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Randall Brody is an enrolled agent, licensed by the US Department of the Treasury to represent taxpayers before the IRS for audits, collections and appeals. To attain the enrolled agent designation, candidates must demonstrate expertise in taxation, fulfill continuing education credits and adhere to a stringent code of ethics.
Since 1997, Tax Samaritan founder Randall Brody has been helping people save money on their tax return. We specialize in the preparation of taxes and the resolution of tax problems for Americans living abroad, as well as the unique tax issues that apply to taxpayers that are gamblers, teachers, nurses and military. Each of our returns is prepared from the practical, real-world need that we see every day from our clients – a simple process to complete your return while paying the least amount in taxes.
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Are you behind on your taxes? Do you need back taxes help? First: don’t panic. It’s a common enough situation that the IRS has a set of policies and procedures already in place. While owing taxes to the government certainly isn’t a pleasant experience, it’s also not the end of the world. There are a … Continue reading Back Taxes Help – Solving Back Tax Issues→
The United States tax code is incredibly lengthy and complex. However, if you live in another country and have U.S. tax obligations, understanding certain aspects of this code is essential. Below are 40 Things You Need To Know About US Expat Taxes to make sure you are in compliance when it’s time to file your … Continue reading 40 Things You Need To Know About US Expat Taxes→
Many U.S. taxpayers are confused about the reporting requirements for foreign pension plans. Although the IRS has posted information on this topic, the average taxpayer may still have questions. Because the reporting requirements are complex and the associated penalties are harsh, it is important for every affected taxpayer to understand these laws. Participation In A Foreign Pension U.S. taxpayers … Continue reading U.S. Tax Treatment Of A Foreign Pension→
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), passed in December 2017 made significant changes in the tax law that apply to shareholder’s of foreign corporations and required the creation of the IRS Form 8992 as well as a revision of Form 5471. This has drastically and fundamentally changed how controlled foreign corporations (CFCs) will operate … Continue reading Form 8992 [Updated 2019] – GILTI Calculation→