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Settling Unpaid Taxes With Sporadic or Seasonal Income


Sporadic or seasonal income can make it difficult to settle back taxes with the IRS.  For example, if you have a large one time payment that is not likely to continue, can the IRS consider this in evaluating how much you can pay the IRS?  The court addresses this in Margolis-Sellers v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo. […]

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IRS Installment Agreement Calculation Counts Spendthrift Trust Distributions


The IRS generally cannot reach funds in a spendthrift trust to satisfy the trust beneficiary’s unpaid tax debts.  But can the IRS factor in trust distributions in calculating the how much the taxpayer can pay under an installment agreement?  The recent Melasky v. Commissioner, 151 TC 9 (2018), suggests that the IRS can do this […]

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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 […]