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Judge Rules in Favor of Teleworking Non-Residents in St. Louis City Earnings Tax Lawsuit

STLTaxLawyer Mark Milton filed a class-action lawsuit on March 29th on behalf of three plaintiffs against the City of St. Louis and Gregory F.X. Daly, the City’s Collector of Revenue, challenging their refusal to issue earnings tax refunds to non-city residents working outside the City during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

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2022 Tax Return Preparation Services

Hello!  It’s tax time again and we hope you will be returning to us for your 2022 tax return preparation needs!   We have designed our tax return preparation process (outlined below) to provide more convenience to our clients and ensure a smooth and efficient experience.  If you are a current client, you will receive a series of emails via our client portal that do require your attention. If you are interested in becoming a new client for tax return preparation services, please contact us today. 1. You (and your spouse, if applicable) must review and e-sign our engagement letter for tax year 2022. If...

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Mark Milton Named a Top 100 Attorney in Missouri

Mark C. Milton has been named one of the top 100 attorneys in Missouri by Missouri Lawyers Media.  Being selected as one of the top 100 attorneys in the state by Missouri's largest legal news operation is quite an honor, especially since the inaugural Top 100 POWER honorees were selected from a pool of all licensed attorneys across all practice areas.   Mark is widely recognized as one of the top tax resolution attorneys in the country and prides himself in helping individuals and small business owners solve their tax issues.     Earlier this year, Mark was also honored by Missouri Lawyers Media as an...

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Estate & Gift Tax Strategies

As the end of the year approaches, now is an ideal time to implement estate and gift tax strategies to lower your taxable wealth.  STLTaxLawyer Mark Milton shared on "The Mark Milton Show" podcast some useful estate planning strategies available to all individuals looking to minimize their tax liabilities.  One option is that individuals are allowed to give up to $17,000 per person per year and not be subject to a gift tax.  "Drawing down your wealth is a great estate planning tool," Mark said. "Gifting money to your heirs helps avoid estate taxes and you get the benefit of seeing your family enjoy...

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IRS Issues Warning About Hiring Non-Attorney Tax Resolution Groups

The Internal Revenue Service issued a warning to taxpayers with pending tax bills to not hire non-attorney tax resolution groups falsely claiming they can settle a person’s tax debt for pennies on the dollar.  As part of its annual scams warning list, the IRS labeled these unscrupulous tax companies as Offer in Compromise (OIC) “mills” that make “outlandish claims” in aggressive advertising.  “These ‘mills’ contort the IRS program into something it's not — misleading people with no chance of meeting the requirements while charging excessive fees, often thousands of dollars,” the IRS said in its warning.  An OIC is an offer asking the...

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Mark Milton, Shine Lin selected again as POWER Tax Attorneys by Missouri Lawyers Media

Milton Law Group tax attorneys Mark C. Milton and Shine Lin were selected for the second consecutive year to the Missouri Lawyers Media POWER List of Missouri Tax Attorneys. Mark and Shine are two of only 31 tax attorneys statewide chosen to receive this industry-leading designation in 2022.   The POWER List highlights the most powerful attorneys in tax law and estate planning who lead and influence the Missouri legal community.    Selections for the POWER List of Missouri Tax Attorneys are the result of an extensive process that included deep reporting and research by the Missouri Lawyers Media editorial team, interviews with respected attorneys and other influential leaders around the state,...

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2021 Tax Return Preparation Services

It's tax time! The tax filing season officially begins on Monday, January 24, 2022. We hope you will consider our firm for your 2021 tax return preparation needs. We have streamlined the tax return preparation process to provide more convenience to our clients and ensure a smooth and efficient experience. Our secure client portal is encrypted with bank-level security so we can securely share files and information. Using the survey tool, you will answer some questions regarding your 2021 income/deductions and be able to upload your relevant tax documents.  There is also an app that allows you to take photos of your tax...

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