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

Can’t Pay the IRS? You May Qualify for Currently Not Collectible Status

Can’t Pay the IRS? You May Qualify for Currently Not Collectible Status

There are times where you agree you owe the IRS, but you can’t pay due to your current financial situation. If the IRS agrees you can’t both pay your taxes and your reasonable living expenses, it may place your account in Currently Not Collectible (CNC) status. While your account is in CNC status, the IRS generally won’t tryRead more about Can’t Pay the IRS? You May Qualify for Currently Not Collectible Status[…]

Penalties for Pursuing Frivolous Tax Arguments

Penalties for Pursuing Frivolous Tax Arguments

Those who act on frivolous positions risk a variety of civil and criminal penalties. Those who adopt these positions may face harsher consequences than those who merely promote them. “Like moths to a flame, some people find themselves irresistibly drawn to the tax protester movement’s illusory claim that there is no legal requirement to payRead more about Penalties for Pursuing Frivolous Tax Arguments[…]

Your Well Being And Taxes

Your Well Being And Taxes

Few things threaten your well-being like the harassment and anxiety of persistent tax problems. Most people make 3 mistakes that get them in trouble with the IRS: 1.  They procrastinate; 2. They attempt to represent themselves; and 3. They retain sub-par representation and now are in MORE need of help than ever before. These areRead more about Your Well Being And Taxes[…]