Federal Tax Law Guide

This comprehensive guide provides information on federal tax law, which is administered primarily by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). This area of law is increasingly complex and seems daunting for many Americans. Tax law involves charges on property, income, transactions, and estates. It may also include duties on imports from foreign countries. Learn more about how to navigate federal tax laws and when a lawyer may be able to help you.

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  • ContentFederal Tax Laws

    What is Tax law? It covers the rules, policies and laws that oversee the tax process, which involves charges on estates, transactions, property, income, licenses and more by the government. Taxation also includes duties on imports from foreign countries and all compulsory levies imposed by the government upon individuals for benefit of the state.

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  • ContentTax Guidelines for Businesses

    When starting a company, it is important to understand all the tax effects. These may vary depending on the type and size of the company. In this comprehensive guide, learn more about possible tax deductions for U.S. business and tax effects for different kinds of businesses.

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  • ContentLegal Ramifications of Not Paying Taxes

    If a person fails to file his tax return he may face significant penalties. Whether a person has deliberately ignored tax law or done it unintentionally, he should know the possible consequences and possible options available.

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  • ContentTaxes on Gifts, Charitable Giving, and Winnings

    The general guideline to tax law is that any money received may be taxable income. This includes gifts, charitable giving, and any winnings. Whenever a person receives or gives any sums of money, he should consider any tax related consequences and possibly consider consulting with a specialist.

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  • ContentTax Laws Regarding Marriage and Partnership

    Married spouses are entitled to a number of federal benefits. These tax laws can become confusing and convoluted when factors such as divorce, separation, or same-sex partnership arise. Learn more here.

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  • ContentFederal Tax Law and Real Estate

    Transactions involving real estate taxes are often challenging. It is important to ensure that all real estate tax forms are completed with accurate data, and oftentimes an experienced tax lawyer should be hired for these transactions.

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  • ContentTax Laws Aimed at Helping Americans

    The federal government often tries to help Americans who are in precarious situations by adjusting tax law. This includes natural disaster relief, protecting low income individuals from tax hikes, and offsetting taxes for student loans. Understand more about how these laws may work for you.

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  • ContentForeign Investment Tax Law

    The IRS has specific guidelines for Americans investing in foreign accounts, and it is important for these people to understand the guidelines and possible penalties for not complying. Foreign investment may include offshore bank accounts, foreign inheritance, or selling property abroad.

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