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.
March 10, 2020
The Internal Revenue Service sends various documents and required correspondence to a taxpayer’s “last known address” as required by the Internal Revenue Code. The meaning of the phrase “last known address” is significant, because the legal validity of a notice or document sent by the Internal Revenue Service to the taxpayer, hinges on whether it was sent to a taxpayer’s last known address. Therefore, a taxpayer should take the appropriate measures to ensure that their current mailing address is the address the Internal Revenue Service has on file.
The United States Tax Court Paves Way for Taxpayers to Escape Civil Penalties on Federal Income Tax Assessments
February 20, 2020
When the Internal Revenue Service conducts a tax audit, the Internal Revenue Service often looks to impose an additional tax liability upon the taxpayer. Additionally, in more cases than not, the Internal Revenue Service also imposes civil penalties based on the asserted tax deficiency. Explained differently, when the Internal Revenue Service proposes income tax adjustments as part of an audit, the Service also generally imposes a penalty in addition to the tax liability. Most of the time, the civil penalty is an accuracy-related penalty under Internal Revenue Code Section 6662, which penalizes a taxpayer for his or her negligence for filing an inaccurate return.
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- May 20, 2022 A Win for Taxpayers: The United States Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Equitable Tolling with Respect to Non-Jurisdictional Deadlines