When An IRS Decision Maker Gets it Wrong

One thing that is different about working for the IRS is that you are tasked with making decisions. It is about making decisions and processing cases or forms. This is true for just about every taxpayer-facing job function within the IRS. IRS personnel make decisions based on their narrow job function. They do so over…Continue readingWhen An IRS Decision Maker Gets it Wrong

IRS Revises Passport Certification Process

Did you get a letter from the IRS about your passport? The IRS recently started sending these letters to taxpayers with unpaid tax debts. The letters have generated quite a bit of controversy, which caused the IRS to pause to reconsider how it handles this issue. Here is what you need to know about the…Continue readingIRS Revises Passport Certification Process

Liability for Prior Real Estate Owner’s Unpaid IRS Taxes

Liability for Prior Real Estate Owner’s Unpaid IRS Taxes You have to be diligent if you buy real estate from someone who owes unpaid taxes to the IRS. There are instances where the IRS can collect the prior owner’s taxes from you as the purchaser of the property. The recent Shirehampton Drive Trust v. JP…Continue readingLiability for Prior Real Estate Owner’s Unpaid IRS Taxes