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OIC Scholar Certificate Exam – 650 Questions

Offer in Compromise Scholar Certificate Exam – 650 Questions. So, do you have what it takes to pass the 650-question exam and earn the Offer in Compromise Scholar certificate from National Offer in Compromise Academy? Start down the path toward being recognized by your peers and prospective clients as a…
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lawyer Robert Schaller
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Intro 101: Welcome to National OIC Academy

Welcome to the National Offer in Compromise Academy. Who Should Take These Courses? https://youtu.be/GLpJ7IM2jTg Tax professionals across the nation are adding an Offer in Compromise (OIC) practice area to their list of services to attract new clients, more fully serve the needs of their existing clients, and increase their profits. …
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Intro 102: Statutes, Regulations, Courts & IRM

Statutes, Regulations, Courts & Internal Revenue Manual. Key to understanding tax solutions to IRS back-taxes is an understanding of the interplay between federal statutes, IRS regulations, court rulings, internal revenue manual, revenue rulings, revenue procedures, IRS announcements, and IRS Notices.  This course separately examines each source of tax law. https://youtu.be/hoczX0oVBzI
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Intro 103: Understanding the IRS Collection Process

Understanding the IRS Collection Process. https://youtu.be/qn3hMR9pjOk This course provides a brief overview of the IRS collection process.  It does not provide strategies or exceptions to the rule.  Later courses provide a greater explanation of these issues. The collection process starts after a taxpayer files a tax return without full payment…
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OIC 101: IRS Authority to Eliminate Back-Taxes

IRS’ Authority, Motivation & Basis to Eliminate Back-Taxes. https://youtu.be/rwKeaiLO9xY An Offer in Compromise is an agreement between a taxpayer and the IRS that settles a tax liability for payment of less than the full amount owed.  IRM § 5.8.1.2.1 (09-23-2008); Adamowicz v. US, 08-888C, Pg. 5 (D.C. Ct. Fed. Cl. 11/21/2011). …
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OIC 102: Overview of the OIC Application Process

Overview of the Offer in Compromise Application Process. https://youtu.be/2FIA2Rv94cY This course focuses on a taxpayer’s ability to eliminate past-due federal income tax liability by establishing a repayment plan through the IRS “Offer in Compromise” program, which is commonly known as the “Fresh Start Initiative.”  An overview is presented to help navigate…
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OIC 103: Who Submits the OIC Application?

Who is the Proper Party to Submit the OIC Application? https://youtu.be/sW6KfFiK8wo Before filing a formal Offer in Compromise application, a taxpayer may request a meeting in the IRS office which would have jurisdiction over the offer to explore the possibility of compromising unpaid tax liability.  26 C.F.R. § 601.203(d).  The Offer…
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OIC 104: Payment Issues with an OIC

Payment Issues with an Offer in Compromise. The Offer in Compromise application must be accompanied by two separate payments: a $205 application fee, and a down-payment of either a Lump-Sum Payment Offer payment or a Periodic Payment Offer payment.  As discussed below, two exceptions are made for the payment rule:…
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IA 101: Routine Installment Agreements

Routine Installment Agreements. The Federal government raises money to fund governmental operations through tax revenues collected by the IRS.  Taxpayers are required to voluntarily comply with the Tax Code, including filing returns and paying taxes.  The IRS wants full payment of the tax liability ASAP.  The IRS encourages taxpayers to pay…
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lawyer Robert Schaller
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Intro 101: Welcome to National OIC Academy

Welcome to the National Offer in Compromise Academy. Who Should Take These Courses? https://youtu.be/GLpJ7IM2jTg Tax professionals across the nation are adding an Offer in Compromise (OIC) practice area to their list of services to attract new clients, more fully serve the needs of their existing clients, and increase their profits. …
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ISR 101: 3 Types of Relief from Joint and Several Liability

Three Types of Relief from Joint and Several Liability. Many married taxpayers choose to file a joint tax return because of benefits this filing status affords them but ignore the detriments.  When filing jointly, both taxpayers are jointly and severally liable for the tax and any additions to tax, interest, and penalties…
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lawyer Robert Schaller
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Intro 101: Welcome to National OIC Academy

Welcome to the National Offer in Compromise Academy. Who Should Take These Courses? https://youtu.be/GLpJ7IM2jTg Tax professionals across the nation are adding an Offer in Compromise (OIC) practice area to their list of services to attract new clients, more fully serve the needs of their existing clients, and increase their profits. …
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OIC 107: Offer Amount Formula

Offer in Compromise Offer Amount Formula. https://youtu.be/U4zEn2bHWC0 The three types of Offer in Compromise are as follows: (a) compromise based on “doubt as to collectibility”; (b) compromise based on “doubt as to liability”; and (c) compromise that promotes effective tax administration.  26 C.F.R. § 301.7122-1(b); Johnson v. Commission of Internal…
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ISR 106: Premature & Untimely Claims

Premature and Untimely Claims. A Requesting Spouse electing Innocent Spouse Relief and/or Separation of Liability Relief or requesting Equitable Relief must be cognizant of the window of opportunity.  Elections and requests can neither be made prematurely nor untimely.  Premature claims are discussed first, followed by a discussion of what constitutes…
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ISR 111: Refund Claims

Refund Claims Made by an Innocent Spouse. The Requesting Spouse seeking relief from joint and several liability must be able to distinguish between civil claims for tax refunds and civil actions for tax refunds.  Civil claims for tax refund are made administratively with the IRS utilizing IRS Form 8857.  Civil…
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ISR 104: Equitable Relief

Equitable Tax Relief. Congress has authorized “Equitable Relief” for qualifying spouses to relieve them from certain joint and several tax liability related to a tax deficiency and/or underpayment.  26 U.S.C. § 6015(f).  Equitable Relief also applies to penalties and interest when relief is granted for the underlying item.  IRM § 25.15.12.20.3(5)…
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ISR 108: Participation by Non-Requesting Spouse

Non-Requesting Spouse’s Participation. Conflict between the Requesting Spouse and the Non-Requesting Spouse is almost inevitable.  Afterall, the Requesting Spouse is attempting to shift the joint and several tax burden onto the sole shoulders of the Non-Requesting Spouse.  This burden shift request can make the Requesting Spouse unpopular in the eyes of…
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