A Guide to Filing Unfiled Tax Returns

There are certain legal responsibilities every US citizen has to comply with every coming year. Filing and paying federal taxes is one that is a constant cause of stress for many. According to Forbes, about 7 million people in the USA fail to file their tax returns each year. The IRS, as a part of its National Research Program, released a study in 2011 that indicated government losses of up to $28 billion per year as a result of non-filing. The more you put off filing and paying your taxes, the greater the risk of facing consequences that are enforced

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Innocent Spouse Tax Relief with The Law Offices of Nick Nemeth

Innocent and injured spouse tax relief are two different avenues that can be pursued by couples filing joint tax returns if one party faces tax consequences due to the actions of their partner. Although the two scenarios are fairly different, they are both meant to release the innocent spouse from income tax liabilities that arise from joint tax filing. Before you request the IRS to consider you for innocent spouse relief or injured spouse relief, it is imperative to understand the differences between the two. In this blog, we will first have a look at the difference between innocent and

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IRS Tax Appeals with Nick Nemeth

Discrepancies involved in tax collection, proposed tax assessments, or other IRS actions can increase a taxpayer’s grievances. Once you receive a final notice from the IRS, you may seek tax dispute resolution through legal intervention. Filing appeals is a preferable, yet less formal approach than other court proceedings, but is independent of judicial mandates of evidence or procedure. In the past, appeals have helped settle a significant number of cases. Let us take a closer look at the various aspects of Appeals, and how you can benefit from the process. What is an appeal? Created in 1927, the Internal Revenue

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Failure to meet your annual tax obligation is an invitation to severe financial and legal consequences. The IRS can impose legal penalties, delay reimbursement, and in worst-cases, seize your possessions and put you behind bars. There is no escape from filing and paying your taxes, but the IRS provides a few avenues to help those who are unable to make payments due to financial difficulties. Offer in Compromise “OIC”, is an agreement between the IRS and a taxpayer that allows the taxpayer to settle their tax liabilities for an amount less than the actual unpaid amount. It is, however, worth

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What you Need to Know About IRS Audits

IRS Tax Audit
Being the subject of an IRS audit is one of the worst IRS tax problems you can have as a taxpayer. If a taxpayer faces an IRS tax investigation, the Internal Review System (IRS) will examine their financial info and accounts to check for discrepancies and inaccuracies. There is no hard and fast criteria when it comes to selecting taxpayers for an audit. In fact, the entire procedure represents a random selection process, in which the agency’s computer system is employed to flag returns that deviate from the norm. One way to properly defend yourself during an audit and safeguard

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Answering Frequently Asked Questions About IRS Tax Levies And IRS Bank Levies

IRS Bank Levy Process with Nick Nemeth

If you owe money to the IRS, a tax levy is one of the main tax problems you could face. There are many different types of IRS tax levies, including wage levies and bank levies. A Bank levy is the IRS’s right to collect the amount owed by a taxpayer. Under the provision, the IRS freezes the funds available in the defaulter’s bank account. Even though a bank levy is one of the most extreme tactics used by the IRS to collect outstanding payments; the good news is, taxpayers have ways to avoid the situation. To best deal with this

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All You Need To Know About Wage Garnishment

As per the latest study by the ADP Research Institute, the IRS garnishes wages of around seven percent of workers in America every year. There are many types of debts which can result in wage garnishments, such as unpaid federal or state taxes, overpaid unemployment benefits or social security, alimony, credit card debt, child support, and personal bankruptcy. A garnishment order from the IRS is time-sensitive and may impose an extensive compliance burden on employers, making it critical to hire a wage garnishment lawyer who can help them take adequate steps to comply with garnishment orders. Continuing further, let’s discuss

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What is a Tax Lien, and How Long Does it Last?

One of the key responsibilities of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is collecting taxes, for which it can activate different collection measures. When it comes to collecting taxes, a federal tax lien is one of the most powerful tools in the armory of the IRS. Given the intricacies involved in dealing with a federal tax lien, it is advisable to hire an experienced IRS tax attorney that provides tax lien assistance according to your case. Continuing on the topic, read on, as we discuss the ins and outs of an IRS tax lien. Overview A federal tax lien is issued

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Pros and Cons of IRS Installment Agreements

There are very few experiences as dreadful as owing the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) a large amount of money without the ability to pay anytime soon. Not all hope is lost, however, as there are multiple IRS debt help options available to taxpayers in such a scenario, including IRS Offers in Compromise and IRS Installment Agreement. It’s worth noting that you cannot opt for both the Installment Agreement and Offer in Compromise to settle your taxes. It is crucial to understand which IRS penalty abatement options best suits you. For that, you will need a Dallas tax attorney who can

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All You Need to Know about US Tax Courts

US Tax Courts
The United States Tax Court is a Federal trial court that is an independent judicial forum, neither controlled by nor connected with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). It was created by Congress as an independent judicial authority for taxpayers disputing certain IRS determinations. If an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) audit reveals that your tax return was inaccurate, you may face certain penalties, such as extra interest charges, civil penalties, civil fraud penalties, and criminal fines, among others. You have the option of appealing to get some relief that the auditor may have imposed. However, circumstances may also arise where an

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