The Peck Group, LC
  • Comprehensive Tax Law Representation Since 1995

    We handle every aspect of tax law: preparing tax returns, representing clients during audits, resolving IRS and state tax controversies, and creating tax planning strategies for the future.

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    Our attorneys are committed to providing efficient and effective tax solutions for individuals and businesses in Georgia and nationwide.

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    Our lawyers help individuals and businesses with all aspects of estate and tax planning. We help our clients use proactive strategies to minimize tax implications in the future

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    Does it feel like the government has all the power? Taxpayers have rights, too. We use our knowledge of tax law to shift the balance of power and ensure that your rights are protected.

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May 2018 Archives

Employers can get a tax credit by hiring underprivileged workers

If you’re an employer, you’re probably always looking for ways to cut corners and increase your bottom line. It might surprise you to learn that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) offers a way to help you out. The IRS is creating an added tax incentive for you to hire candidates in disadvantaged circumstances—and it can end up saving you a lot of money.

Beware of these three suspicious business deductions

The federal government permits a wide range of deductions and tax credits to lessen your income tax burden each year. However, the IRS also has a good idea--based on your income and other factors--which tax breaks you'll likely qualify for. Therefore, it's important to be certain of your eligibility for any credits and deductions you claim, because a false claim could raise a red flag for an audit.

Are my Social Security benefits taxable?

You did it. You finished up your long, dedicated career, and it’s finally time to take a well-deserved break. You worked hard throughout your adult life, and you’ve comprehensively planned for your financial future. It’s smooth sailing from here on out—time to kick back and let the benefits checks roll in.

How to get through a tax audit

Being audited by the IRS is the stuff of nightmares. Unfortunately, facing an audit is much more common than people think. If you are selected for an audit, you should not panic. An audit does not have to land you in serious trouble with the IRS. Below are some tips to help you get through a tax audit without making things worse.

Can common law marriage yield tax breaks?

Common law marriage is a non-traditional type of marital union that does not involve a ceremony, a wedding certificate or an officiant. Under such an arrangement, a couple lives together, acts as husband and wife and holds themselves out to the community as being married. By so doing, they are treated as legally married.

How to report payments and income in cryptocurrency

In a recent post, we reported on the results of a recent legal battle between the IRS and Coinbase—the results of which forced the cryptocurrency platform to release details about its users to the IRS. Income and assets through cryptocurrency have always been taxable, but the results of this case increase the likelihood that individuals dealing in cryptocurrency will be caught if they fail to report such assets.

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