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Lane
Lane, JD, CFP, MBA, CRPS
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Experience:  Law Degree, specialization in Tax Law and Corporate Law, CFP and MBA, Providing Financial & Tax advice since 1986
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My withholdings were locked several years ago. I paid off my

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My withholdings were locked several years ago. I paid off my outstanding taxes ($28K) two years ago and my withholdings are still locked. How can I request a release from the lock? Thank you most kindly.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Lane replied 1 year ago.

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Hi, see this from IRS (here:https://www.irs.gov/Businesses/Small-Businesses-&-Self-Employed/Withholding-Compliance-Questions-and-Answers )

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Q14: How can you be released from the Withholding Compliance Program?

A14: You must continue to file returns and pay your taxes due. If you timely meet all your filing and payment obligations for three consecutive years, you can request that we release you from the Withholding Compliance Program.

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Let me know if you have questions.

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Lane

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I hold a JD (Juris Doctorate, a doctoral degree in the law), with concentration in Tax Law, Estate law & Corporate law, an MBA, with specialization in finance & tax, as well as CFP® and CRPS designations. - I’ve been providing financial, Social Security & Medicare, estate, corporate & tax advice since 1986.

Expert:  Lane replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Lane replied 1 year ago.

You can also go into an IRS field office to handle this:

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Face-to-face assistance
In certain areas, IRS also has local offices you may visit to receive assistance.

Expert:  Lane replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I can help here!

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I hope this has helped.

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Please let me know if you have any questions at all.

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Otherwise, I won’t be credited for the work here.

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Thank you!

Lane

I hold a JD (Juris Doctorate, a doctoral degree in the law), with concentration in Tax Law, Estate law & Corporate law, an MBA, with specialization in finance & tax, as well as CFP® and CRPS designations. - I’ve been providing financial, Social Security & Medicare, estate, corporate & tax advice since 1986.