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How Many Years of Unfiled Tax Returns Should You File?

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  It may seem overwhelming if you have many years of unfiled tax returns to file. The good news is that the IRS generally only requires taxpayers to file six years of delinquent returns. The six-year rule can be adjusted in certain cases, particularly if there has been criminal intent to violate tax laws. However,… Read more »

Why Is Your Tax Refund Being Offset?

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What does it mean to have your tax refund offset? Instead of receiving the nice tax refund check you’ve been expecting, you get a notice in the mail. It says your tax refund has been offset. What does this mean?

What Is a Notice of Intent to Offset?

Treasury Offset Program Debts (TOP)

Notice of Intent to Offset If you receive a Notice of Intent to Offset, your tax refund is going to be seized and put towards debt you owe to the IRS or another government agency. As part of the Treasury Offset Program (TOP), your tax refund checks are matched against any outstanding debts you owe… Read more »

5 Tax Tips to Start the New Year Right!

Now that the holidays are over and 2017 has begun, it is a good idea to start off on the right foot. Just because you’ve got those three extra days (April 18th deadline) this year, it does not mean you should procrastinate where your taxes are concerned. Tackling your taxes now will save you a… Read more »