WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I REQUEST A PAYMENT PLAN?When you request a payment plan (installment agreement), with certain exceptions, theIRS is generally prohibited from levying and the IRS’s time to collect is suspended orprolonged while an Installment Agreement (IA) is pending. An IA request is often pending until it can be reviewed, and an IA is established, or therequest is…

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WHAT IS A PAYMENT PLAN?A payment plan is an agreement with the IRS to pay the taxes you owe within anextended timeframe. You should request a payment plan if you believe you will be ableto pay your taxes in full within the extended time frame. If you qualify for a short-termpayment plan you will not…

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WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF PAYING MY TAXES ON TIME?By law, the IRS may assess  penalties  to taxpayers for both failing to file a tax return andfor failing to pay taxes they owe by the deadline.If you’re not able to pay the tax you owe by your original filing due date, the balance issubject to …

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The IRS “What Ifs” for Struggling Taxpayers – Tax Related (C-7) What if I need legal representation to help with my tax problem but can’t afford it?Low Income Taxpayer Clinics (LITCs) represent low income taxpayers before theInternal Revenue Service, assist taxpayers in audits, appeals and collection disputes, andcan help taxpayers respond to IRS notices and…

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The IRS “What Ifs” for Struggling Taxpayers – Tax Related (C-1) What if I can’t pay my taxes? Don’t panic – you may qualify for a self-service,  online payment plan  (including aninstallment agreement) that allows you to pay off an outstanding balance over time. Onceyour online application is complete, you’ll receive immediate notification of whether yourpayment…

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