Posts Tagged ‘Fraud’

Examples of stupid deductions that the IRS disallows

  • March 1st, 2017
  • David Greene
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Unfortunately the IRS is not lenient when you try to deduct expenses for which there is no valid reason.  Here are a few examples of deductions that have been tried and “shot down” by the IRS. (1) A real estate…

Are income taxes really illegal?

  • October 18th, 2016
  • David Greene
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Many people hear the urban legends or talk to scam artists who say that income taxes are illegal and then ask me if that is true.  Most of these usually happen around April 15.  I have been getting some of…

The IRS “Dirty Dozen” tax scams.

  • July 28th, 2016
  • David Greene
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Last week we talked about the first half of the IRS Dirty Dozen tax scams. Today I’ll list the last 6. 7. Fake Charities – Scammers pretend to be collecting money for a charity, usually after a disaster. You can…

Can criminal charges be brought for not paying payroll taxes?

  • June 1st, 2016
  • David Greene
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A business owner who has not paid the payroll taxes of his employees will usually have the trust fund penalty assessed against him, making him personally liable for the federal taxes withheld. Most trust fund cases are not criminal because…

Can the IRS seize property in a non-liable taxpayer’s name?

  • May 20th, 2016
  • David Greene
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Yes they can for two reasons. First the Statute of Frauds states that when one transfers property after he has notice of a potential lawsuit or debt, the Court can reverse the transfer as being done to avoid the debt….

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