What is an IRS Claim for Refund?

An IRS claim for refund is, in most cases, a form you file when you ask for money back that you overpaid to the IRS. The critical thing: A claim for refund is time – sensitive — essentially 3 years from the original due date of the return, or 2 years from the date of payment. If you’re too late, …

Passport Revocation updates

A new law passed on December 4, 2015 that gives the Secretary of State the authority to refuse or revoke passports to “seriously delinquent” taxpayers. While the program has been slow to roll out, we do have some new…

Can you stop the IRS?

There are valid ways to negotiate down your debt, or set up a payment plan. Don’t expect the IRS to tell you which is the best choice for you, though. Educate yourself…

How do IRS tax relief programs actually work?

So how does this work exactly? You run up a huge tax debt with the IRS, wave a magic wand and then voila – – – you can settle your IRS debt for pennies on the dollar? Is this right? Why would the government just take less than what is owed?