IRS Levy Procedures The IRS must follow certain procedures before seizing your property. Typically, that process goes something like this: You receive a notice stating that tax has been assessed and asking you to pay it. You don’t pay or resolve the matter by the deadline. A Final Notice of Intent to Levy is… Read more »
If you’re having tax problems
What are Trust Fund Taxes? Trust fund taxes include the Social Security, Medicare, and federal income tax a business withholds from its employees’ wages. These amounts are held in trust by the business until they are transferred to the IRS.
What To Do When You Receive A Summons From The IRS Before receiving an official IRS summons, you may receive several other notices, including an Information Document Request. The IRS begins by asking you for the information nicely, and issues the summons when you fail to comply.
What’s the difference between a federal tax lien and a Notice of Federal Tax Lien? There’s an important distinction between the federal tax lien and the Notice of Federal Tax Lien. The federal tax lien automatically applies to all of your property when you fail to pay taxes after a demand for payment. The Notice… Read more »
Letter 2566, Notice of Proposed Tax Assessment The first notice you’ll receive about a Substitute for Return (SFR) is typically a Letter 2566, Notice of Proposed Tax Assessment. When you receive this notice, the IRS is telling you, “You were supposed to file a tax return but didn’t, and here’s how much we think you… Read more »