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The Internal Revenue Service recently  announced  annual inflation adjustments for tax year 2013, including the tax rate schedules, and other tax changes from the recently passed American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012. The tax items for 2013 of greatest interest to most taxpayers include the following changes. ADDITION OF NEW TAX RATE: Beginning in tax year 2013 [...]

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Texas HB 11 Sales Tax Audits Successful for Auditor, Disaster for Retailer

Beginning on January 1, 2008, the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts was given a very powerful and effective sales tax auditing tool by the Texas Legislature.  The Criminal Investigation Division of the Comptroller’s Office recently published the following post on its website. “Passed during the 80th Legislative Session in 2007, HB 11 dramatically increased the [...]

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The IRS Gives Employees a Whistle to Blow and Employers a Safe Harbor

The IRS has given an employee worker wrongly classified as an independent contractor a very loud whistle to blow and employers the means to obtain an advance determination of worker classification to avoid future disputes and tax liabilities. When is a worker an employee or an independent contractor for federal income tax purposes?   Disputes [...]

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