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Blog Category: Tax Controversy

IRS Scam Alert

Oct 6, 2020 | Written by: Daniel S. Makoski, Esq. |

Recently, one of my clients received a letter claiming to be from an agency collecting a debt for the IRS. The letter sounded legitimate. It referred to a specific dollar amount the client actually...

Divorce, Tax Liability, and Innocent Spouse Relief

Feb 23, 2017 | Written by: Diana N. Fredericks, Esq. and Daniel S. Makoski, Esq. |

Innocent Spouse Relief can be a strong defense for a spouse who discovers a tax liability during a divorce.  That is assuming the spouse qualifies as an “innocent spouse,” according to IRS...

Do You Qualify for Innocent Spouse Relief?

Mar 4, 2015 | Written by: Daniel S. Makoski, Esq. |

Most married Americans file their taxes jointly with their spouses. Doing so allows married taxpayers to gain some benefits over those who choose to file “married but separate”, such as...