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Can the IRS put me in jail?

Power. Some of us have it and most of us fear it. But we fear power most when an entity can yield it over us. Most times when someone receives a letter from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), their heart skips a beat, heart palpitations begin, and clammy hands take over. Why do we fear the IRS? Pow...

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SDBJ’s 2022 Business Women of the Year finalists

  We are honored and excited to announce that our own Managing Attorney, Sally Reddy, has been selected as one of the SDBJ's 2022 Business Women of the Year finalists. Sally leads our team of attorneys in representing businesses and individuals facing tax disputes, including state and federal t...

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Penalty Relief for Certain Taxpayers Filing

Penalty Relief for Certain Taxpayers Filing Returns for Taxable Years 2019 and 2020Once again, an opportunity not to be missed is the recent approval of penalty relief that has been announced by the IRS. For those of you affected, both business and personal, with certain failure-to-file penalties an...

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One-time Penalty Abatement

First Time Penalty AbatementWhether it was an intentional action or simply an innocent oversight due to ignorance, the IRS will not hold back when it comes to penalty assessment. These extra fees will often be significant amounts and they actually provide the IRS with funds in the billions of dollar...

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Penalties under Sections 6721 and 6722 of the Internal Revenue Code

The struggles even a decade after the Affordable Care Act (ACA) went into effect More than a decade after the Affordable Care Act (ACA) went into effect, organizations are still struggling to keep up with their many responsibilities because of it. One of which: employers are required to distribute 1...

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30-Day Filing Deadline for Tax Court Review of CDP Determination is not Jurisdictional

30-Day Filing DeadlineThe Supreme Court of the United States has recently reversed and remanded a decision from the Eighth Circuit, which could work in favor of a good many taxpayers. With this unanimous decision, the justices unanimously held that the 30-day deadline in Code Sec. 6330(d)(1) to pe...

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Tax Treatment for Sexual Harassment Settlements under the Tax Cut and Jobs

Tax Treatment for Sexual Harassment Settlements under the Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA) The 2019 tax season has since come and gone and people have generally become comfortable with the new laws; however, an area that has undergone a significant change, but still remains rather obscure is Sec. 162(q...

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The New Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ) 

The New Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ)  By now, you have probably become accustomed to the many changes – for better or for worse – that the tax overhaul bill which was passed in late 2017 brought to us taxpayers.  The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has been credited with bringing many tax ...

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California State’s New Standard for Independent Contractor Designation

California State’s New Standard for Independent Contractor Designation In April 2018, California’s top court officially made it more difficult for employers to designate their workers as independent contractors. The case which set the new rules for classification is Dynamex Operations West, I...

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New Changes to Bonus Depreciation

New Changes to Bonus Depreciation Most business owners are quite familiar with the incredible tax savings that bonus depreciation allows; however, with the recent updates and changes to the tax code, many individuals remain confused with certain aspects of this section – and rightfully so! ...

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