transparency act is a new federal disclosure requirement for companies requiring companies to be identify their beneficial owners. The act is to assist law enforcement and local agencies discover who are beneficial owners of corporations to prevent them from disguising any illegal acts made by the corporation.
Because foreign trusts have different taxation requirement, it is important to note the difference between a U.S. domestic trust and a foreign trust. There are a couple tests you can use to make this distinction, one is by determining if a U.S. court has jurisdiction over the trust and another is by determining who holds the decision making powers for the trust. Knowing the difference helps to comply with tax requirements for foreign trusts.
Recently we have seen an increase in IRS Letter 4523, informing tax preparers they intend to conduct a comprehensive interview regarding concerns about returns they've prepared within the last three years. The preparer may face a penalty depending on the IRS's determinations. It is important to understand your options should you receive an IRS Letter 4523.
Knowing what to disclose and why you are disclosing certain information on your tax returns is important, as these disclosures have the potential to result in penalties if reported incorrectly.
With the passing of the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) in 2019, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network has begun constructing new regulations to enforce the CTA's rule. This may now mean, that businesses will be required to report the "beneficial owner" of the companies.
The IRS is increasingly going after cryptocurrency owners for failure to report their crypto income, and they are doing so with new methods of investigation for tracking cryptocurrency exchanges.
If you have received an IRS audit notice, you may feel alone, but you're not. Consider having an account to help prepare and review your returns to help you understand potential catalysts for error. Hiring a tax attorney will better assist you in protecting yourself from any liability.