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Tax Evasion vs. Tax Avoidance

Last month, rapper and producer Earl Simmons, commonly known as DMX, was caught Slippin’ as he... more
January 5, 2018
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Artificial Intelligence to Help Resource-Strapped IRS More Efficiently Identify Tax Crimes

Tax criminals beware: like the hosts in Westworld, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is becoming... more
April 26, 2019
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AICPA Asks IRS for Blanket 2019 Penalty Relief Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to create unprecedented disruption and economic uncertainty, the... more
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Transferee Liability – A Win for the Taxpayers

"Knowledge itself is power,” in its various forms, is a familiar phrase attributed to Sir Francis... more
August 11, 2016
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IRS Announces Enhanced Penalty Relief for Some 2018 Taxpayers

The first year of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has caused confusion for both tax professionals... more
January 29, 2019
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IRS Suspends Tax Compliance Programs to Assist American Taxpayers During COVID-19 Crisis

On March 25, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced its People First Initiative, which rolls... more
March 30, 2020
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The Federal Tax Lien – What it is and What to Do

A powerful tool in the Internal Revenue Service’s arsenal is the tax lien. A tax lien is a legal... more
July 8, 2015
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Senators Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve IRS Inefficiencies

On July 26, 2018, Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Benjamin Cardin (D-MD) introduced the Protecting... more
August 17, 2018
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IRS Large Business & International Division Continues to Push Targeted Audit Campaigns, Announcing 6 More Areas of Compliance Focus

The Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) Large Business & International Division (LB&I)... more
September 9, 2019
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IRS Liens Away From Many Repayment Requirements to Ease Taxpayers’ Burden During COVID-19 Pandemic

On Monday, November 2, the IRS announced a new initiative to help taxpayers who owe taxes to the... more
November 5, 2020
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Market-Based Sourcing: Not Just a Trend

The shift to market-based sourcing is more than just a trend in state income tax. More than 20... more
June 3, 2015
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IRS Enhances Security, Puts Hurdles in Place to Tax Transcript Access

In an effort to bolster protections to taxpayer data, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently... more
February 18, 2019