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IRS Collections: Defensive Measures

A taxpayer facing IRS collection should initially determine whether the assessment was timely or whether the 10-year collection period will soon expire. Collections may not proceed if the statute of limitations on assessment was time-barred. Agreeing to extend the statute of limitations on assessment or collection, even if immediate assessment or enforcement action will otherwise is threatened, is not always advantageous. One reason is that interest well above the prime rate will continue to accrue. Continue reading

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