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In such case you might want to consider an offer in compromise (OIC) ?
An offer in compromise (OIC) is an agreement between a taxpayer and the Internal Revenue Service that settles a taxpayer's tax liabilities for less than the full amount owed.
Taxpayers who can fully pay the liabilities through an installment agreement or other means, won't qualify for an OIC in most cases.
It may be a legitimate option if you can't pay your full tax liability, or doing so creates a financial hardship. The IRS will consider your unique set of facts and circumstances: Ability to pay; Income; Expenses; and Asset equity.
The IRS generally approves an offer in compromise when the amount offered represents the most they can expect to collect within a reasonable period of time.
You'll find step-by-step instructions and all the forms for submitting an offer in the Offer in Compromise Booklet, Form 656-B .
Your completed offer package will include:
You might want to have a local CPA helping you will all that paperwork - but that is not required and you may do everything on your own.
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