IRS Scammer Caught Red Handed

For about a year, I received numerous calls from people that received a strange call from the IRS. The IRS scammer would demand money to pay back tax debt. If the person didn’t pay, the scammer would threaten to call the police and jail time.  I thought it would be interesting to call a scammer and record the conversation.

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Do not let your taxes snowball out of control (Part Two)

Having discussed Sally’s tax delinquencies and the corrective action taken by ALG Tax Solutions in Do not let your taxes snowball out of control (Part One), the following narrative is about an independent contractor named George.  Name and location changes to protect client confidentiality are in effect.  This is another real life example demonstrating how back taxes can become as threatening as an out-of-control snow ball rolling down the hill. Continue reading…


Do not let your taxes snowball out of controll (Part One)

I have helped a considerable number of clients resolve their back taxes.  One thing that surprises most of my clients is the sheer amount of taxes, interest, and penalties owed.  How do people get into this situation?  Owing taxes can be compared to a snowball that starts to roll from the top of a hill and gets increasingly larger as the snowball progresses down the hill toward the bottom.  Given a long ride, that snowball gets too big to handle.  The following narrative, which includes name and location changes to protect client confidentiality, demonstrates how back taxes can erupt out of control. Continue reading…