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

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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September 26, 2014

Why is the IRS levying my paycheck, and how do I make them stop?

Believe it or not, the IRS really does not want to levy your wages and take your paycheck. An IRS levy is usually issued when all else fails. There are three things the IRS wants if you owe them back taxes and not providing those three items usually results in the IRS levying.  Here is […]

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September 1, 2014

I have not filed my taxes with the IRS, but should have refunds. Am I in trouble?

What if you have not filed your taxes in years, but have paid taxes to the IRS all the while? In other words, you have unfiled taxes, but probably do not owe the IRS much of anything because your employer took taxes out of your paycheck. How much trouble could you be in with the […]

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August 12, 2014

IRS Investigations of Unpaid Employment Taxes: A Step-by-Step Guide

It’s an old story that the IRS combats everyday:  When a business struggles and cash flow is tight, when there is not enough money to pay both rent and employment taxes, the IRS takes a back seat, and the business uses employee withholding taxes to keep the lights on. The result is that the IRS […]

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