IRS mail can be scary. Now, think of our clients knowing they owe money, they simply tend to delay opening the mail. Or, bury it somewhere in their desk, briefcase, or in the backyard. Gut wrenching. The IRS Notice CP2000 is simply a proposed change to your tax return. Proposed, meaning it is not final. However, the […]
I attend a lot of events in the Denver area and most people who don’t happen to work in tax prep, law, or accounting constantly ask me, “What is an Enrolled Agent?” or “What do you do exactly”. Below is a brief definition of what an Enrolled Agent is, who authorizes us to practice, and […]
The government will reopen effective immediately. The Senate agreed to pass the bill to extend the debt ceiling for an additional 90 days or until January 15th. Obama will sign the bill as soon as it lands on his desk tomorrow and furloughed workers are to report tomorrow. Thus, the government shut down will end […]
We had a client who came to us with a smaller IRS tax issue and an IRS tax lien on her credit report. She had several goals in mind as it related to the IRS tax lien and the removal of the IRS tax lien. One of her primary goals was to repair her credit. […]
The article below references IRS tax lien and levy issues during the shut down. Interesting article. Points in the direction of the government shutdown and details what the IRS both shouldn’t be doing, nor will they be doing during the shutdown. http://www.journalofaccountancy.com/News/20138894.htm Enjoy!
I recently acquired a client who is in need of a doubt as to liability offer in compromise. The doubt as to liability offer in compromise is a tricky one. Most people barely understand how to file a doubt as to collectibility (most common OIC filed) much less an offer doubting the tax amount, or […]
IRS has announced on its website (irs.gov/uac/Newsroom/IRS-Operations-During-The-Lapse-In-Appropriations) that its operations have been scaled back due to the government shutdown. However, it emphasized that taxpayers must nonetheless continue to meet their tax obligations as normal. Background on the shutdown. Due to the House and Senate’s failure to pass a short-term spending bill to keep the government […]
Our client came to us with an unpaid trust fund balance totaling over $100,000 before we filed his offer in compromise. The debt stemmed from a business he ran that accrued over $300,000 in payroll tax debt. We assisted him with the closure of the business, thus leading us to the determination we would file […]