When people file for bankruptcy, they are looking for a way to get their debts under control and make a fresh start. These debts often include unpaid medical bills, credit card statements, mortgages or car loans. Generally, the money you owe the...

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Google is facing multiple tax battles in Europe. It recently ended a major dispute in France, where the country’s tax collection agency claimed the search giant owed over $1.27 billion dollars in back taxes. The allegations were connected to a...

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In a recent post to our tax law blog, we wrote about an order passed down from the Congress and president to the Internal Revenue Service. The tax-collecting agency is to once again try to make use of private debt collectors to go after unpaid...

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The numbers can be a bit jarring. According to an article in Accounting Today, there are nearly 19 million Americans who are in arrears on their federal income taxes. Their tax bill totals more than $400 billion. Four million people are making...

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He has collaborated with some of the biggest names in pop music, including Christina Aguilera, Justin Timberlake, Pharrell and Tim McGraw. But none of Cornell Iral Hayne, Jr.'s collaborations might have been more valuable to him than the recent one...

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With football season upon us, many of our readers' thoughts turn to punishing hits and concussion protocols. But let's face it: No one hits harder than the Internal Revenue Service. When the federal agency wants to punish someone, it has the power...

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Some of our Cleveland readers might recall that three years ago the IRS trumpeted an expansion of its Fresh Start initiative. The agency said that by making its Offer In Compromise program more flexible, “some of the most financially distressed...

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