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Over the years 20/20 has not only become the tax resolution experts for our clients, but has led the way in the tax practitioner community through our voice in various journals, publications, and blogs. We'd like to share our experts' articles with you too.


IRS Cuts Red Tape on Federal Tax Lien Withdrawals

IRS Cuts Red Tape on Federal Tax Lien Withdrawals

October 28th 2011

20/20 Tax Resolutions Department Coordinator and Enrolled Agent, Melinda Coburn, was recently published in the November and December issue of Enrolled Agents, a journal published bimonthly by the Colorado Society of Enrolled Agents.

Coburn’s article, IRS Cuts Red Tape on Federal Tax Lien Withdrawals, characterizes the new Fresh Start Initiative, a three part plan that helps tax payers streamline issues with paying back taxes. This initiative outlines new elements of the process like increasing lien-filing thresholds, easing the course for obtaining a lien withdrawal and consolidation the Offer in Compromise program. The second part of the initiative explores the treatment of tax debt and how this impacts credit scores.


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Protecting Your Clients in the Face of IRS Collection

Protecting Your Clients in the Face of IRS Collection

June 13th 2011

20/20 Tax Resolution’s Vice President of Resolutions, Richard Davidson, Esq,. EA, was recently published in The National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP) Winter 2011 quarterly publication, TAXPRO Journal.

Davidson’s article, “Protecting Your Clients in the Face of IRS Collection” is a subject that he and 20/20 Tax Resolution’s consultants have had many years of experience developing.  Davidson discusses his advice in protecting clients from enforced collections while resolving their tax liabilities and shares strategies for other tax practitioners across the country.


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Understanding IRS Appeals: A Representative

Understanding IRS Appeals: A Representative

October 26th 2010

20/20 Senior Tax Consultant, Stephen Uhl, E.A. was recently published in The National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA) September-October 2010 bi-monthly publication, EA Journal. This article was distributed and read by at least the NAEA's 11,000 tax professional members across the country.

Uhl's article discusses the appeals division of the IRS and outlines some of the tools that can be utilized by practitioners to effectively represent taxpayers.   20/20's Tax Consultants are not only hard-nosed negotiators, but are also national leaders and educators for others in the tax practitioner community.


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Putting Together the Pieces of the Partial Payment Installment Agreement

Putting Together the Pieces of the Partial Payment Installment Agreement

September 30th 2010

David Miles, E.A., a 20/20 Senior Tax Consultant, recently published his second article in The National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA) September-October 2010 bi-monthly publication, EA Journal. In Miles' article he discusses and dissects the intricacies of the IRS' underutilized resolution option, the partial payment installment agreement, for his tax professional peers. 

For the second time, Miles' article was selected as a lead and cover article that was distributed and read by at least the NAEA's 11,000 tax professional members across the country.


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A Closer Look at the Disqualified Employment Tax Levy

A Closer Look at the Disqualified Employment Tax Levy

April 28th 2010

20/20 Tax Resolution Senior Tax Consultant David Miles, E.A. was published in The National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA) March-April 2010 bi-monthly publication, EA Journal.

Miles' article takes a closer look at a recent addition to the statutory arsenal of the IRS, the Disqualified Employment Tax Levy (DETL).  In Miles' discussion he guides tax practitioners on the DETL's impact on collection due process (CDP) hearing rights, and offers suggestions on how to manage these changes. 

Miles' writing was ultimately the lead and cover article that was distributed to NAEA's 11,000 tax professional members nationwide.


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