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  • Why did the IRS terminate my installment plan?

    Just because you are in an IRS Installment Plan with the IRS doesn’t mean that your work is done.  One of the common questions I get is “why did the IRS terminate my installment plan?”. The following are the most common reasons why this happens. Your Income Changed When you file a tax return the…

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  • Does an IRS installment plan extend the 10 year collection statute?

    An IRS Installment Plan doesn’t extend the IRS Statute of Limitations period for the collection of debt. The IRS has 10 years to collect a tax debt.  The 10 year period begins on the date the tax balance is “assessed”. The tax is usually assessed when the IRS processes the tax return. If your 2004…

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  • If the IRS is willing to set up a payment plan with me, why should I consult with an Arizona Tax Attorney?

    The IRS’ purpose outside of playing favorites, is to collect money.  The IRS is really good at this and would be even better if there weren’t some doggone rules that restrain it. Whenever you speak to an IRS Revenue Officer or someone from IRS Collections, I assure you that the focus is the collection of…

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  • IRS Lien Withdrawal – The $25,000.00 Rule

    IRS Lien Withdrawal – Get to $25,000.00 and it can happen The IRS Tax Lien hurts your credit.  It really does, and everyone is afraid of it as a result.  There are a few ways to get rid of it though or even avoid it in the first place for that matter.  Read more here…

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  • IRS Payment Plans – Why they often fail

    IRS Payment Plans and Why they often fail  If you have serious tax debt and the internet, you are likely familiar with the term “national standards”.  The IRS calls them more generally “Collection Financial Standards” and has this to say about them: “Collection Financial Standards are used to help determine a taxpayer’s ability to pay…

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