Offer In Compromise

Offer In Compromise

FRESH START INITIATIVE 2012- Fresh Start Initiative For offers in Compromise 1.10    On May 21, 2012 the Internal Revenue Service announced another expansion of its "Fresh Start" initiative by offering more flexible terms to its Offer in Compromise (OIC) program…

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IRS Collection Procedures-2011

The IRS Collection Division attempts to collect delinquent taxes as inexpensively and rapidly as possible. To accomplish this task the IRS makes extensive use of computers. Only when automated methods have failed to collect a tax is the matter assigned to an individual for collection

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IRS Collection-2011

By: Robert E. McKenzie ©2011 Custom Search   1.  COLLECTION IRS PROCESSING OF NOTICES OF DELINQUENT TAXES DUE Tax Collection 1.10     The IRS Collection Division attempts to collect delinquent taxes as inexpensively and rapidly as possible. To accomplish this task…

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Offers in Compromise

In 2011 the IRS issued a new offer in compromise form. Taxpayers proposing compromises based upon doubt as to collectibility of effective tax administration must submit revised Form 656. Taxpayers proposing an offer based upon doubt as to liability must now submit Form 656-L and a narrative setting forth defenses to the liability. To comply with the new downpayment requirements taxpayers must submit Form 656-PPV with the required downpayment.

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Installment Agreement and Other Options

The Internal Revenue Service Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 requires the Secretary to grant an installment agreement, at the taxpayer’s option, if:
• the liability is $10,000, or less (excluding penalties and interest);
• within the previous 5 years, the taxpayer has not failed to file or to pay, nor entered an installment agreement under this provision; [Act § 3467; IRC § 6159)

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