Paul Topolka

Paul Topolka

Nexsen Pruet, PLLC

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Tax Alert: Three Critical Letters from the IRS - Why not to ignore them, what they mean and how to respond

All correspondence from the Internal Revenue Service should be taken seriously; however, some letters and notices have more legal consequences than others....more

2/20/2015 - Federal Taxes Income Taxes IRS

IRS Examinations of Forms 1040 - What to be Mindful Of in 2015

Taxpayers and representatives need to be mindful that the IRS Appeals Office has implemented what is known as the Appeals Judicial and Culture (AJAC) Project....more

12/22/2014 - IRS Tax Appeals

Tax Implications for Same-Sex Married Couples Residing in The Carolinas

As the April 15th filing deadline approaches, there are important changes to note. When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) on June 26, 2013, a number of important tax issues were raised...more

2/24/2014 - DOMA Same-Sex Marriage SCOTUS Tax Benefits US v Windsor

Tax Tip: Don't Lose Your Charitable Deduction for Lack of Paperwork - A message from tax attorney Paul Topolka, former District...

Charitable contributions are only deductible if you itemize and have the proper substantiation. For cash contributions of less than $250, you must have either a cancelled check/credit card receipt or a written...more

1/22/2014 - Charitable Donations Income Taxes IRS Itemized Deductions Tax Deductions

IRS launches 'Get Transcript' Application - A message from tax attorney Paul Topolka, former District Counsel of the IRS for...

The Internal Revenue Service has launched a new application which gives taxpayers the ability to directly view, print, and download tax return transcripts and account transcripts. ...more

1/20/2014 - IRS Mobile Apps Tax Returns Transcripts

Top 3 Tax Mistakes

There are a lot of ways to get into hot water with state and federal revenue regulators. But, in my experience, three mistakes are most common. ...more

11/4/2013 - IRS Tax Deductions

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