Innocent Spouse Relief Part 2 – Separation of Liability, 6015(c)

Separation of liability is a key part of the IRS's process for providing innocent spouse relief. This relief allows a taxpayer to be relieved of responsibility for paying taxes on a joint tax return if he or she can show that it would be unfair to...

Innocent Spouse Relief Part 1 – Innocent Spouse, 6015(b)

For people who are married and file a joint tax return, if only one spouse is responsible for the errors or omissions on that return, the IRS may be able to hold both spouses liable for any resulting tax deficiencies and penalties. This is known as...

Challenging A Tax Debt In Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is commonly thought of as a way to get rid of debt. But what many people don't realize is that bankruptcy can also be used to challenge certain types of debts - including taxes. Challenging a tax debt in bankruptcy is complex, and it is...

Discharging Taxes Through Bankruptcy

Filing for bankruptcy can be a scary process, but it may provide relief from certain debts, including taxes. If you are struggling to pay your taxes and meet other financial obligations, bankruptcy may be a viable option for you.

Using Bankruptcy to Force a Payment Plan on the IRS

In difficult times, many Americans find themselves struggling to make ends meet. When you are behind on your taxes, the IRS can be a daunting and frightening organization. You may feel like you have no other choice but to file for bankruptcy in...

Cancellation Of Indebtedness Income: How To Avoid Paying Tax On This

When you have debt that is forgiven or canceled, you may be required to pay taxes on the amount that is forgiven. This can be a huge burden, especially if the amount of debt that is forgiven is large.

What Is Insolvency For Tax Purposes?

When it comes to taxes, there are a lot of things that people don't understand. One of those things is insolvency. What is insolvency for tax purposes? How does it affect your tax bill? In this blog post, we will answer those questions and more.

When To File An Offer with the IRS

There are times when it is best for a business to file an offer and times when it is better to pursue being deemed uncollectible. In this blog post, we will explore both of these options and help you decide which path is the best for your company.

Using The State Tax Debt to Leverage an Offer with the IRS

The IRS is a daunting organization for anyone to deal with, especially when it comes to outstanding tax debt. However, there may be hope for those who are struggling to pay their taxes. Recently, the IRS has announced that they will be accepting...

Bankruptcy Vs. Offer-In-Compromise: The Pros And Cons Of Both

When it comes to tax debt, there are a few different options available to people. Bankruptcy and offer-in-compromise are two of the most popular options. Both have their pros and cons, which can make it difficult to decide which option is right for...