Gig Workers Face New Federal Tax Regulations

Categories: Federal Tax

Gig Workers Face New Federal Tax Regulations The topic of gig workers has been a frequent point of conversation of late, especially with respect to the new tax laws surrounding their way of making a living. From Uber and Lyft drivers to Etsy and Ebay sellers, gig workers have become an important part of the...

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Four Reasons For Corporate Audits

Categories: IRS

Four Reasons For Corporate Audits Being audited by the IRS is a fairly common experience for corporate business owners. While it can be unsettling to receive a notice of audit, it’s not something you should fear, especially if you work with an experienced tax attorney. I often receive questions from San Francisco business owners about...

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I Have Tax Problems. Should I Consider a Tax Debt Settlement?

Categories: IRS

I Have Tax Problems. Should I Consider a Tax Debt Settlement? I receive a lot of questions from worried taxpayers about tax debt and what they can do to help solve their tax problems. While tax debt is intimidating, especially with the IRS involved, it doesn’t have to consume your life. The IRS does provide...

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How To Be Eligible For The IRS Fresh Start Program

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How To Be Eligible For The IRS Fresh Start Program It’s not uncommon to struggle with paying your federal taxes. I hear from individuals who, through no fault of their own, just cannot pay the IRS when taxes come due. Luckily, the IRS has a special program to help. The IRS Fresh Start program is...

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Are EDD Audits Random?

Categories: California Tax Law

Calculation fo an EDD audit.

Are EDD Audits Random? I receive many questions from taxpayers and businesses facing audits by the California Employment Development Department (EDD). One of the questions I hear a lot is whether these audits are random, and what a San Francisco business can do to prevent facing this process. Let’s look at what an EDD audit is,...

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I Owe the EDD Money. How Do I Pay the EDD What I Owe?

Categories: California Tax Law

Money for an EDD.

I Owe the EDD Money. How Do I Pay the EDD What I Owe? You’ve gone through the process of an EDD audit and now you owe the state of California money. Like many San Francisco business owners and taxpayers, you may be wondering how to pay those penalties. The EDD works through the Central...

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Don’t Want an EDD Audit? Get Your Business on Payroll!

Categories: California Tax Law

Don’t Want an EDD Audit? Get Your Business on Payroll! Since the pandemic started to ease slightly in 2021, the Employment Development Department (EDD) accelerated their audits on California businesses. An EDD audit is a state payroll audit that generally occurs when a business has classified a worker as an independent contractor instead of an...

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Can The IRS Audit My Net Operating Loss?

Categories: IRS

Can The IRS Audit My Net Operating Loss? Taxpayers often ask me if a net operating loss can be a problem for their small business or corporation, and whether the IRS can audit the net operating loss. This is not a simple question because, like many business tax questions, the answer depends on a few...

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What is the Statute of Limitations for an EDD Audit?

Categories: California Tax Law

Notes for EDD audit.

What is the Statute of Limitations for an EDD Audit? Many San Francisco business owners have been faced with a new challenge over the last several years, and that is the EDD audit. This type of audit occurs when the California Employment Development Department (EDD) launches an investigation into a business’ California state payroll tax...

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