April 14, 2020

Blogs, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Currently Not Collectable

Hi, this is tax attorney Tony Ramos. If you have been impacted by the Coronavirus situation, such as having been laid off, and you don’t know if and when you’re going to be able to get back to work anytime soon…. You may have applied for unemployment benefits. Or if you’re a small business owner and your business

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March 31, 2020

Audits, Blogs

How Long Does An IRS Audit Take?Well, they are all over the place. Some audits are simple, while other are more complicated. I’ve seen some audits take a couple of years others that take three months. So it’s an impossible question to answer, but usually they take longer than you think. You go back and

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March 24, 2020

Blogs, Case Studies

Let me tell you about a client who’s tax debt I finally reduced in February of 2019. He had a roofing business, and owed the IRS $215,828.17. He was retirement age and not in good health. My client had substantial equity in his home and fairly good income.When you file an offer-in-compromise with the IRS,

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March 18, 2020

Blogs, Case Studies

One important consideration made more than a $90,000 difference.Let me tell you about an offer-in-compromise case that I recently completed. My client was the pastor of a little church and he depended on the offerings for his income.  Before he came to see me, he had several years of tax problems. I think he had his

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February 20, 2020

Blogs, Penalty Abatement

That’s a great questions. One of the most common questions I get is:”Can you call the IRS for me, offer them 50 cents on the dollar and settle it right there.” Well, I begin by telling my clients that the IRS cannot just cut the debt, because the law doesn’t allow them to do so. That said,

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