While the Chicken Little’s of various Federal agencies, the media, and pundits have screamed about the disastrous effects of Sequestration, I believe their public face is quite different from what is going on behind the scenes. Here is one example of how a Federal agency is approaching the budget...Read more
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My dear Nephew Wormwood, Let not this recent victory go to your young head, nephew. Tax complexity is but one tool. We must remain vigilant at all times on many fronts or our Taxpayers will slip away from us. Continue to suggest to your Taxpayer that there is no need...Read more
Wormwood to Screwtape: Just ignore the 544 pages of IRS tax regulations recently issued. Surely there can’t be an accounting for what you didn’t know?
My Dear Uncle Screwtape, I am delighted to inform you of my successful efforts to have the IRS issue 544 pages of federal income tax regulations interpreting the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act of 2009 (FATCA). Very keen on my part to suggest that there should be withholding of tax...Read more
C. S. Lewis’ The Screwtape Letters is a fictional book of letters written from a senior devil (Screwtape) to his nephew apprentice devil (Wormwood), instructing him on how to properly tempt the human race while holding our shortcomings up to ridicule. Written by C. S. Lewis during the gloomy period...Read more
Delayed tax season should not be cause to delay your tax preparation! If so, you could be “too late”.
Although the IRS officially opened the 2013 tax filing season this week, the IRS also announced several days ago that the filing season is also officially a delayed filing season if you need to use certain tax forms. But the delayed tax season should not cause those of you to...Read more