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  1. Can an IRS Levy Be Released for a Hardship?

    Can an IRS Levy Be Released for a Hardship? The federal tax levy is issued by IRS to enforce tax collection. But certain circumstances (outlined under IRM section 5.11) authorize for the Release of Levy. One of those circumstances is Economic Hardship. Under IRS Tax Code §6343, a federal tax levy must be released when IRS determines the levy creates an economic hardship. So What Are the General R…Read More

  2. 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

  3. Tax Resolution for Business: 3 Secrets About the IRS Offer in Compromise

    Offer in Compromise is an opportunity offered by the IRS to help anyone who is behind on taxes — individuals or businesses —to get caught up. While it may sound like an ideal way to handle back taxes, penalties, and interest while also getting square with the IRS, it is not as straightforward as that. Ideally, Offer in Compromise is a way to help individuals and businesses reach solvency witho…Read More

  4. Tax Resolution for Business: Planning the Offer in Compromise (OIC)

    An Offer in Compromise is a good way to potentially reduce how much you or your business owe to the IRS in taxes, interest, and fees. Of course, it is not as simple as simply shooting off a quick application and watching your tax woes disappear. The Offer in Compromise is a good option to find tax resolution if you qualify, but the process is a bit more in-depth than an online application. Here’…Read More

  5. IRS Secrets About Criminal Tax Investigations

    How the IRS treats criminal tax investigations may seem like a secret. In fact, how they go about their process is public knowledge, which you can find on their website under How Criminal Investigations Are Initiated. For your benefit, we wanted to go through the IRS information and give you some insight on how it works, revealing the “secret” that is the IRS. In this post, we’ll cover crimi…Read More

  6. IRS Audits for Cash Intensive Businesses: Part 1 – Minimum Income Probes

    What does an IRS Revenue Agent look for when auditing a cash-intensive business? The short answer is this: correct gross receipts and reasonable accuracy of deducted expenses. But this article focuses more specifically on how IRS examines for unreported cash. You will want to understand that the IRS tax audit process is not set in stone, even though it follows a general path each time. A number of…Read More

  7. Don’t Fight The IRS Alone

    You’ve received a letter in the mail, and it’s got your name on it — along with some specific claims about tax liabilities. What do you do? Some people fold up the letter, tear it in half, and throw it in the trash. Others check to see who it’s from, discovering that the Internal Revenue Service sent the note. A majority of people simply panic. And rightfully so. When the IRS says you owe …Read More

  8. 2 Ludicrous Tax Attorney Scams To Avoid

    You’re getting letters in the mail. The IRS won’t leave you alone. You discover you owe more taxes than you expected. Now you’re on the hook for hundreds, thousands, and, in some cases, hundreds-of-thousands of dollars. What can you do? You can continue to attempt to avoid the IRS, but that won’t work. We’ve seen plenty make this attempt, but the IRS always gets their dues. The second op…Read More

  9. Use These 5 Tips To Choose Your Tax Attorney

    Did you get a letter in the mail from the IRS? Has the IRS informed you that you owe more than you already paid? It can feel frustrating and nerve wracking to owe more than expected—especially when you’re already doing your best to save money and spend it on the important things. Unfortunately, you’re not alone in this situation. Millions of Americans every year take on the IRS, and, unless …Read More

  10. What To Do With The IRS Letter You Received In The Mail

    The IRS sends out millions of letters each tax season. It’s no wonder that when you receive one, even though you know you paid your taxes on time, that you cringe in hopes that it’s simply a confirmation of your payment or a thank you letter of some kind. You’re not alone if you dislike seeing a letter from the IRS in your mailbox. There’s a higher chance that the letter is notifying you o…Read More