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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.  UPDATE:  Another Offer in Compromise was won winter 2016.

Ruth Ann is admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court as a United States Tax Court Practitioner.  She can help you file the Tax Court petition, advise you on how to represent yourself, or represent you in your tax controversy with the IRS.


Tuesday Tax Tip

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Keep Tax Records Safe:  Keep a copy of your 2015 tax return and supporting documents together in a safe place.  This includes Forms W2s and 1099s, bank records, and records of your family’s health care insurance coverage.  You may need a copy of your tax return if you apply for a home loan or financial aid for college.  Your tax return should be a guide when you do your 2016 taxes.  (2016ARD 080-2) (TTT 05/17/16 and 05/24/16)

  • Offer in Compromise

  • IRS/MN Tax Audits

  • Tax Levy/Liens

  • Wage Garnishments

  • Payroll & Sales Tax

  • Business start ups

  • Current tax prep

  • Prior/Amended prep

  • All states return prep

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