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If your business is experiencing an EDD audit, it’s important to know what to expect. Founder and managing attorney at Milikowsky Tax Law, John Milikowsky, breaks down the EDD audit process and the frequently asked questions that come with an EDD audit. 
“What you can expect from us, whether you have a balance owed to the IRS or the State

As businesses continue to grapple with the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, financial relief programs like the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) have been crucial in helping them stay afloat. Although the PPP officially ended on May 31, 2021, eligible businesses who have previously received a PPP loan may still have the opportunity to apply for a Second Draw PPP

Facing an IRS criminal audit is a daunting experience that can have serious implications for your financial and legal well-being. Unlike a standard civil audit, an IRS criminal investigation involves potential criminal charges related to tax fraud or evasion. In this blog, we will delve into the intricacies of an IRS criminal audit and provide guidance on how to navigate

Income tax returns have always been the cornerstone of financial accountability. But did you know that the IRS has now taken a more comprehensive approach to ensure accuracy? Welcome to the era of lifestyle audits. In this blog, we’ll delve into what a lifestyle audit entails, how it works, and its potential implications.

What is a Lifestyle Audit?

A lifestyle

Navigating the intricacies of tax audits can be complex, and sometimes, a seemingly ordinary audit might take an unexpected turn into criminal investigation territory. Let’s explore three key factors that can escalate a civil IRS audit to a criminal investigation and what you need to know to stay on the right side of the law.

1. Unexplained Cash Transactions


If you’ve received an IRS audit letter, it’s important to be prepared for the interview that follows. During this interview, the IRS will likely ask you a series of questions to better understand your financial situation and the accuracy of your tax return. It’s crucial to respond truthfully and accurately. If you’re unsure about any aspect, consider seeking advice from

Navigating the complexities of tax laws can be challenging for San Diego residents. From individual taxpayers to business owners, understanding and resolving tax issues is crucial for maintaining financial stability. 

In this article, we will explore the top five tax issues faced by San Diego residents and explain how hiring a tax lawyer can provide valuable assistance in addressing these

As we near the end of 2023, small businesses continue to grapple with the long-lasting effects of the pandemic. The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), introduced by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), has been a lifeline for many businesses. If your business obtained a PPP loan during these challenging times, it’s essential to understand that you may still be eligible

If you’re facing a tax issue, the thought of hiring a tax attorney may have crossed your mind. However, you might be unsure about the cost implications. In this blog post, we’ll explore the various ways tax attorneys charge for their services and provide some useful tips for managing costs effectively.

Understanding the Billing Methods

Tax attorneys typically employ one