maine: How IRS Collections Works - 02/16/18 05:35 PM
How IRS Collections Works: What You Need to Know?
My firm focuses on helping taxpayers in Portland, Maine with IRS tax problems. One of the keys to resolving their tax issues is understanding the process. From filing a tax return to the final notice of intent to levy, there is a logical sequence of how the IRS collects taxes. This post provides the basic framework.
The Framework
The process starts when the IRS receives your tax return. Upon receipt, the IRS records a tax assessment against the taxpayer's "account" for the taxes shown on the tax return. If the taxpayer has not paid his or her taxes in full the IRS … (5 comments)

maine: IRS Collection Notices: What Do They Mean? - 02/16/18 05:15 PM
IRS Collection Notices: What Do They Mean?
My firm focuses on taxpayers in Portland, Maine with IRS tax problems. I frequently receive calls from panicked taxpayers regarding IRS collection notices they received in the mail. The person on the phone is deeply concerned, afraid of what the IRS may do. All of which plays right into the IRS’ hands. Fear is IRS' best weapon – it motivates the person to pay his or her taxes, even if it isn’t always in the taxpayer’s best interests.
These IRS collection notices serve two purposes: (1) inform taxpayers of their rights and (2) to demand payment. The first … (1 comments)

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