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Taxpayer Tips for Strategically Communicating With the IRS

Federal tax agents working for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) know how to reach people and how to catch them off-guard. They are also trained in asking leading questions about tax-related activities that, if answered flippantly, could lead to incriminating evidence. IRS agents are prepared to perform their job duties […]


A look back at FATCA’s first four years

Texans with international business and financial interests may be familiar with a federal law called the Foreign Accounting Tax Compliance Act, or FATCA. Following its initial adoption in 2010, the statute recently completed a four-year ramp-up period and is now in full effect. FATCA background information American tax law requires […]


IRS releases updated “Taxpayer Bill of Rights”

A new publication from the IRS aims to inform taxpayers of their basic rights when dealing with their taxes. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently released a revised Taxpayer Bill of Rights. The document is posted on the agency’s website and was sent to homes across the country in thousands […]