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Collection Agencies Will Now Be Helping The IRS Collect Back Taxes

Originally published at Pursuant to a law passed by Congress last year, the IRS has hired four private debt collection agencies to contact taxpayers about their back taxes. This is highly unusual, and can cause fear and confusion among citizens who owe tax, but also have heard of the many tax scams currently going [...]

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Innocent Spouse Cases

Spouses who file joint tax returns are typically both responsible for any deficiency. For example, if the couple pays less than they owe, the IRS can go after either spouse to recover any unpaid amounts. However, sometimes it is unfair to hold one spouse responsible for unpaid taxes, and the IRS will sometimes grant an [...]

By | 2018-01-10T21:44:06-04:00 |Tax Collections|Comments Off on Innocent Spouse Cases

Mediating an IRS Dispute

Sometimes the IRS makes mistakes. And when they do, you should fight to receive a fair and just result. Fortunately, the IRS has created an appeals process that involves negotiated settlement instead of litigation, which can save you time and money. However, you shouldn’t appeal any IRS decision without an experienced IRS tax lawyer by [...]

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Can I Ask the IRS to Reconsider an Audit?

Going through an audit is bad enough as is, but what happens if at the end of the process you think the IRS is wrong about how much you owe? Helpfully, a process exists to ask for reconsideration. You must carefully follow the correct steps to ask the IRS to take a fresh look at [...]

By | 2018-01-10T21:39:29-04:00 |Tax Collections, Tax Penalties|Comments Off on Can I Ask the IRS to Reconsider an Audit?

Your Credit Score May Increase Soon

Some Credit Scores Will See An Increase Soon Getting a loan from the bank can be difficult without a good credit score. A credit score is a numerical representation of how well you pay off your debts, so it is evident that a bank would think twice before letting someone with a bad score borrow [...]

By | 2018-01-19T18:58:21-04:00 |Tax Collections|0 Comments

How To Stop IRS Wage Garnishments

Stop IRS from Garnishing Wages Dealing with the IRS is often complicated and stressful for someone who is unaware of their practices. If you require IRS tax debt relief, understanding how to stop IRS wage garnishments may be helpful. Wage garnishments are where the IRS takes a portion out of your paycheck to make up [...]

By | 2017-06-29T02:54:18-04:00 |Tax Collections|0 Comments

IRS Is Hiring Private Collectors

Private Agencies To Begin Collecting Taxes As of late, the Internal Revenue Service or IRS has been growing a backlog of debt. To deal with the growing problem, the IRS has recently hired private companies to aid them in the task of retrieving owed money. The IRS announced that it has hired four agencies do [...]

By | 2018-01-19T18:58:21-04:00 |Tax Collections|0 Comments