When you pay your employees, you are not paying them all of the money they earned. Instead, you are responsible for withholding part of their income for taxes. These can include income taxes and FICA (Social Security and Medicare). Your employees trust that this money – referred to as trust fund taxes – goes to… Read more »
If you’re having tax problems
If you are facing penalties from the IRS for paying or filing your taxes late, you have some options to get those assessments removed. Reasonable cause is one method to getting penalty abatement. Learn more about reasonable cause and how to qualify for it.
As an employer, you are required to pay employment taxes to the IRS for each of your employees. Failure to do this can result in penalties from the IRS. Find out what taxes you should be paying to the IRS, what penalties can result from unpaid taxes, and how an attorney can help.
Failing to file your tax returns and paying the IRS what you owe can result in tax evasion. This is considered a serious crime and come with severe consequences. Take a closer look at what is considered tax evasion, what penalties the IRS can assess to offenders, and why you need a tax attorney to… Read more »
Knowingly not filing your taxes, providing false information, and other tax crimes can have serious consequences for taxpayers. While some penalties may come in the form of fines, some punishments can be as severe as prison time. Take a look at five tax crimes and their penalties and learn why you need a tax attorney… Read more »
According to the IRS, the US loses several billions of dollars every year as a consequence of individuals who either hide or fail to report their offshore revenue or foreign earnings. Offshore tax fraud or tax evasion is a crime if it is determined to have been committed willfully and one can face certain penalties… Read more »
In February 2014, we published a blog detailing the IRS’s new campaign to up the ante when enforcing the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) duty of due diligence. At that time, the Internal Revenue Service penalized tax preparers who failed to meet their duty of due diligence $50 per return. Now, that penalty is a… Read more »