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IRS & State Audits Tax Relief Articles

How to Get Information from the IRS


If you have ever been through an IRS audit, you know that the IRS likes to review records. The IRS expects you to have these records. It also expects you to produce the records timely and without question. But you have the right to request records from the IRS too. The Freedom of Information Act […]

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The FTC Warns Taxpayers About Tax Relief Companies


The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is the nation’s consumer protection agency. It works to prevent fraudulent, deceptive and unfair business practices in the marketplace. It weighed in on the tax relief companies in an article posted on its website. Taxpayers should consider the FTC’s warnings before hiring a tax relief company. Unethical Tax Relief Practices […]

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Tax Penalties Tax Relief Articles

Submit a Frivolous Tax Return or Document to the IRS?


We all do things that we regret. It is part of being human. This article addresses one of these things. Specifically, it addresses what you need to do if you filed a frivolous tax return or another document with the IRS and the IRS is attempting to impose a penalty on you for doing so. […]

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Get a Notice CP2000 from the IRS? Here is What You Need to Know


No one wants to get a letter from the IRS. Even seeing the envelope is scary enough. The IRS’s Notice CP2000 is even scarier. The IRS issues the Notice CP2000 to alert you to changes it is making to you tax accounts. It almost always means that the IRS is increasing the amount of tax […]

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IRS Levies & Liens Tax Relief Articles

What You need to Know about the IRS Federal Tax Lien When Selling Property | Part 3


This is the third part of a three-part series of articles that explain what you need to know about the federal tax lien if you have unpaid tax debts. If you missed the prior two installments, you can find them here and here. As explained previously, the IRS’s federal tax lien can have a devastating […]

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IRS Levies & Liens Tax Relief Articles

What Property is Subject to the IRS’s Federal Tax Lien | Part Two


This is the second part of a three-part series of articles that explains what you need to know about the federal tax lien if you have unpaid tax debts. If you missed the first installment of this series, you can read it here. The IRS’s federal tax lien can have a devastating impact on your […]

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IRS Levies & Liens Tax Relief Articles

What You Need to Know About IRS Federal Tax Lien | Part One


If you have unpaid taxes, you may be surprised to learn that the IRS has a lien against your property. The IRS federal tax lien is the tool that allows the IRS to collect unpaid taxes. The IRS’s federal tax lien can have a devastating impact on your personal finances. This is the first installment […]

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The Cost to Hire a Tax Attorney


A friend of mine had a new house built a few years ago. We always seem to be in the midst of some kind of remodeling project, so I had asked him about his selection of appliances, cabinets, carpet, fixtures and windows. I was a bit surprised by his response.  He said he was not […]

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Undelivered Mail from The IRS Can Mean No Taxes Are Due


It is unnerving getting mail from the IRS. For taxpayers who know they have tax problems, it can be tempting to simply ignore the mail with the hope that the IRS will simply go away. This is almost always a bad idea. But there are some very limited circumstances when not receiving IRS mail can […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Resolve Your IRS Debt Today


1. Penalties continue to accrue Unpaid tax debts are subject to late payment penalties. The penalty is typically half of one percent of the amount of the unpaid tax. This may not sound significant given the low rate, but it adds up. The penalty is computed each month or part of a month after the […]