Dealing with a notice from the IRS

In the weeks and months following the April deadline to file a federal tax return, the IRS verifies the data it receives and issues notices if needed. Georgia residents and others who receive a notice from the IRS should read it carefully and respond in a timely...

Deducting expenses related to hobbies

Georgia residents who have a side activity in which they earn money may want to deduct related losses on their individual federal tax returns. If the Internal Revenue Service classifies the activity as a hobby, however, losses from the activity cannot be claimed as a...

Letters from the IRS aren’t all bad

For most people in Georgia and throughout the country, tax day is the only day in which they give much thought to their state and federal returns. However, those who receive a notice from the government may have to think about them for a little longer. The good news...