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The Atlanta tax and bankruptcy attorneys at Wiggam & Geer are dedicated to helping their Georgia clients (both individuals and businesses) solve their financial problems. Part of that commitment includes making sure our clients stay up to date with relevant news. Whether you’re faced with filing for bankruptcy or need help navigating problems with the IRS or a Georgia tax authority, we’re here to keep you informed with the Wiggam & Geer Tax & Bankruptcy Blog. If you need answers about your specific situation, contact us to schedule a case consultation in Atlanta and see how we can get the best resolution for you.

What are Soft Letters from the IRS?

What are Soft Letters from the IRS?

If you have received a letter via regular mail from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) asking about a tax position you took on a recent return or requesting additional information, it was likely a soft letter. These letters are one of several pre-audit tools that the...

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IRS 2021 Tax Rates

IRS 2021 Tax Rates

A new year brings new tax rate schedules and other updates from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), including a new standard deduction, an increased Alternative Minimum Tax exemption, and changes to the capital gains tax thresholds. Each year, the IRS makes inflation...

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Five Tips As You Organize for the 2021 Tax Season

Five Tips As You Organize for the 2021 Tax Season

It might only be January, but it’s never too early to prepare for tax season. While the deadline for filing 2020 returns isn’t until April 15, 2021, you should start gathering documents and other information now. Both individuals and businesses have the opportunity to...

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Judgment Liens in Georgia

Imagine this scenario: you've been sued by someone who claims you either owe them money for a debt or you've wronged them somehow, and you should be liable for the damage you've caused. After going through the motions (no pun intended), you lose your case, and the...

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Trust Fund Recovery Penalties: What are they?

Trust Fund Recovery Penalties: What are they?

Trust Fund Recovery Penalties: What are they? When a business is struggling with its cash flow, an owner, director, or even a payroll employee may be tempted to briefly dip into the trust fund taxes already collected and withheld from staff. But the IRS has a strong...

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