Sean McMahon, Eric Rietveld and Elissa Sneider Named to Massachusetts Super Lawyers List

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D. Sean McMahon, Eric Rietveld and Elissa Burton, from the Boston-based tax law firm McMahon & Associates, have been named to the 2017 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Star lists. Sean McMahon - Massachusetts Super Lawyers List in Tax Sean McMahon has been named to the 2017 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list in the tax area. He has been named to the list since 2013. Sean McMahon specializes in IRS tax disputes, audits, and appeals. He is a former Senior Attorney with the Internal Re...

Sean McMahon to Speak on IRS Collections Panel at Tax Controversy Conference

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Tax attorney D. Sean McMahon is speaking on the “Collection: New IRS Techniques and Key Taxpayer Strategies” panel December 7, 2017 at the the 2017 ABA 34th Annual National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud and 7th Annual National Institute on Tax Controversy. The tax conference is an annual meeting of American Bar Association’s criminal tax defense bar. The program brings together high-level government representatives, judges, corporate counsel, and private practitioners engaged in all aspects...

Collection Agencies to Begin Collecting Old Tax Debts for IRS

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IRS Hires Private Debt Collectors Starting in the Spring of 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will use four private debt collection companies to recover old tax debts. Congress authorized the use of private collection agencies in the 2015 Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act). If you owe money to the IRS, your tax debt may be handed over to one of four private collection agencies selected by the IRS to try to recover old tax debts. Don’t Fall Victim to a Tax Scam Ta...

IRS Collection Dispute – McMahon & Associates Video Series

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IRS Collection Disputes Anyone involved in an IRS collection dispute understands how worrisome, disruptive and embarrassing a tax levy or lien can be. The numerous defenses and relief procedures available in tax collection disputes are as complex as any section of the Internal Revenue Code. The tax law firm of McMahon & Associates understands IRS collection disputes because all of our senior staff have worked for the IRS and we exclusively handle tax disputes. If you are facing a tax c...

Introducing McMahon & Associates IRS Tax Attorneys – Video Series

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  When you need heart surgery, you want a heart surgeon, not your primary care physician. When the IRS comes knocking at your door, you want experienced tax counsel. McMahon & Associates exclusively handles IRS tax disputes. It the IRS is coming after you for an audit, an undeclared foreign bank account or trying to seize your property, you need a tax specialist who knows the IRS inside and out. Visit McMahon & Associates for more information. Watch more videos: ...

Annual Tax Update at Bentley University June 27

  Thursday, June 27, 2013 8:00 am - 5:30 pm Bentley University LaCava Room 325 175 Forest Street Waltham, MA 02452 Bill Lovett will be speaking at M. Robinson & Company, P.C.'s annual, full-day tax seminar at Bentley University on Thursday, June 27, 2013. This free, full-day program provides busy CPAs and Financial Executives with a practical and authoritative update of significant areas of tax law that affect their everyday work. The sessions include: Mas...

IRS Offer in Compromise Tool

Offers in Compromise (OIC) offers taxpayers an option to resolve their tax debt for less than the amount owed. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) website has a new tool to help determine if a taxpayer is eligible for an OIC and calculates a preliminary offer amount.  Taxpayers will need to enter asset, income and expense information to generate a proposal an offer. If eligible, taxpayers must complete an OIC application. The IRS states: We make our final decision based on your completed OIC ...

IRS Veterans Join The McMahon Law Office 

I am pleased to announce that Internal Revenue Service veterans, Jeremiah O’Sullivan and Paul Reska have joined the McMahon Law Office. As the government continues to focus on revenue collection, I have seen a sharp increase in the demand for experienced professionals capable of handling difficult tax disputes. Jeremiah and Paul’s in-depth knowledge of the IRS audit and appeals processes allows me to grow the firm and assist more taxpayers. About Jeremiah O'Sullivan Jeremiah O’Sulivan spent m...

IRS Announces More Flexible Offers in Compromise (OIC) Terms

Offers in Compromise (OIC) offers taxpayers an option to resolve their tax debt for less than the amount owed. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced more flexible OIC terms to assist financially distressed taxpayers. These changes are part of the “Fresh Start” initiative, an IRS program designed to put in place “common-sense” changes that more closely reflect “real-world situations.” New terms The changes include: Revising the calculation for the taxpayer’s future incom...

IRS Offers New Penalty Relief and Expanded Installment Agreements

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is expanding its “Fresh Start” initiative to help the unemployed and struggling taxpayers. Under the program, new penalty relief options are available and eligibility for Installment Agreements has been expanded. The IRS previously expanded a streamlined Offer in Compromise (OIC) program. A summary of the changes is below. Please see the IRS website for more details or contact a tax attorney with specific questions. New penalty relief for the unemployed on ...