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An IRS tax lien affects different people in different ways depending on a lot of different circumstances.  One concern we come across quite often is whether or not a delinquent taxpayer with an IRS tax lien can sell or refinance their home.  Although a Notice of Federal Tax Lien makes it very difficult to do either, it's possible. 

If you have an IRS tax lien that you cannot satisfy with a lu...
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If you have a formal Installment Agreement with the IRS and are tired of sending in checks each month, one solution is the Payroll Deduction Agreement.

If your employer will agree to it, use IRS form 2159 to have your monthly IRS Installment Agreement deducted directly from your paychecks.  This may decrease your chances of submitting a late payment or missing a payment altogether.

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The IRS Quick Sale Value multiplier on most assets is 80%.  In other words, the Service will value a $100,000 home at $80,000 for Offer in Compromise purposes.  But, 80% isn't used for all assets.  And, some assets have exclusion amounts that will be subtracted from the Quick Sale Value.

Retirement Accounts are valued at 70% by the IRS for Offer in Compromise purposes while the current cash va...
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 IRS Refund Statute Expiration Date and Penalty Relief

Did you know that the IRS has something called the Refund Statute Expiration Date (RSED)? 

The IRS is prohibited from issuing a refund of abated penalties and interest on a full paid account if the RSED has passed.

The Internal Revenue Manual section states:

a claim for credit or refund must be filed within 3 years from t...
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  • Tax Debt Resolution / Tax Relief
  • Offer in Compromise / IRS Settlement
  • IRS Penalty Abatement and Relief
  • Installment Agreement / Monthly Payment Plan
  • Tax Lien, Levy and Garnishment Removal
  • IRS Lien Subordination, Withdrawal, Discharge
  • Enrolled Agents / Tax Debt Specialists

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