The State of Ct is very difficult to work with when trying to settle a tax debt. You can try working it out on your own by going to court or seeking a collection alternative but it may be very difficult. I recommend calling a tax attorney in Connecticut to discuss your problem in depth. Most of...Read more »
Read IRS publication 525. On page 34 it discussed claim of right repayments. Review this section to see if you are eligible for a deduction or a credit. It can be complicated and it may be beneficial to have an accountant prepare your return if you believe you are eligible.
If you cannot afford to repay the amount monthly (the IRS will want around $210 a month) then you will likely need to hire an attorney to help you come up with a collection alternative which can be currently not collectible status, an Offer in Compromise, or a partial payment installment agreement....Read more »
The IRS considers income from any source in calculating what funds are available to repay your tax debt. Frequently a tax professional can negotiate a lower monthly installment agreement payment then a taxpayer can get on their own. Most of us offer a free consultation. Stay away from the places...Read more »
When my husband and I filed Married-Joint for the first time we found out that he owed back taxes from a previous marriage. The taxes were from 2011! He was injured on the job so he had not been working from 2012 - 2016. So when we filed it took all of our tax return to put towards that debt. His... Read more »
If your husband filed a tax return with his ex-wife then they are both jointly and severally (individually) liable. The IRS can go after one person or both. They do not split the taxes 50/50 or apportion them according to income. The IRS will collect from whoever they can collect from whether...Read more »
At the beginning of 2018 my former business partner emptied our bank account and started her own business taking all the clients with her and spreading horrible lies about me. I've lost just about everything including my home, income, and reputation. I am still in business but I barely make enough... Read more »
You need to speak with a good tax attorney to discuss your case in detail. If you do end up owing taxes that you cannot afford to pay there are collection alternatives available to you including an offer in compromise, a partial payment installment agreement, currently not collectible status, etc....Read more »
The IRS transcripts say that a fund in my name was sold from a Fidelity account. I have never had an account of any sort with Fidelity or any financial company at all. I was given the name and address of the seller. This action seems like fraud perpetrated as a Trust. How do I get a copy of the... Read more »
It sounds like you have been a victim of identity theft. This can be a complex issue to straighten out with the IRS. I recommend consulting with an experienced tax attorney. Most of us offer a free consultation. Stay away from the places you see advertised on TV.
My income puts me just over the 400% threshold. If I made a little less I would not owe very much in taxes but now I owe 20k because I have to repay the full health insurance tax credit and I can’t afford it.
The first thing I would advise is to have your return prepared by a good CPA if you have not already done so. Make sure you use a good CPA and not a national chain. They may find some deductions that you were not aware you could take. After that if you still have a large balance due, contact a...Read more »
The NC Dept. Of Rev. has taken my tax return for the last 3years applying it to what they say is tax I owed from my 1999 sole proprietor business.. The IRS says they have no record of it they don't keep records past ten years
If you owe the IRS a debt that they are collecting on they should be able to provide you with an account transcript. Since they are saying they do not have a record of the debt, ask NC what the debt is for and ask for proof that it is owed.
Most personal items are not seized when a home is auctioned by the IRS. I strongly recommend that your father contact a tax attorney to see if there is any way to save his home. Just stay away from the places you see advertised on tv.
Hello, My sister is a senior citizen. she has been trying to collect her deceased husbands IRS refund check for tax year 2017 since it was filed in 2018. She has contacted the IRS on numerous occasions and has been given several different instructions on how to get this accomplished. she has... Read more »
For the last 5 years I've claimed my daughter as a dependent since the father has been absent. (She's 6) On Nov 1,2018 the father got 50/50 time sharing and got to claim taxes every EVEN year. I've been claiming "2" on my tax deduction form at work. And have incurred 80% of costs for my child (... Read more »
I am attaching a link to the IRS publication that addresses this issue. I recommend that you have an accountant prepare your return this year. If you cannot afford it, you may be eligible for help from VITA.
They did live with me at the time. the next year i filed my taxes they were red flagged cause they had sent me audit papers but I didn't live at the address anymore. I told them I could send the documents they needed and they said it was too late.Over the years it has reached up to about ten... Read more »
If you find that you are unable to file for bankruptcy there may be other ways of taking care of your tax debt. Call an experienced tax attorney. Most of us offer a free consultation. Just stay away from the places you see advertised on TV. If it has been close to 10 years since you were audited...Read more »
Go to the Connecticut Judicial Branch website. Under the Public tab you will see forms. Do a search for the forms that you need. If you cannot find the form you need you can try calling the courthouse. Some of the Court Clerks are more helpful than others. Try calling them and see if they can...Read more »
During my recent child support trial, it was discovered that my self employed ex husband made our minor son a business partner in his LLC. He stated under oath that he doesn’t disperse the funds that is filed with the IRS to our son. Essentially, he tells the IRS my son is getting a portion of... Read more »
I am now married, as of December 2018. My wife works a full time salary job so is has always filed her taxes. Should she file married/joint? Will this raise a flag to the IRS since I haven’t filed any taxes for this long?
Before doing anything you need to speak with a good tax attorney. Stay away from the places you see advertised on TV. Most of us offer a free consultation. If you were required to file tax returns and did not, you need to get compliant. You do not want to do this without talking to someone...Read more »
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