Thursday, October 27, 2016

Tax Court is without jurisdiction and Issuance of Notice of Determination by IRS violated Automatic Stay Rule

In Yusak v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, No 26958-14L, 2015 WL 1774392 (T.C. Apr. 20, 2015) the U.S. Tax court held that it was without jurisdiction to adjudicate the case without a valid Notice of Determination and when there was a pending Bankruptcy Filing. Further, the court held that the Issuance of Notice of Determination by IRS during a pending Bankruptcy filing, violated Automatic Stay Rule of the Bankruptcy Code.

Monday, October 24, 2016

As of December 23, 2016 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services fees will increase.
The complete table of increased fee could be found at:

I-694Notice of Appeal of Decision755890
I-698Application to Adjust Status From Temporary to Permanent Resident (Under Section 245A of the INA)1,0201,670
I-751Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence505595
I-765Application for Employment Authorization380410
I-800A Supp. 3Request for Action on Approved Form I-800A360385
I-817Application for Family Unity Benefits435600
I-824Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition405465
I-829Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions3,7503,750
I-910Application for Civil Surgeon Designation615785
I-924 9Application for Regional Center Designation Under the Immigrant Investor Program6,23017,795
I-924AAnnual Certification of Regional Center03,035
I-929Petition for Qualifying Family Member of a U-1 Nonimmigrant215230
N-300Application to File Declaration of Intention250270
N-336Request for Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings650700
N-400Application for Naturalization595640
N-470Application to Preserve Residence for Naturalization Purposes330355
N-565Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document345555
N-600/N-600KApplication for Certification of Citizenship/Application for Citizenship and Issuance of Certificate under Section 32210 600/5501,170
USCIS Immigrant Fee 11165220
Biometric Services Fee8585

Monday, October 17, 2016

Tax Return filing deadline October 17, 2016

If you requested an extension to file your personal 2015 tax returns, October 17, 2016 is the due date to file your individual returns. If you file online, don't forget to keep a confirmation for your record. If you choose mail, I recommend certified service and keep a receipt as a confirmation of timely filing.
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