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 […]

2 New Tax Scams – Sit Up and Take Note!

The IRS has given warning of two new tax scams where criminals are illegally taking money from people, pretending to be from government agencies. The first is rather worrying – a letter sent through the US Postal Service. The other are calls and emails purporting to be from the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS). Let’s look […]

How Long Does It Take To Get An IRS Refund?

Everyone loves a tax refund! ‘Free money’ from the taxman that you can use as you like is always a nice thing to see. The IRS refund can take a little time to process but as always the sooner you file your tax return the sooner it will happen. Checking When Your IRS Refund Is […]

Don’t Fight the IRS Without Representation

Have you received a big tax bill because some of your deductions have been disallowed, or because your employer failed to withhold the proper amount? Chances are that you spent all your cash already, because you hadn’t realized that you would owe so much tax. Perhaps your tax bill has been building over the past […]