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.

Going Beyond Form 433A: Protecting Assets in an Offer in Compromise

EA Journal, November/December 2014

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IRS Investigations of Employee Withholding Taxes: A Step-by-Step Guide

EA Journal, July/August 2014

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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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Other Published Articles

December 19, 2014

Five truths about how long the IRS has to collect taxes

Will my IRS debt ever just go away?  Will there ever be a time that the IRS will just leave me alone? Yes, and yes. The collection of most every IRS debt eventually ends, and that would include yours.  This is called the statute of limitations on IRS collections.  The Internal Revenue Code gives the […]

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December 6, 2014

How long will an IRS currently not collectible status last?

Currently not collectible status protects you from the IRS, stopping levies, threatening letters and collection enforcement.  It forces the IRS to simply leave you alone without requiring any payment on your end. The IRS will consider your account to be currently not collectible if we provide them a collection information statement verifying that there would […]

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November 26, 2014

How does the IRS find my bank account and wages to send a levy?

Is the IRS getting ready to levy your bank accounts and wages? If they are, how do they know where you bank and work? In most cases, your bank or employer tells them. Sometimes, the information the IRS has to levy was supplied by you. If you have a bank account that pays you interest, […]

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November 20, 2014

If I have IRS representation, will they treat me differently?

Do you need IRS audit or collection help, or can you go at it alone with the IRS? You may currently be uncomfortable with what an IRS agent is telling you, or what your rights are, or if your case is proceeding the way it should. Or there may be IRS threats of enforcement against […]

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