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I owe $200K sales tax to the state of wisconsin from years prior to 2006 from a corp that I owned. I had a personal bankruptcy in 2008, surrendered all assets, but the tax was not removed. I've gotten used to the fact that I will owe this until I die. Now my wife is also being billed, which means that when I'm gone she will still be chassed. Is there anything that I can do to resolve this? I tried Offer of Compromise a year ago, but it was rejected because "this is just too large an amount for us to write off."
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Submitted: 5 years ago.Category: Business Law
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Unfortunately, if they refuse to compromise, I hate to be the bearer of bad news to you (although you have already heard this I am sure) but there are no other options to extinguish the tax debt and it becomes a personal debt that bankruptcy will not extinguish. Thus, they will seek to place liens on property or garnish wages and continue to pursue the debt against you and it is not going to go away and all you can do is continue to increase the amount of your offer in compromise to one they will accept and in the meantime work on establishing some payment plan with them.


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