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IRS tax debt

4 Tips to Avoid IRS Tax Debt

Falling behind on personal income taxes can happen to anyone, but it’s not inevitable.  With just a little advance planning, taxpayers can reduce the likelihood of falling behind with the the Internal Revenue Service. Obviously, no one wants to end up with IRS tax debt problems, but some people simply end up facing insurmountable problems […]

Tax Warrants

Understanding New York Tax Warrants 

Falling behind on tax obligations is a very common phenomenon.  It can happen for a whole variety of reasons. As New Yorkers, we understand, perhaps better than anybody, the difficulty of balancing life with past and current tax obligations. It’s very common for New York taxpayers to get caught up with their many other responsibilities.  […]

Debt Consolidation Terms

Common Debt Consolidation Terms

We’ve previously provided concise definitions for various terms related to debt resolution.  We also discussed the basic purpose and mechanics of debt consolidation in the earlier post. In this post we’ll continue in the same vein and discuss several important debt consolidation terms. We’ll develop a glossary of debt consolidation terms.  That way, our readers can increase […]

cancellation of debt

Is Cancellation of Debt Income?

Tax relief is a major part of our professional practice.  It follows, then, that we should expend some ink going over what constitutes taxable income.  One of the more confusing forms of taxable income is the phantom income known as cancellation of debt or, simply, COD income.   It’s the source of many bewildered telephone calls to this law […]

tax evasion

A Look at Celebrity Tax Evasion

So far, we’ve devoted a couple of blog posts to look at the celebrity financial difficulties. We’ve looked at celebrity bankruptcies and, more generally, looked at celebrity tax troubles.  Here, we’d like to continue this review.  Accordingly, in this post, we’re going to look at a few public figures who’ve gotten themselves into really big […]

debt resolution

A Guide To Tax Resolution Terms

As we’ve pointed out before, tax resolution is a major focus of our practice here at Mackay, Caswell & Callahan, P.C., and for that reason we’ve covered a number of different topics related to this focus. Resolving tax obligations with the Internal Revenue Service and New York State is a primary focus of ours. Throughout our various […]

OIC tax attorney

How to Hire an OIC Tax Attorney

We’ve covered offers-in-compromise (OICs) before in our blog posts.  That’s for good reason: here at Mackay, Caswell & Callahan, tax relief is a major area of our practice.  OICs can be a very attractive option for resolving back tax debt in certain cases. When someone owes tax debt to the IRS, he or she can submit an OIC.  It […]

Fresh Start Initiative

What is the IRS Fresh Start Initiative? 

Here at Mackay, Caswell & Callahan, one of the central pillars of our practice is resolving tax debts with the IRS. We’ve helped hundreds of people resolve their back taxes with the IRS.  That allows them to continue on and move forward with their lives.  Debt may be a part of life, particularly for today’s younger Americans.  […]

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