1. Guaranteed IRS Payment Plan for Freelance Gig Workers

    Guaranteed IRS Payment Plan for Freelance Gig Workers Gig workers’ earnings are reported on Form 1099. Because there are typically no taxes withheld, it is common among these workers to have tax debt or related problems. Sometimes their IRS tax liability can be substantial, sometime incredible! Gig workers are those individuals that consider themselves self-employed or independent contractors. T…Read More

  2. How Tax Non-Filers Apply for COVID-19 Stimulus Payment

    How Tax Non-Filers Apply for COVID-19 Stimulus Payment UPDATE: U.S. residents will receive the Economic Impact Payment, due to the financial domino effects of COVID-19 pandemic. Typically, receiving the payment requires filing a 2019 or 2018 tax return. Here is how to get COVID-19 stimulus payments for people that do not file tax returns. QUICKLY, THE BASIC RULES Just a quick refresher on the rule…Read More

  3. Tax Law Offices: What to Expect During COVID-19

    Tax Law Offices: What to Expect During COVID-19 A lot has changed over the recent weeks. At Tax Law Offices, we are still here for you, just as before. Here's the IRS business you should know right now: 1) IRS has not frozen direct debit payments during COVID-19. IRS will continue to debit payments from your bank for Direct Debit Installment Agreements (DDIAs) during the COVID-19 suspension period…Read More

  4. Top 5 Tips – How to Get $1,200 Coronavirus Relief Payment

    How Do I Get My $1,200 Coronavirus Relief Check? (Best Tips) The Internal Revenue Service’s big headline read, “No action needed by most people at this time”. But we now have more information that our earlier blog on the $1200 checks. The IRS says that the first of the $1,200 Coronavirus relief payments will be sent sometime during the next 21 days, presumably by April 20, 2020. According to…Read More

  5. Do I Have to Pay My Student Loans During COVID-19 Disaster?

    Do I Have to Pay My Student Loans During COVID-19 Disaster? Many are now eligible to pause payment on their federal student loans. The Department of Education announced that you may be able to pause your payments for 60 days or more. To take advantage of the payment waiver, you must take steps – the relief is not automatic to everyone. Here’s how: Call your loan servicing company to check your…Read More

  6. How to Spot IRS Phone Scams

    How to Spot IRS Phone Scams If someone calls demanding money for IRS tax, is this a legitimate call? Probably not, because IRS just doesn’t make collection phone calls. One of the more popular scams now is the caller who threatens to arrest you today. Usually a male voice, he will claim to be an “IRS Revenue Officer”. The caller will provide a name (no, it’s not his real name), and maybe e…Read More

  7. I lost my house in divorce. Will I have capital gains later?

    I lost my house in divorce. Will I have capital gains later? Avoid tricky tax problems in divorce property settlement! Here’s the common situation: Let’s suppose that you are the primary spouse on marital home’s mortgage. You plan to give your spouse all rights to your home, in the divorce. Your spouse will keep the home, but cannot refinance or remove your name off the mortgage. You might e…Read More

  8. Holiday Travelers – Has IRS Blocked your Passport?

    Holiday Travelers – Has IRS Blocked your Passport? If you have unpaid IRS tax debt, your international travel could be in danger. By Department of Treasury procedure, IRS can request to block the issuance or renewal of U.S. Passports for those who owe significant tax debt. If the debt remains without payment arrangement, IRS can request a full revocation of a passport. This applies to anyone who…Read More

  9. 3 Ways The IRS Can Disrupt Your Life

    You’re already struggling through life. The last thing you need is the IRS on your back about back taxes. It’s uncomfortable getting a letter in the mail from a faceless entity telling you that they will collect on the money you owe if you don’t pay them. It seems too awful to be true. At Tax Law Offices in Naperville, we understand your frustration. The IRS can be overwhelming. Nonetheless,…Read More

  10. 6 IRS Tax Lawyer FAQs Answered

    When dealing with the IRS, it can be overwhelming. You don’t want to handle them alone. The complicated tax law combined with your elevated emotions around how much you owe and potential criminal charges can make the situation unbearable. These two reasons alone make it obvious that you need an experienced IRS tax lawyer you can trust to stand in your corner with you to reduce tax obligation and…Read More