Failing to File a Tax Return is a Federal Tax Crime, Just Ask Wesley Snipes

Actor Wesley Snipes went to jail for three years for failing to file his federal income tax returns. This should be a cautionary tale to any American or United States resident who has not filed…

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Beware of Tax Help Scammers

Eva Rosenberg of SmartMoney recently wrote about why you should avoid tax relief firms like Roni Deutch, Tax Masters and J.K. Harris and those unnamed scammers (they just have 800 numbers because they don’t want…

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Singer Lauryn Hill Guilty of Failing to File Tax Returns

The Associated Press reports that singer Lauryn Hill pleaded guilty to failing to file tax returns on more than $1.5 million she earned from 2005 through 2007. Hill’s attorney said she plans on paying the back…

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Unfiled Returns? Back Taxes? What are Your Options?

In these bad economic times few of us have any extra cash laying around after we pay our monthly living expenses. The IRS doesn’t care about that, right? Wrong. If you can’t pay your debt…

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IRS Offers Feeble Tax Relief in Hopes you Won’t Hire a Tax Professional

IRS collection officials do not want you to hire a tax professional. Why? Because when you represent yourself the IRS has a decided advantage. First, it is easier for them to intimidate and frighten you because they know you…

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