Posts Tagged ‘payment plan’

Which people get in tax trouble the most?

  • March 12th, 2020
  • David Greene
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I can’t say that there is any one group that tends to get in trouble more than any other, but there is one type of taxpayer who tends to get in trouble frequently.  Self employed people tend to find themselves…

Is refusing to file taxes a criminal offense?

  • January 22nd, 2020
  • David Greene
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This is an area that the IRS pursues very vigorously, so there are more people than one might think who do this.  Here I’m talking about people who take the position that taxes are illegal and do not need to…

Is the Offer In Compromise program a scam?

  • November 20th, 2019
  • David Greene
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I’m happy to say that the Offer In Compromise program is not a scam and still works in the right circumstances.  In fact, I have already had several Offers accepted in 2019!  However, some unscrupulous people will take your money…

What is the Taxpayer Advocate Service and what does he or she do?

  • November 12th, 2019
  • David Greene
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The Taxpayer Advocate’s office is a special position set up after the congressional hearings on the IRS revealed problems in how the IRS sometimes treats taxpayers.  There is a national taxpayer advocate office and also one in each state.  In…

Is there any remedy if the IRS threatens to seize a taxpayer’s home?

  • July 11th, 2019
  • David Greene
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The IRS may foreclose on and seize a taxpayer’s home when settlement negotiations break down.  However, there may still be hope.  The situation usually is that an Offer In Compromise has been denied and the taxpayer feels that he owes…

Alternatives to the Seizure of your Home for Delinquent Taxes.

  • July 9th, 2019
  • David Greene
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There are several collection alternatives to seizure that are available to taxpayers.  In fact, seizure of your home or other property is the last avenue the IRS will pursue.  I am not discussing levies on wages or bank accounts here….

Can IRS disputes be mediated – Part 2

  • June 11th, 2019
  • David Greene
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We addressed this question last week.  I said that the IRS will mediate a great many cases, such as a disputed Offer in Compromise, Trust Fund Recovery cases and most appeals disputes.  However, one cannot use mediation in Collection Due…

Is this a good time to file an Offer In Compromise?

  • May 14th, 2019
  • David Greene
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The answer is both yes and no.  In general, i.e. in terms of “now” as opposed to several years ago, this is a good time to deal with the IRS.  They have generally been more willing to compromise and make…

What are some options for paying your taxes?

  • April 10th, 2019
  • David Greene
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Tax Day is in just a few days away and I hope all of my readers will file their returns by midnight on April 15.  Even if you can’t pay, you should still file the return.  If you can’t file…

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