Essentially, you will prove your financial hardship with the documentation which supports the entries you provide on the Form 433A which the IRS will request of you. This information can be used for a Penalty Abatement Request, to prove Uncollectible Status or to induce acceptance of an Offer in Compromise. For starters, you must diligently […]
Follow the Prep Steps for "Collections" before you consult with Mr.Hopkins. You may also purchase any of our Webinars to complete the IRS Financial Statements (Forms 433) required by the IRS.
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There are 2 reasons you can make an Offer in Compromise: Doubt as to Collectibility & Doubt as to Liability, or both. To start the process of an Offer in Compromise for Doubt as to Collectibility you must complete Form 656, which is included in the Form 656-B booklet. To start the process of an […]
When approached by the IRS for an audit or collections many people believe that by cooperating with the IRS then it shows their good faith and the IRS will leave them alone. That is actually true – up to a point. You must show your credibility & honesty through the presentation of your evidence. But, […]
The proof required to show you are uncollectible & can’t pay so the IRS should cease active collection will be revealed with the Form 433F or Form 433A (& the supporting documentation). This takes a lot of work. Essentially, the IRS subtracts your allowable expenses from your net income and asks you to pay the […]
Payment with No Agreement There are some advantages to simply paying the IRS without a payment agreement, i.e, “Voluntary Payment”. For one, you can designate which year to apply the payments. This is helpful if you owe for multiple years & need to favor a particular year. But, the IRS will keep pestering you […]