I haven’t filed my tax returns for years. Now the IRS has notified me it has filed substitute returns. Will the IRS throw me in jail?

  The simple answer is – It’s very unlikely, unless you have also tried to convince others to follow your lead and not file their own returns. If you have not filed your tax returns in several years, the IRS is likely to file them for you. This action is known as a “Substitute for […]

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Why an IRS lien is like a barnacle on a boat.

If you are notified that the IRS has filed a lien against you it can create a great number of problems. A lien filing by the IRS happens when you owe unpaid taxes and the IRS has gone through an exhaustive process of establishing its legal right to proceed against you. The lien is filed […]

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The IRS Just Sent Me a “Correspondence Audit” Saying I Owe More Taxes… Now What?

Over the past few years, the IRS has taken another step in its attempts to extract additional revenue from taxpayers. It is known as the correspondence audit. In a correspondence audit the IRS sends you a letter informing you that its records indicate you have not reported all of your taxable income. By some professional […]

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The IRS Just Took My Bank Account… HELP!!

When the IRS has you in its sights and is coming after you to collect taxes you owe, you need to take action FAST. If you don’t, you might find that your paycheck or bank account has been levied. No one needs this problem. Just the other day we had a taxpayer call in a […]

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Tom Buck Says Hi!

The purpose for writing this blog is to share some of the knowledge I have gained in dealing with IRS issues over the past thirty plus years. I hope you will find the information of value as you seek to minimize your taxes and keep out of trouble with the IRS. Over these many years […]

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