Does Nominee Tax Liability Extend to Employees?

There is a large segment of our population that owe back taxes to the IRS. Whether you know of their situation, chances are good that you know someone who owes back taxes. Chances are good that you have unwittingly transacted business with an individual or business that owes back taxes. You may have even worked…

IRS Collection Hearings: How Thorough Does the IRS Have to Be?

IRS collection hearings are one of the procedural safeguards Congress created to prevent the IRS from taking certain actions without first confirming that they have followed the law. These safeguards are needed as the IRS works a lot of cases and the volume can result in the IRS not following the law. The IRS also…

IRS Lien on Trust Assets

As long as the government tries to collect taxes, there will be taxpayers who try to find ways to not pay the taxes. These tax payment avoidance options often involve co-ownership of property or, in many cases, trusts. The recent United States v. Simones, No. 1:20-cv-00795-PJK-SCY (D.N.M. 2021) case shows how the IRS is able…

When Can the IRS Collect Tax Debts from a Dead Person?

When Can The Irs Collect Tax Debts From A Dead Person?

Dad filed his taxes but didn’t pay. Several years pass by, say five years. Dad dies. The family eventually files for probate several years later. Say 10 years has passed since the taxes were first due? Has the time limit for the IRS to collect the unpaid taxes lapsed? How does the filing of the…

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