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

September 20, 2015

Will the IRS request to change the amount of my installment agreement?

You are finally on good terms with the IRS – you agreed to a monthly payment plan, and have been filing and paying your taxes on time, as you are required to do. With that, the IRS should leave you alone, right? Not necessarily. The IRS has the right to review an installment agreement, and […]

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September 6, 2015

Getting the IRS to release a levy when your tax returns are unfiled

When the IRS levies your wages or accounts, it is usually to get your attention. There is something the IRS wants that you have not provided – it could be a financial statement, estimated tax payments, or getting in compliance on unfiled tax returns. And to get the levy released, the IRS is usually going […]

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August 16, 2015

IRS Taxpayer Advocate: An ally on the inside

When all of your efforts at resolution with the IRS have failed, and your frustrations have reached a boiling point, intervention from the IRS Taxpayer Advocate can help. The IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service is just that – an independent operation inside the IRS charged with solving taxpayer problems and advocating on their behalf to the […]

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August 6, 2015

Does common sense work in negotiating settlements with the IRS?

If you have a tax dispute with the IRS, expect negotiations to be different than what you may be accustomed to. In most negotiations, both sides have something at stake, something to gain and lose. In other words, an element of risk. That dynamic can change when you have to step up to the plate […]

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