What are the Cons of an Offer-in-Compromise? Nothing comes in life for free. Offers are no different. I can list off about a dozen things which could make an offer a bad idea. I will talk about the top three things as this is what gets people 90% of the time. I will also be doing a podcast, to be … [Read more...]
IRS Offer in Compromise – How Much Do I Offer?
How Much Do I Offer to Qualify for an IRS Offer-in-Compromise? This post is a continuation of a series on the IRS offer-in-compromise program. Click here and here to read about the OIC process and programs. In this post, I am going to get right to the heart of it. How much do I need to offer the … [Read more...]
Which IRS Offer Program Do I Qualify For?
The Three Types of IRS Offer-in-Compromise Programs I have previously introduced what an IRS offer-in-compromise is (for more detail on the basics click here). Briefly, an IRS offer-in-compromise is a legally binding contract between the taxpayer and the IRS to settle a tax debt for something less … [Read more...]
Offer-in-Compromise Basics: What is Reasonable Collection Potential?
In my last blog post I talked a bit about the three types of offers-in-compromise. Offers as to doubt as to collectability make up a large majority of offers made to the IRS. The key to making a successful offer based on doubt as to collectability is the concept of reasonable collection potential. … [Read more...]
Make Me an Offer! The IRS Offer-in-Compromise Program.
What is an Offer-in-Compromise? Offers-in-compromise are one of the most powerful tools in my arsenal to completely resolve a client’s back taxes. If you listen to the radio or watch television you must have heard ads talking about settling your tax debts for "pennies on the dollar". What these … [Read more...]
3 Things You Need to Know About Back Taxes
Owe Back Taxes to the IRS? Here Are 3 Things You Need to Know. I know the title is a bit click-bait-y but if you are here reading this then it worked. Don't worry, I am a man of my word and there are indeed 3 things you need to know about back taxes. These 3 things are not going to make your back … [Read more...]