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The firm of Ruth Ann Michnay PA provides tax representation, preparation, small business consulting, and accounting/payroll services. Ruth Ann has served the Twin Cities for over 25 years, is a CPA, an Enrolled Agent, U.S. Tax Court Practitioner, holds a Master of Business Tax from University of Minnesota – Carlson, and is an adjunct professor.


Whichever the need in individual or business, we’re here to help. All you need to do is give us a call. We are on your side of the tax equation.


In the meantime, please look around our site to learn more about what we can offer you. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us at any time.

During the 2015 winter months Ruth Ann won with the IRS an Innocent Spouse case and another IRS Offer in Compromise case.

Congratulations:  Ruth Ann has been admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court!!  The designation is United States Tax Court Practitioner.  


Tuesday Tax Tip

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Children with Investment Income Part III:  If your child’s investment income was $10,000 or more in 2014 then the child must file their own return.  File Form 8615 with the child’s federal tax return.  Your child may be subject to the Net Investment Income Tax if they must file Form 8615.  Use Form 8960, Net Investment income Tax, to figure this tax.  See IRS Publication 929, Tax Rules for Children and Dependents, for complete details on this topic.  (IRS 2015ARD 056-2)  (TTT 11/24/15)


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