Episode 3

Published on:

19th Nov 2021

Nemeth IRS News - Episode 3 (When IRS Abatement of Penalties is Possible)

Falling behind on paying your taxes to the IRS will result in penalties and interest charged by the government agency. And the longer your tax debt goes unpaid, the higher the interest and penalties will go. Fortunately, there are IRS penalty abatement options available to select people and situations, though many people are not aware of this possibility.

In the latest installment of Nemeth IRS News, Nick and Jamie explore who can benefit from IRS penalty abatement and how to take advantage of the benefit.

Keep in mind, applying for IRS penalty abatement is a complex process that requires professional help to stop the IRS collection process. Luckily, we have Nick and Jamie to share their valuable insights on the matter!


0:06 - Overview on the topic of the day

1:59 - What is an IRS penalty abatement?

2:58 - Examining the different penalty abatement options available

4:40 - Reasonable cause and how this option comes into play

6:20 - What to do if you don't qualify for any of the options listed

8:32 - An example of a case Nick worked on in the penalty abatement process

10:12 - How much money can be abated and is there a limit to that amount?

11:58 - How someone goes about requesting a penalty abatement

14:15 - Additional considerations when applying for IRS penalty abatement

15:41 - Closing remarks and how to get in touch with their team

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About the Podcast

Nemeth IRS News
Got an IRS Tax Problem? We've Got Solutions
Every year the IRS sends millions of notices and letters to taxpayers for a multitude of reasons. We understand that seeing an envelope from the IRS can cause fear and anxiety! But, take a deep breath and recognize that taking care of the problem is likely a straightforward solution.

Welcome to Nemeth IRS News, featuring Nick Nemeth, Founder, of the Law Offices of Nick Nemeth, and Jamie Flores, a Managing Attorney at the firm, for in-depth tax talk!

Join us for each episode as Nick Jamie explore the world of tax law and offer solutions for resolving a variety of issues with the IRS. Every episode will feature a new topic and draw upon real examples of Nick and Jamie's client cases.