Author: The Law Offices of Nick Nemeth

Spotlight on IRS Interest & Penalty Abatement

Spotlight on IRS Interest & Penalty Abatement

Paying taxes and filing returns is a responsibility that must be taken care of timeously to avoid any issues with the IRS. Action that can be taken against defaulters include the charging of interest and penalties. While the government agency is quite determined about collecting taxes from defaulters, it offers several options to help taxpayers avoid any severe action that might potentially be taken against them. One of the avenues is IRS interest and penalty abatement. What is IRS Tax Abatement Tax abatement refers to getting exemption from penalties that have been levied against you for missing out on payments

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How Much Do You Actually Pay For IRS Offer In Compromise

How Much Do You Actually Pay For IRS Offer In Compromise

When taxpayers are incapable of paying their tax dues through their monthly income and assets by the end of the given time period, the IRS may consider them eligible for the “Offer In Compromise” program. Under this program, eligible candidates can settle their tax dues by paying a fraction of the actual amount. The IRS also allows people to go with this option if paying the due amount can potentially create financial hardships or the total amount is somehow found to be unfair and unreasonable. Very Few Applications Are Approved Although there are unsurprisingly millions of people that face IRS

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When to Hire a Tax Attorney

Hire reputable tax attorney

Hiring an IRS tax attorney is the best way to escape harsh penalties and collection action by the IRS. There are, however, instances where you can deal directly with the IRS, especially when the errors or omissions that are at issue pertain to an amount that has little to no impact on the gross income that you reported. It is advisable to always hire an IRS tax attorney when there are chances things could go south. In this blog, we look at some of the scenarios where you need to hire an attorney to help with IRS tax problems. When

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Guide to Preparing a Request for Appeal

How to file an appeal with IRS?

Every year, millions of tax accounts are audited by the IRS. An IRS audit is a result of a mistake in a taxpayer’s return or suspicion of potential tax fraud. Sometimes, you may receive an unfavorable ruling after a tax audit. If your tax account was audited recently and you are not satisfied with the outcome, you have the option to request for appeal in the IRS appeal office. The IRS appeals phone number is inundated with calls from taxpayers seeking to get decisions against them assessed. In many cases, the IRS office of appeals may overturn or at least

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All You Need to Know about Tax Payment Plans

Tax Payment Plans

Many times taxpayers find themselves in a situation where they owe taxes and are unable to pay at once. The IRS takes strict action when it comes to collecting back taxes and enforcing tax laws. If you find yourself in a situation where you can’t pay your taxes all at once, you can apply for various IRS payment plans that can help you pay your back taxes in a convenient way. In this blog post, we will discuss the different payment plans offered by the IRS and how they can help you clear back taxes. Read on. What is an

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How Tax Debt Can Impact Unemployment Tax Refunds

Understanding IRS Debt Relief

A tax debt can have far-reaching consequences in a variety of ways. That is why it is important to do all you can to pay outstanding taxes as soon as possible. One of the ways tax debt can negatively impact taxpayers is by interfering with unemployment tax refunds. According to the IRS, Unemployment Tax Refunds are subject to normal offset rules, which means they can be seized on account of unpaid federal tax, state income tax, state unemployment compensation debts, child support, spousal support or student loans. Tax attorneys can help taxpayers seek IRS debt relief on favorable terms that

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Tax Liens: What is a Tax Lien Certificate?

Tax lien certificate

A tax lien certificate is a legal document that is issued against a taxpayer’s property that has a lien placed on it due to unpaid taxes. Tax lien certificates are sold to investors through an auction process, allowing the tax authorities to recover the tax amount along with penalties and interest. Taxpayers that are the subject of tax lien should immediately seek tax lien assistance from seasoned tax attorneys. Read on as we discuss various aspects of a tax lien certificate. Definition of a Tax Lien Certificate According to National Tax Lien Association (NTLA), a tax lien certificate is an

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Tips to Take Advantage of Tax Loopholes

FAQs about IRS Penalty Abatement

A tax loophole is a provision that allows taxpayers to avoid paying tax on some of their income. In general, tax loopholes are considered to be a forte of corporations and businesses but there are quite a few that individual taxpayers can take advantage of to save taxes. There are a few gaps in the tax code that are perfectly legal to leverage as a taxpayer. In this blog post, we will discuss some common loopholes in the IRS tax code that can help you save on taxes. Read on. Capital Gains Tax Capital gains tax is the money that

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Common IRS Audit Triggers

IRS Audit Triggers

Preparing tax returns is a complex affair for many taxpayers. The possibility of making a mistake and risking an IRS audit leaves many taxpayers extremely worried. Although full-blown tax audits don’t happen often, there are some factors that can readily trigger an IRS audit. In this blog post, we will discuss some common IRS tax investigation or audit triggers that you must strive to avoid. Read on. Discriminant Information Function Discriminant Information Function or DIF is an IRS computer system that is specifically designed to scan every tax return received by the IRS. It detects any anomalies in the returns

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All You Need to Know about IRS Free File Online

IRS Free File Online

Every year, millions of taxpayers pay their taxes and file returns. For this, they seek assistance from CPAs, attorneys, and accountants. Tax preparation is expensive but there are several ways taxpayers can access free tax preparation assistance to avoid issues pertaining to erroneous or unfiled tax returns. One such option is the IRS Free File program. Read on as we discuss all you need to know about the IRS Free File Program and how you can benefit from it. What is the ‘IRS Free File Online’ Program? The IRS Free File Online Program is a partnership between the IRS and

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