Roni Deutch - the Tax Lady - Successfully Negotiates Currently Not Collectible Status for Taxpayers Owing The IRS Over $2.2 Million

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Television's tax lady Roni Deutch helped cease Internal Revenue Service collections on 41 clients collectively owing the IRS over $2.2 million in back taxes. Through placement on the IRS' Currently Not Collectible status, Ms. Deutch's firm was able to bring instant relief for these families. Currently Not Collectible status may be an appropriate form of resolution for taxpayers that do not qualify for an Offer in Compromise.

I had been a client of another tax resolution company for a few years, and they were supposed to be preparing an Offer in Compromise for me. But the collection activity never ceased and the company jerked me around for years. Working with Roni Deutch, on the other hand, was like a dream. They walked me through everything and most importantly they got the job done.

In August 2007, tax attorney Roni Deutch and her law firm, Roni Deutch, A Professional Tax Corporation, successfully negotiated Currently Not Collectible status with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on behalf of 41 clients who collectively owed $2.2 million in IRS back taxes.

Currently Not Collectible status is a designation the IRS uses to indicate that it cannot collect from a particular taxpayer at that time. To qualify for the designation, the cost of a taxpayer's monthly expenses must exceed his or her income. Typically, the IRS places a taxpayer's collection account into Currently Not Collectible status only after determining that the taxpayer cannot pay his or her back tax liability in full or does not qualify for a monthly payment plan.

"With the recent turbulence in our national economy, my law firm and I are speaking with hundreds of taxpayers who do not have the ability to pay for their mortgage, electricity, or food - let alone their IRS back tax liability," stated Ms. Deutch. "For many of these taxpayers, Currently Not Collectible status is the way to go. It immediately addresses their IRS back tax liability and protects them from any IRS collection efforts."

"The 41 clients lived all across the country, coming from 17 different states," stated Matt Ritchie, Assistant Managing Attorney of the law firm. "Each client owed on average approximately $56,000.00, with the highest single tax liability being approximately $313,000.00. Most of the clients' cases were successfully concluded within one year, with one being successfully placed into Currently Not Collectible status within three months."

Once the IRS places a taxpayer's account into Currently Not Collectible status, the IRS immediately ceases all collection activity against the taxpayer. Thus, the IRS will no longer issue collection notices, notices of intent to levy, final notices, or notice of levy. In addition, the IRS will immediately stop any active levies on bank accounts or income, or already in place wage garnishments.

"I'd been battling with the IRS's collection department for years, but now I haven't been bothered for months," claims a former client of Ms. Deutch's firm who owed the IRS approximately $76,000. He worked with the firm for eight months and had his IRS back tax account placed into Currently Not Collectible status last month. "I am totally satisfied with the professional service and courteous, efficient personnel at Roni Deutch, A Professional Tax Corporation.

The IRS considers Currently Not Collectible status as a temporary form of relief. This is only because the IRS can remove a taxpayer's account from this protected status if it has reason to believe it can now collect from the taxpayer. The IRS makes that determination through reviewing the taxpayer's annually reported income information. However, if there is no change for the better in reported income, the taxpayer's account may remain in Currently Not Collectible status until the tax liabilities expire.

It is also important to note that before the IRS will place any taxpayer's account on Currently Not Collectible status, the IRS reviews the taxpayer's financial situation to determine whether they have an ability to make a monthly payment. This is similar to the review the IRS conducts for other forms of back tax resolution, including the Offer in Compromise. The IRS will look at the taxpayer's monthly income and compare it to their monthly allowable expenses, which are reasonable expenses a taxpayer must incur every month to provide for the basic health and welfare of their family. If the allowable expenses exceed, or come close to exceeding the amount of the income, only then will the taxpayer qualify for tax relief through Currently Not Collectible status.

However, the investigation for Currently Not Collectible status differs from the Offer in Compromise in one important respect: little to no investigation of the taxpayer's equity. That is, unlike the Offer in Compromise program, the value of a taxpayer's assets and property will not automatically disqualify a taxpayer from having his or her back tax liability put into Currently Not Collectible status.

"The IRS considers currently and formerly owned property and its potential liquidated value in calculating the minimum acceptable Offer in Compromise," stated Mr. Ritchie. "Thus, many taxpayers who are promised an Offer in Compromise by dishonest businesses often find that they in fact never qualified due to the value in their home, vehicles, investments, or even items that they no longer even own."

"Of course, they only discover that they never qualified when their Offer in Compromise has been rejected, " added Ms. Deutch. "This occurs after many months of uncertainty, thousands of dollars in fees, persistent IRS collection efforts, and a growing, unresolved back tax liability."

Her firm's former client could not have agreed more. "I had been a client of another tax resolution company for a few years, and they were supposed to be preparing an Offer in Compromise for me. But the collection activity never ceased and the company jerked me around for years. Working with Roni Deutch, on the other hand, was like a dream. They walked me through everything and most importantly they got the job done."

"Luckily, taxpayers can come to my law firm, Roni Deutch, A Professional Tax Corporation for a fresh start," stated Ms. Deutch. "They can trust that our office will examine all of the critical facts of their financial situation before pursuing any form of IRS back tax resolution - be it an Offer in Compromise or Currently Not Collectible status."

Offers in Compromise and Currently Not Collectible status are only two of the various forms of IRS back tax resolution Roni Deutch, A Professional Tax Corporation offers. The firm has experienced tax attorneys specializing in tax debt relief through a variety of tax relief services including Installment Agreements, Wage Garnishment Releases, Bank Levy Releases, Revenue Officer Assistance, Payroll Tax Representation, Tax Account Review, and Full Pay Service.

About Roni Deutch, A Professional Tax Corporation

Roni Deutch, A Professional Tax Corporation is a nationally recognized law firm that has been helping clients find solutions to their back tax liabilities for over sixteen years. To find out more about the firm or its services, visit their website at http://www.ronideutch.com or call 1-888-TAX-LADY. To learn more about tax attorney Roni Deutch you can visit Roni's Blog, Roni Deutch IRS or the official YouTube Channel of Roni Deutch.

Contact:

Mathew Guiver
Roni Deutch, A Professional Tax Corporation
877-232-8477 Ext. 1914
http://www.ronideutch.com

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