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Tax Loss Planning: The At-Risk Rules

Are you purchasing a business or real estate that involves financing a business or investment that is likely to produce tax losses in the future? Or have you already made the purchase? If so, there may be ways to ensure… Read More The post Tax Loss Planning: The At-Risk Rules appeared first on Houston Tax Attorney Kreig Mitchell. Read More ...
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The Term “Personal Property” in a Will Includes Bank Accounts

When a loved one dies, the surviving family members often find that the decedent’s will included terms that they do not agree with. This may be due to family dynamics, a sense of entitlement, or simply a differing view of… Read More The post The Term “Personal Property” in a Will Includes Bank Accounts appeared first on Houston Probate Attorneys: Kreig Mitchell LLC. Read More ...
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When Clients Testify Against Their Tax Preparer

The IRS has been focusing on examinations of tax return preparers. These examinations often result in the imposition of civil penalties under Section 6694 and 6695. But they can also result in criminal liability for the tax return preparer. The… Read More The post When Clients Testify Against Their Tax Preparer appeared first on Houston Tax Attorney Kreig Mitchell. Read More ...
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Fix to Duplicate IRS Address Problem

The IRS sends taxpayers letters and notices from quite a few different IRS offices. As a result, taxpayers are often confused as to what IRS office to respond to. This is particularly true if the IRS letter or notice includes… Read More The post Fix to Duplicate IRS Address Problem appeared first on Houston Tax Attorney Kreig Mitchell. Read More ...
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Making Voluntary Payments to the IRS

For those who owe the IRS back taxes, the decision as to how to pay the IRS raises a number of concerns.  One such concern for those who owe taxes for several different tax years or several different types of… Read More The post Making Voluntary Payments to the IRS appeared first on Houston Tax Relief Attorney, Kreig Mitchell LLC. Read More ...
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The Mailbox Rule Extends Time to Recoup Tax Refund

Taxpayers often miss tax filing deadlines. This is even true when the IRS owes the taxpayer money back. Taxpayers have a limited time to request a refund of overpayments. The recent Harrison v. Commissioner, No. 3:19-cv-00194 (2nd Cir. 2020) case… Read More The post The Mailbox Rule Extends Time to Recoup Tax Refund appeared first on Houston Tax Attorney Kreig Mitchell. Read More ...
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Unwinding a Stock Sale using the Claim of Right Doctrine

If you sell stock for a large gain in one year, can you later go back and get credit for the tax paid in the earlier year using the claim of right doctrine? Is the claim of right doctrine a… Read More The post Unwinding a Stock Sale using the Claim of Right Doctrine appeared first on North Houston Tax Attorneys. Read More ...
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Can “Business Synergies” be an Asset that Increases a Tax Loss?

The tax consequence of a transaction often depends on how one characterizes or describes the transaction. Business synergies are often cited as the rationale for merger and acquisition deals. In a M&A deal, are “business synergies” a separate asset for… Read More The post Can “Business Synergies” be an Asset that Increases a Tax Loss? appeared first on Houston Tax Attorney Kreig Mitchell. Read More ...
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Timing for Written IRS Manager Approval for Penalties

The courts recently held that penalties have to be abated if the IRS does not obtain written manager approval for the penalties. The IRS has been abating penalties for this since the ruling. But there is a question as to… Read More The post Timing for Written IRS Manager Approval for Penalties appeared first on Houston Tax Attorney Kreig Mitchell. Read More ...
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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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