IRS Enforcement Restarting – Update from Washington DC We have just learned that the IRS will be gearing up its enforcement to go after taxpayers with Balances Due on their accounts. Their reasons for their delay no longer exist: 1. The IRS backlog of mail is now caught up, and so there’s no concern that sending notices to… Read More

JUSTICE NEWS Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, February 3, 2022 California Businessman Indicted for Employment Tax Crimes A federal grand jury in Oakland, California, returned an indictment today charging a California businessman with failing to pay over employment taxes to the IRS. According to the indictment, Larry Kudsk, of… Read More

Notes from Presentation on Collection {Excerpts from Procedurally Taxing} December 13, 2021 by Keith Fogg Last week I ventured west to Las Vegas to attend the [American Bar Association’s] 35th Civil and Criminal Penalties Conference. One of the panels gave the Deputy Commissioner for [IRS] SBSE (Collection), Darren Guillot, the opportunity to speak for about… Read More

IRS Enforcement and Compliance Operations IRS Collection to Resume Normal Operations (added June 14, 2021) The majority of compliance operations are already running normally after being suspended to provide pandemic-related relief during the People First Initiative April 1, 2020 through July 15, 2020. However, the IRS kept its systemic and automated lien and levy programs… Read More

NTA Blog: Decoding IRS Transcripts and the New Transcript Format: Part I The Taxpayer Advocate Service has posted a blog tells you about the types of transcripts and how to get one. The full blog posting is set below and Part II will be provided when it is posted. Many individuals may not know they… Read More

You may not have given it much thought but some people store much about their life in their cell phones, like pictures, documents and emails. It has already been established by the Supreme Court that we have Constitutional protections to the contents of our cell phone and no one can see those contents, unless you… Read More

Lexington Herald-Leader Federal jury acquits former Kentucky basketball star of tax crime charges Jeremy Chisenhall Thu, September 23, 2021, 9:40 AM A federal jury on Thursday acquitted former University of Kentucky and NBA basketball player Randolph Morris of several tax crimes. Morris was charged with three counts of wire fraud and eight counts of making… Read More

IRS: New contracts awarded to private collection agencies; taxpayers may be contacted by one of three groups The Internal Revenue Service has awarded new contracts to three private-sector collection agencies for collection of overdue tax debts. The new contracts begin Thursday following today’s expiration of the old contracts. Beginning Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, taxpayers with… Read More