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An Impartial IRS Office of Appeals

While IRS auditors and IRS attorneys typically focus on imposing the most tax possible, the IRS Office of Appeals does not. Appeals is tasked with settling cases. In doing so, Appeals is supposed to be impartial. This allows Appeals to… Read More The post An Impartial IRS Office of Appeals appeared first on Houston Tax Attorney Kreig Mitchell. Read More ...
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What County do you File a Probate Application in Texas?

What county do you file a probate application in for a Texas probate? The general rule is you file the application in the county in which the decedent resided. But this may not always be the case. The In re… Read More The post What County do you File a Probate Application in Texas? appeared first on Houston Probate Attorneys: Kreig Mitchell LLC. Read More ...
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Big Tax Savings With ESOP Possible, but Requires Work

An employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) can produce significant income tax savings. This tax savings isn’t exactly free. One has to keep up with the ESOP and the relevant rules to ensure that the tax savings are achieved. This compliance… Read More The post Big Tax Savings With ESOP Possible, but Requires Work appeared first on Houston Tax Attorney Kreig Mitchell. Read More ...
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Juror in Tax Crime Case Removed for Religious Belief

What do you do if you are being tried for a criminal tax charge and the court removes one of the jurors for saying that you should be found not guilty?  What if the juror is removed by the court… Read More The post Juror in Tax Crime Case Removed for Religious Belief appeared first on Houston Tax Relief Attorney, Kreig Mitchell LLC. Read More ...
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Tax Planning for the Start-up Limitation Rules

Our tax laws include start-up rules that limit the ability to deduct certain business and investment expenses. For business owners and investors with other sources of income, this can result in funds being sent to the IRS to pay taxes… Read More The post Tax Planning for the Start-up Limitation Rules appeared first on Houston Tax Attorney Kreig Mitchell. Read More ...
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Loan to an S Corporation to Allow Tax Loss

Tax basis can limit a shareholder’s loss from an S corporation. If an S corporation has a tax loss but the shareholder doesn’t have sufficient tax basis to take the loss, the shareholder will typically have to loan money to… Read More The post Loan to an S Corporation to Allow Tax Loss appeared first on Houston Tax Attorney Kreig Mitchell. Read More ...
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IRS Can Avoid Bankruptcy Collection Hold

One of the benefits of filing bankruptcy is that creditors are precluded from taking collection actions.  When a taxpayer who owes unpaid taxes to the IRS files bankruptcy, this collection hold applies to the IRS.  But what if the IRS… Read More The post IRS Can Avoid Bankruptcy Collection Hold appeared first on Houston Tax Relief Attorney, Kreig Mitchell LLC. Read More ...
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Tax on Payment for Being Born With Medical Condition

We can do some amazing things given the state of our science and technology. These advances lead to some interesting tax questions. The IRS recently addressed such a question in PLR 201950004. It considers whether damages paid by a fertility… Read More The post Tax on Payment for Being Born With Medical Condition appeared first on Houston Tax Attorney Kreig Mitchell. Read More ...
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Are Wages Paid to Foreign Researcher Taxable in the U.S.?

If a researcher comes to the U.S. on an Exchange Visitor J-1 Status visa and is paid wages for research, are the wages taxable income? The answer is “maybe” according to Baturin v. Commissioner, 153 T.C. 10 (2019). Facts &… Read More The post Are Wages Paid to Foreign Researcher Taxable in the U.S.? appeared first on North Houston Tax Attorneys. Read More ...
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Settling Unpaid Taxes With Sporadic or Seasonal Income

Sporadic or seasonal income can make it difficult to settle back taxes with the IRS.  For example, if you have a large one time payment that is not likely to continue, can the IRS consider this in evaluating how much… Read More The post Settling Unpaid Taxes With Sporadic or Seasonal Income appeared first on Houston Tax Relief Attorney, Kreig Mitchell LLC. Read More ...
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