Three Ways to Get a Tax Lien Released

When you don’t pay your tax bill, the IRS or state can come after you to get their money. They will use whatever means necessary to get you to pay up, and they have a few different methods. They may send threatening letters, they can garnish your wages and bank accounts, and they can place…

How to Deal with Mistakes on Your Tax Return

How to Deal with Mistakes on Your Tax Return

People make mistakes all the time on their tax returns—it happens. Maybe you already sent off that return, but completely forgot to include income from a side job you did. Perhaps you forgot to claim a dependent, or weren’t aware of certain deductions you qualify for. Whatever the mistake may be, there are ways to…

How to Respond to a Certified Letter from the IRS  

How to Respond to a Certified Letter from the IRS  

Receiving any kind of letter from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is always a heart-stopping moment. They don’t often write to wish you joy and happiness. If they’re writing to you, it’s usually for a less-than-pleasant reason. Still, the IRS is just a collection agency looking to get the money that’s owed. Take a deep…

Common Strategies for Getting Out of Tax Debt

Common Strategies for Getting Out of Tax Debt

Getting behind on your taxes can lead to huge problems in your life. You are likely dealing with stress and anxiety about the IRS coming after you; you could already be dealing with financial struggles, and that’s why you got behind on your taxes in the first place; your family life may suffer as a…

What to Do When You Can’t Pay the Taxes You Owe

If you’ve been living in fear of the IRS because you owe money in taxes, know that you aren’t the first, and you certainly won’t be the last. Countless Americans owe money to the IRS, but if you think there’s safety in numbers, you’re wrong. The IRS is very organized when it comes to getting…