Completing Tax Returns

One thing all Americans must do is file tax returns every year.  It is important to fill out tax returns so that they are complete and accurate.  This applies regardless of how much or how little money the taxpayer has, and regardless of whether the taxpayer is struggling financially. Taxpayers must file tax returns every […]

Paying Delinquent Taxes

If you missed the deadline to make a tax payment and are now delinquent, there are several options to pay the money you owe the Internal Revenue Service. A missed payment does not necessarily mean the IRS will conduct a tax audit.  A missed payment also does not mean the IRS will necessarily begin aggressive tax […]

Bronx Tax Preparer Charged in Scheme Involving $7 Million In Fraudulent Deductions

Recently, New York attorneys announced the indictment of Mark Goldberg, a Bronx tax preparer, for his participation in a multi-year tax fraud scheme.   Goldberg prepared thousands of tax returns for clients that contained millions of dollars in fraudulent, itemized deductions and tax credits that the taxpayers were not legally owed. Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara […]

Property Taxes in New York

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Office of Real Property Tax Services does a good job in explaining how property taxes work. In New York State, there is no personal property tax. Personal property taxes are taxes on personal items like cars and jewelry. In New York State, the real property tax is a […]