There are only 4 ways of eliminating your IRS debt: 1) Paying it, 2) Waiting until the statute of limitations for collection has expired, 3) Successfully presenting an Offer in Compromise or 4) Discharge in Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. Each of these carries positive and negative consequences to you. If you pay it, […]
Currently Not Collectible
The advantages & disadvantages of being in temporarily uncollectible status with the IRS.
If you owe the IRS they will require your financial disclosure by asking you to complete a “Collection Financial Statement”. The Form to send them is a Form 433. The IRS may even request the Form. (See Notice LT27) There are several varieties of Form 433. The IRS will want to know your income, debts, […]
When the IRS audits you they send an IRS Agent to investigate. When you owe taxes, the IRS sends a Revenue Officer to collect. This article deals with IRS tax debts and the powers of IRS Revenue Officers. Before they contact you about your file, the IRS Revenue Officer has already done an extensive background […]
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 […]
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 […]