IRS Taxpayer Forgiveness Program – New IRS Effort to Help Struggling Taxpayers Get a Fresh Start – Major Changes Made to IRS Lien Process

The IRS current effort to help struggling taxpayers, the Internal Revenue Service announced in 2011 a series of new steps to help taxpayers can get a fresh start with their overdue income tax liabilities. In fact, the IRS program is called “the Fresh Start Initiative.”

The goal of the IRS is to help individuals and small businesses meet their tax obligations, without adding unnecessary burden to taxpayers. Specifically, the IRS is announcing new policies and programs to help taxpayers pay back taxes and avoid tax liens.

“We are making fundamental changes to our lien system and other collection tools that will help taxpayers and give them a fresh start,” former IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman said. “These steps are good for people facing tough times, and they reflect a responsible approach for the tax system.”

The IRS Fresh Start Initiative centers on the IRS making important changes to its lien filing practices that will lessen the negative impact on taxpayers. The changes include:

  • Significantly increasing the dollar threshold when federal income tax liens are generally issued, resulting in fewer tax liens.
  • Making it easier for taxpayers to obtain lien withdrawals after paying a tax bill.
  • Withdrawing federal income tax liens in most cases where a taxpayer enters into a Direct Debit Installment Agreement.
  • Creating easier access to Installment Agreements for more struggling small businesses.
  • Expanding a streamlined Offer in Compromise program to cover more taxpayers.

“These steps are in the best interest of both taxpayers and the tax system,” Shulman (former IRS Commissioner) said. “People will have a better chance to stay current on their taxes and keep their financial house in order. We all benefit if that happens.”

This is another in a series of steps to help struggling taxpayers. In 2008, the IRS announced federal income tax lien relief for people trying to refinance or sell a home. In 2009, the IRS added new flexibility for taxpayers facing payment or collection problems.

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Federal Income Tax Lien Thresholds

The IRS will significantly increase the dollar thresholds when federal income tax liens are generally filed. The new dollar amount is in keeping with inflationary changes since the number was last revised. Currently, federal income tax liens are automatically filed at certain dollar levels for people with past-due balances.

The IRS plans to review the results and impact of the federal income tax lien threshold change in about a year.

A federal income tax lien gives the IRS a legal claim to a taxpayer’s property for the amount of an unpaid tax debt. Filing a Notice of Federal Tax Lien is necessary to establish priority rights against certain other creditors. Usually, the government is not the only creditor to whom the taxpayer owes money.

A federal income tax lien informs the public that the U.S. government has a claim against all property, and any rights to property, of the taxpayer. This includes property owned at the time the notice of lien is filed and any acquired thereafter. A lien can affect a taxpayer’s credit rating, so it is critical to arrange the payment of taxes as quickly as possible.

“Raising the lien threshold keeps pace with inflation and makes sense for the tax system,” Shulman said. “These changes mean tens of thousands of people won’t be burdened by liens, and this step will take place without significantly increasing the financial risk to the government.”

Federal Income Tax Lien Withdrawals

The IRS will also modify procedures that will make it easier for taxpayers to obtain lien withdrawals.

Federal Income tax liens will now be withdrawn once full payment of taxes is made if the taxpayer requests it. The IRS has determined that this approach is in the best interest of the government.

In order to speed the withdrawal process, the IRS will also streamline its internal procedures to allow collection personnel to withdraw the federal income tax lien.

Direct Debit Installment Agreements and Federal Income Tax Liens

The IRS is making other fundamental changes to liens in cases where taxpayers enter into a Direct Debit Installment Agreement (DDIA). For taxpayers with unpaid assessments of $25,000 or less, the IRS will now allow lien withdrawals under several scenarios:

  • Federal income tax lien withdrawals for taxpayers entering into a Direct Debit Installment Agreement.
  • The IRS will withdraw a federal income tax lien if a taxpayer on a regular Installment Agreement converts to a Direct Debit Installment Agreement.
  • The IRS will also withdraw federal income tax liens on existing Direct Debit Installment agreements upon a taxpayer request.

Federal Income tax liens will be withdrawn after a probationary period demonstrating that direct debit payments will be honored. The probationary period is usually three (3) months.

In addition, this lowers user fees and saves the government money from mailing monthly payment notices. Taxpayers can use the Online Payment Agreement application on IRS.gov to set-up with Direct Debit Installment Agreements.

“We are trying to minimize burden on taxpayers while collecting the proper amount of tax,” Shulman said. “We believe taking away taxpayer burden makes sense when a taxpayer has taken the proactive step of entering a direct debit agreement.”

IRS Installment Agreements and Small Businesses

The IRS will also make streamlined Installment Agreements available to more small businesses. The payment program will raise the dollar limit to allow additional small businesses to participate.

Small businesses with $25,000 or less in unpaid tax can participate. Currently, only small businesses with under $10,000 in liabilities can participate. Small businesses will have 24 months to pay.

The streamlined Installment Agreements will be available for small businesses that file either as an individual or as a business. Small businesses with an unpaid assessment balance greater than $25,000 would qualify for the streamlined Installment Agreement if they pay down the balance to $25,000 or less.

Small businesses will need to enroll in a Direct Debit Installment Agreement to participate.

“Small businesses are an important part of the nation’s economy, and the IRS should help them when we can,” Shulman said. “By expanding payment options, we can help small businesses pay their tax bill while freeing up cash flow to keep funding their operations.”

The IRS Settlement – Offers in Compromise

The IRS is also expanding a new streamlined Offer in Compromise (OIC) program to cover a larger group of struggling taxpayers.

This streamlined Offer in Compromise (OIC) is being expanded to allow taxpayers with annual incomes up to $100,000 to participate.

The Offer in Compromise (OIC) is subject to acceptance based on a complicated financial formula. An offer in compromise is a settlement agreement between a financially struggling taxpayer and the IRS that settles the taxpayer’s income tax liabilities for less than the full amount owed. Generally, an offer will not be accepted if the IRS believes that the income tax liability can be paid in full as a lump sum or through a payment agreement. The IRS looks at the taxpayer’s income and assets to make a determination regarding the taxpayer’s ability to pay.

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Owing the IRS back income taxes can feel like you’re in the path of a severe storm, with no shelter in sight. When a distressed, financially struggling taxpayer is drowning in IRS income tax debt, that harsh reality that can be settled with proper income tax relief. Flat Fee Tax Service, Inc. provides IRS income tax help to financially struggling taxpayers in San Diego, throughout California and nationwide at low, affordable fees.

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The IRS will be aggressive when it comes to the enforcement of collecting back income tax debt, The IRS must cooperate with you if your IRS tax relief team seeks an IRS back taxes settlement through the proper programs and methods. Hiring an experienced IRS Tax Attorney may seem very confusing and intimidating, but it is crucial if you want the very best outcome. The IRS Tax Attorneys at Flat Fee Tax Service, Inc.have the experience, knowledge, and skills to interpret the complex IRS regulation and protect your rights. Our team of committed IRS tax attorneys knows the ins-and-outs of the IRS, and also have years of real-life experience applying our knowledge to each of our client’s unique needs.

Flat Fee Tax Service, Inc. will settle IRS income taxes using the following methods:

IRS Back Income Taxes Payment Plans: Full or Partial Installment Agreements

Payment plans, or installment agreements, allow you to pay off all or most of your IRS back taxes through manageable, monthly installments. You are eligible for a full payment plan, which satisfies the complete debt amount if you owe less than $25,000. Though, our tax debt attorneys have experience in achieving full payment plans for some clients who owe more than $25,000. A partial payment plan is generally the next option if you are not eligible for the full payment plan. Though this plan does not satisfy all of the back tax debt, it certainly allows you to pay off most of it.

Offer in Compromise (OIC) – The IRS Fresh Start Initiative

An Offer in Compromise (OIC) is the most desirable tax resolution settlement as it allows you to pay off your entire back tax balance for significantly less than you owe. Currently, the IRS is approving 42% of all the settlement offers submitted. 90% of the clients of Flat Fee Tax Service, Inc. have been settling their back income tax debts. The IRS must be shown that you do not have the ability to pay your income tax debt or you will not be granted an IRS settlement (OIC). Fortunately for you, the qualifying guidelines were recently broadened and more taxpayers are now eligible. Our tax debt attorneys will be able to quickly review your case to determine if an Offer in Compromise (OIC) could be granted to you. During our initial consultation, our IRS tax relief team can normally determine if you are eligible and qualified to settle with the IRS.

Currently Not Collectible Status (CNC)

Being declared Currently not Collectible (CNC) is another attractive option that our IRS tax attorneys are frequently able to achieve for our clients. This puts a temporary hold on all IRS back tax collections and enforcement that may become permanent if there is no change to your income or assets. To be eligible, you must be able to show that repaying the IRS through installments or in full would restrict you from paying for necessities, such as food, shelter, auto payments, utilities, health insurance, etc.

How Do You Settle Your Back Income Tax Problems?

You can start by calling the IRS tax relief team at Flat Fee Tax Service, Inc. When you have IRS income tax debt, the IRS will virtually consume your life and finances. The first and most important step are to TAKE ACTION IMMEDIATELY. Contact our IRS tax relief team today and we will immediately begin to shoulder the burden of your IRS back tax problems and work immediately and diligently to get your life back on track!

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Professional IRS Income Tax Help in Los Angeles and Throughout California – Stop IRS Levy – Settle with the IRS

Owing the IRS back income taxes can feel like you’re in the path of a severe storm, with no shelter in sight. When a distressed, financially struggling taxpayer is drowning in IRS income tax debt, that harsh reality that can be settled with proper income tax relief. Flat Fee Tax Service, Inc. provides IRS income tax help to financially struggling taxpayers in Los Angeles, throughout California and nationwide at low, affordable fees.

http://www.flatfeetaxservice.us

The IRS will be aggressive when it comes to the enforcement of collecting back income tax debt, The IRS must cooperate with you if your IRS tax relief team seeks an IRS back taxes settlement through the proper programs and methods. Hiring an experienced IRS Tax Attorney may seem very confusing and intimidating, but it is crucial if you want the very best outcome. The IRS Tax Attorneys at Flat Fee Tax Service, Inc.have the experience, knowledge, and skills to interpret the complex IRS regulation and protect your rights. Our team of committed IRS tax attorneys knows the ins-and-outs of the IRS, and also have years of real-life experience applying our knowledge to each of our client’s unique needs.

Flat Fee Tax Service, Inc. will settle IRS income taxes using the following methods:

IRS Back Income Taxes Payment Plans: Full or Partial Installment Agreements

Payment plans, or installment agreements, allow you to pay off all or most of your IRS back taxes through manageable, monthly installments. You are eligible for a full payment plan, which satisfies the complete debt amount if you owe less than $25,000. Though, our tax debt attorneys have experience in achieving full payment plans for some clients who owe more than $25,000. A partial payment plan is generally the next option if you are not eligible for the full payment plan. Though this plan does not satisfy all of the back tax debt, it certainly allows you to pay off most of it.

Offer in Compromise (OIC) – The IRS Fresh Start Initiative

An Offer in Compromise (OIC) is the most desirable tax resolution settlement as it allows you to pay off your entire back tax balance for significantly less than you owe. Currently, the IRS is approving 42% of all the settlement offers submitted. 90% of the clients of Flat Fee Tax Service, Inc. have been settling their back income tax debts. The IRS must be shown that you do not have the ability to pay your income tax debt or you will not be granted an IRS settlement (OIC). Fortunately for you, the qualifying guidelines were recently broadened and more taxpayers are now eligible. Our tax debt attorneys will be able to quickly review your case to determine if an Offer in Compromise (OIC) could be granted to you. During our initial consultation, our IRS tax relief team can normally determine if you are eligible and qualified to settle with the IRS.

Currently Not Collectible Status (CNC)

Being declared Currently not Collectible (CNC) is another attractive option that our IRS tax attorneys are frequently able to achieve for our clients. This puts a temporary hold on all IRS back tax collections and enforcement that may become permanent if there is no change to your income or assets. To be eligible, you must be able to show that repaying the IRS through installments or in full would restrict you from paying for necessities, such as food, shelter, auto payments, utilities, health insurance, etc.

How Do You Settle Your Back Income Tax Problems?

You can start by calling the IRS tax relief team at Flat Fee Tax Service, Inc. When you have IRS income tax debt, the IRS will virtually consume your life and finances. The first and most important step are to TAKE ACTION IMMEDIATELY. Contact our IRS tax relief team today and we will immediately begin to shoulder the burden of your IRS back tax problems and work immediately and diligently to get your life back on track!

Free & Confidential Consultations: 1-800-589-3078

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  2. Accredited by the Better Business Bureau. A Plus Rating. Check out our BBB testimonials.
  3. Flat Fee Tax Service, Inc. is a California Corporation in Good Standing.
  4. Experienced IRS Tax Attorneys work directly with you.
  5. IRS Wage levies stopped and released in 1 day.
  6. 90% of our Clients have received Successful IRS Settlements.
  7. Low, Affordable Fees. Fees can be stretched over 10 to 12 months.

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Successful IRS Offer in Compromise in Palm Desert California – What Are You Waiting For?

Flat Fee Tax Service, Inc. announces another successful IRS settlement through their Offer in Compromise program. Our clients, Paul and Alissa V. of Palm Desert, California received a Fresh Start IRS settlement. Our Flat Fee Tax Service clients, Paul and Alissa V., will pay the IRS $1,000.00 (1 thousand) on a tax debt of $85,000.00 (85 thousand).

That is what we call a SETTLEMENT.

Many struggling taxpayers are unaware of their IRS Offer in Compromise options. Not everyone is eligible. If you have no or limited assets and have a limited income, you need to look at the IRS Fresh Start Initiative. A struggling taxpayer needs to owe the IRS more than $10,000.00.

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The IRS Offer in Compromise program consists of lots of paperwork and is designed by the IRS so that a novice will fail. The Offer in Compromise program is a back and forth negotiation. An IRS settlement is a financial formula based on many factors including your assets and monthly income. If you are struggling financially, you owe it to yourself to look into getting yourself an IRS Fresh Start.

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IRS Settlement – Lawrence J. of Joshua Tree, California – Another Successful Offer in Compromise by Flat Fee Tax Service, Inc.

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On  4/12/12, Lawrence J. of Joshua Tree, California contacted our IRS tax relief team at Flat Fee Tax Service, Inc. Lawrence J. was suffering from an IRS wage levy and had an IRS tax debt of $44,500. During his free and confidential consultation, Lawrence was provided with an action plan to resolve his IRS tax burden. Lawrence J. decided to become a client of Flat Fee Tax Service, Inc.

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Lawrence J. of Joshua Tree, California has received an IRS settlement approval. Lawrence J. will pay the IRS $900 of his $44,500 IRS back tax debt and he will be settled in full. Lawrence J. will have to file his taxes on time for the next 5 years and pay the IRS should he owe money for any of those years. If he does that, he will be “home free.”

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IRS SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT – IRS Eases Eligibility for Offer in Compromise – Take Advantage While You Can

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Affordable IRS Settlement: IRS Offer in Compromise – You Can Settle with the IRS for Less

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Affordable IRS Relief: IRS Levy, IRS Tax Liens and Credit Reports

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Affordable IRS Relief: Stop an IRS Wage Levy & File your Unfiled Tax Returns

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