Tag: tax debt

Be aware of new collections scam

According to the Michigan Department of Treasury, Michigan taxpayers with past-due tax debts should be aware of a new scam making the rounds through the U.S. Postal Service, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury. In the scheme, taxpayers are...

Revocation of passport for unpaid taxes

  • March 21, 2017
  • Maria Montie, CPA, MST, CVA, MAFF

The IRS has reminded taxpayers that Code Sec. 7345 allows the agency to certify to the U.S. State Department if an individual has seriously delinquent tax debt, which could impact obtaining or keeping a U.S. passport. The IRS has not...

IRS to begin private collection of federal tax debts

  • March 9, 2017
  • Steve Wisinski, CPA, MAFF

Beginning this spring, the IRS will start to collect federal tax debt through one of four private collection agencies. The new program enables these designated contractors to collect, on the government’s behalf, outstanding inactive tax receivables. A sample taxpayer notice,...