Tax Court Review of IRS SS-8 Employment Determination

The IRS has the power to make a number of important determinations, including determining the employment status of workers for purposes of employment taxes. This type of determination can have a significant impact on a worker’s ability to receive unemployment benefits, participate in retirement plans, and more. The IRS often determines that workers are employees,……

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The IRS’s Bank Deposit Analysis

When conducting an audit involving income tax returns, the IRS will almost always check for unreported income. The IRS has specific procedures for conducting this type of income verification. This often involves a bank deposit analysis by the IRS agent. This type of analysis can be used to identify unreported income, but it can also……

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IRS Records in the Digital Age

Small business taxpayers often pay more to the IRS because of one thing. Paper. The IRS still relies on paper records. It wants you to e-file your tax return, but what is the first thing the IRS agent will ask you for at the start of the audit? You guessed it. A paper copy of……

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Avoiding Penalties: Choosing a Reliable Tax Return Preparer

With the tax season around the corner, a significant number of taxpayers are seeking the services of tax return preparers. This often involves choosing a preparer who has been recommended by friends and family members. Tax return preparers may be referred based not on their qualifications, but on their reputation for generating large refunds for……

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Amount of 179D Tax Deduction for Building Designer

Congress often creates tax incentives, but it is up to the IRS and courts to determine their implementation and interpretation. The Sec. 179D tax deduction is an example of this. The statute provides broad concepts but lacks substance, leading to the courts playing a crucial role in determining its implementation and interpretation. The details matter……

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