June 18, 2021
As a taxpayer, you have the right to receive a refund from the IRS when there is an overpayment on your federal tax obligations. Even though this concept is quite simple, there are many procedural components that taxpayers must abide by to not compromise their ability to receive the funds to which they are entitled. The procedural requirements taxpayers must comply with are quite complex.
June 18, 2021
The objective of the newest program Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Voluntary Disclosure Practice – is to provide taxpayers whose conduct involved willful tax or tax-related non-compliance a means to come into compliance with the law and potentially avoid criminal exposure. However, there is a required criteria to meet in order to be able to come into compliance. This can be even more difficult for the cannabis industry because it is legal in some states and not in federal law. It is very important for taxpayers in the cannabis industry that have criminal exposure, to consult with a tax attorney regarding their eligibility in the IRS-CI Voluntary Disclosure Practice.
June 9, 2021
The Law Offices of A. Lavar Taylor are pleased to announce Jonathan T. Amitrano has been again selected to the 2021 Southern California, Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars List, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in their practice. This peer designation is awarded only to a select number of accomplished attorneys in each state. The Rising Stars selection process takes into account peer recognition, professional achievement in legal practice, and other cogent factors. Jonathan has been recognized for seven consecutive years 2015-2021.
November 11, 2020
On November 5th, 2020 the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® collaboratively announced the release of the “Best Law Firms” rankings. These firms are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Only law firms with at least one lawyer recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© are eligible for a ranking. We are excited to announce that the Law Offices of A. Lavar Taylor have been included in this group of prestigious law firms.
November 6, 2020
Section 6751(b)(1) provides that accuracy related penalties imposed by the IRS must have written approval from the immediate supervisor of the IRS employee making the “initial determination” to impose that penalty. But what exactly constitutes the initial determination? Is the initial determination made when the IRS internally decides the assessment of a penalty is appropriate?
- June 18, 2021 Internal Revenue Service Refund Statute of Limitations 101
- June 18, 2021 IRS-CI Voluntary Disclosure Practice and Cannabis Taxpayers
- June 9, 2021 Jonathan T. Amitrano Named to 2021 Super Lawyers’ Rising Star List
- November 11, 2020 U.S. News and Best Lawyers Release 2021 “Best Law Firms” Awards
- November 6, 2020 Was an IRS Penalty Correctly Imposed Against You or Your Client?