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How a Tax Attorney Can Help You Get Out from Under Your Tax Debt

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If you owe the IRS money in back taxes, you must resolve the debt to avoid having the federal agency take action against you.  Some assessments they can enforce include: placing a lien on your home or garnishing your wages.

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 »

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 »

Offer in Compromise vs. Bankruptcy: Which is Better For Me?

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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.

Does Your Tax Debt Ever Expire?

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The IRS generally has ten years to collect your tax debt from the time the tax is assessed.  This period can be extended if certain events take place that toll the statute of limitations of tax debt collection.