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Does the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) negotiate on tax debt?  Absolutely.  The IRS will negotiate with a debtor if a debtor:

  1. is current with tax filings;
  2. provides bank statements and/or paystubs to prove income; and
  3. itemizes expenses, and if requested, provides proof of expenses.

Before deciding whether to negotiate with the IRS, a debtor should calculate how old is the tax debt because the IRS only has ten (10) years to collect a tax debt from the date of assessment.  Further, there are many tax settlement programs available, such as Offer-in-Compromise and Streamlined Payment Plan, so you should weight your options before talking to the IRS.

If you owe taxes to the IRS, please call our office for a free consultation 949.591.8755.

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