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Category: Unpaid Taxes

How to Reduce Your Payroll Tax Penalties

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Failure to submit payroll taxes to the IRS can result in penalties against you and your business.  If you have a valid reason as to why the taxes were not paid, the federal agency may consider waiving or reducing your penalties.  With the guidance of your tax attorney, you can try to get your penalties… Read more »

Have Unfiled Tax Returns? Here are A Few Ways a Tax Attorney Can Help

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Do you have previous tax returns that you have not filed?  Perhaps this was due to procrastination or in a misguided attempt to avoid paying taxes?  To limit the penalties the IRS can assess, including criminal charges, it is of the upmost importance that you act quickly to remedy this situation.

5 IRS Issues a Tax Attorney Can Help You Resolve

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While you can work with a tax preparer to file your annual taxes, there are situations where you should seek representation from a tax attorney.  Some instances where it can benefit you to hire an attorney include: if you’re facing a tax audit; if you’re being charged with tax fraud; if you have a large… Read more »

How to Have Wage Garnishments Removed

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If you owe money in back taxes, the IRS can legally take any income you make to pay off your federal tax debt.  This can cause both financial hardship and embarrassment, as the IRS will contact your employer and require them to send a portion of your income directly to the federal agency. To avoid… Read more »

Penalties for Not Turning Trust Fund Taxes Over to the IRS

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When you pay your employees, you are not paying them all of the money they earned.  Instead, you are responsible for withholding part of their income for taxes.  These can include income taxes and FICA (Social Security and Medicare). Your employees trust that this money – referred to as trust fund taxes – goes to… Read more »

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 »

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 »