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 »
If you’re having tax problems
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.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ What we are going to cover: The IRS has many tools at their disposal for recovering a delinquent tax debt Among those tools, is the tax levy A tax levy is when the IRS seizes a taxpayer’s assets (monetary or otherwise) to pay off a tax debt 8 Ways to get an IRS tax… Read more »
Looming income tax debt can be daunting and create financial stress. What are your best options to resolve the debt and would filing bankruptcy help? Here is the breakdown of how tax debt is handled in the two main types of consumer bankruptcy.
Bankruptcy and the IRS Bankruptcy may temporarily delay collection activities by the IRS. However, some types of tax debt are not dischargeable in bankruptcy, so the IRS may be able to resume their collection efforts once the automatic stay is lifted.