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What is tax resolution?
Tax resolution services, such as those offered here at 911TaxResolutions, help taxpayers resolve outstanding tax issues with the Internal Revenue Service as well as state tax authorities. Resolution can come in many forms including affordable payment plans, lowering tax penalties, making offers to resolve outstanding tax debt, and filing amended tax returns if necessary.
How do tax resolution companies work?
Tax resolution specialists help you achieve the best possible outcome while minimizing the stress, which typifies the settlement of tax disputes. Once you delegate your dispute to them, they take it as their problem. Consequently, tax resolution specialists will speak with state and federal income tax agencies on your behalf in a professional manner you won’t need to.
HOW MUCH DO YOUR SERVICES COST?
Our fees are based on the workload that it will take for our team of tax professionals to resolve your case. Our tax consultants will quote you a fixed fee for our services once we have completed a consultation and have explained what we can do to help.
HOW LONG WILL THE PROCESS TAKE?
Every case is different. It truly depends on the tax payers individual scenario.
CAN THE IRS TAKE MY SSI INCOME?
Yes. The IRS can levy part of your SSI income.
IF I DIE, DOES MY TAX DEBT PASS ON TO MY CHILDREN/ SPOUSE?
No, tax debt is not transferable to your descendants upon your death. If you have any assets or money in your estate, your estate would be required to pay off any outstanding liabilities with the IRS or state taxing authorities before the estate could be disbursed.
WHY SHOULD I FILE MY TAX RETURN?
In order to settle your liability with the IRS it is a requirement that all tax returns be filed. There can be no negotiation without the filing of the return. Also, if you wait to file your tax return, then you may lose your right to a refund.
What are my tax resolution options?
There are many options for resolving your tax debt with the IRS. Some of the most popular include:
- Offer in Compromise / Fresh Start Program
- Lien Removal
- Levy Release
- Installment Agreement
- Penalty Abatement
- Currently Non Collectible Status
What is the Tax resolution process?
The process of resolving a tax issue with the IRS takes, on average, 6-12 months from the time you turn in all necessary tax documentation. The exact timeline is dependent upon the amount of tax liability you are working to resolve, the IRS program that you’re applying for, potential appeals hearings, etc. Once you are a Five Stone client, your Case Administrator will be able to provide a narrower timeline for resolving your IRS debt.
WHAT IS A FEDERAL TAX LIEN?
A federal tax lien is a government claim against your property for a balance due that has gone unpaid. The government files tax liens to protect its interest in your property. Liens can be filed after a tax liability is assessed, the IRS issues you a notice of the balance due and the balance is not paid timely.
CAN I FILE MY TAX RETURN WITHOUT PAYING?
Yes, the IRS will accept your tax return even if you cannot pay. The IRS charges penalties for failure to file and failure to pay. Thus, if you file your return timely, then you can avoid this penalty.
CAN YOU GET RID OF THE PENALTIES THE IRS IS CHARGING?
The IRS will abate penalties if a tax payer has a reasonable cause argument. The timing of the event must correlate to the tax years involved; and supporting documentation is essential for success.