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 […]
Trust Fund Recovery Issues
This topic explores the initiation, investigation, & resolution of issues concerning business employment taxes and the Trust Fund Recovery Penalty imposed on owners & Responsible Persons for business employment tax debt.
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 […]
An assessment is the formal recording of a taxpayer’s tax liability. However, this simple definition fails to alert you to the vast division between not owing and owing the IRS, which will bring a myriad of procedural rules to follow. Once the IRS places your debt into their system it is an “assessment” and they […]
Business taxes are often not Income Taxes because a small business doesn’t usually pay Income Taxes. That is because many are either S Corporations or LLC’s. Thus, the entity could never be responsible for income taxes since the taxes are passed through to the owners. However, the tax typically imposed on S Corporations & LLC’s […]
To investigate the facts is the key to winning any IRS case. If you are diligent and persistent you may uncover facts and evidence that prove you don’t owe any taxes or you may find problems you didn’t know existed. You need to build your case before you can make your arguments. So, follow these […]