With the passage of the Taxpayer First Act in mid-2019, the Treasury Department (i.e., the IRS) is required to establish a program to issue an IRS identity protection pin (IP PIN) to any U.S. resident who requests one.
Considering how many priorities, problems, and distractions a business owner deals with every day, it should come as no surprise that IRS payroll tax issues may arise. Whether you filed your payroll returns late or failed to make payroll tax deposits, unresolved business tax problems can become major legal and financial issues if not handled properly.
When you’re struggling with tax issues and need urgent tax resolution assistance, East Coast Tax Consulting Group is your answer. From helping you with unfiled tax returns to negotiating back tax settlements to providing IRS audit defense, our skilled CPAs have your back when it truly matters.
If you’re thinking of selling real property that will result in a gain, there are a number of issues that impact the amount of taxes you will owe, and you should be aware of the tax planning steps that can be taken to minimize the gain, defer the gain, or spread it over a number of years.
Tax return mistakes are not uncommon. Since taxes can be extremely complicated and the documents required to file them properly are sometimes difficult to understand, mistakes occur more than you may expect. This is especially true for taxpayers filing their own returns. Now add to the mix that a lot has changed with the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
You’ve probably heard the old saying, “if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.” It turns out that that advice is particularly applicable in the tax debt relief arena. Many taxpayers who are struggling with tax debt often feel that their problems are insurmountable, which can result in feelings of desperation.
Individuals as well as corporations, partnerships, and trusts that have financial interests in or authority over one or more foreign financial accounts need to report these relationships to the U.S. Treasury, provided that the aggregate value of those accounts exceeds $10,000 at any time during the year.
As a reminder to those who have not yet filed their 2018 tax returns, April 15, is the due date to either file a return (and pay the taxes owed) or file for an automatic six-month extension (and pay the an estimate of the taxes owed).
The IRS is a large and complex bureaucracy that wields an enormous amount of power over the lives of everyday Americans, most of whom have little understanding of how the IRS works or what it expects of them. This is why receiving a letter or notice from the IRS causes a great deal of fear and anxiety in many taxpayers.