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Stephen J. Dunn

Stephen Dunn’s Legal Guides

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  • Relief from a Joint Tax Return

    significant relief may be available from liability for a joint tax return. Get Qualified Help The first thing someone interested in relief from a joint tax return should do is retain the the assistanc

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  • Should You File That Joint Tax Return?

    Alternatives to Filing a Joint Tax Return Rather than filing a joint income tax return, spouses can file tax returns as married filing separately. If they do not file a joint income tax return, the

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  • Owe Federal Taxes You Cannot Currently Pay?

    If you owe a Federal rtax balance which you cannot currently pay, you should not panic, but retain qualified help. Retain Qualified Help If you receive a collection notice from the Internal Revenue Se

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  • Compliance with U.S. Law for U.S. Taxpayers With Foreign Accounts

    The Internal Revenue Service has announced less-punitive procedures to encourage U.S. taxpayers to comply with U.S. law concerning foreign accounts. Why A U.S. Person May Have A Foreign Account There

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  • Federal Seizure and Forfeiture of Entrepreneurs' Bank Balances

    Entrepreneurs should not trey to keep their cash banking transactions under $10,000. Federal Government Against Entrepreneurs' Bank Balances The Internal Revenue Service is seizing entrepreneurs’ bank

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  • To OVDP Or Not To OVDP: Compliance Options For Holders Of Foreign Accounts

    Recently-announced IRS procedures encourage taxpayers to comply with U.S. law concerning foreign accounts. Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program ("OVDP") Taxpayers who failed to timely report foreign

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  • Whom Should You Use For Help In A Tax Case?

    CPAs are not trained to represent taxpayers in tax cases. Enrolled Agents can handle low-level, non-litigated matters. An experienced tax litigation attorney is best able to represent a taxpayer in

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  • IRS Lowers Bar For Offers In Compromise

    The offer in compromise program was long a dead letter. But the IRS recently breathed new life into the program by markedly lowering the bar for acceptance of offers. The IRS is even accepting offer

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  • Bank Deposits, Structuring, and Asset Forfeitures

    Entrepreneurs should not attempt to keep their cash bank deposits under $10,000, lest they run the risk of seizure of their bank balance by the Federal government. Introduction This is a version of an

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  • Tax Resolution Scams Update

    On September 24, 2010 the Federal Trade Commission sued American Tax Relief, LLC, of Beverly Hills, California, (American Tax Relief) and its owners, Alexander Seung Hahn, 43, and his wife, Joo Hyun Park, 37, in the U.S. District for the Northern District of Illinois in Chic...

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