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 October 1, 2021 23 min read

What Is an Employment Development Department (EDD) Audit?

The Employment Development Department, or EDD, is one of the largest California state ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA September 29, 2021 12 min read

Defining Collections Resolutions with the CDTFA

If you have been unable to reach an arrangement with the CDTFA and they have recorded a ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA September 24, 2021 4 min read

How Long Does the IRS Have to Collect on an IRS Balance Due?

The IRS cannot chase you forever and, due to the 1998 IRS Reform and Restructuring act, ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA August 11, 2021 14 min read

Negligence Penalties in California Sales Tax Audits

Generally, a penalty of 10% will be added if any part of the tax deficiency resulting ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA June 23, 2021 17 min read

Can the FTB Give Me a Penalty Abatement?

If you have an outstanding tax liability owed to the California Franchise Tax Board (FTB) ...
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Joelyn D. Brickner May 17, 2021 23 min read

Learn How to Beat the IRS with the Tax Master Class

The first “Tax Master Class,” masterminded and hosted by Sam Brotman, took place on ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA March 12, 2021 14 min read

Know about Tax Debt before Filing for Bankruptcy

Filing for bankruptcy may feel like accidentally stepping off a cliff – it’s not ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA February 22, 2021 13 min read

California FTB Knocking Harder on Business Doors

We are now more than a year removed from the first reported COVID-19 case in the United ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA March 1, 2017 10 min read

Frequently Asked Questions About Tax Attorneys

The only people who like taxes are those who collect them. Everyone else not only ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA February 15, 2017 11 min read

You Have Options for Paying Your Tax Debts

If you have a tax liability, you have several options for paying it. The IRS provides ...
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