Tax Relief Research

Penalties for Not Filing Your Tax Return

Let’s be honest—filing your taxes is a real pain in the… pocketbook. There are countless reasons that you might have failed to file your tax return. One, life got in the way and you just lost track of time. Two, you didn’t have the money to pay the filing fee. Three, you were worried...


Can the IRS Garnish My Spouse’s Wages?

There are so many terrifying stories out there about the IRS that it’s hard to know what is true and what is not. If you are behind on paying your taxes, there are some important things you need to know. First, the IRS will send you notices in the mail that give you an...


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...


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...


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...