Category Resolution & Compliance


Common IRS Audit Triggers

There is no shortage of ways a taxpayer can run afoul of federal tax reporting requirements and find themselves in an audit. After all, the Internal Revenue Code (Federal Tax Law) comprised almost 74,000 pages as of 2013 and is growing each year. Despite the overwhelming quantity of information in the Code, you, the taxpayer, are required …


IRS Publications Ruled Unreliable

If you think publications printed by the IRS offering tax guidance are a final authority, think again.  In a recent tax court ruling, the judge reinforced that the “plain language” of the law trumps IRS proposed regulations or publications (Bobrow).  Basically, IRS Publications, which provide specific tax instructions for various situations, have been ruled unreliable. …


GunnChamberlain, PL Merger News

In an effort to provide you with the best and most comprehensive services, Chamberlain & Associates, PA has merged with Gunn and Company, PA to form GunnChamberlain, PL.  Our new contact information is as follows: GunnChamberlain, PL 4350 Pablo Professional Court, Suite 200 Jacksonville, FL 32224 p: 904-296-2024   f: 904-296-0054 You can also reach …


What To Do If You Are Audited

Have you received a notice from the IRS telling you that your tax return has been selected for examination? Selection for examination means that you are being audited by the IRS.  Here’s what to do if you are audited. If your tax return is selected for examination by the IRS, you may receive the audit …


Oregon Gives $2.1 Million To Scammer

When Krystle Reyes of Salem, OR filed her state tax return via Turbo-Tax, she decided to add a couple zeros to some key figures.  Reyes overstated her income by $3 million and requested a $2.1 million refund.  She got it. In the age of computers, you may be surprised to see that this scam was …