IRS Payment Plan Calculator: Finding your Minimum IRS payment

Thousands of taxpayers fall short of their federal and state tax obligations each year. And although the IRS has a reputation as a hard headed collection agency there are still options available to those that owe. However, the options become more and more limited if taxpayers ignore notices and wait too long. In this blog, I will discuss how to calculate a minimum monthly payment, based on IRS guidelines and personal experience, which should help taxpayers avoid bigger issues down the road.

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Five Things To Know When Dealing With An IRS Revenue Officer

Many taxpayers who have experienced owing back taxes to the IRS have never had to deal with a Revenue Officer. Having a Revenue Officer assigned to collect back taxes doesn’t have to be as scary as it sounds but, it can be intimidating for someone who has never dealt with one before. That’s why we at Spaulding Legal, APC thought we would outline some of the most important things to keep in mind when dealing with a Revenue Officer based on our own experiences in handling these cases.

When to Hire a Tax Attorney

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Find Out If You Are Extending The Time The IRS Has To Collect From You

How long does the IRS or state have to collect? This is one of the biggest questions taxpayers have about a tax debt. Although this is important to know, a more important question might be what events can extend the time the IRS or state has to collect. The reason this is important is that many taxpayers unknowingly end up extending the Collection Statute Expiration Date (CSED), the date when the debt expires. In this blog, we will discuss the events that can extend the CSED in more detail. If you are unfamiliar with the Collection Statute of Limitations, CSEDs, and other terminology related to this topic it may be worth reading our blog What You Need To Know About How Long The IRS Can Collect From You before continuing.

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What You Need To Know About How Long The IRS Can Collect From You

Owing taxes to the IRS, FTB, EDD, or CDTFA can seem like an endless uphill struggle with no end in sight. What most taxpayers don’t realize is that each of these taxing authorities actually has a set date for when they can no longer legally collect the tax debt from the taxpayer. In this blog, we will discuss the length of time each taxing authority has to collect the tax debt, how the expiration date can be tolled (extended), and how this date can affect options for resolving the tax issue.

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