Tag Archives: Tax protester statutory arguments

Release IRS Lien

Today TaxMama hears from Gina in MD who tells us. “I have a tax lien that is over 10 years old. How can I remove it from the court records? It is not attached to my home and it has been file for over 10 years.”

The Annual “I Didn’t Get My W-2” Question

Today TaxMama hears from Robert in Texas, who complains: “My employer fired me. I worked in the office and taxes were taken out of checks. She has not sent me my W-2 forms. What do I do now?”

Tax Preparers Beware! Uncle Sam is Watching Ever More Closely

[note: Added 01/28/08 – link to IRS Revenue Procedure 2008-14 covering “Adequate disclosure for Statements on Tax Return” for purposes of reducing an understatement of income tax under section 6662(d) and for purposes of avoiding the section 6694(a) preparer penalty.] Report from the IRS Practitioner Liaison meeting in Los Angeles, January 17, 2008 – at […]

IRS and States to Share Employment Tax Examination Results

[Courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service] WASHINGTON — Officials from the Internal Revenue Service and more than two dozen state workforce agencies today announced they have entered into agreements to share the results of employment tax examinations. The agreements, part of the Questionable Employment Tax Practice (QETP) initiative, provide a centralized, uniform means for the […]

Love Across State Lines

Today TaxMama hears from Mary in Georgia who tells us, “I live and work in Georgia. My spouse lives and works in New York. We will file a federal return together. But do we file state returns together? Do I pay NY state tax on my GA income; and does he pay GA tax on […]

Forged 2005

Today we hear from Veronica in New York who has this story. “I received a letter from IRS requesting $2,800 for 2005. I was married in 2005, but left my husband on September 1, 2005 and haven’t been back since. I filed my own separate income tax for year 2005 and did not know that […]

Amended Returns

Today TaxMama hears from lots of readers and Tax Pros about filing amended returns. The Pros say “I never attach a copy of the original return. And I’ve never had problems. Is this a regional requirement? And of course, since TaxMama says it’s so, it must be true, right? “

Tax Bankruptcy That Wasn’t

Today TaxMama hears from Gina in San Diego who tells us. “I filed bankruptcy in 2005, hoping to clear back taxes. All taxes had been filed and assessed. However, my back taxes went untouched by the bankruptcy. Had I known that would occur, I would not have filed. What went wrong?”

IRS Collections Agencies

Today TaxMama hears from Brent Clanton on the BizRadio Network in Texas, who wants to know about the new program IRS has instituted, contracting out collections services to private collections agencies. [Note: We will be adding the audio once we get the feed from the BizRadio Network later today.]

Back to the Ex

A few weeks ago, we talked about changing IRS collection policy when it comes to divorced couples who owe a joint tax debt when they end their marriage. You can read the details here. http://taxtwist.com/article.php?varset=s:13-pm:p-se:265-e:69-a:136&SessId= Since all the questions I am getting this week relate to tax bankruptcy (MSN must have re-released that old article) […]

Changing IRS Collection Policy

Today TaxMama wants to talk about a disturbing IRS policy. It’s based on this question from a reader – “The IRS is wanting to garnish my wages for back taxes from 1998. My ex and I are both responsible, but he is claiming self employment, living with a very wealthy girlfriend. So IRS is coming […]

Marriage Penalty

Today TaxMama hears from Debby in Illinois who got quite a shock. “I have been married for about a year (have been together for many more). I just found out that my husband did not file tax returns for several years, including at least two when he was self employed. I am in the process […]