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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File Your Unfiled Returns Before the IRS Does it for You

The New York Daily News reports that day-trader Marcos Esparza Bofill has been hit with a $172,000,000 IRS tax bill: He failed as a day-trader and barely survived in New York on a beer budget, but Marcos…

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IRS to Pursue Non Filing Businesses

Frequent readers of this blog know that we have maintained – ad nauseum, I am sure, for some – that all small businesses should incorporate or operate as an LLC in part because they are less likely to…

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The Rhythm Method of Tax Prepration

Listening to tax blogger Robert Flach explain his opposition to the electronic filing of tax returns and the general use of tax preparation software is like talking to a time traveller from the year of the Hula Hoop and the…

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IRS Stool Pigeons Rake in Whistleblower Dough

Ryan J. Donmoyer of Bloomberg BusinessWeek reports in Americans Seeking Reward Money Inform IRS on Others that: Americans seeking reward money are turning in neighbors, clients and employers they suspect of cheating on taxes to the…

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