The adventures & musings of an Enrolled Agent representing clients in Tax Controversy cases at the Neighborhood Christian legal clinic - Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.

Indianapolis, Indiana

Revocation or Denial of Passport in Case of Certain Unpaid Taxes

Revocation or Denial of Passport in Case of Certain Unpaid Taxes

If you have seriously delinquent tax debt, IRC § 7345 authorizes the IRS to certify that debt to the State Department for action. The State Department generally will not issue a passport to you after receiving certification from the IRS. Upon receiving certification, the State Department shall deny your passport application and/or may revoke yourRead more about Revocation or Denial of Passport in Case of Certain Unpaid Taxes[…]

Free Tax Return Preparation for Qualifying Taxpayers

Free Tax Return Preparation for Qualifying Taxpayers

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. In addition to VITA,Read more about Free Tax Return Preparation for Qualifying Taxpayers[…]

Tax Issues for Self-Employed Individuals

Tax Issues for Self-Employed Individuals

The United States is a nation of entrepreneurs. There are literally tens of millions of self-employed individuals that enjoy pursuing their dream business. Of course, few of you enjoy the paperwork and confusing tax issues that arise from owning your own business. Many self-employed individuals are considered “sole proprietors” or “independent contractors” for legal andRead more about Tax Issues for Self-Employed Individuals[…]

2018 Tax Filing Season Begins Jan. 29, Tax Returns Due April 17

2018 Tax Filing Season Begins Jan. 29, Tax Returns Due April 17

The Internal Revenue Service announced today that the nation’s tax season will begin Monday, Jan. 29, 2018 and reminded taxpayers claiming certain tax credits that refunds won’t be available before late February. The IRS will begin accepting tax returns on Jan. 29, with nearly 155 million individual tax returns expected to be filed in 2018.Read more about 2018 Tax Filing Season Begins Jan. 29, Tax Returns Due April 17[…]