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Yes, we have a separate division that deals strictly with the High Dollar Unit of the IRS. We are one of the few firms in the country that handles tax liabilities this high. Our professional team of IRS tax lawyers has 50 years of combined experience in negotiating with this special division of the IRS. In fact, one of our lead attorneys is a former IRS tax attorney that has represented the government in many complex tax law issues. He brings a wealth of knowledge for clients and is invaluable in providing tips about the ins and outs of how the government process works and what steps can be taken to prevent further actions from occurring. We understand how to enforce every possible tax break and tax relief code that is available to the taxpayer who is suffering from a massive liability. Our IRS lawyers will help to negotiate the lowest possible settlement for your debt using smart methods that work within your budget and lifestyle. We have an impressive track record for settling our client’s debt for a fraction of what is owed, saving tens of thousands of dollars and ensuring that both personal and professional assets and property are protected – now and in the future. Contact us today. We can help at 310-883-7930 or toll free at 1-888-868-1616 for a free consultation.
IRS leniency is a series of steps taken by the IRS to more effectively administer new and old programs whereby taxpayers can receive maximum benefit from said programs and policies. A more lenient IRS allows taxpayers to more easily pay down there tax burden by relaxing the previous rules by which they qualified for relief or reduction programs, as well as enable taxpayers to remain current and compliant. Good tax attorneys can not only determine the best way to settle your tax debt,they can process the paperwork,negotiate your case directly with the IRS, and get you the best settle the law allows. A good tax attorney is THE way to go.
If you’ve had an state or IRS bank levy filed on your account, call us NOW, as our IRS tax attorneys have only 21 days to intercede and stop the levy from taking some or all the funds in your account. We CAN and we will stop both IRS and State bank levies, but in order to do so, we must act quickly. If you wait too long, the government will place an IRS bank levy upon your accounts, which freezes your accounts and seizes any money in them, up to the amount that you owe. If there is not enough money in your accounts, all money will be removed and your accounts will typically remain frozen until the debt is paid in full. An IRS bank levy is serious business that can make it impossible to pay bills, make major purchases and even cover day to day living expenses. Unfortunately, a levy is not a one-time event. If needed, a levy can occur over and over again to ensure that a debt is paid off. In addition, banks may charge penalties, interest rates and bounced check fees during this time. Plus, bills can become past due as a result of your frozen funds. A levy can end up costing a lot more than just the initial cost of debt. Contact us today for a quick, FREE confidential consultation to find out what options are available for the resolution of your potential bank levy. Call us now at 310-883-7930 or toll free at 1-888-868-1616 for a free consultation.
If you’ve not retained the protection of a good tax attorney and the IRS actually collects on your tax debt by taking money from your bank account there are still options to restore the taken funds back into your account, but you must act FAST. From the date of the bank action you have 21 days to have the money restored to your accounts,but you must have a plan or strategy to offer the IRS or state in order to have the funds restored. The IRS will likely NOT release the funds back to you until an alternative plan to pay your tax burden is fully developed or in process. A good tax attorney can act fast to help get your levied bank account back to health, as well negotiate directly with the IRS to institute a livable plan to settle the tax debt once and for good.
When your paycheck is garnished, hardships abound and the likelihood that your personal budget is in peril moves closer to certainty. Wage earners in this day and age are essentially “closely held companies” and to simply have your wages taken by the IRS is not an option. Some wage earners are unable to put food on the table after a wage levy is imposed. A tax attorney can undo a wage garnishment,develop and implement livable strategies to help you pay the tax debt, and provide advice to keep you safe from future wage actions.
Oftentimes, when taxpayers fail to pay the IRS, the government will assign a revenue officer to the case. A revenue officer is the worst kind of collector that you can have, and once they’ve got your number, you won’t hear the end of it until your debt is settled. Revenue officers can come knocking on your door if you have unpaid income taxes or payroll taxes, and have failed to contact the IRS to work it out or set-up a payment plan. It’s never too late to get help. In fact, if the IRS has tracked you down at your home or business, now is the time when you should be seeking an IRS tax attorney that can help to protect you and minimize the damage. The problem with ignoring or hiding from IRS revenue officers is that the problems only get worse as taxes become more and more delinquent. In fact, the next steps after trying to contact you by mail or in person include wage garnishment and bank levies, where your assets are seized until your debts are paid. This can cause all kinds of serious issues, so it’s best to deal with the IRS a.s.a.p. Contact us today. We can help at 310-883-7930 or toll free at 1-888-868-1616 for a free consultation.
If your assets are seized by the IRS because of an unpaid tax liability, a plan must be put in place quickly or the IRS will continue to take from you until a plan is offered up. If business assets are taken from you, your ability to do business and draw income is in immediate jeopardy. The question you pose to yourself is : How do I viably live or do business if the very means by which I live or draw income (my stuff) is taken and sold off by the IRS to pay my tax burden? ..a bit of a quagmire..isn’t it? Asset seizure can quickly and effectively be stopped by hiring a good tax attorney to clean up the mess. They can help directly in proving up to the IRS your inability to repay the tax burden on the IRS’ terms and that seizures are not necessary. They can implement a plan for you so that you can freely move forward and keep current with your business expenses and taxes,as well as simultaneously deal with the back tax burden.
An IRS tax lien is action taken by the government staking it’s claim on a chosen asset of yours, as well as placing a mark on your credit record as a result of an unpaid and overdue tax liability. Liens can hamper your ability to obtain credit,and should be dealt with asap. Liens are typically a permanent fixture until the tax liability that the lien is predicated on is satisfied, or paid in full. Liens can sometimes be removed, or subordinated prior to or without a tax liability being fully paid. Call a good tax attorney for ways this can be done.
Multiple and delinquent filing of tax returns can create a tax burden, and related collection peril, well beyond the simple action of filing these overdue returns. Multiple delinquent tax returns are reviewed by the IRS with GREAT scrutiny, and if not prepared and filed with care and strategy, can cause immeasurable harm. The commonly perceived notion is that the IRS is assuming you have something to hide, as the returns would have been filed timely had you not had “something to hide”. An Enrolled Agent can most effectively prepare and file back returns with a proven ability to pass the scrutiny of the IRS, and limit or eliminate audit concerns. Once filed, a good tax attorney can most effectively implement strategies to deal with this new, and often times larger than usual, tax burden.
Multiple and delinquent filing of tax returns can create a tax burden, and related collection peril, well beyond the simple action of filing these overdue returns. Multiple delinquent tax returns are reviewed by the IRS with GREAT scrutiny, and if not prepared and filed with care and strategy, can cause immeasurable harm. The commonly perceived notion is that the IRS is assuming you have something to hide, as the returns would have been filed timely had you not had “something to hide”. An Enrolled Agent can most effectively prepare and file back returns with a proven ability to pass the scrutiny of the IRS, and limit or eliminate audit concerns. Once filed, a good tax attorney can most effectively implement strategies to deal with this new, and often times larger than usual, tax burden.
An IRS Audit is time consuming,all encompassing, and will likely leave you with an unexpected tax burden. Upon receipt of a notice of exam it is best to strategize quickly, as the clock is ticking at this point. To enter into an audit without proper representation is like walking into a courtroom as a defendant without counsel. ALL reasonable minds, and most recorded data, suggest that the unrepresented lose their argument more often and at great personal cost.Don’t be a VICTIM going in….be a VICTOR going out!…..hire great counsel. Hire a tax attorney to defend your rights, defend your arguments, and shut down the audit soon…unscathed, or with barely a dent in your honor and pocketbook. "What’s the difference between an Audit and a root canal procedure? There is seemingly no difference…both are very painful and expensive, and there’s generally a lot of bleeding….. Only a dentist can “SLOW the bleeding” in the dentist’s chair….but a good tax attorney can PREVENT the bleeding from the outset" William Shakespeare
There are many thing that can spark an Audit, however it is generally a good rule to have proper substantiation to back your claims in the event you are “The Chosen One”. On the whole, audits are the exception and not the norm. Audits can be triggered by claiming lots of expenses, and weighing these expenses against a proportionally smaller income. A similar reason for an audit is taking lots of Sch C deductions based on what the IRS sees as a “hobby” and not a genuine sole-proprietorship, especially if losses are repeatedly claimed year after year. Audits can also arise from under-reported or unusually high/low income. The most important thing to do when chosen for Audit is to have good representation to ensure a statistically proven and more favorable outcome in the end.