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Month: June 2019

IRS letters aren’t necessarily audit notices

Georgia residents and taxpayers throughout the country could receive notices from the IRS at any point during the year. In many cases, it is merely the government reaching out to notify a taxpayer about an adjustment made to his or her return. Taxpayers have the...

Common audits caused by investment income

There are a variety of reasons why the IRS may decide to audit a Georgia resident's tax return. However, most audits are triggered because something on a return seems unusual based on the income a person has reported. For instance, if a real estate investor writes off...

3 ways your business may become a tax headache

Starting a business is often an effective way to realize the American dream. After all, not only does a small business give you both flexibility and income, but a successful one may also provide you with something to leave your children. You do not want your business...

The IRS is increasing ‘hobby loss” audits

One of the benefits of owning a business is the ability to take deductions for expenses that are legitimately used in an effort to produce income. Some Georgia businesses end up in the red where expenses exceed income for the particular tax period. If this occurs...

Fewer top earners are being audited by the IRS

According to ProPublica, taxpayers in Georgia who make less than $20,000 a year may face the same chance of being audited as those in the 1% of top earners. In many cases, low-income individuals face audits because they claimed the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The...

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