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The IRS Is Using Private Debt Collectors

Colleen Tressler

Here's what you should know.

8 Steps to Take If You Can't Pay Your Taxes

Harrine Freeman

What can you do if you don't have the money to pay the IRS? Don't stick your head in the sand and ignore the problem. Here are eight dynamic recommendations to follow if you can't pay your taxes.

Getting Help for Overdue Taxes

Gary Foreman

If you can't work out a payment plan with the IRS or keep up with an existing payment plan, it's time to call in a professional for help. Here is where you can find assistance.

IRS Filed a Tax Lien on Your Home -- Now What?


If you are past due on your federal income taxes, the Internal Revenue Service can file a tax lien against your house. A lien can complicate selling the home and make it difficult to refinance the mortgage. Check out your options.

Haven't Filed Taxes in a Few Years? Here's How to Get Started


Are you years behind is filing taxes? You have several options.

Tax Bill Too Big? IRS Offers Payment Options


If this year's tax filing deadline will be a "pay" day for you and you don't have the cash, the Internal Revenue Service gives you several payment options. See which will work best for you.

How Can I Dispute Charged-Off Debt with the IRS?


You think you paid up but the IRS says you still owe. You can take one of these approaches with the IRS to avoid paying tax on the debt you repaid.

Unpaid Taxes

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Tips for getting caught up on back taxes after not paying for several years.

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5 Questions to Ask Your Tax Attorney


Do you need a tax attorney? In order to choose the right professional to help you with your situation, it's important to determine if he or she is qualified. Here are five questions to ask to find the right one for your situation.

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