Tag: IRS Audit

Safe Harbor LLP Announces New Post on Finding a Startup Tax Accountant for San Francisco New Businesses

Filed in CPA Blog by on May 31, 2019

May 31, 2019 – San Francisco, California. Safe Harbor LLP, recognized as one of the leading accounting firms for startups not only in San Francisco or the Bay Area but throughout California, is proud to announce a new post for entrepreneurs on the hot topic of finding a tax accountant for startups.

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Help With An IRS Audit Defense in San Francisco

Filed in CPA Blog by on September 14, 2017

If you should receive an unsolicited letter from the IRS informing you of an audit the first thing to do is not to panic. Small businesses and individuals are subject to an IRS audit at any time, and as California residents we can also be subject to an FTB (Franchise Tax Board) audit.

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Skip the Drama with Top IRS Audit Defense in San Francisco

Filed in CPA Blog by on June 27, 2017

It seems social media is rife with misunderstandings creating unnecessary angst in people. Someone posts a snarky comment and then someone else misreads the post and fires back with a nasty reply. This downhill posting string creates a tangle of attacks and confusion.

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San Francisco Tax Tips – May 2017 – Newsletter

Filed in CPA Blog by on April 24, 2017

We return this month to a focus on the retirement needs of middle class or high income tax payers. Accordingly, our monthly eLetter starts off with ‘Tax-Wise Portfolio Rebalancing.’ (To download the May eLetter, click here).

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IRS Audit Defense: Your Audit Rights in an Audit

Filed in CPA Blog by on April 22, 2017

If you’re facing an audit from the IRS, you have rights.

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San Francisco Tax Tips – April 2017 – Newsletter

Filed in CPA Blog by on March 22, 2017

With the individual tax filing deadline in site (Tuesday, April 18) in site, our monthly eLetter starts off with ‘IRS Audit issues.’ (To download the April eLetter, click here.)

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IRS Audit Defense: Another Pair of Eyes?

Filed in CPA Blog by on September 14, 2016

Of all the most panicked calls that we get, none are more heartbreaking than those people who have received a letter from the IRS. Many of these people are very honest taxpayers, but they are very intimidated by having an official government agency send them correspondence which may be less than friendly in terms of […]

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IRS Audits of San Francisco-Based Taxpayers: What Are the Odds?

Filed in CPA Blog by on September 7, 2016

We who live here in San Francisco enjoy one of the world’s best climates, a vibrant entrepreneurial scene, restaurants, and… high incomes. The average per capita income in the Bay Area is much, much higher than that of the USA as a whole, and many San Franciscans either have their own business or work for […]

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IRS Audit in San Francisco: The Emotional Side

Filed in CPA Blog by on October 10, 2015

Receiving a letter from the Internal Revenue Service can be a pretty scary thing. Most of us, after all, look forward to getting the daily mail. It might be a ritual to look through your mail, looking for bills, looking for letters from grandpa or grandma, looking at interesting catalogs or publications, and even occasionally […]

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IRS Audit Defense: Issues and Things to Think About

Filed in CPA Blog by on September 10, 2015

We do a lot of IRS audit defense work here in San Francisco. Let’s face it: the IRS is auditing more and more taxpayers these days, and many San Francisco Bay Area residents have complicated tax returns that might be flagged. Overseas investments, stock option compensation, multi-state income, failed businesses with deductible losses – and […]

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