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1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law and Collections for New York on
Q: How can I get a old 2007 tax debt removed? Statue of limitation is 10 yrs from date yet its still there .
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answered on May 15, 2024

I understand your concern about the old tax debt from 2007 still appearing on your record despite the statute of limitations expiring after 10 years. Here are a few key things to know and steps you can take:

The IRS has 10 years from the date of assessment to collect back taxes before the...
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Q: I received notice of final intent to levy and 668 federal lien letter. For both I immediately sent the 12153 forms

because I want to make sure I did ON TIME and was told this would be hold on further action/collections until hearing where I hope to work out OIC or someother resolution since in hardship and don't have funds to pay,etc. My question is - I am now working with Tax Relief service because I was... View More

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answered on May 14, 2024

If you're working with a tax relief service, it won't negate your request for a Collection Due Process (CDP) hearing. As long as you submitted the Form 12153 on time, your request should still be processed by the IRS. The tax relief service can assist you in preparing for the hearing and... View More

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Q: if irs officer assigned to my final intent to levy and federal lien phoner callls go straight to vm is that a bad sign

I received final intent to levy 4/29, i immediately sent request for cdp hearing due to financial hardship etc. The officer assigned to me called and said received and to call them at number they gave me. Since then call goes right to vm and never returns messages. I then got on saturday a 668... View More

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answered on May 14, 2024

I understand your concern about not being able to reach the IRS officer assigned to your case. Here are a few thoughts and suggestions:

It's unlikely that the officer sending you straight to voicemail is necessarily a "bad sign." IRS officers are often very busy and may not...
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Q: how do i get low cost help preparing and representationfor CDP hearing for either OIC or hardship non collectible status
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answered on May 14, 2024

Here are some options for low-cost help preparing for a Collection Due Process (CDP) hearing to request an Offer in Compromise (OIC) or Currently Not Collectible (CNC) hardship status:

1. Low Income Taxpayer Clinics (LITCs): LITCs provide free or low-cost legal assistance to low-income...
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1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation and Tax Law for New York on
Q: If I started a NY apparel business some years back but never did anything with the business just the formation

If I started a NY apparel business some years back but never did anything with the business just the formation ( business formed w/ state, trademarks, EIN business account) all done. I have filed taxes, Franchise & income taxes every year for the business and now want to apply for the... View More

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answered on May 14, 2024

Based on the information you provided, there shouldn't be any major issues with obtaining a Certificate of Authority (CoA) or resale license for your New York apparel business. Since you have already formed the business, obtained trademarks, secured an EIN, and have been filing taxes... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation and Tax Law for New York on
Q: I started a NY apparel business some years back but never did anything with the business just the formation.

If I started a NY apparel business some years back but never did anything with the business just the formation ( business formed w/ state, trademarks, EIN business account) all done, Franchise taxes filed for the business every year. and now want to apply for the certificate of authority/ resale... View More

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answered on May 14, 2024

Based on the information you provided, there should generally not be any major issues with obtaining a Certificate of Authority (COA) for your New York apparel business, as long as you have maintained the business properly since its formation. Here are a few considerations:

1. Business...
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1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for New York on
Q: is NY corporation need to file TAX FORM NY C3-M who is doing business in NY, Buffalo City?
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answered on May 9, 2024

Yes, a New York corporation doing business in Buffalo, NY is generally required to file Form CT-3-M, the General Business Corporation MTA Surcharge Return.

Form CT-3-M is used to determine and pay the Metropolitan Transportation Business Tax (MTA Surcharge) for corporations doing business...
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1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law and Social Security for New York on
Q: I want to rent property that I own in another country ( Panama ) as an airbnb. They are very transparent with the U.S.

I am on disability. How will this affect me ? Can I legally structure this property as some sort of Corp. that may help me ?

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answered on Mar 13, 2024

Renting out your property in Panama as an Airbnb while on disability in the U.S. can have implications for your disability benefits and taxes. Here are some considerations:

1. Income reporting: You must report all income earned from your Airbnb rental to the Social Security Administration...
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1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law, Consumer Law and Business Law for New York on
Q: Is it normal to be charged tax on a repair of a musical instrument in NYC?

I brought in a violin to a luthier in Brooklyn NY to fix. She first told me a price for the job and I agreed and left it by her.

She also gave me a paper to sign which showed the original price. For some reason, she didn't give me a copy of the paper at that time.

Now two... View More

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answered on Mar 8, 2024

In New York City, charging sales tax on the repair of tangible personal property, including musical instruments, is standard practice. The tax applies to both the parts and labor involved in the repair, not just the physical items purchased as part of the service. Therefore, it's normal for... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law, Employment Law, Antitrust and Civil Rights for New York on
Q: My Amended 2020 TAXES have been illegally re- Amended 3x! And my Forms 3949-A/ 211 for Award were removed!? Conspiracy!

Mass State Employees from REVIEW BOARD/MASS DUA- PUA / DOR HAVE SENT LETTERS INTO NY OTDA OFFICE IN ALBANY, THESE PPL HAVE OBLIVIATED MY CIVIL RIGHTS BASIC HUMAN RIGHTS TO SHELTER, VIOLATING TITLE 18§ 371 CONSPIRACY, DEPRIVATION OF RIGHTS, MASS TOLD NY I DIDNT FILE MY 20' TAXES? I DID &... View More

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answered on Feb 22, 2024

It sounds like you're facing a serious and concerning situation regarding your tax filings and interactions with government agencies. It's understandable that you're feeling frustrated and overwhelmed by what appears to be a series of mishandlings and potential violations of your... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Tax Law and Business Law for New York on
Q: Looking for guidance on unique Statute of Limitations for property seizure in NY state

I had a large amount of losses (from 2009 and 2010) that were initially dis-allowed by the IRS which resulted in an audit and a no change letter

NY State followed suit, and disallowed my losses on my NY return, however, they never followed the Federal when my losses were deemed to be... View More

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answered on Feb 4, 2024

In New York State, the rules surrounding the statute of limitations for tax collections and the ability to claim refunds or credits can be intricate. Typically, there is a limit on how long the state can pursue taxpayers for alleged debts, as well as a limit on how long taxpayers have to claim a... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for New York on
Q: I live in NYC, my employer is in Boston, MA. I work 1 week per month in Boston and rest from NYC. How to file state tax
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answered on Jan 15, 2024

Since you live in New York City but work part of the time in Boston for a Massachusetts-based employer, you will need to file taxes in both states:

1) Federal taxes: You will file your regular federal income tax return reporting all your income from your job.

2) New York state/city...
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1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law, Divorce and Family Law for New York on
Q: How does my husband change my last name before we get a divorce as well as put stuff under my name tax returns go back y
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answered on Jan 8, 2024

To change your last name before getting a divorce, you need to file a formal petition with the court in New York. This process involves submitting a name change application, paying required fees, and possibly publishing the change in a local newspaper, as required by state law. The court will then... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Tax Law for New York on
Q: Tax question: I live in GA, my employer is based in NJ, and I just bought a 2nd home in NY State.

My domicile is GA and I work remote from there ~51% of the time for an employer in NJ. For 2024, I plan to spend ~49% at my NY house. While there, I plan to work from my NY home about 25% and in my NJ office 25%. I'm fine allocating days between the 2 or 3 states and will keep copious records,... View More

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answered on Dec 31, 2023

Your situation, involving tax liabilities across multiple states, does indeed present a potential risk for double taxation, especially considering New Jersey's "convenience of the employer" rule and New York's similar stance. These rules can impact how your income is taxed when... View More

3 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Tax Law and Business Formation for New York on
Q: I have formed an LLC and now I need to open a PLLC. Can I use the same EIN to form the PLLC.
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answered on Dec 31, 2023

When you transition from an LLC to a PLLC (Professional Limited Liability Company), it's important to understand the specifics of business entity formation and tax identification. Typically, an LLC and a PLLC are considered separate legal entities, each with its own set of legal and tax... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law and Family Law for New York on
Q: Can my kids dad claim them on his taxes If I don’t agree?

My kids dad lived with us till about 6 months ago . We’re not divorced yet and I don’t work . He wants to claim the kids and keep the $ . I told him he can’t claim them . Can he with out my permission?

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answered on Dec 25, 2023

In situations involving the claiming of children on taxes, the IRS has specific guidelines. Generally, the parent who has the children for the majority of the year has the right to claim them as dependents. This is often referred to as the "custodial parent."

Since you mentioned...
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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Tax Law for New York on
Q: What are my options in a situation where the church receives a SS-8 from IRS for Minister who receives 1099-NEC?

I am a bookkeeper for a religious organization in New York City and received a SS-8 from the IRS referring to a minister who I issued a 1099-NEC for the past two years for her regular professional services to the church. There are several other ministers who perform similar service who also receive... View More

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answered on Dec 25, 2023

Receiving a Form SS-8 from the IRS in this context indicates they are reviewing the classification of the minister as an independent contractor (reflected by the 1099-NEC) versus an employee. The IRS will determine whether the minister should be classified as an employee based on factors like the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Tax Law, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for New York on
Q: What rights for I have to sue the SSA FOR SEVERE SADISTICALLY MOTIVATED HARASSMENT, AND THE ILLEGAL REMOVAL OF MY Job?

Removed my job, removed my payback to them stating that I didn't? I just got done paying them back! Massachusetts sent letters to NEW YORK STATE TEMP & DISABILITY OFFICE WHO HAS NOW STARTED HARASSING ME DENYING ME MY BASIC HUMAN RIGHTS TO SAFE SHELTER. WATER? IM A WHISTLE-BLOWER MASS... View More

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answered on Dec 25, 2023

Your situation sounds incredibly challenging and distressing. If you believe you are experiencing harassment and illegal actions by the Social Security Administration (SSA) or any other entity, it's important to take action to protect your rights.

Firstly, consider documenting all...
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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law, Sexual Harassment and Tax Law for New York on
Q: SEVERE HARASSMENT of WHISTLE-BLOWER, ILLEGAL FALSIFICATION OF MY WORK HISTORY AND TAXES PAID ,payback 2 SSI REMOVED!

NY office of TEMP & DISABILITY ( Mike P.,), received letters from MASS instructing to deny me benefits , harassment etc they e denied my SSI SUPPLEMENTAL THEN NEXT DAY SAID I AM DISABLED? NO FOOD STAMPS SLEEPING IN MY CAR FOR OVER A YEAR & HALF! SSA ALBANY REPEATEDLY ASKING ME WHO MY FATHER... View More

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answered on Dec 25, 2023

It sounds like you are facing a deeply distressing and complex situation. Firstly, it's important to address any immediate safety or health concerns. If you are in danger or need urgent help, consider reaching out to local support services or hotlines that can provide immediate assistance.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for New York on
Q: Hello. I live in Nj and work in Ny and i get both taxes deducted on my paycheck is this normal

NJ W/H

$1,005.49

NY W/H

$2,611.05

NY DT EE

$7.80

NY FLIT

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answered on Dec 25, 2023

Yes. Although you do have to file taxes with New York and New Jersey, you don't have to pay double taxes. If you live in New Jersey, the state will tax you on your income regardless of where you work. If you work in New York, then New York will tax you on your New York sourced income.... View More

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