Initial IRS History Analysis – Free For Non-Business Related Clients
We start each case by contacting the IRS and obtaining information and documents that tell us among other things:
- How much debt exists
- Which years are owed
- When the Collection Statute Expiration Date will run out
- Whether the IRS Debt might meet date requirements for discharge in bankruptcy
- Whether a “Final Notice of Intent to Levy” has been issued
- Whether an Equivalent Hearing Request may still be made
- Whether tax returns are missing
- Which returns need to be filed
- What was reported as income for each year where a return needs to be filed
- Whether the IRS has filed returns for you
Initial Financial Analysis – Free For Non-Business Related Clients
If you will completely and correctly fill out a worksheet and provide some other documentation. we’ll use that information and the IRS information to determine your best legal options.
Phone Discussion with Attorney – $0.00
If you’re a wage earner, self employed, or retired, and have tax and other debt problems, you can speak with a local, experienced attorney who will review your situation, ask some questions, and discuss your options.
In Person Bankruptcy Appointment With Attorney- $0.00
If during the phone discussion, bankruptcy sounds like it may be the best option, than we’ll make an appointment to meet and discuss your situation in more depth. You can also make an the in-person bankruptcy appointment by visiting this calendar and making it yourself later.
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
Base Chapter 7 Case* below median income – Wage Earner or Retiree – $950.00 plus $335.00 filing fee OR $350.00 plus $335.00 filing fee and $200.00 per month for 4 months after petition filing.
Base Chapter 7 Case* above median income – Wage Earner or Retiree – $1250.00 plus $335.00 filing fee OR $650.00 plus $335.00 filing fee and $200.00 per month for 4 months after petition filing.
Base Chapter 7 Case* – Small Business/Self Employed – $2400.00 plus $335.00 filing fee OR $1200.00 plus $335.00 filing fee and $200.00 per month for 7 months.
Other Fees – Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
IRS Debt Discharge Date Analysis Per Tax Year – $100.00
Reaffirmation Agreement – $150.00
Judicial Lien Avoidance – $450.00
Court Required Pre – File Counseling – $10.00 to $25.00
Court Required Post – File Counseling – $0.00 to $25.00
Discharge and Asset Planning – Additional Fee TBD
Litigation – Hourly
Dealing with IRS lien and IRS Collection on Lien Post Discharge – Hourly
Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
Base Case – $4500.00 (250.00 attorney fee files case ($750.00 if self employed) remainder paid in installments over 36-60 months from plan payments made to Chapter 13 Trustee)
Other Fees – Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
Court Filing Fee – $310.00
Pre – File Counseling – $10.00 to $25.00
Post – File Counseling – $0.00 to $25.00
Litigation – Hourly
Conversion – $950.00
*Base Chapter 7 Case – Representation in a “Base” Chapter 7 includes all meeting, analysis of income/budget/assets, document preparation, issue explanation, filing within 60 days of initial in person meeting, creditor noticing, 341 meeting attendance and trustee communication necessary for your chapter 7 case to reach discharge status.