Tag: IRS

Tips on Tax Relief to Residents & Businesses Affected by California Fires – San Francisco CPA Firm

Filed in CPA Blog by on October 17, 2017

Editor’s Note. As a San Francisco CPA firm, we have many clients who may have exposure to the recent wildfires in Northern California. Fire victims may be able to take advantage of tax relief. Here is a blog post on the topic; if you have experienced damage due to the wildfires, please reach out to […]

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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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Safe Harbor CPAs Updates IRS Audit Defense Information for San Francisco Bay Area Residents

Filed in CPA Blog by on July 14, 2016

San Francisco, California – July 14, 2016. Safe Harbor LLP, a top San Francisco accounting firm with a vibrant practice in IRS Defense, is proud to announce new, 2016, updates to its information page on IRS audit defense issues. With IRS audits on the rise, especially but not only vis-a-vis international tax issues, the firm’s […]

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San Francisco Accounting Firm, Safe Harbor LLP Announces Ad Campaign on IRS Audit Defense

Filed in CPA Blog by on July 2, 2016

San Francisco, CA – July 2, 2016. Safe Harbor LLP, a top San Francisco accounting firm with a vibrant practice in IRS Audit Defense, is proud to announce the launch of an exciting advertising campaign to help people facing an IRS audit, whether as individuals or as businesses. The ad campaign will target San Francisco […]

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International Tax and International Travel To/From San Francisco

Filed in CPA Blog by on December 12, 2015

We pride ourselves as one of the best accounting firm in San Francisco for dealing with international tax issues. Many of our clients straddle the continents.

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Tax Records and Security: Be Concerned, Be Very Concerned

Filed in CPA Blog by on November 15, 2015

We live, unfortunately, in an era of both Internet security and Internet security breaches. As an accounting firm, based in San Francisco, we pride ourselves on the use of technology.

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IRS Tax Payer Assistance Office Locations: San Francisco Bay Area

Filed in CPA Blog by on November 3, 2014

The IRS can be a bit unwieldy, and consumers often can’t find the local tax payer assistance office. As we head into the Fall, we thought it might be helpful to have a list of the San Francisco Bay Area IRS Tax Payer Assistance offices. So here goes – Oakland: 1301 Clay Street, Oakland, CA […]

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IRS (Internal Revenue Service) – Off the Grid Facts

Filed in CPA Blog by on July 30, 2014

The IRS (Internal Revenue Service) is of course the center institution of the USA tax system. You can find it at the friendly URL –  http://www.irs.gov/.  That’s all well and good, but we thought in our blog it would be interesting to share some other fun facts about the IRS one can learn.  Here we […]

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FBAR Compliance Information: a List of Official Resources on FBAR

Filed in CPA Blog by on May 19, 2014

Being a San Francisco-based CPA firm, we have many international tax clients. San Francisco and the whole San Francisco Bay area contain many, many residents who are first or second-generation immigrants. Often, many have business and financial interests overseas. Even many USA-born citizens will have foreign interests, as so many Bay Area businesses are international […]

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FAQs (Questions and Answers) on OVDP (Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program)

Filed in CPA Blog by on April 28, 2013

April 29, 2013. Executive Summary. With San Francisco an International city, we have many inbound requests for help with the ‘OVDP’ or ‘Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program.’ This program, of course, has to do with the disclosure of foreign-based assets by US residents. Because of continued strong interest from taxpayers and tax practitioners alike, the IRS […]

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