Category Archives: Tax Debt

PitBull Tax Resolution Software Demo

When I started teaching the IRS Practice Series at CPE Link, I needed an easy way to prepare my pro-forma collections forms. It was especially important to have a tool that would integrate the most current National Standards, exclusions from assets, etc. PITBULL SOFTWARE provided me with the tools that I need. Not only do […]

IRS Notices

Today TaxMama® hears from Paul in the TaxQuips Forum, with this common issue. “I just received a CP2000 Notice from the IRS informing me of $1,900 in proposed taxes due from 2013. (On our joint return, I forgot to include my wife’s 1099 earnings in the amount of $5,100.) This amount due seems high, given […]

Tax Day 2014 Tips

Today TaxMama® wants to help you with last minute issues on Tax Day 2014

Do I Still Owe?

Today TaxMama® hears from TacoBrielle in the TaxQuips Forum, with a common misconception.  “I can’t seem to get a definitive answer about this, so I’m asking here. I filed my federal return with a refund amount of $1,132. This refund went to the IRS for previous tax debt that was still owed to them. However, […]

What’s the Worst That Could Happen?

Today TaxMama® hears from Eliezer in the Tax Quips Forum with this question. “A client owes the IRS about $200 from 2011 taxes. He filed on extension and they sent him a notice for his balance due including penalty and interest, which is due Dec 10. I tried counseling him to pay what he could […]

Back Taxes Owed Stats

Today TaxMama® hears from Asal in the TaxQuips Forum, who asks a simple question. “Did you know how many people in the United States owe back taxes?”

IRS Provides Tax Relief to Victims of Hurricane Isaac

IRS Provides Tax Relief to Victims of Hurricane Isaac; Return filing and Tax Payment Deadline Extended to Jan. 11, 2013 (courtesy of the IRS)  WASHINGTON –– The Internal Revenue Service is providing tax relief to individuals and businesses affected by Hurricane Isaac. Following recent disaster declarations for individual assistance issued by the Federal Emergency Management […]

Eight Tips for Taxpayers Who Receive an IRS Notice

Courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service [TaxMama Note: For information on how to understand the letter from IRS, click here.] Receiving a notice from the Internal Revenue Service is no cause for alarm. Every year the IRS sends millions of letters and notices to taxpayers. In the event one shows up in your mailbox, here […]

Fight for Your Rights

Today TaxMama® will be speaking with Bob McCormick on KFWB’s Money 101 program at 9:00 am Pacific time. Bob’s theme this week is “Fight for your right to money.” You can listen live in Southern California at 980-AM or via the Internet if you visit the CBS radio website. Your questions are welcome – just […]

Catching Up

Today TaxMama® hears from Richard, who wants to come in from the cold. “I was in rough financial shape for several years and have not filed a tax return in three years. How do I go about squaring up with the IRS now that my finances have improved?”