How Do I Handle an IRS Audit?

Categories: IRS

There are few things that provoke such fear in a person than receiving an audit notice from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). While getting audited can be a scary prospect, it doesn’t mean you necessarily have to face major financial penalties. That being said, if you are facing an IRS audit, it’s important to take…

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Can the Voluntary Classification Settlement Program Help Me Avoid an IRS Audit?

Categories: California Tax Law

If you’re a California taxpayer and business owner, chances are you’ve heard of the EDD audit. This occurs when the California Employment Development Department (EDD) launches an investigation into a business’ California state payroll tax records to determine if the business has classified a worker as an independent contractor instead of an employee. The EDD…

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I Got Hit with an IRS Audit. What Should I Do?

Categories: IRS

Have you received a notice from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) stating that you’re being audited? You’re not alone. Many California taxpayers go through the IRS audit process at some point. The first thing to understand is how the IRS selects individuals or businesses for audits. They are both random and selective. Often times, the…

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Why is the IRS Auditing Me?

Categories: IRS

Very few things spark fear in a person more than the receiving a notice from the Internal Revenue Services (IRS) that says you’re being audited. While being audited is a scary prospect, it’s actually a common practice and really just a way for the IRS to make sure your previous tax returns do not have…

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Can I Settle With the IRS Because I Can’t Afford to Pay Them?

Categories: IRS

There’s not a lot scarier than owing money to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). But the reality is most taxpayers will end up owing money to the IRS at some point in their life. But what happens when you cannot afford to pay your tax burden? I’m often asked the question: Can I settle with…

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Is the IRS Keeping My Refund?

Categories: IRS

There are not many things more satisfying than filing your tax return and finding out you are getting a refund. Everyone is thrilled when they learn the IRS owes them money. But just because the federal government owes you money, will you actually receive it? Many people ask if the IRS can keep their refund….

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I Owe the IRS Money and Need a Payment Plan

Categories: Federal Tax

Tax season is upon us, and there are few things that create more stress than owing the Internal Revenue Services (IRS) money. Unfortunately for many taxpayers, owing money on taxes is a reality of life. But what happens when you owe the IRS money, but don’t have the full amount to make the payment by…

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