Howard’s Articles

Howard Levy is a regular contributor to journals and newspapers regarding the IRS. With his experience and unique perspective, Howard’s articles provide information that you can use to help solve your IRS problems.

Ten Ways Bankruptcy Can Help Solve Tough IRS Problems

EA Journal, July/August 2013

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Collection Due Process Appeals: Right Place, Right Time for Successful Negotiations with the IRS

EA Journal, November/December 2012

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Winning an IRS Collection Case in Tax Court

EA Journal, September/October 2012

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When the IRS Strikes with a Wage or Bank Levy: How to Get Out of a Bind

EA Journal, September/October 2011

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Statute of Limitations on Collection: Are you Unwittingly Giving the IRS More Time to Collect?

EA Journal, July/August 2011

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Myth vs. Reality: IRS Collection Threats

EA Journal July/August 2010

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5 Things You Should Know About the IRS

Cincinnati Bar Report, March, 2010

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IRS Trust Fund Investigations: The Best Defense is a Good Offense

EA Journal, July/August 2009

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Eliminating Taxes in Bankruptcy

EA Journal, July/August 2008

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Other Published Articles

October 25, 2014

Internal Revenue Manual: IRS collection procedures at your fingertips

You do not have to be in the dark about internal IRS collection and audit procedures. The IRS makes its playbook, the Internal Revenue Manual, available to the public.  In fact, all you really wanted to know about the IRS can be found online in the IRM at the IRS’ website. Sometimes, though, the IRS […]

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October 19, 2014

IRS house seizure and sale: It’s less likely than you think

Losing your house to the IRS may be your worst fear.  And it’s true that the IRS can seize and sell a home to pay a back tax debt.  But it is harder – and less likely – than you what you may have read or believe. To begin with, the Department of Justice seizes […]

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October 11, 2014

The IRS accepted my offer in compromise – what should I expect next?

You have a fresh start with the IRS – you received notice that your offer in compromise has been accepted. The IRS agreed that you could not pay your taxes back, and that a settlement was in everyone’s best interest. Yes, you are free from the back taxes, but there are still IRS rules and […]

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September 28, 2014

When the IRS Comes Calling: Settling with the Tax Man

What do you do when the IRS knocks on your door?  Fear, anxiety, jail time – many different ideas pop into mind about what the government will do because of a failure to pay taxes.  A knock on the door from the IRS is extremely important, but most of what you fear is more myth […]

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