Automated Collection System ACS

The Automated Collection System is a computerized network which communicates with taxpayers who owe money to the IRS, which is a huge IRS problem. When an IRS tax liability goes to collections, it will either be assigned to the IRS Automated Collection System (“ACS”) or to the Collection field function (CFf), where a Revenue Officer (RO) will be assigned and charged personally with attempting to collect the unpaid tax

IRS Automated Collection System (“ACS”) vs. Revenue Officer: What’s the Difference?

IRS Automated Collection System | IRS Revenue Officer | TaxFortress.com

When an IRS tax liability goes to collections, it will either be assigned to the IRS Automated Collection System (“ACS”) or to the Collection field function, where a Revenue Officer will be assigned and charged personally with attempting to collect the unpaid tax.  Some delinquent accounts will initially be assigned […]

Barking Up the IRS Chain of Command – Getting Results by Working the Bureaucracy

IRS Appeals | Offer In Compromise | Tax Relief Help

Recently I was engaged in a heated discussion with an IRS Appeals Settlement Officer. The subject was an Offer in Compromise (Tax Settlement) I had filed on a client’s behalf. The IRS did not want to approve our Offer because they noticed that my client had been late with a […]

IRS Installment Agreement Defaults: How To Avoid Them, and What To Do If You Default

IRS Installment Agreement | Notice of Default | CP523 | TaxFortress

OK, so you’ve negotiated an IRS Installment Agreement for your IRS tax liability, and can finally breathe easy because you will not have to deal with your Revenue Officer anymore. Time to celebrate, right? Not so fast. IRS employees frequently tell me that the vast majority of Installment Agreements default […]