If you have had difficulty paying your taxes on time, you may have received a notice of the IRS’s intent to levy or place a tax lien your property. The two most important steps to resolving the situation are to speak with a professional and to remain in contact with the IRS. As a former trial lawyer for the IRS, I have spent years of dealing with levies and liens from the governments perspective and can easily translate that experience into action to help you protect your property, income, and bank accounts that may be effected by a levy, or any credit and assets that will be effected by a lien.
If all efforts to settle with the IRS fail, litigation may be necessary. If you receive a Notice of Deficiency from the IRS saying they will assess taxes unless you file in the United States Tax Court. Contact me immediately. You have 90 days from the date of the Notice of Deficiency to file a petition with the Tax Court. If you file a petition with the Tax Court, you do not have to pay the taxes, and your case can be considered for settlement or litigation.
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