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The IRS collection process and what to expect

I was considering how my clients feel when they receive a letter from the IRS and the turmoil they are in so I thought I’d explain some of the letters for you. Keep in mind the IRS won’t start collection activity against you because you didn’t pay your taxes with your...

David C. Zubler’s Next Steps After Settling With The IRS

What happens AFTER our company strikes a deal on your behalf with the IRS? The IRS agrees that you cannot pay back all of your taxes and that a settlement is in everyone’s best interest we have to make sure that the IRS Offer in Compromise remains in force. There are...

Six Common Ways Taxpayers Receive IRS Audits

With the tax deadline bearing down on us, I thought I'd touch base today, to give you some thoughts on what could get you into hot water THIS tax season. And, well, really any tax season. Now ... sometimes, clients come to us from other professionals because they have...

How To Get Out of Credit Card Debt Fast in America: 6 Key Steps

Often, when you're faced with IRS debt, there are other nasty little financial problems out there that can tend to crop up. I have to tell you though, as I sat down to write this strategy note, it made me think about some clients that I've walked with over the years...

Facts About IRS Audits

With all of the chaos out there right now, the division and shouting, it's helpful to try to tune out the shouting and focus on what is actually in our sphere of productivity. One way that the IRS has decided it can be more productive is by outsourcing their...

Your Tax Care Answers: Can You Be Fired Because of A Wage Levy?

We're almost at the end of September, which is bewildering -- where did summer go? Pumpkin lattes are everywhere, the weather is turning ... and life is really starting to accelerate. But we do know something that can stop anyone in their tracks on an accelerating...

Training Your Heart For Good Financial Stewardship In America

Working with my clients' finances over the years has given me a bit of a crash course in human behavior. Often, I'm floored by the generosity I see displayed by many clients -- even those without significant means. Other times ... well, I think that we all could use...

A Basic Mid-Year Tax Planning Method for Taxpayers

I had the wonderful opportunity to attend an educational conference in Tucson this past weekend, and it poured heavy rains and the weather was cooler. Because we are right in the thick of summer, it's tempting to just sit back and hit the cruise control for the next...

Smart Planning for Financial Independence in America

I have more to say about financial independence today (since I received some great feedback the last time I wrote about it). But before I get there, I'd like to speak some encouragement to you. A few people in wrote me saying that they were feeling pretty dispirited...

Four Keys to Achieving Financial Freedom by David C. Zubler

Four Keys to Achieving Financial Freedom by David C. Zubler "You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor." -James Allen Often, as we strive to keep our heads above water in these culturally crazy...