Congress Provides Significant Relief for Back Taxes

There are winners and losers when it comes to the recent tax changes proposed by Congress. As it turns out, those who owe back taxes to the IRS may be in the winner category. The proposed changes will significantly increase the amount of income that is beyond the IRS’s reach. If the legislation is passed…

Three Most Frequently Asked Questions About Paying the IRS

Working with the IRS can be difficult. If you are trying to make a payment to the IRS, you may find that you cannot even get the IRS to accept your payment. Here are the three most frequently questions clients ask us about making payments to the IRS. When Must Taxes Be Paid? Income taxes…

When the IRS’s Collection Efforts Create an Economic Hardship

The IRS has broad collection powers that it can bring to bear to collect unpaid taxes. Even though it has these powers, it often chooses not to use them. This is especially true in cases where the collection actions would result in an economic hardship for the taxpayer. What is an Economic Hardship? The term…