Whatever you do, don’t let the fear of paying stand in your way. Many people are surprised to learn that they are due a refund for a prior tax year. Or, they may owe a lot less than they thought. If you haven’t filed in years, you may...

The IRS is not your Friend. Caution Needed. An SFS Tax Problem Solutions Blog.  Recently a man called my office who hadn’t filed taxes in over a decade. He said he wanted to go to his local IRS office and get transcripts of his 1099s and...

Top 10 Worst Excuses for Late Tax Returns. An SFS Tax Problem Solutions Blog.  Even tax preparers have to have fun sometime. The IRS doesn’t care why you are late on filing your tax return, but these excuses are just too creative not to share. 1. My...

The Protection and Fundamental Rights You Have with the IRS. An SFS Tax Problem Solutions Blog.  You innocently walk over to your mailbox. There are usual bills and flyers, and… an unexpected notice from the IRS. Argh! You feel your stomach sink. Your heart is pounding out of...

"I Have This, You Have That" IRS Notice. An SFS Tax Problem Solutions Blog.  How do you do more with less? You automate. Apparently, the IRS got the memo on this one. You’ve probably heard that less than one percent of tax returns are audited each year...

You’ve probably heard someone who represents himself has a fool for a client. This is just as true when it comes to the IRS as it is in a criminal court. If you’re in trouble with the IRS, you need an Enrolled Agent. Here’s why: Enrolled Agent...