Tag Archives: Internal Revenue Service
The IRS Gets Hacked!
It can happen to anyone and now it seems it’s happened to the Internal Revenue Service as well. The IRS announced that it will be notifying taxpayers after criminals gained unauthorized access to information on about 100,000 accounts through their “Get Transcript” online application. This information included Social Security information, date of birth and street address. According […]
What happend to my tax refund?
This is a question that many taxpayers find themselves asking every year. After having taxes withdrawn from their weekly paychecks or having made quarterly estimated payments they are shocked to find out that their refund is being seized. Under the Treasury Offset Program the IRS can use all or part of your federal refund to […]
Post Appeal Mediation for Offers in Compromise
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has recently announced the nationwide rollout of post-Appeals mediation for Offer in Compromise (OIC) and Trust Fund Recovery Penalty (TFRP) cases. This is a nationwide expansion of an IRS pilot program instituted in 2008 and previously only available in select cities. Under this program post-Appeals mediation will be available to taxpayers […]