Category Archives: Tax Problem Solving

Want to stop an IRS Levy?

If you can’t afford to pay your IRS tax bill, the IRS has a multitude of programs to help you out. One of the most interesting of the IRS programs is something called currently not collectible status.  If the IRS … Continue reading

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Can the IRS take away your Social Security check?

Is social security exempt from an IRS levy or garnishment?  The short answer is no, the IRS is allowed to take away your social security if you fall behind on your payments to the IRS. The rules are laid out … Continue reading

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Fighting a 6672 penalty for employment taxes?

If you were the officer of a company that went belly up there is a good chance the IRS is going to come after you for the missed employment taxes.  Typically the IRS will hit you with something called the … Continue reading

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Taxpayer’s Rights

When it comes to dealing with the IRS, you are in the driver’s seat. Due the to various bouts of Congressional grand standing and political theater, the tax code is riddled with provisions that help out individuals. Hit with an … Continue reading

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FTB Notices about missed installment payments

Do you have an installment plan with the franchise tax board?  If so you and 15,999 other people with installment agreements experienced a slight glitch with your December payment. Ironically the exact same thing happened last December as well. The … Continue reading

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Can you make the IRS pay your legal fees?

What if you the IRS audits you and you, with the help of your lawyer or attorney, are able to show the IRS you did nothing wrong. Are you now able to go after the IRS for your lawyer fees? … Continue reading

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The reason for IRS audits

How does the IRS select who is going to be audited?  Typically it comes down to the taxpayer making up outlandish figures and thinking the IRS it too dumb to know the difference. A very public case on point would … Continue reading

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Could you lose your license if you are behind in taxes?

The big news in the tax world is that New York just passed a law saying that if you owe the state more than $10,000, you could lose your drivers license. What a lot of people don’t realize is that … Continue reading

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Received a bad 1099?

Have your received a 1099 with bad information?  A 1099 that had an incorrect amount?  It certainly wouldn’t be the first time that someone issued a bad 1099. Think about it, millions of 1099s are issued each year, there are … Continue reading

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Missed Checkbox is probably going to cost millions in taxes

Worried that if you forgot to check a box the IRS or Franchise Tax Board can hit you with a bunch of penalties? Unfortunately it seems your fear is justified. A San Francisco judge recently determined that Sprint (yes, that … Continue reading

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