Wednesday, September 16, 2020
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Internal Revenue Service tax issues can be resolved even if you owe hefty sums, and even if you haven't filed your taxes in years. If the problem is blown out of proportion, the IRS may file a federal tax lien, levy your bank account and wages, confiscate and sell your car, home or business. Reaching a tax resolution with the IRS can avert such catastrophic consequences. In some cases, you can reach a tax resolution and settle for far less than the amount you owe. This is known as an Offer in Compromise. An offer in compromise is a tax resolution settlement of a delinquent tax account for less than the original amount owed. However, you will not get such an Offer approved without specialized assistance. As per the data available, in the year 2004 only sixteen percent of Offers were actually accepted. Thus, it is advisable to seek services of professionals (like EAs, CPAs or tax attorneys) specializing in solving tax problems or negotiating a tax resolution. You should get in touch with these professionals if you are involved in tax disputes like un-filed returns, missing records, threat of levy, or, if you need a tax resolution like Installment Agreement or an Offer in Compromise, or want to be declared Currently Not Collectible.Call 866-218-5924 right now for free consultation.
For taxpayers, who are not able to reach a tax resolution immediately, an installment agreement can be a reasonable payment alternative. Installment agreements permit the full payment of the tax debt in smaller, more manageable amounts for the taxpayer. Currently Not Collectible is another tax resolution strategy, which implies that an individual has no ability to repay his or her tax debts. The Internal Revenue Service can affirm a person as "currently not collectible" after the IRS receives concrete substantiation that the individual has no capacity to pay. Once the IRS proclaims an individual as "currently not collectible", the IRS discontinues its recovery or collection activities, including levies and garnishments. However, the IRS sends an annual statement to that taxpayer stating the amount of tax still owed.
The IRS is perennially, under tremendous pressure to recover the billions of dollars, currently outstanding. Therefore, it will seriously consider all the reasonable offers to recover its debts, and try to reach a tax resolution or close cases in all these areas.