Category: Tax Returns

Have Unfiled Tax Returns? Here are A Few Ways a Tax Attorney Can Help

Failure to file

Do you have previous tax returns that you have not filed?  Perhaps this was due to procrastination or in a misguided attempt to avoid paying taxes?  To limit the penalties the IRS can assess, including criminal charges, it is of the upmost importance that you act quickly to remedy this situation. The very first step… Read more »

Know Your Legal Options for When You Discover Unfiled Tax Returns

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Every year you are required to file a tax return with the IRS.  Failing to do so can have numerous consequences, from penalties to criminal charges. Learn more about what you can expect if you have unfiled tax returns, what options you have, and how a tax attorney can help. Key Insights We Will Discuss… Read more »

IRS Notices for Unfiled Tax Returns

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You might be unaware that you have unfiled tax returns until you get a notification from the IRS.  These notifications can take on many forms, so it’s important to hire a tax attorney to help guide you through the paperwork and the next steps to navigate the exemptions, credits, and deductions you are entitled to.

How to File an FBAR for Previous Tax Years

FBAR

Immersing yourself into different cultures overseas can be adventurous, but if you’re not careful, you could come back to the states to find yourself out of compliance with the IRS. The United States and Eritrea, a country located on the northeastern coast of Africa, are the only two countries in the world that base their… Read more »

What Is a Notice of Intent to Offset?

Treasury Offset Program Debts (TOP)

What is a Notice of Intent to Offset? If you receive a Notice of Intent to Offset, your tax refund is going to be seized and put towards debt you owe to the IRS or another government agency. As part of the Treasury Offset Program (TOP), your tax refund checks are matched against any outstanding… Read more »

What to Do When You Have Several Years of Unfiled Tax Returns

missing tax returns

Unfiled Tax Returns   Some people avoid filing their tax returns because they don’t want to pay taxes to the IRS. Others simply  forget or don’t know they need to file. Whatever the reason, having several years of unfiled tax returns can create problems whether you are due a refund or have a balance due… Read more »

What Happens If I Don’t File My Tax Returns?

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The law obligates every citizen to pay taxes to the IRS if their income satisfies a certain threshold. Only dependents are exempted from this rule. Similar to any other rule, filing tax returns is mandatory; there are no other ways about it. Failure to file tax returns at the stipulated time often has dire consequences,… Read more »

What To Do If I Have Filed False Tax Returns?

Filing a False Tax Return Filing a tax return with deliberate falsification carries stiff IRS penalties. The tax agency does not take kindly or lightly to fraud; therefore, if you are accused of filing false tax returns, take your situation seriously. The long-term and short-term ramifications of falsifying income tax returns could be severe.