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’re having tax problems
Category: Currently Not Collectible (CNC)
If you owe the IRS money in back taxes, you must resolve the debt to avoid having the federal agency take action against you. Some assessments they can enforce include: placing a lien on your home or garnishing your wages.
When you owe the IRS money in back taxes, the federal agency can use a variety of ways to obtain the debt, including assessing a bank levy. This means the IRS can place a freeze on your accounts and seize the money until your tax debt us satisfied. To try to have the bank levy… Read more »
There are several ways to avoid an IRS levy without paying your full tax liability. You’ll need to request a Collection Due Process (CDP) hearing before the appropriate deadline if you want to stop the bank levy, wage garnishment, or another type of IRS tax levy. The most common ways to stop a levy are:… Read more »
It is the right of the IRS to seek payment for debt you owe to the government, but it can be difficult going up against the IRS alone. Therefore, it’s in your best interest to take advantage of knowledgeable, experienced, and professional tax attorneys. Not only will you receive expert guidance, but it could… Read more »
Currently Not Collectible (CNC) status can provide you with temporary relief from tax debt collection efforts by the IRS. However, if you applied for but were denied CNC status, all hope is not lost, as you have the option to appeal this ruling. A tax attorney can be a great ally during this process… Read more »
If your current financial situation does not allow you to pay your taxes, the IRS may place you in “Currently Not Collectible” (CNC) status. By demonstrating substantial financial hardship, the IRS will stop trying to collect from you, and will cease any levies on your assets and income. However, this status only lasts temporarily. Your… Read more »
The Collection Due Process (CDP) hearing is one of the most important rights given to taxpayers. It’s your final opportunity to stop an IRS levy of your assets or the filing of a federal tax lien against your property.
Once you receive a Notice of Intent to Levy from the IRS, a bank levy or other enforced collection action is imminent. You need to take action immediately if you want to avoid having the money in your bank account seized and applied to your tax debt.
If you’re already having financial problems, IRS collection actions can make your situation even more difficult. Fortunately, the IRS will consider your financial issues if you ask for a collection alternative.