Coronavirus Stimulus and Tax Filing Deadlines Update

Coronavirus has changed nearly every aspect of our lives in just the past few weeks.  Taxes are no exception.  While many tax deadlines have been delayed, taxes have gained new importance as they relate the recently passed Federal stimulus payments.  The following summary is the most recent status of stimulus payments for individuals and tax filing deadlines.  For more details and the latest information visit https://newsandupdates.triumphovertax.com/blog.

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Is There Any Truth In Tax Settlement Commercials?

As a tax controversy attorney one of the most common questions I am asked is whether there is any truth in the tax settlement advertisements that are frequently on tv and radio.  The short answer: the advertisements are based on a real program the IRS and State tax agencies have called an Offer In Compromise, but the commercials are misleading in how they present "pennies on the dollar" settlements as being available for everyone.

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Amid Shutdown, IRS Establishes Opening of Tax Season

The Internal Revenue Service has set the opening of the tax filing season despite an ongoing government shutdown.  The IRS confirmed that it will begin processing individual income tax returns on January 28, 2019, and provide refunds to taxpayers as scheduled.  The filing deadline to submit 2018 individual income tax returns is Monday, April 15, 2019.

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