Blog For Tax Law In Boston

Lavish Holiday Shopping May Get You into Trouble with the IRS

Your lavish spending on Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the holidays could land you in trouble with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Extravagant purchases may indicate to the IRS that you have not fully reported all of your income on your tax returns.

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33rd Annual National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud and the Sixth Annual National Institute on Tax Controversy

Sean McMahon will be attending the 33rd Annual National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud and the Sixth Annual National Institute on Tax Controversy.

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D. Sean McMahon Named to 2016 Super Lawyers List

Congratulations to D. Sean McMahon for being named to the 2016 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list in the area of Tax. This is the fourth year that Sean had been named to the list.

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Warning – Scam Phone Calls Claiming to be the IRS

Have you received a threatening phone call claiming to be the IRS? The Internal Revenue Service has repeated its warning about phone scams demanding payment from taxpayers. 

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IRS Collection Dispute – McMahon & Associates Video Series

Anyone involved in an IRS collection dispute understands how worrisome, disruptive and embarrassing a tax levy or lien can be. The numerous defenses and relief procedures available in tax collection disputes are as complex as any section of the Internal Revenue Code.

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IRS Tax Audit – McMahon & Associates Video Series

If you are facing an IRS audit with complicated tax issues, you need an attorney with experience with the IRS Appeals and Tax Court procedures. What many people do not understand is that the exam is only the first step in that process. Most complicated tax issues get resolved in IRS Appeals or in Tax Court.

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IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program – McMahon & Associates PC

The IRS currently has two categories of the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP): the regular OVDP program, which will accept any taxpayer not already under investigation, and the easier and less expansive streamlined OVDP program, which is simpler and quicker.

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Introducing McMahon & Associates IRS Tax Attorneys – Video Series

When you need heart surgery, you want a heart surgeon, not your primary care physician. When the IRS comes knocking at your door, you want experienced tax counsel. McMahon & Associates exclusively handles IRS tax disputes. It the IRS is coming after you for an audit, an undeclared foreign bank account or trying to seize your property, you need a tax specialist who knows the IRS inside and out.

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MA Tax Amnesty Waives Penalties and Some Interest

May 31 is the Deadline to File State Taxes under the MA Tax Amnesty 2016 Program. The Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR) is offering taxpayer a chance to file back state taxes and avoid paying penalties. Individuals and businesses have until May 31, 2016 to file delinquent tax returns or to amend prior state tax filings.

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10 Things You Should Know About An IRS Audit

The Internal Revenue Service defines an audit as “a review/examination of an organization’s or individual’s accounts and financial information to ensure information is being reported correctly, according to the tax laws, to verify the amount of tax reported is substantially correct.” The idea of being audited by the IRS can make anyone nervous.

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