Articles on Tax Liens, Tax Levies, Wage Garnishment, IRS Offer in Compromise and Filing Tax Returns
Articles on Taxes
Credit Info Center not only provides information on how to fix your credit and get out of debt, but we also offer information on taxes. Tax codes change all the time but there are some things that remain the same, such as, tax levies, how to avoid an IRS audit and how to negotiate back taxes with the IRS. All of these topics, and more, are covered in the articles below. Check back frequently as we are always adding new information and updating old and out of date material.
- Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) - Learn about what alternative minimum tax is and if it applies to you. This article explores the history of AMT and how to minimize and plan for this year end tax.
- What is a Tax Lien? - A tax lien can be filed by the state or the federal government against you for taxes owed. Find out more about tax liens and how to release one.
- What is a Tax Levy? - If you owe the IRS money, they can legally seize your assets to pay off your tax debt. Learn more about tax levies and how to handle a levy from the IRS.
- Different Types of Tax Levies - There are three main ways the IRS can seize property from you to pay off your tax debt. This article describes all three methods and how to know when an IRS tax levy has ended.
- What is an IRS Offer in Compromise? - If you are looking for a way to settle your tax debt with the IRS, and Offer in Compromise might be the best bet for your situation. Learn what an OIC is and if it will work for you.
- Tips to Avoid an IRS Audit - With only 1 percent of all tax files flagged for audit, you want to do all you can to avoid having to go through this painful and time consuming process.
- College Grad's Guide to Filing First Tax Return - First job and first paychecks mean having to file an income tax return. If you are a recent college grad, here are some suggestions to get you ready to file your tax return.
- What is Taxable and Non-Taxable Income? - You think you know what is taxable income and what is not - you would be surprised.