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Frequently Asked Questions

I owe back taxes; what do I do?

This question is posed to us almost every hour of every day. Whether it is in the form of “What happens if I owe taxes” or “What if I owe taxes,” without knowing your exact situation, we are unable to give you the best plan of attack. Normally, we say that if you are someone looking for IRS tax help or IRS tax debt help, then pick up the phone and call us. We offer a free consultation and will take our time to explain things to you no matter what your issue may be. Whether you are looking for a federal tax settlement, have a question about a payment plan, or just need help with tax debt, give us a call and we will figure it out together. Even if we can’t help you, we may be able to send you to one of our helpful tax settlement affiliates.

Do you offer free tax debt help?

Yes, a consultation is completely free. Depending on the size and complexity of your issue, we may recommend that you hire someone to help you navigate through how income tax settlements work, or possibly how to stop an IRS levy. Our conversation is completely free of charge no matter how much IRS debt help you may need. Whether you are wondering how to stop IRS levies, or you are inquiring on tax help debt owed, we can help.

I owe taxes can I make payments?

The question “If I owe taxes, can I make payments?” or “I owe federal taxes how do I pay?” comes up a lot. The answer is simple. In most cases, yes. Depending on the amount you owe, the IRS will put you on a monthly amount of their choosing. If you owe a large amount, the IRS or State may require you to liquidate an asset like a 401k or IRA. Unfortunately, you won’t know what they are going to allow before you call and they can be very intrusive in their interrogation of your ability to pay. So be very careful when working with them directly. If you are concerned, give us a call. We can help.

I owe back taxes, I owe taxes, I owe taxes from last year, I owe the IRS back taxes, I owe taxes and can’t pay, CAN YOU HELP?

Absolutely. These types of cases are our specialty. When you are at your financial worst, it is the best time to negotiate with the State or IRS. So, whether you are looking for tax debt help, or IRS back tax settlement, a financial hardship case is ideal in our opinion. Meaning, if you don’t have an ability to pay them, we can make a case for you. Our consultation on income tax debt help and IRS debt help is free so give us a call at (800) 673-9731.

How can I stop garnishments? How do I stop IRS Levy? How do I stop tax levy? How to stop tax levy?

To answer this question is a little tricky being that there are a lot of variables. Very similarly, people also wonder how to stop an IRS levy which is also equally complex. First things first, is you need to get in compliance by filing your returns. From there, you can attempt to navigate through the IRS channels to get a garnishment or levy released. In many cases, before that happens you will be required to show financials and submit an IRS tax settlement form. This will more than likely lead to failure and putting yourself in a worse position. If you have a bank levy or wage garnishment call us today at (800) 673-9731.

How are you different from other companies? What makes you so Honest?

At Honest Tax Relief, we believe in doing honest and great work. We also believe in being realistic in how we set client’s expectations. That is why it is our policy to give everyone who calls us all the help we can. Whether its people who simply blurt out simple things like “Help Tax,” or “Help tax debt,” or “Tax help IRS,” or “Debt help IRS Settlement tax,” we are not rude and inconsiderate like other companies. We understand people are scared and nervous when they call, and maybe the words don’t come out right. We have built our company on our reputation and our Honest word. We do not buy tax settlement leads or try to trick people by sending them fake IRS letters that say, “Tax settlement IRS” at the top. We are in this for the long haul and we know if you give us a call, you will see the Honest difference. Even if we can’t help, we will give you free advice and wish you the best of luck along the way. Give us a call and find out for yourself.

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Realistic Expectations

We pride ourselves on giving clients an honest and achievable expectation of outcome based on our initial consultation.

Immediate Protection and Representation

As soon as we are retained, we immediately attempt to cease any and all collection action, giving our clients peace of mind.As soon as we are retained, we immediately attempt to cease any and all collection action, giving our clients peace of mind.​

Superior Attention to Detail

We never take a client’s tax situation at face value. Our discovery process verifies the validity of tax liabilities, and identifies any potential liabilities which may be solved via tax return preparation or small changes in a client’s business procedures.

Exceptional Results and Communication

We never leave our clients in the dark or only communicate via email. Our staff is dedicated to communicating weekly with clients on the phone. We are also committed to explaining the processes, results, and how to avoid pitfalls in the future.

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