Is your Tax Preparer qualified to do your Return? Beware of Tax Preparers without a Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) or Not Listed on the IRS Directory

March 2017

Do you think that you have hired the right Tax Preparer to prepare your Taxes?  Tax Season is here and many Tax Preparers portray themselves as “Qualified”.  Tax Preparers have different levels of skills, education and expertise and Taxpayers ought

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Tax Preparation is NOT a Commodity

March 2017

As we approach this year’s tax filing deadline of April 18th, do you think that you have your Tax Return under control?  Before you answer yes, take the time to examine and evaluate who is preparing your taxes.  Do they

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IRS will not Quit

March 2017

Voluntary compliance is the foundation of our US tax system. Taxpayers determine the correct amount of their tax and complete appropriate returns, rather than the Government determine their tax for them. According to the Internal Revenue Code (the law of

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Voices Can non-GAAP measurements be misleading?

March 2017

Securities Exchange Commission reporting companies are more frequently utilizing non-GAAP financial measures if they believe that they will more accurately and completely reflect their results of operations or financial position. Non-GAAP financial measures are used as a “complement,” like bread

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Stay out of TROUBLE: Make sure your CPA is asking you the right QUESTIONS regarding Foreign Accounts!

March 2017

US International tax is complicated.  It often overwhelms US Taxpayers. That is why an international tax specialist CPA is the best choice for the work.  Nonetheless, many Taxpayers seek the help of tax return preparers without requisite international tax reporting

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When the Wall of Secrecy Collapses

February 2017

Foreign Accounts, Shell Companies, Blind Trusts, Asset Protection Trusts, Offshore Trusts, Global Citizenship and US Residency are just a few of the Terms highlighted in the mega divorce proceedings of a Palm Beach County couple -Sarah Pursglove versus Robert Oesterlund

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Do You Know What an IRS Criminal Investigation is?

February 2016

The US taxes its citizens and permanent residents on their worldwide income regardless of where they live or how long they’ve lived outside of the US.  There is only one other country in the world that operates like the US

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Are Forensic Accountants an Attorney’s Silver Bullet?

January 2017

From the art of interviewing, to recognizing mathematical irregularities, and following the money, Forensic Accountants are a proven invaluable tool for Attorneys and their clients. “Finding” the money combines the skill set of a financial investigator with the experience of

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