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  • 9th Circuit BAP Reviews the Late Filed Return and Bankruptcy Issue

    Keith Fogg, at the terrific tax blog “Procedurally Taxing” has provided a short review of the Martin v. United States Case wherein the 9th Circuit Bankruptcy Panel (BAP) rejects the literal interpretation of Bankruptcy Code Section 523(a)(*).   You can read his review here. If you have tax debt, and have been following the issue…

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  • No the IRS Fresh Start Program Doesn’t Include Penalty Abatement – Sorry

    Almost every person who contacts me asks about getting rid of IRS penalties.  There are two reasons I think this happens: 1.  Many Americans believe in paying debt and see tax as a debt.  But they regard penalties as just unwarranted punishment. 2.  Many people have been falsely led to believe the IRS’s Fresh Start Program…

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  • Releasing an IRS levy when tax returns aren’t filed

    Releasing an IRS levy when tax returns aren’t filed The IRS likes to get attention.  It doesn’t take “selfies” to get it, but once it issues a wage garnishment or a bank levy on your account, you will wish that it just used a camera instead. It doesn’t use a camera because it wants something…

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  • I haven’t filed a tax return in a long time – what should I know?

    I haven’t filed a tax return in a long time – what should I know? If you haven’t filed a tax return for a while – you’re not alone.  There are literally thousands of people and small business owners who haven’t filed a tax return in several years.  The IRS is actively searching for millions…

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  • Unfiled Tax Returns Arizona? 9 Issues to Be Aware Of

    Unfiled Tax Returns? 9 Issues to Be Aware Of Millions of Americans fail to file tax returns each year for various reasons. The most common reason we see is simply procrastination combined with a dash of fear. Every late tax return filer worries about what the consequences might be. Some think about it every day of…

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