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Q: Is there a Statute of Limitations on IRS assessing taxes, penalties and interest?

I received a NOTICE CP71D from IRS stating "Annual reminder of balance due taxes for tax year 1995. AMOUNT DUE $33,561.26. No explanation or detail as to what it is for. I paid ALL TAXES, PENALTIES AND INTEREST due for TY 1995 on 7/20/18. I called the IRS collection officer who handled my... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
answered on Oct 12, 2020

1. KEEP ALL YOUR DOCUMENTS PROVING PAYMENT OF BACK TAXES FOREVER.

2. The IRS is on a tear these days trying to collect as much money in taxes as possible because of the severe economic depression caused by the pandemic.

3. Under normal conditions the IRS does not look back more...
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Q: Do I qualify for the coronavirus-related distributions?

Live in South Florida, fell ill in March with a sore throat, low grade fever, etc.... but didn't meet the criteria to be tested. You had to be hospitalized or 65 or older at that time. I am 55. I self quarantined like the task forced asked us to do. I had just started to work for Instacart... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
answered on May 7, 2020

For starters, I can tell you that if you and your deceased husband filed a joint income tax return for calendar year 2018 or 2019 you each are entitled to receive $1,200. And since your husband was alive when the stimulus legislation was enacted (mid-January), you can keep the $1,200 earmarked for... Read more »

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