IRS Tax Relief Report

The IRS has just announced it is waiving the estimated IRS underpayment penalty for millions of taxpayers who fell short this year. It’s not every day the IRS decides to give millions of taxpayers a break, so savor the moment for now. Now let’s break down what this means for the average taxpayer. The IRS […]

Wedding Loans

Planning a wedding is one of the most exciting times in a person’s life, but marriage is about much more than the romance of that one day. When you become a husband or wife, you also become a financial partner and often a business partner. A prenuptial agreement (prenup) is a way to address many […]

IRS AUDIT TIPS

Have you received the dreaded audit letter from the IRS? While it can feel shocking and stressful, like getting called to the principal’s office, there’s no need for alarm. Many Americans go through audits every year and make it out fine. In 2018, nearly one million taxpayers underwent an IRS audit of their individual returns. […]

irs tax levies

Has the IRS levied your assets, bringing your daily life to a screeching halt? It’s a stressful situation, but there is still hope. The IRS wants to collect as much as they can from taxpayers without causing so much hardship they can’t afford basic living expenses. That means they’re often willing to work out an […]

Complete guide to tax IRS help

Are you struggling with tax debt and feel like you’ll never get out? You’re not alone. Every year, countless Americans face tax bills that they can’t afford to pay. Fortunately, the IRS has tax settlement programs that can help. Here’s what you need to know. What is tax settlement and is it available to you? […]

what is a 1099-c form

Have you received a 1099-C Cancellation of Debt Form from the IRS? If you have, you are probably a little confused. Not many people know that the IRS considers debt forgiveness as a source of income. You could call it a debt forgiveness tax. Yes, if you are lucky enough to get a creditor to […]

mortgage debt forgiveness facts

From 2007 to 2016, the U.S. saw 7.7 million foreclosures. Today, the rate of mortgage defaults is in decline, but we have yet to reach pre-crisis levels. Foreclosures and short sales often require lenders to forgive part a mortgage’s balance. If creditors have forgiven part of your mortgage or you’re planning to settle with your […]

140 Reasons the IRS can charge you a penalty. Last year, the IRS collected more than $3.4 trillion from taxpayers. Part of that total consisted of more than $11 billion in penalties on individual, trust, and estate income tax returns. [Source] The $11 billion didn’t include penalties on early distributions to IRAs. In fact, there […]

Tax saving planning tips 2018

90% of taxpayers either employ a tax preparer or use specialized software to file their taxes. The U.S. tax code is so complex an entire industry exists just to help Americans file their taxes. According to the IRS Commissioner, John Koskinen, 90% of taxpayers require some type of assistance when filing their taxes. It is […]

Learn everything you need to know about the 2019 Tax Season

$24,000 New standard deduction for married filing jointly. With the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, preparing your 2018 taxes is not business as usual. There are many changes to the tax laws this year that you need to know about. Remember that taxes are due Monday, April 15th this year. Although that […]