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When Fear of Filing Leads To Years of Failing To File Tax Returns

Tax Problems

Have you ever heard the expression, “What you focus on expands”? I invite you to consider this idea for a moment as I discuss what gets so many people in trouble with the IRS.

Most of the time it starts out innocently enough. You prepare your tax returns and much to your surprise you owe the IRS a sum of money you simply do not have. It could be $1000, $2000, $10,000. It could be more or it could be less. Let’s just agree that whatever the amount it seems impossible for you to be able to pay all at once. So, what do you do? You decide not to file your taxes.

The next year, the same thing happens, and again you are afraid to file because now you owe more. You fear the IRS will demand payment in full.  Each successive year, the fear Read more