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Does your spouse want to out you to the IRS?

IRS whistle blower

Whistle blowers are among the favorite heroes loved by the IRS. In fact, the IRS loves them so much that it has a program that may award a whistle blower up to 30% of the evaded tax or penalty it collects. While this should not be a problem to anyone that pays their taxes dutifully,… Read more »

What Is a Notice of Intent to Offset?

Treasury Offset Program Debts (TOP)

What is a Notice of Intent to Offset? If you receive a Notice of Intent to Offset, your tax refund is going to be seized and put towards debt you owe to the IRS or another government agency. As part of the Treasury Offset Program (TOP), your tax refund checks are matched against any outstanding… Read more »

What is the Difference Between IRS Form 433 A, B and F?

IRS 433 Forms

Whether you are a wage earner or self-employed, there are three relevant information collection statement forms titled as IRS Form 433A, IRS Form 433B, and IRS Form 433F. Their basic function is to relay your financial assortments in a particular structure to the IRS. From these collection documents, the IRS is able to determine how… Read more »

When to Make an Administrative Wrongful Levy Claim

IRS tax lien

What is an Administrative Wrongful Levy Claim? You can file an administrative wrongful levy claim when the IRS seizes property to collect tax revenue owed by another person and you have a superior right to this property. This typically means you either own the property or have a security interest that was filed before any… Read more »

How to Find the Best Tax Attorney

tax lawyer

7  Things to Look for When Hiring a Tax Lawyer Having a tax issue can be daunting.  So can the task of having to find a tax attorney qualified enough to take on your tax matter.  Here is a list of the top 7 things to look for when searching for a tax lawyer

How to Deal With IRS Revenue Officers

IRS revenue officer

What is an IRS Revenue Officer?  Revenue officers are the senior-most collection agents at the IRS.  They get assigned the cases with the highest priority within the IRS.  If your case is assigned a revenue officer, it means that the IRS considers your collection matter a top priority and you should take it seriously.   … Read more »

What Property is Exempt from IRS Seizure?

irs seizures

IRS Seizures – What They Can’t Take The IRS can seize many different types of property, including bank accounts, wages, and retirement accounts. However, some items are specifically exempt from IRS seizure under federal law.

When Will the IRS Withdraw a Notice of Federal Tax Lien?

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 »

How Long Does an IRS Tax Audit Take?

IRS tax audit time

Tax Audit Time Frame   The Internal Revenue Service regularly performs tax audits of both corporate taxpayers and individuals. Although tax audits are conducted year-long, they often spike during the few months after the tax season, especially when problematic or misleading returns come under the IRS microscope.  Irrespective of when an “examination” or audit commences,… Read more »