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IRS Private Debt Collectors

The IRS began a program a few years ago where they assign certain cases of overdue tax debts to private debt collectors. If this happens to you the IRS will give you (and your tax representative) written notice that your account is being transferred to the private collection agencies. Watch out for scam phone calls […]

Uncollectible? Why Now May Be the Time to File Your Offer

In my last blog, I talked about why Uncollectible Status may be a good place for a taxpayer to be.  I also explained that it wasn’t a good long-term solution since the IRS would revisit your case at any time.  If you don’t see your financial situation changing, and the thought of those annual IRS […]

What is Uncollectible Status and How to Obtain It?

I’ve written several blog posts on how IRS collection works and the different options available to you such as installment agreements and offers-in-compromise but there’s one option of which you may not be aware:  UNCOLLECTIBLE. The focus of my practice in Severn, MD is to help taxpayers get in compliance with their IRS and state […]

Payroll Tax Debts and Personal Liability

I recently did a blog post on the importance of making estimated quarterly tax payments if you’re self-employed.  I’d like to take this a step further for those of you who are not only self-employed but you also have employees.  (And if you ARE an employee, you’re going to want to make sure that your […]

The Importance of Paying Estimated Taxes

One HUGE difference between being an employee and being self-employed is the need to pay estimated taxes throughout the year.  Stay with me for the details! The focus of my practice in Severn, MD is to help taxpayers get in compliance with their IRS and state tax filings and to represent them before the IRS […]

The New and Improved IRS Streamlined Installment Agreement is Here to Stay!

Did you know that you can enter into an installment agreement with the IRS without having to provide any of your financial information or any supporting documents?  It’s true!  And I can show you how. The focus of my practice in Severn, MD is to help taxpayers get in compliance with their IRS and state […]

Why You Don’t Want to Be a Non-Filer in Severn, MD

Did you know that the IRS penalty for not FILING your Federal income tax return is 10 times greater than the penalty for not PAYING your income taxes?  Yep…seriously.  The IRS offers many different options to taxpayers to help them resolve their tax debt but you’ve got to file those returns!  The focus of my […]

How IRS Collection Works – Expanded

As tomorrow is the due date for individual tax returns on extension, I wanted to expand on my previous blog post on how IRS collection works.  Whether you live in Severn, MD or Anne Arundel County, MD or anywhere else in the world, the IRS collections process works the same.  The focus of my practice […]

How IRS Collection Works

Whether you live in Severn, MD or Anne Arundel County, MD or anywhere else in the world, the IRS collections process works the same.  The focus of my practice in Severn, MD is to help taxpayers get in compliance with their IRS and state tax filings and to represent them before the IRS and the […]