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How to Survive an IRS Audit from Hell

Recently we helped a client survive an Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) Audit. Ultimately, we got a very good outcome.  The taxpayer owed $219.  That’s as close to “No Change” as you can get!


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How to Give a Power of Attorney to Your CPA to Deal With the IRS

Today’s routine is similar to many other days until you started opening your mail.  In today’s mail is a notice that you are being audited by the IRS. Now what do you do?  Give your CPA a Power of Attorney.


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How Does the Statue of Limitations Affect Tax Obligations With the IRS?

The statute of limitations limits the time during which an action can be brought by the IRS for an audit and the time for IRS tax collection activities.  Generally, there is a 3-year period for the IRS to give you


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Can I Take a Home Office Deduction?

The home office deduction is a confusing topic for many taxpayers.  Can I only take it if I am self-employed? What if you’re not self-employed, but work at home frequently?  And isn’t it true that the IRS is more likely


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The Difference Between an IRS Field, Office and Correspondence Audit

If you are audited by the IRS, the audit will either be a field, office or correspondence audit.  You should not represent yourself in an audit; you should hire a CPA, Tax Attorney or Tax Preparer to represent you.  Remember…the IRS


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