Author Archives: Marty Martelle

Contacting a tax attorney for your Offer in Compromise

Blog – When to contact, and when to retain, a tax attorney for your Offer in Compromise When considering an Offer in Compromise it is important to understand that the Internal Revenue Service is in the business of collecting taxes … Continue reading

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A Tax Holiday? Not Quite: The Effect of the Government Shut Down on the IRS and on Taxpayers

The two branches of the U.S. Congress cannot see eye to eye on nearly anything these days. In fact, the only piece of legislation they have agreed on recently has been a bill on managing the nation’s helium supply. Since … Continue reading

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To settle an OIC (Offer in Compromise), how much will I have to pay the IRS?

In an Offer in Compromise (OIC), how much is required to be paid to the IRS? Usually the determining factor in deciding whether to file an Offer in Compromise is the amount necessary to settle with the Internal Revenue Service. … Continue reading

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Offers In Compromise, a series of articles about the program

One of the most frequently asked questions of us, as Tax Problem Resolution Attorneys is: “can I settle my taxes with the IRS for a portion of what I owe?” The main way of settling tax debt is through an … Continue reading

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IRS reduces amount required to settle an OIC by 75%

In a broad sweeping change of the Offer in Compromise program, the Internal Revenue Service has dramatically reduced the amount required to settle an OIC.  Before the changes, the IRS required that a taxpayer pay an amount equal to 48 … Continue reading

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