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Brager Tax Law Group Articles

We have published a number of articles over the years that you may find helpful. Please keep in mind that the tax laws are constantly changing and that we can’t guarantee the accuracy of these articles.

So, You’re Being Audited by the IRS for Having Claimed the Employee Retention Credit – Now What?

ERC Audit Defense: The Role of a Tax Litigation Attorney

Cannabis Tax Law Problems: Resolving Cannabis Tax Problems with a Knowledgeable Cannabis Tax Lawyer

The Impact of the New Bankruptcy Law on Tax Debtors: A First Impression

Introduction to Syndicated Conservation Easements

Common Technical Arguments the IRS uses to Attack Easements

IRS Valuation Arguments & Settlement Options

How Your Clients Can Lose Their Passports by Falling Behind on Their Taxes (and What to Do About It)
CCH's Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure

IRS Collection Issues: The Consequences of California Community Property
CCH's Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure

What A Practitioner Needs to Know About Tax Assessment Dates
CCH's Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure

Penalty Relief Available for Cash-Only Businesses
Cannabis Venture

IRS Tightens Inventory Rules for Cannabis Businesses
Cannabis Venture

FBAR is Not Going Away-- and the Filing Deadline is June 30
Association for Financial Professionals

Tax Tips for the Fledgling Indie Filmmaker to Keep the IRS Away
The Wrap

If You Have a Bank Account in a Foreign Country, You May Need to File a Report with the IRS
Bridge USA

Third-Party Federal Tax Liens and Levies and How to Fight Them
Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure

New 'streamlined' FBAR filing
Los Angeles Daily Journal

Case Finds CFOs Liable for Payroll Taxes

OPR: Avoid possible suspension based on client returns
Spidell's California Taxletter

Offshore Voluntary Disclosure — The Next Generation
Taxes- The Tax Magazine

Partial Offshore Tax Amnesty - Voluntary Disclosure 2.0
Los Angeles, Daily Journal

Anatomy of an OPR Case (Definitely Not R.I.P.)
Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure

Tax Practice and Procedure: Working With (and Against) the IRS
University of Southern California: Tax Research

FBAR and Voluntary Disclosure
California CPA Society

The Tax Gap and Voluntary Disclosure
Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure

Federal Tax Collection Update - The Rules Have Changed
California Society CPA 2007 Annual Income/Other Tax Seminar

Appeal of EDD Audits
Annual Meeting of the California Tax Bar and The California Tax Policy Conference

Innocent Spouse: Urband Legend or Viable Option
Annual Meeting of the State Bar of California

Circular 230: An Overview
Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure

The Innocent Spouse Defense
Los Angeles Lawyer

Transferee Liability
Annual Meeting of the California Tax Bar and The California Tax Policy Conference

Tax Issues: Damages, Recission and Debt Cancellation as Client Income
The Consumer Advocate

Recent Developments in Tax Procedure: What You Don't Know May be Malpractice
Taxation Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Assocation Los Angeles Chapter Taxation Committee, California Society of CPA's

Handling a Sales Tax Audit by the California State Board of Equalization
Annual Meeting of the California Tax Bar and The California Tax Policy

Bankruptcy: The Silver Bullet of Tax Defense
California Tax Lawyer

Too Many 1099 Forms
Los Angeles Lawyer

Divorced and Separated Spouses Have Options to Protect Themselves From the Internal Revenue Service

Tax Brakes: Taxpayer Bill of Rights 2 Shifts the Burden From Taxpayers to the IRS on a Variety of Procedural Matters
Los Angeles Lawyer

IRS Guidelines for Installment Payment Agreements
Los Angeles Lawyer

The Taxpayer Bill of Rights
Los Angeles Lawyer

Independent Contractor Treatment for Workers is Broadly Available

What to Do When the IRS Says No—Administrative Remedies
National Association of Enrolled Agents Tri-Chapter Year End Seminar

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