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2011 

We frequently represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) in all types of civil and criminal tax controversies, including foreign bank account issues.  It is now being widely reported that the Swiss banks will probably settle a sweeping U.S. probe of offshore tax evasion by pa...
10/29/2011
We frequently represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) in all types of civil and criminal tax controversies. It is now being widely reported that the IRS has instituted a new gift tax compliance initiative, which is designed to respond to its suspicions of widespread failur...
10/28/2011
We represent taxpayers before the Connecticut Department of Revenue Service (“DRS”) frequently.  A hot button issue for the last few years has been the issue of nonresident contractors and the requirement to provide a bond. The law requiring nonresident construction contractors to furnish securit...
10/28/2011
On Wednesday November 9th I will be presenting on a national Webinar for CCH, A Wolters Kluwer Company "Advanced Criminal Tax Issues: Protect Your Clients and Yourself" You can get more information and register for this program at the link below: http://online.krm.com/iebms/reg/reg_p1_form.aspx?o...
10/28/2011
We frequently represent clients who have a federal tax lien for outstanding IRS federal tax debt and can now obtain financing from a new creditor who insists the IRS subordinate its lien to their lien. The IRS often agrees to a subordination, which means that it will agree, in writing, to allow a...
10/26/2011
We frequently represent clients who want to resolve their outstanding IRS federal tax debt with an Offer-in-Compromise in Stamford, Connecticut often ask us how much they have to offer?  The truth is it depends upon the individual’s personal financial situation.  The IRS looks to obtain what it c...
10/26/2011
We frequently represent tax return preparers who find themselves the target of an IRS criminal investigation.  These issues often start when the IRS picks up on issues with a client or two, who without any other excuse point the finger at the tax preparer to deflect the blame from themselves.    ...
10/26/2011
We frequently represent clients who owe significant sums of back payroll taxes, to the IRS.  For years it was rare to see a criminal prosecution for unpaid payroll taxes, but that is no longer the case.  We have seen a significant increase in IRS criminal prosecutions, and it appears payroll taxe...
10/26/2011
We frequently represent clients who have hidden bank accounts in foreign countries and would like to come forward and clean up their issue and sleep better at night.  Prior to 2009 we did through a voluntary disclosure with the IRS criminal division.  Since 2009 there have been two voluntary disc...
10/26/2011
With the recent uptick in enforcement by the IRS comes a new trend in criminal tax prosecutions of payroll tax cases.  Whether your business is located in Stamford, Connecticut or elsewhere, the failure to collect and pay-over the payroll taxes may create more than just financial problems for you...
10/26/2011
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