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Monthly Archives: September 2017

IRS Appeals Reverts Back to Face to Face Appeals Conferences

On September 20, 2016, we posted No More Face to Face Meetings at IRS Appeals Division? where we discussed that the IRS announced that effective Oct. 1, 2016, it will rarely conduct Appeals Conferences in person. More specifically, Internal Revenue Manual (IRM), blandly entitled “Conference Practices,” provides that ALL conferences will be held by telephone…
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IRS Provides Leave-Based Donation Relief to Victims or Hurricane Irma

The Internal Revenue Service announced on September 14, 2017 special relief designed to support leave-based donation programs to aid victims of Hurricane and Tropical Storm Irma. This parallels relief granted to Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey victims. Under these programs, employees may forgo their vacation, sick or personal leave in exchange for cash payments the…
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Marini & Associates, PA Survives Hurricane Irma!

Here in South Florida, Hurricane Irma has flooded parts of our region and left many without power. However, at Marini & Associates, PA, we are grateful for the fact that our attorneys, staff, and their families are safely accounted for. As always, their well-being and that of our clients are our top priorities. Our thoughts…
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How Will the IRS Know About My Foreign Account?

Taxpayers who have financial assets outside the United States often ask the question "How will they (IRS) know about my Foreign Account?;" when they are considering how (or whether) to come clean and inform the IRS about their previously undisclosed foreign financial accounts. For years, there was little public knowledge of the U.S. government’s foreign financial…
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