Tax Debt Relief Articles

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How can I stop a garnishment on my paycheck?

There are several reasons that could cause a garnishment on your wages, including owing money to the IRS. Wage garnishment is obviously not the ideal scenario, as it means you don't have control over when and how much money comes out of your income. It means you never see ...

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Can the IRS Summon Your Bank Records

The IRS can investigate any finances if they believe you are a taxpayer withholding assets. One tool they use to assess this would be a bank summons. This document requires your bank to send your account balances, bank statements, and other information directly to the IRS. Your summons will ...

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Can The IRS Garnish My SSI Income For Unpaid Taxes?

We are an aging society, and as the rate of Baby Boomers retiring rises every year securing your Social Security Income (SSI) becomes even more important. Indeed, while around 50% of US citizens have additional investments and savings put away for their retirement the other half are relying solely ...

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Can the IRS take my house if I owe back taxes?

When you are going through tax issues, it’s natural to worry about whether you are going to lose your home. Your home is your biggest asset and it can be stressful to feel like you’re going to have to give it to the IRS.  The process of dealing with ...

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What Are IRS Soft Letters?

If you receive an IRS tax letter in the mail, don't panic! While an IRS letter is not something you want to ignore, receiving one doesn't mean you have to close your doors and start an IRS payment plan. An IRS soft letter is often designed to inform you ...

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How to Qualify for Financial Aid When You Owe Back Taxes to the IRS

With the rising cost of college tuition, many people seek financial aid assistance to make the cost of attending college more affordable. However, some individuals may find that their financial situations hinder them from receiving federal financial aid. One of the most common challenges people face when seeking federal financial ...

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Is it my responsibility to pay my spouse’s back taxes?

Knowing if you have any liability for back taxes is so important, and it depends on a variety of factors too. In this guide, you will find out if you are liable and the steps you need to take to ensure the best result out of your situation. How was ...

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I haven’t filed taxes in 10 years or more; am I in trouble?

You may have thought you didn't need to file taxes because you didn't make enough money or other extenuating circumstances, or you may have simply forgotten to file your taxes. However, most people earn over a certain amount to file taxes. If it has been a significant amount of ...

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What Happens If The IRS Sends You To Collections?

Fulfilling your tax obligations is undoubtedly a crucial aspect of being a responsible and law-abiding citizen. In the United States, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the governmental body tasked with ensuring that citizens pay their taxes in full amounts and on time. However, you may not be able to ...