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Sep 26, 2019, 13:37 ET From the Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing - What Are the Options for Former U.S. Citizens Who Are Ineligible for the New IRS Expat Relief Procedures?

Earlier this September, the IRS announced new relief procedures, aptly named the "Relief Procedures for Certain Former Citizens," for U.S. expats...


Sep 23, 2019, 08:35 ET From the Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing - URGENT: Just a Few Days Left to Register as a "Qualifying Retailer" and Get Relief from CDTFA Sales Tax Penalties

The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA), which administers California sales and use taxes (among other state taxes), recently ...


Sep 20, 2019, 14:22 ET From the Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing - IRS Announces New Relief Procedures for U.S. Expats with Unresolved Tax Compliance Issues

While renouncing U.S. citizenship might simplify certain tax issues, the expatriation process triggers tax consequences of its own, enumerated under...


Sep 13, 2019, 19:37 ET From the Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing- How the IRS Uses Big Data Analytics to Catch (and Punish) Tax Evaders

Like government agencies all over the world, the IRS continually adapts its data analytics strategy in an effort to keep up with changing pace of...


Mar 20, 2019, 13:59 ET From the Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing - Federal Court Affirms $1 Million Foreign Bank Account Penalty

A recent case illustrates how large penalties relating to the failure to disclose the existence of foreign bank accounts can become. In U.S. v....


Mar 08, 2019, 15:47 ET From the Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing - Florida Tax Preparer Banned from Filing Returns After Court Finds Evidence of Tax Fraud

The U.S. Department of Justice issued a press release announcing that defendant Ndaiziwei Kaya Chipungu and his tax preparation business, Society...


Mar 07, 2019, 14:14 ET From the Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing - Danger - Foreign Retirement Plans Can Create Annually Taxable U.S. and State Income Even in the Absence of a Current Pay Out or Distribution

If you are either (1) a U.S. citizen retiring abroad, or (2) a U.S. tax resident that has a foreign pension plan, you will likely be required to...


Feb 26, 2019, 15:38 ET From the Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing: Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decision Could Change the Landscape of Certain Excessive Federal and State Tax Penalties and Premature Seizure Actions

Imagine a situation where you have been accused of a crime, but because you did not commit the crime, you have not been charged. Now imagine the...


Dec 19, 2018, 18:43 ET From the Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing: IRS Drastically Increasing Penalties Under New Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Guidelines

In 2009, the IRS introduced the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP), which enabled taxpayers to receive reduced civil penalties and receive...


Nov 30, 2018, 16:43 ET Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing, PC comments on new IRS Offshore Guidelines

The Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing, PC provides commentary on the new IRS offshore guidelines. The Internal Revenue Service previously operated...


Oct 22, 2018, 16:36 ET From Law Offices of David W. Klasing: Factors Used to Classify Workers as Employees vs. Independent Contractors, Federal Section 530 Relief, and the VCSP

There are two types of workers: employees and independent contractors. Both provide services in exchange for compensation, but that is where the...


Jul 16, 2018, 14:37 ET California Tax Attorney David W. Klasing Presenting Free Webinar on Eggshell Audits July 20, 2018

David W. Klasing is a dually-certified CPA-attorney licensed to practice in California. In more than 20 years practicing tax law, some of the most...