The Tax Lawyer’s Blog

    Tax Gavel and Cuffs

    Ex-IRS Agent Defrauded Clients then Hired Hit Man to Kill Them

    by Peter Pappas, 03-15-2014

    “Ex-IRS agent sentenced to prison in murder-for-hire plot A former IRS agent who opened a tax preparation business was sentenced Friday to nearly 24 years in prison for defrauding clients out of more than $11…

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    Eliminating IRS Penalties

    by Peter Pappas, 03-11-2014

    When you file or pay your taxes late or are audited and changes are made to your return the IRS will usually assess a penalty against you. The IRS penalty rates vary from  5 percent of…

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    Video: Tax Rules for Same-Sex Couples

    by Peter Pappas, 03-08-2014

    From Paul Caron


    Jail Time for Failure to Remit Florida Sales Taxes

    by Peter Pappas, 03-04-2014

    It’s no secret that Florida has stepped up its efforts to find and prosecute individuals who are responsible for collecting and remitting sales taxes to the Department of Revenue. Now, it seems that the state…

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    IRS Settlements: Fresh Start Initiative

    by Peter Pappas, 03-01-2014

    ATTENTION CENTRAL FLORIDA TAXPAYERS The Internal Revenue Service is continuing its expansion of the “Fresh Start” initiative by offering more flexible terms to its Offer in Compromise (OIC) program that will enable some of the most…

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