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Category: Unpaid Taxes

When Will the IRS Forgive Tax Debt?

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The IRS does offer tax debt forgiveness options that settle your tax debt for less than what you owe. However, eligibility for these programs is based on your financial situation, so not all taxpayers will qualify. Offers in Compromise The Offer in Compromise (OIC) program provides tax debt forgiveness if your offer is accepted and… Read more »

Dealing With IRS Collections During a Financial Hardship

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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.

Filing a joint tax return when a partner has back taxes

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Getting married means that you will share your life with your spouse in a lot of ways including your finances. With that being said, it is not uncommon to find spouses that did not talk about their finances before saying ‘I do’. This may bring about some unprecedented problems such as finding out that your… Read more »

5 Types of IRS Tax Installment Plans and Agreements

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  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 »

How You Can Take Advantage of the IRS Late Filing

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It is not uncommon for a taxpayer to fall behind on their due tax payment and tax returns filed. April 15th marks the annual time limit for taxpayers to have their taxes paid and federal income tax returns filed. The IRS is lawfully enabled to assess penalties for taxpayers who fail to pay their taxes… Read more »

What is an IRS Offer in Compromise?

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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 »

Owe Back Taxes? 5 Real Reasons You Need a Tax Resolution Expert NOW

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Back taxes are bottomless pits. They come along when you fail to disclose all your income, don’t file your tax return, or don’t pay all your taxes. No matter how innocent you are, that first step toward back taxes can cost you much more in future. It can be a daunting task to try to… Read more »

How to Get Your Passport Back After IRS Certification

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  Once the IRS has certified your tax debt, the State Department can revoke your passport or deny you next passport renewal. You’ll effectively be banned from traveling outside the country using your U.S. passport. The IRS will reverse the certification in certain cases. Use one of the following strategies to get your certification reversed… Read more »

Can the IRS Take Your Passport?

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  The IRS can’t seize your passport, but they can let the State Department know if you have seriously delinquent tax debt. Once this happens, the State Department can deny your passport renewal or revoke your current passport. Before this happens, you’ll have several opportunities to resolve your tax problems and keep your right to… Read more »

Passport Renewals When You Owe IRS Tax Debt

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  Did you know that your IRS tax debt could prevent you from renewing your passport?  The IRS has been talking about doing this for years and beginning in February of 2018, the IRS began certifying tax debt to the State Department for seriously delinquent taxpayers, which could result in a denial of your passport… Read more »