Tax Law in New Hampshire
You can breath a sigh of relief. Whew! If you are a New Hampshire resident, have a tax concern, and are looking for a New Hampshire tax attorney, this article was written for you.
In fact, we'll explain:
- When a NH tax lawyer can help you
- The types of taxes a NH tax attorney deals with
- How to find free non-legal tax help
- How to find legal tax help
A New Hampshire Tax Lawyer Can Help with these Tax Problems
You absolutely need to consult with a NH attorney about your specific case. In the meantime, here are examples of tax cases.
- Norman runs a motel in the middle of nowhere and a taxidermy business on the side. When the economy tanked, so did his business. He can't keep up with his tax payments from a 3 year old tax settlement with the IRS and needs a tax attorney to renegotiate his settlement, if possible.
- The IRS has accused Marion of not claiming cash payments from work. She is facing jail time for tax evasion and needs a strong defense.
- The New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration has cited Lila for failing to file her state tax return for capital gains. Penalties and interest have been assessed. Lila admits she was distracted because she was looking for her sister. What are her options?
- Sam has seen the television commercials with tax lawyers claiming to be able to get favorable settlements with the IRS. He wants to know how negotiating would work in his case. He also needs help filing back tax returns.
- Milton is a public servant and abides by the law. His wife's business is being audited. He fears that she is being targeted because this is the third audit in 5 years.
- Norman's mother wants to know what will happen to her if she calls the IRS fraud hotline to report her husband who left her years ago. She just knows he's a cheater.
A New Hampshire Tax Attorney Handles These Kind of Taxes
Typically, NH tax lawyers would handle dealings with:
- Income taxes including capital gains taxes
- Self-employment taxes(Medicare taxes and social security taxes)
- Withholding taxes which are also known as "payroll taxes"
- All business related taxes
- Real estate taxes(NH relies heavily on property taxes.)
- Sales taxes
- Estate related taxes including gift tax
Where do I Find New Hampshire and Federal Tax Laws?
Here are important links for both federal and New Hampshire tax laws.
- Federal Tax Code, Regulations, and Guidance
- New Hampshire Statutes
Examples of New Hampshire taxes:
- New Hampshire income tax is a flat rate of 5% on interest and dividends over a set amount. There is no state income tax on earned income.
- There is no NH general sales tax.
- There is no NH inheritance tax or estate tax.
- Google your tax laws for local taxing authority (i.e. your town).
How Do I Find Non-Legal Tax Help?
Here's a link directly to NH taxpayer assistance.
Keep in mind that neither the IRS nor the NH Department of Revenue Administration can provide legal advice - only and lawyer can do that.
How Do I Find Legal Tax Help?
To find a New Hampshire tax attorney, search our free site, www.attorneys.org, or ask the bar association or a friend for a referral. You'll breath yet another sigh of relief the very moment you know you have an expert in your corner.