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Posts in ‘IRS Representation Blog’

Posts in ‘IRS Representation Blog’

  • Innocent Spouse

    On January 19, 2015 posted in IRS Representation Blog

    DENTAL SURGEON SPOUSE NOT SO INNOCENT, SAYS TAX COURT A female dental surgeon did not get innocent spouse relief from a joint tax liability with her former-husband because one key fact was against her: the unpaid tax came from her dental practice income and none of it was attributable to her husband. The Wife had […]

  • Announcement: Two Firms Joining Forces

    Douglas A. Singleton & Associates, PC Joins Attaway Linville, PC – I am excited to announce that on January 1, 2015 Douglas A. Singleton & Associates, PC joined forces with Attaway Linville, PC an Atlanta based CPA firm located on Peachtree Street in Midtown.  This move will provide a strong client focus with more organizational depth and […]

  • Identity Theft Tops Dirty Dozen

    On February 21, 2014 posted in IRS Representation Blog

    Identity theft topped the “Dirty Dozen”, which is a list published by the IRS of most frequent tax scams according to an article in Forbes http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/2014/02/19/irs-reveals-dirty-dozen-scams-for-2014.html. In many cases, a tax scammer will use a taxpayer’s name, Social Security number, or other identifying information, and file a tax return and claim a refund. The refund […]

  • Room for Improvement

    On February 6, 2014 posted in IRS Representation Blog

    An article by Richard Rubin published by Bloomberg http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-01-31/irs-apologizes-for-clogged-phones-as-tax-filing-begins.html said the IRS answered 61% of phone calls made to customer service in 2013. The new IRS Commissioner said he hoped the agency would answer as many as 70% of calls received in 2014. The bar is set pretty low. Can you imagine any other business being […]

  • Settlement

    On January 15, 2014 posted in IRS Information, IRS Representation Blog

    “What can I settle for?” This is usually the first question but it’s not the most important question. Reality is that only a certain percentage of people will qualify for an “offer in compromise” settlement. The process is timely and should only be undertaken when it is the best path. Our attorney works to make […]

  • New Addition to the Website – Forms Download Page

    We have added a new section to our website.  Please email Travis to request any forms that have not yet been added that you would like to see! http://attawaylinville.com/download/

  • Same-Sex Marriage in Georgia

    Georgia Same-Sex Couples – How to File State Income Tax Returns The IRS issued Revenue Rulings in response to the US Supreme Court decision to strike down portions of the Defense of Marriage Act.  The ruling states that same-sex marriages validly entered into in a state that authorizes same-sex marriages (even if the couple currently resides […]

  • Government Shutdown Delays IRS

    On October 23, 2013 posted in IRS Information, IRS Representation Blog, Politics

    For you early filers, the IRS announced today it will push back the date it will accept paper and electronic returns from January 21, 2014 to January 28, 2014 at the earliest.  It will not affect the March 15, 2014 corporate or the April 15,, 2014 personal filing deadlines.  This delay is being blamed on […]

  • 100th Birthday

    On October 4, 2013 posted in IRS Information, IRS Representation Blog

    One hundred years ago today, our country gave birth to the current income tax code. Here are some interesting facts about how this is concept with humble beginnings has turned into the monster it has become. The first income tax rate was 1% on income up to $20,000 and with a top bracket on income […]

  • The Fiscal Cliff

    On October 1, 2013 posted in IRS Representation Blog, Politics

    The Fiscal Cliff “Taxmageddon”   Bush Tax Cuts – Expiration of the two-year extension of the Bush tax cuts provided for in the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010. Allowing the tax cuts to expire will cause over 70 other tax benefits to expire.  Highlights include: ·         Individual tax (ordinary […]