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Can I Go to Jail for Past-Due (Delinquent) Taxes?

Past-due taxes

Past-due (delinquent) taxes create a stressful situation for taxpayers who fall behind or file late.  Liens, wage garnishment, and fines only increase anxiety for those behind on their taxes.  To make matters worse, there is a question of an even bigger punishment for delinquent taxes: Can you go to jail for falling behind on taxes?

How Do I Qualify for Relief on Past-Due Taxes?

IRS tax debt relief

Were you late on your taxes and are now facing a sizable debt due to back taxes?  While past-due taxes place a significant financial burden on filers, there are options. Relief is available; you just have to know where to look.  Use available resources to your advantage when trying to pay past-due taxes. Learn how… Read more »

Can You Still Face Penalties If You Get a Tax Filing Extension?

tax return extension

Reasons for Requesting an Extension There are two major reasons taxpayers request a six-month extension to file their tax returns: • They waited until the last minute, and now they don’t have enough time to file their return. • They can’t afford to pay their tax bill. While the IRS will give all taxpayers an… Read more »

Delinquent Tax Debt May Cause a Passport Revocation or Denial

Unpaid taxes

Get a Grip on your Tax Debt….or Risk Losing your Passport Failing to pay off your tax debt could now cost you your passport. Beginning in 2018, the IRS began sending certifications of seriously delinquent tax debt to the State Department. If the IRS certifies your tax debt, the State Department will generally deny your… Read more »