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Work with skilled attorney to build strong tax case, obtain IRS award of fees, P.2

Previously, we began looking at the topic of attorney fees associated with fighting IRS allegations. Specifically, we’re looking at the requirements for a taxpayer to obtain payment of attorney fees. We’ve already mentioned the requirements that the taxpayer must prove he or she was the prevailing party, and the IRS’ burden of proving that its position was reasonable.

Work with skilled attorney to build strong tax case, obtain IRS award of fees, P.1

When an individual is targeted by the IRS for nonpayment of taxes, there can be significant costs involved. The guidance and advocacy of experienced legal counsel is indispensable when facing a tax audit, or charges of tax negligence or fraud, but there are costs associated with legal representation.

Worker classification and its effect on employment tax obligations, P.2

Previously, we began looking at the issue of worker classification and its implications for employment tax obligations. As we noted last time, when the IRS finds that a business does not have a reasonable basis for classifying an employee a particular way, the business may be held responsible for employment taxes. In such cases, businesses may be able to settle with the IRS for a reduced tax rate or to obtain partial relief in exchange for reclassifying workers as employees for future tax periods.

Worker classification and its effect on employment tax obligations

For businesses, keeping up on tax obligations is a critical aspect of keeping afloat. Failure to remain in compliance with tax law can threaten a business’ solvency, while careful tax planning and payment of obligations can help a business increase its success.

Reality TV actor Mike Sorrentino pleads not guilty to tax fraud charges under new indictment

One of the unfortunate realities of being a celebrity is that when you get into legal trouble, word spreads quickly and your issues become widely known. To take just one of many possible examples of this, Mike Sorrentino—known as “The Situation” from his days on the series The Jersey Shore—is currently in the midst of a tax fraud case related to the wealth he accumulated during his time on the television show.

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