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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.

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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When can I Use Form 1040A:  Form 1040A may be best for you when filing your individual income taxes if:  Your taxable income is below $100,000; you have capital gain distributions; you can claim certain tax credits; and, you claim adjustments to income for IRA contributions and student loan interest.  (IRS 2016ARD 016) (TTT 2/09/2016)

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  • Wage Garnishments
  • Payroll & Sales Tax
  • Business start ups
  • Current tax prep
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  • All states return prep