Self Employed? Smart Strategies for Minimizing Your Taxable Income

A lot of our clients that come to us with back tax problems are self-employed. For one reason or another, they fall behind on their taxes. With COVID-19, small businesses have been hit the hardest…


The Challenges Freelancers Face When Proving Their Income - and How to Overcome Them

Being a freelancer carries a number of important benefits, from the ability to make your own hours to the freedom to work from virtually anywhere. But being your own boss also comes with some serious…


Self-employed home office deduction

Self-Employed and Gig Workers: Should You Claim the Home Office Deduction?

The rise of freelancing, self-employed, and gig work is one of the biggest labor stories of the last 20 years. More and more workers have been looking beyond the normal nine to five and making their…


Self-Employment Taxes

Self-Employment Taxes and The Common Traps To Avoid So You Don’t Owe Back Taxes

People often dream of quitting their jobs and going into business for themselves so that they can pursue a passion and work without a boss. Self-employment can be a rewarding career decision, but it…


The Procrastinator's Guide to Surviving Tax Day

If you are a procrastinator, tax filing season is probably the worst time of year. With deadlines looming, filling out all those complicated forms and making sense of an increasingly complex tax code…


1040 form - How to Amend a Tax Return for a Prior Year

How to Amend a Tax Return for a Prior Year

Tax returns can often be filed with incomplete or incorrect information, leading you to more tax trouble than you bargained for. If you filed early, you might have overlooked income from a temporary…


3 Essential Steps To Prepare for Tax Season and Avoid Tax Trouble

Taxes are one of those topics people hate to talk about or even think about, especially if they end up owing money in back taxes every year. That's why many taxpayers wait until the very last moment…


7 Tips to Reduce Your Chances of Falling Victim to Tax Identity Theft

Tax identity theft occurs when identity thieves obtain your Social Security number and file a fraudulent tax return on your behalf. According to the Federal Trade Commission, tax identity theft is…


Filing Your Taxes When You Know You'll Owe Money to The IRS

As we wrap up the year the last thing most people are thinking about is their taxes. But planning ahead can have a serious impact on your tax bill next year, especially if you know you’ll owe taxes.…


Do You Need A Tax Attorney if You Owe Back Taxes?

If you owe back taxes you might think you need a tax attorney, but that’s not necessarily always the case. Just like hiring a traditional accountant to try to resolve your tax debt might not be the…