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4 IRS Approved Payment Plans (Installment Agreements)

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The following blog is adapted from a transcript of our new podcast, Tax Relief Academy. You can listen to the podcast episode here:This information is for entertainment purposes. Do not consider it legal advice.The IRS offers 4 different payment plans: automatic, streamlined, regular, and partial pay. Automatic Installment Agreement (Basic)This is pretty simple. You can […]

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3 Things You Should Do Immediately When The IRS Sends You “Notice of Intent to Levy”

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The IRS sends you several notices before they actually seize your assets. The last one is a Final Notice Of Intent To Levy and Notice of Your Right to a Hearing which means your time is about to run out before your bank account can be levied by the IRS! The IRS can also garnish […]

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Five Questions to Ask Before Hiring A Tax Attorney

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Filing taxes are a complicated procedure, and even if you diligently file your tax returns, you may still face a dispute with Internal Revenue Service (IRS). At times like this, the best way to get through is by enlisting the services of a tax attorney. A competent tax attorney will be able to present your […]

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7 Ways You Might Qualify To Pay The IRS Less Than What You Legally Owe

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I clearly remember the TV ads that promised to settle your IRS tax debt for pennies on the dollar! Many clients were duped and hired the attorney making those promises. Tax resolution practices have been closed down and I heard of a popular attorney from California who surrendered her law license after being accused of […]

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WARNING! IRS Has Obtained Records of Bitcoin Buyers and Sellers to Determine if Taxpayers Failed To Report Gains on Their Tax Returns

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In the Northern District of California federal court, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently won a lawsuitagainst Coinbase, one of the largest Bitcoin wallet and exchanges, requiring it to hand over records relating to users who conducted Bitcoin trades worth more than $20,000 dating from 2013 to 2015. The court granted the IRS the right to obtain […]

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How to Choose the Right Tax Attorney to Handle My Tax Debt Problem and How Can I Afford to Pay My Attorney?

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If I can’t pay the IRS how do you think I can afford a lawyer? Good question. However, sometimes you have to consider your options realistically. The IRS isn’t going away anytime soon and if you owe them money you will often need competent advice. So before answering the question How Can I Afford To […]

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Who is Responsible for IRS Debt When a Married Couple Divorces?

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You negotiated a fair divorce settlement and the court assigned responsibility to your spouse for most of the joint IRS debt. You want to get on with your life but today you received a notice from the IRS demanding payment for taxes that your spouse is responsible for. Your questions are: Who is responsible for […]

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