What does the IRS mean when it talks about ‘Tax Compliance’

Being in Tax Compliance is a necessary step before you make a deal with the IRS regarding back taxes. What the IRS means by this is that all tax returns that are due have been filed and that estimated tax payments and withholding to cover the current year taxes are being made. The reason for this from the IRS point of view is why waste time making deals if the problem is going to continue to grow.

Author: Jim Payne

Jim Payne, a Florida Certified Public Accountant (CPA) since 1976, offers candid insights on getting square with the IRS — with the least pain, and at the lowest cost — with (or without) the help of a tax representative. Mr. Payne is a former IRS agent and expert in business profitability, IRS audits, IRS payroll tax, and IRS non-filer issues. As a Tax Representative, his goal is clear: " I will speak on your behalf to all IRS agents, so you never have to, and I'll guide you in executing a strategy to resolve your IRS problem so you can get back to enjoying life."

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