Posts Tagged ‘wage levy’

Can a taxpayer submit more than one Offer in Compromise?

  • February 9th, 2021
  • David Greene
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Yes, one can certainly file a second Offer after a rejection, especially when there is a change in your circumstances.  However, we should look at another possibility first.  When an Offer is rejected, you have 30 days from the date of…

What is my process for resolving delinquent taxes for clients?

  • September 23rd, 2020
  • David Greene
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Since each case is unique to its own set of facts, I can only discuss general guidelines of our process.  When one retains me, he will sign a Form 2848 Limited Power of Attorney that allows me to represent him…

How is a levy different from a lien?

  • September 9th, 2020
  • David Greene
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I answered this question about the lien last week.  This week I want to discuss how a levy differs from a lien.  While a lien is simply recorded at the courthouse and is therefore a “passive” collection action (nothing happens…

The PEOPLE FIRST INITIATIVE from the IRS

  • April 3rd, 2020
  • David Greene
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In conjunction with the CARES Act and other directives from the President, the IRS has begun a new initiative called the People First Initiative.  The highlights are as follows: If you are in an existing Installment Agreement, payments due between…

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 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…

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