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How to get into trouble with the IRS

October 22, 2016 • By Dennis Beaver

Our story will be of special interest to anyone going out on their own, and starting a new business. It’s exciting, a bit scary and can get really scary if you forget all about your “silent partner,” the IRS.

“That’s something that many people who are new to running their own business often don’t think of,” Cincinnati-based, former IRS Trial Attorney Howard Levy tells You and the Law.

Everyone knows that, if you are working for someone or in business, there is a duty to pay those taxes which are legally required. If you are employed, your employer handles deducting taxes and sending them to the IRS. But if self-employed, it’s a different world…click here to read more