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Changes to Innocent Spouse Program may Become Permanent

Married couples who file jointly have “joint and severable” liability for any resulting tax debts (i.e., the IRS can come after both, or either of them individually, for the entire tax liability).  But if one spouse is successful with his/her innocent spouse … Continue reading

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CSEDs – Part II

I have written about CSEDs before.  These are the statute of limitation periods in tax cases; the “Collection Statute Expiration Dates.”  In a previous blog post, I listed what kinds of events can suspend the CSED.  Here I would like … Continue reading

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“Collection Statute Expiration Dates”

Many of our tax relief clients know from personal experience that the IRS can very persistently chase taxpayers around for years trying to collect what is owed.  But the Statute of Limitations (SOL) prohibits the IRS from pursuing a taxpayer indefinitely.  Once the SOL is up, the tax … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Taxpayer on Assessment Statute Question

How many years should we be concerned about the possibility of an IRS audit?  Most people realize they are in the clear for taxes they filed in the 1990s.  The IRS can’t come back and audit you a decade later … Continue reading

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