Category: Tax Evasion and Fraud

Sean McMahon Discusses Tax Trends and Challenges in Interview with Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

In a recent interview with Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly In House Counsel, D. Sean McMahon discusses trends in tax law, challenges to the legal profession and how McMahon & Associates assists taxpayers.

Continue Reading

IRS Wins Captive Insurance Tax Case

In August 2017, the U.S. Tax Court ruled in favor of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in a case involving a microcaptive insurance company, Avrahami v. Commissioner, 149 T.C. No. 7 (2017), providing clear direction to the IRS to pursue additional cases.

Continue Reading

Sean McMahon, Eric Rietveld and Elissa Sneider Named to Massachusetts Super Lawyers List

Sean McMahon has been named to the 2017 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list in the tax area. He has been named to the list since 2013.

Continue Reading

McMahon & Associates’ Client Wins Appeal in Tax Case

The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit ruled in favor of McMahon & Associates’ client, Robyn Baker, in a tax dispute involving the division of assets in a divorce. The case is United States v. Scott G. Baker, Robyn Baker.

Continue Reading

Collection Agencies to Begin Collecting Old Tax Debts for IRS

Starting in the Spring of 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will use four private debt collection companies to recover old tax debts. Congress authorized the use of private collection agencies in the 2015 Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act).

Continue Reading

Lavish Holiday Shopping May Get You into Trouble with the IRS

Your lavish spending on Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the holidays could land you in trouble with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Extravagant purchases may indicate to the IRS that you have not fully reported all of your income on your tax returns.

Continue Reading

33rd Annual National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud and the Sixth Annual National Institute on Tax Controversy

Sean McMahon will be attending the 33rd Annual National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud and the Sixth Annual National Institute on Tax Controversy.

Continue Reading

Introducing McMahon & Associates IRS Tax Attorneys – Video Series

When you need heart surgery, you want a heart surgeon, not your primary care physician. When the IRS comes knocking at your door, you want experienced tax counsel. McMahon & Associates exclusively handles IRS tax disputes. It the IRS is coming after you for an audit, an undeclared foreign bank account or trying to seize your property, you need a tax specialist who knows the IRS inside and out.

Continue Reading

Large Tax Debt? You May Lose Your Passport

The State Department may revoke, deny or limit your passport if you have a large tax debt. As part of the FAST Act, a new code section was added to the Internal Revenue Code: Section 7345 “Revocation or Denial of Passport in Case of Certain Tax Delinquencies.”

Continue Reading

Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Programs Still an Option for US Taxpayers

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that more than 54,000 taxpayers have participated in offshore disclosure programs since 2009. The programs have collected more than $8 billion in taxes and fees. U.S. taxpayers still have the option to disclose foreign bank accounts under the disclosure programs but time may be running out.

Continue Reading

Contact Us

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Your Mobile Phone Number (required)

Company

Comments

The information contained in the McMahon & Associates, PC web site is solely for informational purposes and does not create an attorney-client relationship or constitute legal advice. Unsolicited information transmitted electronically to our attorneys via this web site or the Internet is not considered confidential.