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

Already Problems with Pioneer Credit Recovery – IRS Private Debt Collection Firm

Already Problems with Pioneer Credit Recovery – IRS Private Debt Collection Firm

In December 2015, Congress, via the FAST Act, directed the IRS to hire private debt collectors for some of its uncollected tax receivables. Since the passage of the FAST Act, tax professionals, and especially those at the Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic – Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, have been concerned about the use of private debtRead more about Already Problems with Pioneer Credit Recovery – IRS Private Debt Collection Firm[…]

Tax Relief for Victims of Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding in Mississippi

Tax Relief for Victims of Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding in Mississippi

ATLANTA — Victims of the severe storms, tornadoes, and straight-line winds that took place beginning on January 20, 2017, in parts of Mississippi, may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service. The President has declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Mississippi. Following the recent disaster declaration for individual assistanceRead more about Tax Relief for Victims of Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding in Mississippi[…]

Tax Relief for Victims of Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Straight-line Winds in Georgia

Tax Relief for Victims of Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Straight-line Winds in Georgia

  ATLANTA — Victims of the severe storms, tornadoes, and straight-line winds that took place beginning on January 2, 2017 in parts of Georgia, may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service The President has declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Georgia. Following the recent disaster declaration for individualRead more about Tax Relief for Victims of Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Straight-line Winds in Georgia[…]

Refund Timing for Earned Income Tax Credit and Additional Child Tax Credit Filers

Refund Timing for Earned Income Tax Credit and Additional Child Tax Credit Filers

The IRS will begin to release Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) / Additional Child Tax Credit (ACTC) refunds starting Feb. 15. However, the IRS cautions taxpayers that these refunds likely won’t arrive in bank accounts or debit cards until the week of February 27 — if there are no processing issues with the tax returnRead more about Refund Timing for Earned Income Tax Credit and Additional Child Tax Credit Filers[…]