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Denver IRS Office to Hire 15 New Revenue Officers by End of Year

In prior articles, we’ve covered how the Biden Administration’s infrastructure bill proposes an $80 billion budget increase to the IRS over the next 10 years to enforce tax collections. And while the bill is expected to pass through the House of Representatives soon, it probably won’t become law until at least early October. But the […]

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Boxelder Tax Relief: This is the #1 Question We Hear from Prospective Tax Relief Clients

The most common question I hear from prospective tax relief clients is this: Will hiring a tax lawyer make my situation worse? In other words, am I actually calling the IRS’s attention to my case by seeking tax debt resolution? This is a reasonable question, especially given the high stakes in these situations. But the […]

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Biden Proposes $80 Billion Increase To IRS Budget – What This Means For Taxpayers

President Biden has proposed allocating an extra $80 billion to the IRS over the next 10 years in an effort to beef up the agency’s authority. Administration officials believe that an IRS with more power to crack down on tax cheating will raise at least $700 billion within a decade. The administration also plans to […]

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Looking for Tax Relief Companies? Here are 4 Red-Flag Signs of Tax Debt Relief Scams

Tax debt is stressful. It’s scary. And dealing with the IRS on your own can be all-consuming. Hiring the right tax relief company can help you ease that stress and save you time and money in the long run. But far too many “tax relief companies” act with bad intentions. They prey on your stress […]

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Federal Taxes Waived on up to $10,200 of Unemployment Benefits – But Wait on Filing Your Amended Return

Two weeks ago, Joe Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, waiving federal taxes on up to $10,200 of unemployment benefits for single adults making less than 150,000 per year. For couples filing jointly, that number is doubled to $20,400. Since unemployment earnings are typically taxed just like normal wages, the unemployment tax […]

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Double Your Stimulus: Boxelder Teams Up with KOA NewsRadio to provide $1400 Checks to Callers

What could make your stimulus even better? How about doubling it! Boxelder Consulting has teamed up with KOA NewsRadio and iHeartRadio to give taxpayers a chance to win an extra $1400. How to Win Your Extra $1400 Check Listen to KOA NewsRadio on weekdays at 5am, 8am, 10am, 1pm, 3pm, 6pm. Text the nationwide keyword you hear […]

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IRS Extends the 2020 Tax Return Filing Deadline to May 17

The IRS announced Wednesday that it will delay the April 15 tax-filing deadline to May 17. This gives individual taxpayers an extra month to file their 2020 returns and pay any outstanding levies. The announcement comes several weeks after Congress called for an extended tax season to help taxpayers struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic. And […]

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IRS Making Progress on its Backlog, But Still Has 6 Million Tax Returns Left to Process

Last week, I spoke with a source from the IRS, who gave me some valuable information on the state of the agency’s enormous backlog of tax returns. He said that at the height of the October filing season for the 2020 extension deadline, the IRS had 17 million paper-filed tax returns left to process. Since […]

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Lifting the “Black Cloud”: How to Navigate IRS Debt in the Time of COVID-19.

One of my new clients gave me a call last week to talk about his tax debt. As he described his struggles, he expressed something that really resonated with me. “I have years of unfiled tax returns,” he said. “But I’m not receiving anything from the IRS. There’s just a black cloud hanging over me, […]

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