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5 Types of IRS Tax Installment Plans and Agreements

Installment agreements and Offers in Compromise

  Owing money to the IRS is common for almost every working individual in the US.  However, a lot of these affected individuals are not aware of the payment options available to them. The IRS has set up tax payment options that can be applied for people in different financial situations. This is established through… Read more »

What is an IRS Offer in Compromise?

tax debt resolution

Some people leave their tax debt to continue adding up instead of finding an immediate solution to this problem.  Perhaps they think that by ignoring the problem, it will just go away.  Not the case.  In fact, ignoring the problem will only make it worse. One such solution is to find a tax attorney to… Read more »

The Benefits of Currently Not Collectible Status

CNC status

  Currently Not Collectible (CNC) is a temporary agreement from the IRS to stop attempting to collect your past due taxes. It can provide financial and mental relief from the constant pressure of owing the IRS money. CNC status isn’t the right choice for every situation, but it does offer the following benefits:

Consequences of Failing to Resolve Your Tax Debt

Are you unable to resolve your tax debt? Very few things in life are as stressful as owing the IRS money, especially if you do not have the funds to pay what you owe. “So what should I do?” You are probably wondering. Well, this should not be a complicated issue if you can get… Read more »

What is a Doubt as to Liability Offer in Compromise?

Offer in compromise

A doubt as to liability Offer in Compromise (OIC) can be used to settle tax debt when there is a legitimate dispute about whether you actually owe the debt. If accepted, you may use a Doubt as to Liability OIC to settle your tax debt for much less than you owe, sometimes for pennies on… Read more »

Can the IRS Garnish Your Wages If You’re Self-Employed?

IRS wage garnishments for self-employed

Independent contractors and self-employed taxpayers may not have to worry about wage garnishments, but that doesn’t mean they entirely free from IRS collection actions. The IRS has many other collection powers at its disposal, so you’re better off resolving your tax problems through negotiation or a settlement.

How Long Does It Take to Pay Off IRS Tax Debt?

Tax Debt

  Several factors will influence how long it takes to pay off your tax debt, including the amount of your balance, how old the tax debt is, and your overall financial situation. You may be able to settle your tax debt relatively quickly if you have low income and few assets. In other cases, you… Read more »

3 Ways to Pay Off Your Installment Agreement Faster

How to pay off installment agreement quicker

If you want to pay off your installment agreement faster, you have a few different options. The flexibility offered by IRS payment plans allows you to pay more if you are able to, which allows you to cut down your balance and minimize penalties and interest.