Archive for the ‘Expiration of the Collection Statute’ Category

Tax Resolution Tip: Back Taxes Can Expire

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Today’s Tax Resolution Tip:
You may be surprised to hear that back taxes owed have an expiration date. That’s right, the IRS, by law, has 10 years from the date of assessment to finish collection of back taxes, which is referred to as the “Expiration of Back Taxes: Statute of Limitations on IRS Collections.”  This means that after 10 years, if the IRS have not collected back taxes owed, they can
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Individual Taxation: Recent Developments and Changes in Tax Law for Consumers

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

I came across an article called Individual Taxation: Digest of Recent Developments that summarizes recent changes and developments on individual taxation. The article goes into a good amount of detail to outline both last and this year’s tax regulation changes that will affect individual consumers. I highlighted some “best of’s” from the individual taxation article below. It is important to keep informed on tax law changes as most of these changes in taxation
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Tax Resolution Tip: What Is The Statute of Limitations?

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Today’s Tax Resolution Tip:
Quick tax lessons: The Statute of Limitations are laws regarding IRS timings:
- The IRS have 3 years to issue a refund to consumers
- The IRS have 3 years to audit your tax return
- The IRS have 10 years to collect any tax due from consumers
Find our more about the Statute of Limitations and expiration of back taxes. For more tax help, check out our tax relief FAQs and keep
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Expiration of Back Taxes: IRS Collections Statute of Limitations

Sunday, May 15th, 2011

One of the most effective ways to eliminate back taxes is through the Expiration of Back Taxes: Statute of Limitations on IRS Collections tax resolution option. This option is particularly useful for eliminating tax debt if the back taxes have been assessed against you years ago.
You may be surprised to hear that it is a fact that the IRS is prohibited, by law, from collecting on expired back taxes.
Generally, the
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Tax Relief – Top 10 Ways to Reduce Back Taxes and IRS Debt

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

Do you find dealing with the IRS frustrating? Intimidating? Time-consuming? How about all of the above? You’re not alone.
While taxpayers may always represent themselves in front of the IRS, many turn to professional tax help (specialized tax attorneys, CPAs, and Certified Tax Resolution Specialists) in order to maximize their chances of winning a tax settlement while minimizing their contact with the IRS agents.
So what are some of the tax relief
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Big Biz Show Reveals Secret Weapons for IRS Tax Relief and How to Successfully Resolve Back Taxes

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

I recently appeared on the Big Biz Show to discuss the new IRS enforcement initiatives for 2010 and the the post-April 15th tax developments Americans should be aware of! Though April 15th has come and gone, the IRS does not cease its operations. In fact, the first wave of collections for taxpayers who did not pay their returns in full is just around the corner!
Keep in mind that the
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Tax Resolution Scams on the Rise: How to Avoid Tax Settlement and IRS Debt Relief Scams

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Tax resolution scams are on the rise as unethical tax relief companies are taking advantage of the increased number of taxpayers under threat of IRS audits and back taxes.
Because the IRS is increasing enforcement to unprecedented levels, there’s been an increase in the number of unethical tax resolution scams preying on people who owe back taxes. This year we’ve already seen rising numbers of consumer complaints about tax resolution scams.
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Don’t Miss Tax Help Tips on Bankruptcy From Nation’s Leading Tax Expert Brian Compton on the Big Biz Show-Thursday, March 18th at 1:40pm PST

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

Did you know that the IRS does not like to talk about the use of bankruptcy to remove tax liabilities, but the reality is that many IRS taxes, penalties and interest do qualify for complete 100% discharge in bankruptcy?
The IRS is not able to collect on expired back taxes. The IRS has 10 years from the date of assessment (usually close to the filing date) to collect back taxes.
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Tax Help: How to Resolve Your Back Taxes & Prevent Tax Problems If You’re Short on Cash This Season

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

The economy has been tough on a lot of taxpayers this year. Whether you are a small business owner or you’re employed but short on funds, you are not alone in your financial struggle.
So what do you do this tax season if you can’t gather up enough cash to pay what you owe Uncle Sam? Do you file an extension? Do you “ignore” your taxes in hopes that the IRS
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Offer in Compromise: How to Get the Tax Help You Need Through an IRS Offer in Compromise

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

The IRS  Offer in Compromise (OIC) program is designed for struggling taxpayers who, for whatever reason, are absolutely incapable of paying off their tax debt in full. It can be a powerful tool in helping you permanently eliminate your tax debt. If you owe back taxes to the IRS and you are unable to pay the debt in full, you may be eligible for tax relief through the offer in
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Ask the Tax Expert: Back Taxes Gone Forever? How to Get the IRS Off Your Back For Good

Friday, February 5th, 2010

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In these economic times, it is very likely that many taxpayers may have fallen behind on their taxes. The tricky part about owing the IRS money is that when they ask you to pay up, you end up owing them more than just your back taxes–you will also need to pay extortionate amounts of penalties and
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Owe Back Taxes? Worry Not: Ten-Year Statue of Limitations Could Dissolve Your IRS Debt

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

If you owe the IRS back taxes, there is hope that you may not have to pay all of it back if you wait long enough.
Many taxpayers are unaware of the 10-Year Statue of Limitations the IRS must abide by. From the date of your assessment to the ten year mark is the only time the IRS can hold you accountable for payment of your back taxes or unpaid income
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Tax Resolution Services’ Tax Client of the Month Achieves $16,000 in Tax Relief Savings After IRS Tax Collection Statute Expires

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

Every month I choose a very special Tax Client Of The Month.  It’s my way of acknowledging good friends and saying “thanks” to those who support me and my business with referrals, word of mouth and repeat business.
This month’s Client Of The Month is Mr. Matthew M.
Not many people know about the IRS 10 Year Tax Collection Statute.  I’ve blogged about it and my post will answer many of your questions!  Here is
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Ask the Tax Resolution Expert: When Does the IRS 10 Year Collection Statute Expiration Date Begin?

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Question: Does the 10 year collection statute begin when the civil penalties are due?  Or, when the installment agreement has begun?  Or, as in my case, when the installment agreement was reinstated?
Answer: The 10 year Collection Statute Expiration Date (CSED) begins on the ASSESSMENT date, not when the taxes are due and not when you begin an Installment Payment Plan.
There are exceptions to this rule, including if the taxpayer agrees
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How A Business Owner Owed $7 Million in Payroll Tax Debt – But Enlisted Expert Tax Help and Paid Nothing to the IRS!

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

When I appeared on the Wealth TV’s The Big Biz Show recently, I was asked to share a story about one of the biggest IRS problems we’ve helped resolve. I like sharing stories from our client files, not just to brag about Tax Defense Partner’s success rate, but more because it helps reinforce my message to people who are in trouble or behind in their taxes: There’s a solution to
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