How long does the IRS have to collect your taxes?

Answer The IRS has 10 years from the date the tax return was filed to collect any taxes you have not paid. If you filed a fraudulent tax return to evade paying taxes, however, this statute of limitations ... Read More »

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How long does a credit card company have to collect from the debtor?

A credit card company can attempt to collect a debt from an individual indefinitely. Most, however, will charge off debts after 180 days and transfer the unpaid balances to collection agencies, who... Read More »

How long do you have to amend your taxes?

The IRS allows taxes to be amended "within three years after the date you filed your original return or within two years after the date you paid the tax, whichever is later." The IRS Topic 308 expl... Read More »

Does someone on long-term disability have to have Social Security taxes withheld?

Individuals collecting disability benefits might need to file income taxes, including Social Security taxes, on their disability payments. In some cases they might owe income taxes on their payment... Read More »

How much does the IRS collect annually in taxes?

While the amount collected by the IRS each year varies, the agency releases gross totals every year. In 2009, the IRS collected $2,345,337,177 in taxes, and in 2008, collections totaled $2,742,190,... Read More »