Legal Articles, Income Tax

Does My Settlement Impact My Taxes?

During settlement, the client may still have a few questions. One of the most common questions that I am asked is, “How will this impact my taxes?” This is a great question and one I’m glad to answer.

An Overview of Sole Proprietor Taxation

A blog post about responsibilities of a sole proprietor reporting business income and losses in tax returns.

Common Tax Considerations in Divorce

A blog post about what fees and payments are tax deductible during divorce.

Sales Tax and Service-based Income in Colorado

A brief overview of sales tax and service-based income.

Nondischargeability of "trust" taxes

Employers who fail to remit withheld amounts from their employees are not entitled to a discharge in bankruptcy, ever.

TAXJAMS: Simple Solutions

This book is a self-help guide for taxpayers to settle their tax liabilities.

Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act

In 1980, Congress enacted the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA), 26 U.S.C.S. 1445. The law provides that if a seller of real property is a "foreign person," the buyer must withhold a tax equal to 10% of the gross purchase price, unless an exemption applies under the law.

Three Things You Should Never Say To The IRS

IRS/Tax Lawyer Jeffrey T. Jones discusses how you must be very careful about what you say to the IRS during a dispute.

Property Tax Appeals under the "60 Day" Rule

Purchasers of property in Maryland should be aware of the "60 Day" rule for appealing property tax assessments.

Maryland Appeals Court Expands "Date of Finality" Rule

This article analyzes a recent decision by the Maryland Court of Special Appeals concerning the interpretation of the “date of finality” rule, which was thought by many practitioners to limit the consideration of comparable sales to a time frame before January 1.

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