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Fall 2019 Best Practices for Scoring an Offer in Compromise from the IRS

An IRS offer in compromise could be the ultimate solution to your current tax woes. This arrangement allows you to settle your current tax debt for far less than what you actually owe. It’s not exactly easy to achieve, however. Below, we’ve highlighted a few up-to-date options for scoring an offer in compromise in 2019. […]

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Appealing a Rejected Offer in Compromise: The Right Way Versus the Wrong Way

The IRS offer in compromise may be an excellent option for resolving tax debt, but it’s never a sure thing. Typically, less than half of the applications are accepted. In 2014, for example, just 27,000 of the 68,000 offers the IRS received were ultimately accepted. You’re certainly not alone if you’ve suffered rejection at the […]

Offer in Compromise — Resources to Help You Understand This IRS Option

The IRS Offer in Compromise can prove a valuable source of tax relief, but it’s not ideal in every situation. This program is inherently difficult for the average taxpayer to understand. Confusion surrounding eligibility standards and application procedures could ultimately lead to rejection. The more you know, the better prepared you’ll feel for the difficulties […]

What Does Doubt As to Collectibility Mean?

You’ve determined that an offer in compromise is your best bet for resolving your tax issues. Unfortunately, the hard work is only about to begin. As you launch into the OIC application process, you will quickly discover that a lot depends on whether you possess a doubt as to collectibility or doubt as to liability. […]

Does your Accepted Offer in Compromise Become Public Record?

A variety of factors may go into your decision to pursue or avoid an IRS offer in compromise. For some candidates, privacy is a chief consideration. If you count yourself among this growing group of taxpayers, it’s important to understand: offers in compromise are far from private. Accepted offers are a matter of public record, […]

Offer in Compromise Payment Agreements: What You Need to Know

The idea of an offer in compromise may be appealing, but what if you still struggle to pay off your tax debt or negotiated to offer amount? It’s in the best interest of the IRS to grant you a viable means to pay up, so thankfully, payment plans are available beyond the recommended lump sum […]

Appealing a Rejected Offer in Compromise: The Right Way Versus the Wrong Way

The IRS offer in compromise may be an excellent option for resolving the tax debt, but it’s never a sure thing. Typically, less than half of the applications are accepted. In 2014, for example, just 27,000 of the 68,000 offers the IRS received were ultimately accepted. You’re certainly not alone if you’ve suffered rejection at […]

What Forms Do You Need for an IRS Offer in Compromise?

You’ve decided that the IRS offer in compromise (OIC) is the best solution to your current tax issues. If your OIC is accepted, you could settle your current tax debt for far less than you actually owe. First, however, you will need to get through a considerable amount of paperwork. The exact forms you need […]

5 Essentials Things to Remember About the IRS Offer in Compromise Program

Mired in tax debt? The IRS offer in compromise could be your path to a fresh start. This program allows select taxpayers to settle their bill for far less than they actually owe. Whether you intend on seeking an OIC or simply would like to know more about your options, you’ll want to keep the following five […]