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IRS Announces Tax Relief for Oregon Wildfires Victims

By Kaila Carmichael | September 18, 2020

Victims of the recent Oregon wildfire and straight-line winds disasters will receive IRS tax relief from now until January 15, 2021. The IRS has announced its new tax relief efforts in response to the public declaration for individual assistance issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).1 Business owners and residents in Clackamas, Douglas, Jackson, […]

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What To Do If You Receive a Tax Lien

By Kaila Carmichael | August 27, 2020

A lien refers to a legal claim on a specific piece of property and it until the amount owed is paid off, whereas a lienholder is an individual or organization that makes a claim. In most cases, you may receive a lien in the form of a letter from the IRS or State Franchise Tax […]

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Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Tax Relief Attorney During COVID-19

By Kaila Carmichael | August 20, 2020

As the capitalist market continues to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, businesses are gradually realizing the importance of tax lawyers. Amid the global upheaval, new tax changes from the federal government and the IRS are confusing both small and big business entities. In fact, taxation has become a hot topic, especially for small businesses that […]

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Will I Need to Pay Taxes on My Stimulus Check?

By Kaila Carmichael | August 13, 2020

While the state of coronavirus pandemic does not seem to be getting any better, the Internal Revenue Service has sent out well over 150 million stimulus checks as of April 15 – totaling $267 billion.1 Many Americans have already received their checks – even deceased Americans were sent stimulus checks – while millions of others […]

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Effects of 2020 Tax Laws and Policies on Economic Growth and Your Business

By Scott Pace | August 4, 2020

The rapid spread of the coronavirus pandemic is causing devastating effects on local and global markets. From disrupting supply chains to threatening the global economy, the COVID-19 virus forces businesses to confront a host of challenges. As tax policy is a section of economic policy, policymakers would respond logically to ensure the reduction of the […]

How Will the Global Pandemic Affect Your Taxes?

By Scott Pace | May 29, 2020

In early 2020, COVID-19 swept the globe, leaving millions of people out of work, including 20.6 million jobs in the United States. The stock market has hit all-time lows, and the country is preparing for an economic recession that experts have warned might be akin to the Great Depression. Taxpayers should be aware of how […]

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5 of the Best Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

By Scott Pace | May 29, 2020

If you’re not self-employed, tax season can mean money in the bank. 74% of Americans receive a tax refund of an average of $3,000, which for most taxpayers, is a significant amount of money. During the COVID-19 crisis, millions of Americans lost their jobs, which means that the tax return might need to be spent […]