About Matt Robinson

Matt has been writing about business and individuals taxes for the last 10 years. He has a wide knowledge of both IRS and various state taxes. Moreover, he previously was part of an actual tax resolution firm.

The IRS Is Losing Money With Its Private Debt Collection Efforts

3rd party tax debt collectorsIn 2017, the IRS hired and paid private debt collection agencies $20 million, but these firms only collected $6.7 million, meaning the IRS lost over $13 million in the process. Besides losing the government money, the program has arguably been a failure in countless other ways.

Expectations for […]

February 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Quick, 10 Ways to Reduce Your 2017 Federal Tax Liability

10 Ways to Reduce Your 2017 Federal Tax Liability  The last day of the year is just around the corner, and if you’re someone who usually faces a tax bill in April, this is your last chance to lower your tax liability for 2017. Even […]

December 15th, 2017|Tax Tips|0 Comments

Residing in a State Without Income Tax: Can You Avoid State Income Tax?

can you avoid state income taxIn the United States, federal income tax is just the start. In most cases, you also have to pay state tax, and some municipalities charge local or city income tax as well. All those bills can add up, and you may be wondering “how can I avoid state income tax?” or “can […]

November 20th, 2017|Tax Tips|0 Comments

Unpaid Property Taxes: What Happens and What You Can Do

unpaid property taxesOwing property taxes is scary. Worst case scenario—if you don’t pay the taxes, or you end up with unpaid property taxes for a long period of time, you lose your home. Luckily, there are a lot of options before that happens.

What If You Can’t Pay Unpaid Property Taxes?

If you […]

June 13th, 2017|Tax Tips|0 Comments

How Long to Keep Tax Papers or Records? Get the Details Now.

how long to keep tax papersWith the 2017 tax season over,  you probably already put you tax return behind you and put your tax refund to good use. But what about all that paperwork? How long to keep tax papers? Have you filed your 2016 documents away somewhere never to be gazed upon again? Perhaps the documents are still […]