Can You Amend Your Tax Return?

You’ve just pushed “E-File” from your tax software, and you feel great knowing you’re done dealing with the big bad IRS for the year. Two months later, you review your bank statements and paychecks and you realize … You’ve made a mistake! It’s the end of the world! Not really. If you’ve made a mistake…

How Tax Debt Can Affect Your Passport

You’re probably already aware that tax debt can impact many aspects of your life. If you owe back taxes and you aren’t paying, the IRS can take some pretty drastic measures. They can garnish your paycheck, take money from your bank accounts, place liens on your property, and even seize your property in extreme situations.…

Can the IRS Take My Home?

If you haven’t been paying your tax bill and you owe thousands in back taxes, you may be worried about whether the IRS can take your house. The answer to your question is yes, the IRS can take your home. However, it would take a lot for the IRS to go that route. While the…

Know your Rights: The Taxpayer’s Right to be Informed

The Right to Be Informed - Taxpayer Bill of Rights #1 All taxpayers have basic rights when filing taxes and dealing with the IRS. The Taxpayer Bill of Rights takes the multiple existing rights in the nation's tax code and groups them into 10 categories. This makes them easier to find, understand and use. This…

Know Your Rights: The Taxpayer’s Right to Quality Service

The Right to Quality Service - Taxpayer Bill of Rights #2 All taxpayers have basic rights when filing taxes and dealing with the IRS. This tip is one in a series that outlines the Taxpayer Bill of Rights, which groups the multiple existing rights in the nation's tax law into 10 categories. This makes it…