Archive for the ‘Freedom of Information Requests’ Category

Income Tax Relief for Taxpayers: Reduce Your IRS Debt by Qualifying for Offer in Compromise

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

The IRS is the worst institution for taxpayers to owe money to. And no one should take comfort in knowing that the IRS clerks working for $9.75-$10.25 an hour have people’s financial fates in their hands, and by them flipping a switch, can generate a tax lien notice or a levy notice to any bank or employer. When I was on the LA Talk Radio show with TJ McCormack
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Tax Help Definitions

Friday, January 4th, 2008

Abatement A partial or complete cancellation of taxes, penalties or interest owed by a taxpayer.
ACS See Automated Collection System.
Automated collection System (ACS) A computerized collection process for IRS collectors to contact delinquent taxpayers by telephone and mail.
Collateral Agreement An agreement sometimes secured by the IRS prior to acceptance of an Offer in Compromise when the IRS wants to cover a future, reasonably possible event, such as a
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Freedom of Information Requests

Friday, December 28th, 2007

Many taxpayers just want to know what type of information is in their IRS file without drawing a lot of attention to themselves. Congress passed legislation (FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT) that requires government agencies, including the IRS, to disclose such information when requested.
Freedom of Information documents can also be used to explain why, how, when and where a taxpayer’s IRS problems started. Having this information is helpful as it
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