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By Eric L. Green, Your IRS Tax Litigator
(Green & Sklarz LLC)
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The focus of our practice is civil and criminal taxpayer representation, and so we wanted to make everyone aware that the IRS has announced it will begin to shut down the 2014 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP). The program will close on September 28, 2018. Therefore, U.S. taxpayers wit...

By Eric L. Green, Your IRS Tax Litigator
(Green & Sklarz LLC)
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As part of our tax and estate planning practice in Connecticut and New York we do a lot of planning and estate administration.  Part of the estate documents we and many other planners put together include terminology regarding “Portability”.  In 2010, Congress introduced into the tax code with In...

By Eric L. Green, Your IRS Tax Litigator
(Green & Sklarz LLC)
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Over 8,800 Identities Stolen from the U.S. Army, Alabama State Agencies and Georgia Businesses We focus our practice on tax matters, and I in particular on civil and criminal tax controversy issues.  I can assure those of you who have never had to go through the pain of unwinding your identity be...

By Eric L. Green, Your IRS Tax Litigator
(Green & Sklarz LLC)
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New Haven, Connecticut: Yesterday three senators introduced legislation that would repeal the IRS’s use of private debt collectors.The focus of my practice is civil and criminal taxpayer representation, and the IRS's required use of private debt collectors to try and do its job has increasingly c...

By Eric L. Green, Your IRS Tax Litigator
(Green & Sklarz LLC)
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The main focus of my practice is civil and criminal taxpayer representation.  Many taxpayers who come to see us in New Haven, CT or one of our other offices are generally frightened of having their bank acounts or wages levied by the IRS.  Inevitably the discussion turns to what can we do to avoi...

By Eric L. Green, Your IRS Tax Litigator
(Green & Sklarz LLC)
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Last Friday we had nearly 450 practitioners join us at Quinnipiac University Law Center either in-person or via live webcast to catch our three-hour update on the 2017 Tax Act, and what you need to know. Well if you missed it, FEAR NOT!  We have made it available on-demand for free!Click the link...

By Eric L. Green, Your IRS Tax Litigator
(Green & Sklarz LLC)
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In this week's Tax Rep Podcast I discuss how accountants can revoke their Power of Attorney on clients, both in specific cases as well as globally clean up years of old cases.  There are many reasons why CPAs, EAs and attorneysw should revoke POA, everything from firing the client to avoid hoards...

By Eric L. Green, Your IRS Tax Litigator
(Green & Sklarz LLC)
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My second book in the "Accountant's Guide" series is now available for pre-order at TG Publishing (www.TGPublish.com/shop).  To celebrate we are offering a 30% discount on all orders placed between now and November 30th (which is when books will begin shipping and/or ebooks will be send for downl...

By Eric L. Green, Your IRS Tax Litigator
(Green & Sklarz LLC)
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In this week's Tax Rep Podcast I discuss why parents who lend money to their children should file a lien securing their interest.  Though most people will be offended by the topic - "But we trust little Johnnie!" - it has nothing to do with a lack of love or greed.  The lien from the friendly cre...

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
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 If you like good Jazz music, you will love the Enjoy Ct Live Jazz At The Lyman Center On Oct 28th.   The Lyman Center is centrally located on the grounds of the Southern Connecticut State University, and very easy to find.All four jazz performers on October 28th are extremely talented, and toget...

By Eric L. Green, Your IRS Tax Litigator
(Green & Sklarz LLC)
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In this week's Tax Rep Podcast I discuss the IRS agreeing to extend its pilot program of the $100,000 Streamlined Installment Agreement ("SIA").For those of you unfamiliar with the SIA, it is an installment agreement where the taxpayer agrees to repay the IRS overtime.  But unlike a regular agree...

By Eric L. Green, Your IRS Tax Litigator
(Green & Sklarz LLC)
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In this week's Tax Rep Network's podcast I discuss how to get rid of a federal tax lien.Check out the Podcast Here:When it comes to federal tax liens, the IRS takes a very hard line.  The IRS will not remove a tax lien just because it is causing issues for the taxpayer, including credit score or ...

By Eric L. Green, Your IRS Tax Litigator
(Green & Sklarz LLC)
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In this week's Tax Rep Network's podcast I discuss why the IRS examiner is going to obtain the electronic back-up of the Quickbooks file and what practitioners can do about it.Check out the Podcast Here:IRS examiners will insist on obtaining the electronic back-up so they can review the Quickbook...

By Eric L. Green, Your IRS Tax Litigator
(Green & Sklarz LLC)
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GIven that the focus of my practice is civil and criminal tax repressentation, tax liens are something we deal with frequently.  The refrain "I would love to sell my house but there is a tax lien" is one we hear so much it makes me nuts.The reality is this: you can absolutely sell the house.  The...

By Eric L. Green, Your IRS Tax Litigator
(Green & Sklarz LLC)
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In this week's Tax Rep Podcast i deal with an issue that seesm to be coming up more and more: dealing with the auditor that either doesnt want to do his or her job, or worse, has decided to take out their frustrations on you and your client.  in "What to do when the auditor is batshit crazy" I di...

By Eric L. Green, Your IRS Tax Litigator
(Green & Sklarz LLC)
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These are mistakes we see so often that I couldnt resist making a podcast about them.Checkout our Podcast on the Five Biggest Mistakes people make when filing their IRS Offer-in-Compromise.  The POdcast can be found here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/podcasts-tax-rep-llc/id1276903945Any qu...

By Eric L. Green, Your IRS Tax Litigator
(Green & Sklarz LLC)
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For my more popular blog posts I ahve started recording podcasts for the Tax Rep podcast on ITunes.Last week my BLOG POST discussed why taxpayers should not just file joint returns without thinking through the Tax Collection consequences of the filing.  JOint liability is no joke, and innocent sp...

By Eric L. Green, Your IRS Tax Litigator
(Green & Sklarz LLC)
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Based on the feedback of the blog article I posted a little while ago, I have recorded a podcast walking you through why it is critical to consider filing the State tax returns first, then filing the federal returns.  As I mentioned in the Blog Post HERE, filing the state tax returns first can bo...

By Eric L. Green, Your IRS Tax Litigator
(Green & Sklarz LLC)
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When it comes to tax crimes in New Haven, Connecticut, New York city or elsewhere, Tax Evasion is always considered the big kahuna of tax crimes.  So what is "Tax Evasion"?We handle civil IRS cases and criminal tax cases all over the United States, and therefore see a lot of what taxpayers do and...

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
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The 5th Annual Meeting Of The Havens On Tuesday, June 27th is a combined event sponsord by the Greater New Haven & Quinnipiac Chambers of Commerce.  This event was originally scheduled for earlier this year on March 14th, however, because of a snow storm that dumped several inches of snow on us ...

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