IRS hits Vanessa Williams with a big tax lien

IRS hits Vanessa Williams with a big tax lien

(CNN) — The IRS filed a <a href=”http://directtaxrelief.com/tax-lien”>tax lien</a> against Vanessa Williams, saying the singer-actress owes the federal government $369,249 for her 2011 earnings. The lien was filed at the New York City register office on August 13, 2014, according to a document on that website. Vanessa Williams’ memoir tells of abuse The publicist for Williams did not immediately respond...

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Senate Hearings and Department of Justice/IRS Actions Likely to Drive up Reports of Foreign Banks and Financial Accounts (FBAR)

Senate Hearings and Department of Justice/IRS Actions Likely to Drive up Reports of Foreign Banks and Financial Accounts (FBAR)

43,000 Taxpayers have disclosed their offshore accounts to IRS as Senate wants numbers to rise. Direct Tax Relief (DTR) assists clients with FBAR requirements On February 26, 2014 the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations held a hearing on “Offshore Tax Evasion: The Effort to Collect Unpaid Taxes on Billions in Hidden Offshore Accounts” (The Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations-Hearings-2/26/14). During the hearings...

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IRS Criminal Investigation Issues Annual Report: 18% Gain in Prosecutions and Convictions Rose More Than 25% Compared to the Prior Year

IRS Criminal Investigation Issues Annual Report: 18% Gain in Prosecutions and Convictions Rose More Than 25% Compared to the Prior Year

Criminal Investigation recommended 4,364 cases for prosecution in 2013. Direct Tax Relief (DTR) assists clients to avoid mistakes that lead to criminal investigation and possible prosecution by giving them valid professional advice and guidance so they handle their taxes the correct legal way It was announced by the Internal Revenue Service on February 24, 2014 (IR-2014-18) that the Criminal Investigation Division (CI) has released its Annual...

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IRS Releases the “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams for 2014

IRS Releases the “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams for 2014

IRS issues annual list of top twelve tax scams in time for tax season. Direct Tax Relief (DTR) assists clients with tax preparation for current and past tax years and corrected amended returns for victims of tax preparer scams. The Internal Revenue Service on February 19, 2014 issued its annual “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams (IR-2014-16), reminding taxpayers to use caution during tax season to protect themselves against a wide...

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National Taxpayer Advocate Issues Annual Report to Congress: Emphasis Needs to be Placed Taxpayer’s Rights

National Taxpayer Advocate Issues Annual Report to Congress: Emphasis Needs to be Placed Taxpayer’s Rights

Report shows less than half of taxpayers know they have rights before the IRS. Direct Tax Relief (DTR) assists clients that have audits or balances due with the IRS and educate them on their taxpayer’s rights It was announced by the Internal Revenue Service (IR-2014-3, Jan. 9, 2014) that the National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson released her 2013 annual report to Congress, urging the Internal Revenue Service to adopt a comprehensive...

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