Clarifying Tax Situations

October 3, 2019

What Are the U.S. Tax Implications of Receiving Gifts from Foreign Citizens?

When one individual gives property to another without receiving payment in return, the property is generally considered to be a “gift” for tax purposes. Depending on […]
October 2, 2019

CDTFA Releases Updated Guide on How to Appeal a California Sales Tax Audit Decision

The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) is a relatively new agency, forming in 2017 under the Taxpayer Transparency and Fairness Act. The purpose […]
September 27, 2019

Office of Tax Appeals (OTA) Sides with Out-of-State LLC Against Franchise Tax Board (FTB) in California Tax Dispute

When a taxpayer disagrees with a finding by the Franchise Tax Board (FTB), such as a proposed tax assessment or penalty following an FTB tax audit, […]
August 25, 2019
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Wisconsin Dentist Indicted on Tax Evasion Charges

According to a Department of Justice press release, a Wisconsin dentist was recently indicted on charges of tax evasion. This story illustrates the fact that you […]
November 20, 2018
What Happens if the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) Puts Your Name on the List of California’s Top 500 Delinquent Taxpayers?

What Happens if the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) Puts Your Name on the List of California’s Top 500 Delinquent Taxpayers?

What Happens if the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) Puts Your Name on the List of California’s Top 500 Delinquent Taxpayers? If you’re in the habit of […]
November 13, 2018
St. Louis Tax Preparer Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison Over Fraudulent Returns

St. Louis Tax Preparer Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison Over Fraudulent Returns

In March 2018, Missouri tax preparer Asmerom “Ace” Keleta, 33, appeared in St. Louis federal court to hear the jury’s verdict after a four-day trial over […]