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 »
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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.
If you have money in foreign bank accounts, you are not immune from disclosing that information to the IRS. The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) requires foreign financial institutions and other non-financial foreign entities to report foreign assets held by U.S. account holders. Individuals are also required to report their foreign financial accounts… Read more »
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 taxes, what options you have, and how a tax attorney can help. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Key Insights We Will Discuss What… Read more »
As a tax preparer, you can face stiff criminal penalties for falsified tax documents. When the IRS notifies you of a potential penalty, it’s important to take the right steps from the beginning – including contacting a tax attorney. Learn more about what types of issues can get you in trouble with the IRS, what… Read more »
What We Are Going to Cover: – Ignoring your tax debt won’t make it go away. In fact, it will only get worse. – The IRS is willing to work with taxpayers who have tax debts they cannot pay – 10 Reasons you shouldn’t ignore your tax debt: IRS notices Automated Collections Tax refund seizure… Read more »
A failure to file FBARs and Form 8938 can result in numerous civil tax penalties. Criminal penalties are also a possibility, which could result in jail time.
You may be able to get IRS tax penalty relief simply by asking for it. If you meet the criteria for first-time penalty abatement (FTA), reasonable cause penalty relief, or other types of penalty relief, you will need to submit a request to the IRS in order to have your penalties reduced.
The IRS can assess several different types of penalties for tax fraud, including the following: Civil tax fraud penalty Fraudulent failure to file penalty Criminal penalty for filing a fraudulent return Criminal tax evasion Willful failure to pay estimated taxes Trust fund recovery penalty Penalty for willful failure to file Foreign Bank Account Reports (FBARs)… Read more »