Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA June 24, 2020 79 min read

The Complete Guide to International Tax Compliance

Under the law, U.S. citizens, resident aliens and certain nonresident aliens are required to report worldwide income from all ...

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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA December 19, 2022 27 min read

How to pay less taxes in California in 12 Ways

Even though the pull of living in the Golden State is strong, it boasts some of the ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA December 2, 2022 60 min read

California Exit Tax & Wealth Tax: What Is it & How it Applies to You

California is known for having some of the most significant in-state taxes in the country ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA November 17, 2022 19 min read

California Online Sales Tax: Your Ultimate Guide

Even though the state-wide base rate for California online sales tax is 7.25%, like with ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA July 6, 2022 15 min read

How to Pay Off IRS Debt Fast (& What to Do When You Can't!)

Tax debts can be scary, and knowing how to pay off Internal Revenue Service debt fast ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA June 27, 2022 23 min read

How to Respond to IRS Notice of Deficiency & IRS form 5564 Waiver

Many taxpayers panic after receiving a notice or letter from the Internal Revenue ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA June 22, 2022 27 min read

Payroll Tax vs Income Tax: What's the Difference Between Them?

America has a complicated tax system, and payroll and income taxes confuse many ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA May 11, 2022 10 min read

How to Prepare for the California Payroll Tax Auditor to Interview Your Independent Contractors

Once you have your files together for each independent contractor or if you have strong ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA May 4, 2022 14 min read

What is an IRS Taxpayer Advocate?

The IRS Taxpayer Advocate helps taxpayers resolve problems with the IRS and also ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA April 27, 2022 8 min read

How to Hire a Tax Attorney to Deal with the FTB

One of the main reasons that I started blogging was to help people. I wanted to motivate ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA April 20, 2022 10 min read

How Does the CA Employment Development Department Handle Tax Liens?

We have talked about how tax liens are handled by the Franchise Tax Board and the ...
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