Get help with IRS Tax Relief or Tax Debt in Sacramento, Modesto, Fresno, or Statewide
While most people would agree that paying taxes can be a burden, it is still your legal responsibility. At Montgomery & Wetenkamp, we help strike a balance between what taxpayers are legally obligated to pay and what they can realistically afford to pay. Working within the confines of state and federal tax collection laws, our IRS tax relief attorneys help people who owe taxes they cannot pay. The specific tax relief strategy that we pursue always depends on your individual situation and circumstances, including where the government is in their collection efforts, as well as your own individual financial profile. We always take the time to understand the unique facts of each case in a free consultation before proposing a tax relief strategy. We are always happy to meet with you in our offices to help with IRS tax debt, conveniently located in both Sacramento, Modesto, and Fresno.
The IRS has the authority to issue levies if you have outstanding tax debt. A wage levy or wage garnishment can be damaging because it continues paycheck after paycheck until the taxing agency agrees to release it, or until the tax is paid in full. We take a personalized approach and will be there for you every step of the way.
The Offer in Compromise (OIC) program allows taxpayers to settle their tax debt for less than the full amount. At Montgomery & Wetenkamp, we provide complimentary evaluations to determine if your case is a candidate to be settled through an offer in compromise IRS tax relief program. Discover the process of this IRS tax forgiveness program and how we can help.
Taxpayers who simply do not have the means to pay back their taxes, even in monthly installments qualify for the Currently Not Collectible status. To be placed in this tax relief status, taxpayers must go through an analysis by the IRS. You should know what your options are. Let us fight for you and help you in any way we can.
An IRS or FTB Installment Agreement is the best option for people who are unable to pay their back taxes in one full installment but have the means to pay some or all of their tax debt over time. The government assumes that the taxpayer can pay in full, so it is up to the taxpayer to prove otherwise. Let our skilled attorneys negotiate for you so you don’t have to worry.
With an audit, the IRS will ask for clarification of an item on one or more tax returns. They will often require proof of transactions reflected on the return too. We know how invasive and intimidating an audit can be, especially if you go unrepresented and unprepared. Call us for a free consultation and see how we can help!