Do you owe back taxes to the IRS? Until your debt is paid in full, the federal agency can assess penalties, interest, and more. Fortunately, you have options on how to settle your debt with the IRS. One solution is an Offer in Compromise. Read on to find out what an Offer in Compromise is, how it works, and how a tax attorney can help you qualify.
What is an Offer in Compromise?
An Offer in Compromise is a program to help you settle your tax debt with the IRS. If you owe the federal agency money in back taxes, you can work with an attorney to apply for this program to help reduce the amount of money you owe them. In some cases, the amount you agree to pay can be significantly less than what you originally owed. According to the IRS, the agency takes the following factors into consideration when determining if you qualify for the Offer in Compromise program:
-Ability to pay
What it Means for You and Your Tax Debt