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Jay Soni, Direct Tax Relief

Meet Jay Soni, Sports Fan & Beloved DTR Agent

Since 2014, Jay Soni has been an Enrolled Agent at Direct Tax Relief. As a federally licensed tax practitioner, he represents taxpayers with the IRS and various state tax agencies. He’s an expert involving issues related to collections, audits, and tax appeals.

Everything You Need to Know About the Inflation Reduction Act

On August 16, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 into law. This comprehensive bill targets making health care and prescription drugs more affordable, fighting climate change, taxing wealthy corporations, and more funding for the IRS. Although the President has signed this bill, some savings in the bill won’t kick in right away. For example, efforts to lower drug prices, including caps on their costs for seniors, won’t take effect until 2025.

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Be Careful Using Cash Apps!

Beginning January 1, 2022, third party settlement organizations have a requirement to issue a Form 1099-K to payees who have business transactions of more than $600 in a calendar year. (The previous threshold was either 200 transactions or $20,000 in payments in a calendar year, but the law was updated per The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.)

What to Look for In a Tax Relief Firm

Many taxpayers who owe back taxes to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will receive a notice of tax due and attempt to resolve the issue themselves. If you owe an amount less than $10,000 this makes sense. However, when the liability exceeds $10,000, it’s always a good idea to seek professional representation.

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Our Tax Resolution Process

Our clients hire us for representation during different moments of their tax resolution cases. Some taxpayers have all their tax returns filed, but have tried for years to work out a resolution with the IRS without any success. Some find us here at Direct Tax Relief when they have several years of unfiled tax returns they need prepared. And there are those who went through an audit and then realized how serious the consequences are of not having professional representation and hired our firm to help after the fact.

How The IRS Is Trying To Speed Up The Paperwork Process

Owing the IRS money is a stressful process. Adding long wait times to that process just makes the stress even worse. But, as many people have experienced recently, long wait times for tax documents processing have become a common problem. This isn’t just because the IRS wants to make you wait. They are working hard to fix the problem, even if it may not seem that way to everybody.

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