Retired military. Had a stroke and was on limited income. Then, his wife divorced him. Owed the IRS and State over $32,000, and the ex-wife is uncollectible. Chris is negotiating a settlement with the IRS for $100.
Battle Creek, MI
The IRS was sending letters to the client claiming he owed over $100,000 and had some outstanding returns that had not been filed. The client came to Fresh Start to handle things on his behalf and after Fresh Start filed the necessary returns and negotiated with the IRS for abatements of penalties, the client ended up owing less than $15,000. Fresh Start negotiated an installment agreement that was reasonable and affordable.
Battle Creek, MI
Self-employed individual who was a non-filer, and the IRS levied his income. Chris stopped the levy, and negotiated an Offer in Compromise with the IRS for 3 cents on the dollar. He owed $84,000, and IRS settled for $2,500.
A young woman in Portland, Maine owed over $100,000 to the IRS because of taxes owed by her former husband. Chris filed bankruptcy for the taxpayer, and she walked away owing nothing.
Retired business owner north of Battle Creek who was surprised that some taxes from 2008 and before were never paid. All told, it amounted to over $30,000. Fresh Start Tax Solutions was able to place them in currently not collectible status where the IRS would not pursue the payment of old taxes as long as the taxpayer paid in his taxes going forward.
Not your typical client, but a small business owner in Kalamazoo who accumulated $3 million in payroll taxes, interest and penalties. Chris was able to negotiate an agreement with the IRS, and the taxpayer walked away paying $30,000.
A divorcee who ended up with a $200,000 IRS tax debt left by her husband. Fresh Start Tax Solutions negotiated an offer in compromise for $1,460.