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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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IRS Publication 17:  Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax, is a catch-all resource for taxpayers that discusses, among other things, education tax incentives, the earned income credit, tax law changes, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, tax return filing information, tips on what income to report and how to report it, deduction versus itemizing deductions, and using IRAs to save for retirement.  Publication 17 is available free on the IRS website.  (IR 2016-44)  (TTT 04/26/16)

  • 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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