The IRS has placed a lien on your property or financial assets. What is your next move? How do you handle this situation? And, most importantly, can you dispute or stop a tax lien? Finding out there is a tax lien on your property – whether real estate, personal property, or financial assets – is… Read more »
If you’re having tax problems
Author: Venar Ayar
Were you late on your taxes and are now facing a sizable debt due to back taxes? While past-due taxes place a significant financial burden on filers, there are options. Relief is available; you just have to know where to look. Use available resources to your advantage when trying to pay past-due taxes. Learn how… Read more »
Are you late filing or paying your taxes? Are you concerned about penalties? Has the IRS contacted you about late taxes? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are not alone. Late filing or payment of taxes typically causes severe penalties from the IRS. However, certain circumstances can cause the IRS to… Read more »
If you owe the IRS in back taxes, the federal agency can assess a tax lien against you for the amount you owe, plus any penalties and interest that you have accrued. This can mean the federal government has a legal claim to your property, and it can remain this way until your tax debt… Read more »
Taxpayers who have foreign accounts or interests that exceed $10,000 at any point during the year must submit a Foreign Ban Account Report (FBAR) through the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) website. This notifies he U.S. Treasury Department of the accounts.
Do you own – or have interest in – foreign financial accounts? At any point in the past year, did the balance exceed $10,000? If so, you must file a Foreign Bank Account Report (FBAR). This form alerts the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and the U.S. Treasury Department to the accounts.
Did the IRS audit your tax return and determine that you owe additional money? Don’t worry – you have options. With the help of a tax attorney, you can request an audit reconsideration. Learn more about what this is and who may qualify below.
If the IRS garnishes your wages to seek repayment for owed taxes, it can cause financial hardships for you and your family. To avoid this, you can try to appeal the wage garnishment to have it removed.
When you owe back taxes to the IRS, the federal agency can take several measures to collect the money owed – including garnishing your wages. This means that the IRS can contact your employer and have them direct a portion of your income — whether it is hourly wages, salary, commissions, or bonuses — directly… Read more »
If you owe taxes but you cannot afford to pay off your entire debt, you can try to qualify for an Offer in Compromise. While working with a tax attorney, you can make an offer to the IRS stating what you can afford to pay – typically for less than what you owe.