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    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is an agency included under the Department of the Treasury. It is one of the most proficient tax administrators in the world. The function of this bureau is to collect the appropriate sum of tax revenue, as legislated by Congress, at the least amount of cost. In fiscal year 2015, the IRS collected nearly 3.3 trillion dollars in taxes. For every one hundred dollars collected, the IRS spent only 35 cents. The mission of the IRS is to provide American taxpayers with high quality service. This includes helping the public to understand and fulfill their tax obligations. The goal of the IRS is to implement the law with efficacy and impartiality so as to warrant public confidence in the integrity of the system. They…

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    1- Jonathan was notified by the IRS that he should appear at the local IRS district office with support for his 2013 travel and entertainment expenses as well as his charitable deductions. It was a really nice day, so Jonathan went skiing rather than to the appointment. On the way to the ski resort Jonathan called his tax preparer, Sue Johnson, CPA, and told her that he wasn’t going to the appointment. What penalty or penalties could Jonathan be subject to? What about the Sue Johnson, CPA?…

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    Introduction The History and Job of the IRS President Abraham Lincoln and Congress created the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in 1862. President Lincoln and Congress created the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) because they wanted to create a source of revenue from income taxes to pay for the war expenses from the Civil War. Ten years later, the income tax law was revoked, but was eventually revived by congress in 1894. The next year, “the Supreme Court ruled that the income tax was…

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    objects, best practices recommend against providing this service to the public for several reasons (Lord 1997, 68). For ethical and legal reasons, museums must maintain clear policies regarding appraisals. The museum’s collections management…

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    Republicans and Democrats do not support any kind of inversions; they do not agree how to deal with them. Federal Government is recollecting less tax revenues each consecutive year because inversions. A study shows that companies are holding more than $2 trillion in capital outside of the U.S. boarders. Because once a company decides invert, it is no longer U.S. taxpayer. Tax inversion is a form of tax avoidance. Why? Because tax inversion is perfectly legal, so it is not a kind of tax evasion.…

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    The first issue with exempting churches from paying taxes is the forcing of the Internal Revenue Service to decide what a religion is. Religion is an term that is difficult to define for scientists, and therefore, even more difficult for people in the Internal Revenue Service (Oppenheimer). To avoid the seemingly impossible task of defining what is considered a religion, tax exemptions should just be taken away from all religious institutions and nonprofit organizations. This would prevent…

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    The Internal Revenue Code states that there is an allowed deduction for all ordinary and necessary expenses paid or incurred during the taxable year in order to carry on a trade or business. IRC § 162(a). The Internal Revenue Code also states that a capital asset is property held by a taxpayer, whether or not connected with the taxpayer’s trade or business and lists exclusions from the general definition. IRC § 1221(a). Code section 163 states that all interest paid or accrued within the taxable…

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    104-168, also referred to as the Taxpayer Bill of Rights 2, on July 30, 1996. The Internal Revenue Service Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 (RRA’98) amended Internal Revenue Code sections 7803 and 7811. This Act created the position of the National Taxpayer Advocate (NTA) and emboldened the Taxpayer Advocate organization by making it independent within the IRS. Code section…

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    basis up to 14 cents a mile. So, these volunteers then must pay income tax on the anything over the 14 cents a mile. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has the ability to change…

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    Your Tax Debts Owing tax debt can be a frustrating and costly endeavor. Guy La Monica, and his colleagues at RKL Tax Services LLC have options to offer you if you are one of the many tax payers with tax debt. Contact his office today to work with an accountant or Tax Preparer who understands what all of your options are, and meet with someone who can provide you with realistic solutions. What is Tax Debt? Tax debt is the condition where a tax payer owes money to the federal government as a…

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