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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Tax Law and Family Law for California on
Q: if I marry will my wife pick up any responsibility for my IRS debt?

Fifteen years ago I was convicted of tax evasion. I owe the IRS a very large sum of money. Because my only source of income is my social security check the IRS is not enforcing collection.

My question is: if I marry will my wife pick up any responsibility for that IRS debt? If so is... Read more »

Selina Steele
Selina Steele answered on Oct 15, 2016

Depending on the nature of the tax liability and when assessed, it is possible the ten year

statute of limitation has run on collection rights. You would need to have the timing reviewed

to confirm if the right to collect has expired.

If the statute is still open, the only...
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2 Answers | Asked in Business Law and Tax Law for California on
Q: In California. If an out of state LLC buys a mobile home in California, does the LLC have any obligation to ..?

to register as a foreign corporation in California and file an annual return and pay the annual $800 foreign corp fee? The home would not be rented but lived in by the LLC manager.

Selina Steele
Selina Steele answered on Oct 15, 2016

Depends. More information is required. As a very generalized response...If the manager is domiciled in CA

and is conducting the business of the LLC then the LLC would be required to register, file returns

and be subject to the fees.

It is highly recommended you contact...
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3 Answers | Asked in Tax Law for California on
Q: I filed my taxes in march and paid the fee online, but I haven't received a confirmation of receipt. Is that normal?

I'm Brazilian and filed the 1040 form as an international alien, from Brazil (I worked in the US for 1 year). I haven't received a confirmation of receipt. Because I don't have any refunds due, I can't access my status on the IRS website.

Selina Steele
Selina Steele answered on Oct 15, 2016

Your payment would serve as a quasi form of confirmation. Check your bank

account for the withdrawal. It would have occurred within 24 hours unless you

specified a later date.

If you e-filed, you can also obtain an electronic postmark from your software

or tax...
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