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I hired an tax attorney a year ago and he is dragging my case along until today he told m I owe 58,000 dollars and that I need to give his firm 10,000 to get it under 50,000 and then my payments would be 680.00 a month which I cannot pay at all. I have a security clearance at my job and my job would be in jeopardy right? I am blind right now
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Hi. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to help you. Unless you are under criminal investigation or committed a tax fraud, engaging a tax lawyer or attorney is often unnecessary and often costly. What the attorney wants to do is a simple installment agreement that his part time aid or intern will fill out and file.I would suggest to find a CPA specialized in taxes or IRS licensed enrolled agent (EA) who can review your taxes and most likely do the same for few hundred dollars.
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thank you.
Tax Professional: emc011075, Tax adviser replied 1 year ago
You're welcome. I do not know what type of attorney you are using but 10K for a simple installment agreement sounds too much. Is there anything else I can help you with today?
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Tax Professional: emc011075, Tax adviser replied 1 year ago
Here's the installment agreement.https://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Payment-Plans-Installment-AgreementsI would also order a transcripts of your IRS account and your returns to make sure you really owe 58K. You can order your transcript here: https://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Get-TranscriptYou want your return transcript and also your account transcript (billing).
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