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 January 14, 2022 6 min read

IRS Offer in Compromise: What to Do When They Are Rejected - Part Two

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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA January 12, 2022 7 min read

IRS Offer in Compromise: What to Do When They Are Rejected – Part One

IRS Offer in Compromise Appeals - Introduction As a refresher to the reader, an IRS offer ...
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Mitchell Smith December 15, 2021 13 min read

Real Property Tax Strategies: The 1031 Exchanges

Benjamin Franklin once said, “Our new Constitution is now established, everything seems ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA December 3, 2021 15 min read

How to Work with Brotman Law on Your IRS Collections Case

The biblical tale of David and Goliath is certainly inspiring and does much to instill ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA November 10, 2021 5 min read

Employment Development Department Installment Agreement – Part One

Under California law, taxpayers have a legal obligation to report and pay contributions ...
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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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