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Will I Need My IRS ITIN to Get Married?

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Question: Dear Steve, I have an ITIN number I got it on 2006 I have not used it for my taxes since then but I have the original paper. How can I know how much I owe, where do I have to go, how can I use it? I am going to get married and I will need this for ... Read More »

    The IRS Won’t Stop Chasing Us for Debt We Don’t Owe

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    Question: Dear Steve, My husband and I recently found out that his ex wife filed taxes and forged his name on 2008 taxes, after they were separated. She had taken a settlement in 2008 and never paid the taxes on it, which left over $11,000 owed to the IRS. The amount has now grown to over $17,000 and they say ... Read More »

      My Tax Refund Was Intercepted Because of Delinquent Student Loans

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      “Dear Steve, I have a federal student loan that I haven’t been paying on. My 2014 tax refund has been garnished. Is there any way to get this reversed. If I set up a payment schedule with the US Department of Education C/o Great Lakes Higher Education Guarantee Corp? Thanks, Roger” Dear Roger, If your tax refund was intercepted by ... Read More »

        How Do I Deal With These Back Taxes and 1099-C I Just Got?

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        “Dear Jim, I am dealing with several major tax issues with the IRS right now and my situation is very complicated — I really need your help. I am a single female in my 50’s, unemployed, without any income, and have not worked since 2006 due to medical reasons. In March, 2008 I filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy when my ... Read More »

          My Boyfriend is Scared of the IRS. – Journey

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          “Dear Steve, My boyfriend has the IRS after him from a 2009 audit that went into noncollectable status in 2010. Recently, we have had a knock on the door and a note left from the IRS with impending doom. My girlfriend said that adding a second person on the bank accounts will prevent any bank swipes from the government because ... Read More »

            How to Avoid IRS Collection Action and Levies

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            Bob never intended for it to get this far. When he filed his return in April, he thought, “I’ll pay this off in a month or two.” Somehow, like many Americans, his good intentions fell by the wayside as other urgent financial obligations arose and his unpaid balance at the IRS remained unpaid longer than he intended it to. Of ... Read More »

              IRS Offers Payment Plans to Those Having Money Troubles

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              If you owe the IRS taxes and you’re having a difficult time paying, you’re not alone. In 2010, 23.9 million individual taxpayers filed a tax return with a balance due. More than 20 million taxpayers paid the tax with their return, after the first IRS notice, or after receiving an extension to pay from the IRS. However, another 3.8 million ... Read More »

                How Can I Find My Individual Taxpayer Identification Number? – Miriam

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                “Dear Jim, When I was younger my aunt got me an ITIN number from the IRS so that she could claim me as a dependent on her taxes. Now that I’m an adult is that ITIN number still valid? and if it is how do I find out what the number was? Thank you. Miriam” Hi Miriam: In order to ... Read More »

                  I Filed Bankruptcy But Still Owe the IRS. – Wanda

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                  “Dear Jim, I was audited by its in 2006. It was because the tax preparer was listing me as single when I was filing head of household I am married but my husband worked seasonal. The irs sent me a letter stating I owed them $12,000. So they took my taxes. I filed for bankruptcy I told my lawyer that ... Read More »

                    I Took Money From My IRA and Now Owe the IRS. I’m So Scared. – Angela

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                    “Dear Steve, Hi. I’ve never had any problems or issues with the IRS until 2011. I resigned from a company that I worked for 11 years due to illness. I rolled over my 401k approx 60k to an IRA local bank. After recuperating, I was unable to get a job, unemployment was still high. Anyway, since I was renting, I ... Read More »

                      My Credit Union Sent me a 1099-C for Two Different Amounts. – Sabra

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                      “Dear Steve, Credit Union charged off the amount of $2369 for a gap insurance loan that had a balance of $1639 but reported to IRS a charge off of $2574. IRS is going after me for not claiming it as income. How can they have 2 different charge offs and get away with it? Sabra” Dear Sabra, It’s a mystery. ... Read More »

                        My Wife and I Divorced But We Both Got a 1099-C For an Old Debt. What Now? – Steven

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                        “Dear Jim, Vehicle debt was in mine and my wife’s name. Divorced in 2009, vehicle repossessed in 2009. We both received a 1099-C for the full amount in 2013. We cannot file a joint 1099, as we are divorced. How is this handled? Do we both pay taxes on the full amount or should it be split? Would this be ... Read More »

                          S Corp Line of Credit Backed by SBA Resulted in 1099-C From Chase. – Amanda

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                          “Dear Jim, This is apparently yet another 1099C question :) For my S-corp business, I had a line of credit with a bank that changed loan terms after three years into a fixed loan. This loan was backed by SBA. I was unable to pay the new terms (and didnt actually understand that it was going to change) and tried ... Read More »

                            I Didn’t File Tax Returns for 10 Years. What Do I Do Now?

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                            “Dear Jim, I am embarrassed and ashamed that I’m stuck in my current situation, but in a nutshell here it is: The last time I filed a tax return was roughly ten years ago. Prior to that, I had an amazing job, owned my home, and was moving toward getting married. Then everything fell apart. I lost my job due ... Read More »

                              My Girlfriend Did Not File Her Taxes for Many Years. The IRS is Not Happy. – Brian

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                              “Dear Jim, My girlfriend has not filed taxes for 2004-2011. When she filed for 2012, the IRS seized her refund and sent her a letter stating it was applied to previous tax debt. She has spoken to the IRS and they have determined she owes $80,000 for 2004-2007 but have given her 30 days to file returns for those years ... Read More »

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