Tag Archives: Tax levies

Payroll Garnishments

Today TaxMama hears from Rebecca in California who is facing serious problems. “We don’t know what to do, and now that the CA franchise tax board has garnished my paycheck, we don’t have any extra funds. This is based on tax returns not filed for 1999 and 2000. What can we do?”

Tell it to IRS

Today TaxMama wants to talk to you about the plethora of new laws, tax confusion, IRS inconsistency – and how you can do something about it.  http://taxmama.wpengine.com/forum/taxquips/tell-it-to-irs 

IRS Problem Resolution Day

Today TaxMama wants to give you some pointers on how to use the IRS Open House days effectively. People write to us with IRS problems all the time. I wish I could solve them all for you. But, generally, the only way to solve your problem is for you to take action. Here’s your chance […]

Open House on Saturday May 15 to Help Small Businesses, Individuals Solve Tax Problems

Courtesy of IRS WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service will host a special nationwide Open House on Saturday May 15 to help small businesses and individuals solve tax problems. Approximately 200 IRS offices, at least one in every state, will be open May 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time. IRS staff will […]

How to Obtain a Transcript of Your Past Tax Information

Taxpayers who need their past tax return information can obtain it from the IRS. Here are nine things to know if you need copies of your federal tax return information. 1. There are two easy and convenient options for obtaining free copies of your federal tax return information — tax return transcripts and tax account […]

IRS to Receive Unprecedented Amount of Information in UBS Agreement

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Justice today announced the successful negotiation of an agreement that will result in the IRS receiving an unprecedented amount of information on United States holders of accounts at the Swiss bank UBS. As a result of this agreement, the IRS will receive substantially all of […]

Tips for Taxpayers Making a Move

If you changed your home or business address, you’ll want to remember these six tips to ensure you receive any refunds or correspondence from the IRS. 1. You can change your address on file with the IRS in several ways: Correct the address legibly on the mailing label that comes with you tax package Write […]

Turning in Tax Criminals

Today TaxMama hears from Victor in Florida who wants to know. “Is there some type of reward for turning in or catching tax criminals?” Dear Victor, Yup. There is. In fact, you can even find an old IRS press release on TaxMama.com from May of 2000 that talks about the program. http://www.taxmama.com/IRSnews/reward.htm Use Form 211 […]

Treasure Hunter

Today TaxMama hears from Joanna in New York who tells us. “I have been working as a finder, uniting people with their abandoned funds in NY State – funds lost due to inactivity. These monies consist of insurance funds, NYS Income Tax Checks, mutual funds, inactive bank accounts, etc. My question: What happens to Federal […]

Preparing Offer in Compromise

Today TaxMama hears from Michael in AZ who’s grousing. “According to the IRS I owe over $10,000 dating back to 2000. I recently filed 2003-2007. My files show, before penalties and fees, approximately $8,000. I was told “less than 10% of those who self file for an offer in compromise get approved. several tax places […]

IRS Collects Child Support

Today TaxMama hears from Tina in Washington State, who has a problem. “Does the IRS track past due child support? Will IRS route the non-custodial parents arrearages to the custodial parent from tax returns and/or the economic stimulus check?”

No Notice

Today TaxMama hears from Cathy in New Jersey, who is very unhappy. “The IRS shorted my 2007 income tax refund. The property I owned went into foreclosure and the bank repossessed it. The bank sold the property in June 2007 and I did owe taxes on the property. Can the IRS automatically garnish my 2007 […]