• TAX RETURNS: Why am I being audited?

    Why am I being audited? So you open the mail and there it is, a letter from the IRS. Your first question is: WHY? How does the IRS decide who to audit and who not to? In some ways it’s …

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  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau crack down on Credit Bureaus

    Another break for consumers came this week when Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (formed as a result of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010) decided this past week to become actively involved in the review and oversight …

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  • BIG win in National Foreclosure Settlement

    Chalk one up for the little guy…finally! If you haven’t heard, Lynn Szymoniak (she’s the woman who decided she was tired of being pushed around by her bank and filed suit) finally got some positive results…VERY positive. She sued on …

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  • Estate tax increase

    At some point, many of us have, or will lose a parent. The sadness of the loss alone is enough to occupy your time. But then comes the winding up of the estate. If your parents established a Trust, your …

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  • California Anti-Deficiency Law (Senate Bill 458)

    Californian’s facing upside down house values have recently been given an important lifeline – something which happens far too infrequently in these uncertain times. No matter what your political preferences, you have to give kudos to the legislative process for …

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  • A Sad Tax Story

    Some may say that any story about tax is sad but this one was particularly unfortunate because it really could have been avoided completely with just a little more preparation/time. It goes like this. Husband and Wife Taxpayers have been …

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  • Welcome!

    Welcome to our blog! We will begin posting bi-weekly posts in the near future. In the meantime, check out our website for further information regarding Nielsen Law Group. http://v1.nielsenlawgroup.net/.

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