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How an Offer In Compromise Works

Do you owe back taxes to the IRS?  Until your debt is paid in full, the federal agency can assess penalties, interest, and more.  Fortunately, you have options on how to settle your debt with the IRS.  One solution is an Offer in Compromise.

How a Tax Attorney Can Help Get a Bank Levy Released

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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 »

What is a Bank Levy?

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  When you owe the IRS money in back taxes, you are expected to pay it back either in one lump sum or by setting up a payment plan.  Failure to pay the taxes – or to follow through with the agreed-upon payment arrangement – can cause the IRS to take action. One type of… Read more »

When Seeking Penalty Abatement, What Qualifies as Reasonable Cause?

If you are facing penalties from the IRS for paying or filing your taxes late, you have some options to get those assessments removed.  Reasonable cause is one method to getting penalty abatement. Learn more about reasonable cause and how to qualify for it.

Penalties You Can Face for Unpaid Payroll Taxes

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As an employer, you are required to pay employment taxes to the IRS for each of your employees.  Failure to do this can result in penalties from the IRS. Find out what taxes you should be paying to the IRS, what penalties can result from unpaid taxes, and how an attorney can help.

3 Reasons the IRS Can Keep Your Tax Refund

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  When you file your income taxes and it shows that you are owed a refund, it doesn’t necessarily mean you will get the money.  There are certain situations where the IRS will keep your refund. Take a look at three reasons why the IRS can keep your refund and how a tax attorney can… Read more »

What to Do If You Default on Your IRS Payment Plan

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When you owe money to the IRS, you can typically set up a payment plan.  But what happens if your financial situation changes before you’ve completed your payments, and you default on your plan? Find out what to do if you default on your IRS payment plan, and how a tax attorney can help.

What are Collection Due Process Appeals?

What are Collection Due Process Appeals?

Do you owe money to the IRS that has resulted in a Notice of Federal Tax Lien being filed, or a levy action being taken?  If you think this action is unwarranted, you can file a Collection Due Process appeal. If you are facing these actions, find out how hiring a tax attorney can help… Read more »

Offer in Compromise vs. Bankruptcy: Which is Better For Me?

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Being in debt is not pleasant…and tax debt is no different.  While filing for bankruptcy may help you with most debts, it is not always the best solution for dealing with IRS debts.  One of the most popular ways for dealing with IRS debts is by settling tax debts through the Offer in Compromise Program.

Can You Avoid an IRS Tax Lien?

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If you can’t pay your tax debt in full, you may still have options for avoiding an IRS tax lien.  The IRS allows certain taxpayers to receive a lien withdrawal, lien discharge, or lien subordination.