Articles Posted in IRS Tax Penalties

When it comes to filing a tax return, or not filing one, the IRS can assess a penalty if you fail to file, fail to pay or both. Here are eight important points the IRS wants you to know about the two different penalties you may face if you do not file or pay timely.

If you do not file by the deadline, you might face a failure-to-file penalty. If you do not pay by the due date, you could face a failure-to-pay penalty.

The failure-to-file penalty is generally more than the failure-to-pay penalty. So if you cannot pay all the taxes you owe, you should still file your tax return on time and explore other payment options in the meantime. The IRS has options such as payment plans, offer in compromise, and other options.

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Tax relief experts have a job pretty similar in nature to specialists of any other field. For example, if you are traveling on the road and suddenly your car breaks down due to a mechanical fault, you cannot fix it without the service of an expert mechanic, unless you possess such proficiencies. Likewise, when your IRS taxes get out of control due to financial problems, carelessness or any other reason, you need the help of a tax relief expert to carry on with your smoother journey of life. But there are many so-called experts you need to beware of, who are there only to take your money. Let us try to expose these scammers!

The American economic system relies heavily on the taxation system and this is why the IRS handles the individuals vehemently who try to evade taxes. However, in current cloudy financial circumstances paying taxes is not an easy job. If you have become a tax defaulter, need not worry because there are several legal ways out.

If you try to solve your IRS tax problems without the technical know-how expertise, it is just like trying to fix your broken car without the help of a mechanic and you will end up nowhere. If you do not want to waste your time and money, contact a reliable tax relief expert, as soon as you realize the tax problem. Procrastination will result in nothing but penalties and higher interest and you will be paying much more than the actual back taxes owed.

Good news for American taxpayers who have an outstanding IRS Tax Debt: IRS is still accepting a large number of requests for settlements of delinquent back taxes from taxpayers who are in financial distress and cannot pay their back taxes in full. However, it is a pity that even a huge number of American citizens are possibly qualified for IRS tax relief programs, yet only a small percentage has managed to settle and benefit from these programs. This article not only explores the mistakes made by the individuals who owe IRS back taxes but also explains the best line of attack to resolve your IRS problems.

Although the Internal Revenue Service is offering the taxpayers having back tax problems a solitary opportunity to say goodbye to their tax debt for good, it neither advertises nor suggests that taxpayers should make the use of their offerings. This clearly depicts that the IRS is more eager to recover its full amount instead of providing you the relief. Therefore, most of the taxpayers in financial hardship are not aware of this golden opportunity.

On the other hand, the major reason for taxpayers not being able to enjoy the tax debt settlement offer by IRS is not awareness. In fact majority of taxpayers shamble their case themselves by taking wrong steps, incorrect paperwork and various other mistakes. At the end of the day, these taxpayers have to pay much more than the actual amount owed or end up doing nothing at all.

Life is a mixture of sunshine and rain, happiness and sadness, success and obstacles, ups and downs. As a matter of fact, majority of people experience more sorrows and less pleasure during their lives. But there are some grave problems than can make you forget all other problems. IRS tax problems are obviously one of these. The worst thing is that most of the people do not know where to go for help and then there are those who even do not bother trying to seek help.

IRS is the considered the most cruel collection agency on the globe and they care about only one thing, their money and they will do anything to recover it. IRS bank levy, IRS tax lien, IRS wage garnishment are the most lethal collection weapons of IRS that can cause immense problems even for well-heeled individuals and organizations.

There are many tax resolution firms that try to rip off their clients but we understand that our clients are already facing financial problems. Our prime target is to solve your problems and that is how we have built our reputation and credibility.

IRS Problem Solvers is who you need If you have tax problems, we can help. Millions of American taxpayers are stressed by their tax problems because it’s hard to address it with the IRS on their own. Our firm specializes in tax problem resolution, we represent taxpayers with unpaid back taxes, unfiled tax returns, and we represent the audited taxpayer before all administrative levels of the IRS. Mike Habib is an expert IRS problem solver.

Tax problems are usually complex matters and should be handled by a specialized tax firm, the principal of our firm, Mike Habib is an IRS problem solver, he provides solutions to tax problems and will explain your options and protect your rights. Most taxpayers ignore their tax problems by doing nothing assuming that it will go away by itself, not knowing that the only sure thing about tax problems is that they do not go away!

When do you need an expert IRS problem solver? If you owe back taxes, or have unfiled tax returns, the IRS will send you notices that are hard to understand, but they are serious! I consider the IRS the largest and most aggressive collection agency in the world! You do not want to ignore them anymore, as there are many options to resolve your tax matters and get peace of mind. You should also be informed that the IRS can garnish your wages, levy your bank account, levy your pensions, your savings, your property and even your social security checks.

Important tax developments in the first quarter of 2010

IRS Tax Relief

While the new law tax changes in the health reform legislation and the hiring legislation were the most significant developments in the first quarter of 2010, many other tax developments may affect you, your family, and your livelihood. These other key developments in the first quarter of 2010 are summarized below. Please call us for more information about any of these developments and what steps you should implement to take advantage of favorable developments and to minimize the impact of those that are unfavorable.

IRS Tax Penalties in Detail

Mike Habib, EA Tax Relief & Tax Problem Resolution

The Internal Revenue Code imposes many different kinds of penalties, ranging from civil fines to imprisonment for criminal tax evasion.

If you do not file your return and pay your tax by the due date, you may have to pay a penalty. You may also have to pay a penalty if you substantially understate your tax, understate a reportable transaction, file an erroneous claim for refund or credit, or file a frivolous tax submission. If you provide fraudulent information on your return, you may have to pay a civil fraud penalty.

Summary of IRS tax penalty rules

Mike Habib, EA Tax Relief & Tax Problem Resolution

Taxpayers who do not file their tax return and pay their tax by the due date may have to pay a penalty. Here are seven things you should know about failure-to-file and failure-to-pay penalties.

Capital contributions did not restore or increase shareholders’ tax bases in loans to S corporations Nathel, (2008) 131 TC No. 17

Mike Habib, EA

The Tax Court has held that taxpayers’ capital contributions to S corporations did not constitute income to the S corporations and that the contributions did not restore or increase their tax bases in their loans to the S corporations.