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 Read More …

Tax Debt – Why can’t I pay the original balance and receive a waiver of the penalty and interest?

Tax Debt versus penalty and interest A common  question my clients ask is “why won’t the IRS just accept a check for the original tax amount and waive all the penalty and interest”. This question makes alot of sense and in the real world most Read More …