How To Resolve Back Tax Debt Issues

With the IRS and state tax authorities you can run but you can’t hide. In this article, we at Defense Tax will show you how to tackle your back tax debt issues without getting in trouble. The IRS won’t forget you if you simply fail to declare your taxes. Though hundreds of thousands of people […]

Why The Tax Advocate Service Is Not Good

The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is an organization set up by Congress to help organizations and individuals dealing with issues with the IRS. It is not always the best option if you have problems with the IRS as we will discuss here.  What is the TAS? The TAS is an independent body run by the […]

Why The Fast Track Settlement With The IRS Is Not Good

During the later stages of a tax audit by the IRS, you have the opportunity to do a ‘Fast Track’ appeal to resolve your dispute within 60 days and to avoid the lengthy full appeals process. This might not always be advantageous and still requires representation for you to achieve any results of benefit to […]

How The Coronavirus Will Affect Taxes

The coronavirus pandemic is killing thousands and putting thousands more into dire financial trouble. The economy goes into meltdown. There is hope for low and middle-income earners, and everyone is able to pay their taxes at a later date.  Federal tax deadline delay For the tax year 19-20, you won’t now be penalized for filing […]

10 Ways to Settle Your IRS Tax Debts For Less Than What You Owe

10 Ways to Settle Your IRS Tax Debt Do you Find dealing with the IRS frustrating, Intimidating and Time-consuming? You’re not alone. While taxpayers may always represent themselves in front of the IRS, many turn to professional tax help (specialized IRS Tax attorneys, CPAs, and Certified Tax Resolution Specialists) in order to maximize their chances […]

Could the IRS Fresh Start Program Help You?

The Fresh Start program is a system where the Offer In Compromise (OIC) was reformed to make it easier for those in tax debt to write off much of their debts and get a fresh start. In 2011 the federal government came to the understanding that thousands of people with tax debt to the IRS […]

Paying Tax Quarterly? Next Payment Due This Week!

Under the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) many people will find they now have to pay their taxes every quarter. If that’s you, you need to get the checkbook out as the next tax payment day is the 16th September. Who has to pay? There are two broad groups of taxpayers – those […]

All New Tax Withholding Calculator Now Works For Self-Employed

If you have self-employed income or are retired the IRS has completely revamped its tax withholding calculator for you to get a good estimate as to how much tax you will have to pay. With self-employed and other types of taxpayers often now paying their bill quarterly it is sensible to have a look at […]