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IRS Tax Debt Relief in Oregon

Do you owe back taxes to the Internal Revenue Service or Oregon Department of Revenue? Is the government chasing you in an effort to collect your delinquent taxes? Don't spend your days running from the law. Instead, hire an Oregon tax attorney to find out how you can solve your tax debt problem without creating financial hardship for yourself.

Federal & Oregon Tax Relief Options

The IRS and Oregon Department of Revenue have a number of programs in place designed to help delinquent taxpayers pay their tax debt. Your Oregon tax lawyer can review your tax situation, analyze your finances and explain the advantages and disadvantages of each tax relief solution for which you are eligible. Among the most common programs:

  • Installment payment plans allow you to pay off your tax debt in small monthly installments.
  • An offer in compromise lets you settle your tax debt for less than the full amount you owe.
  • Innocent spouse relief removes some or all of your tax liability if your current or ex-spouse is responsible for the tax debt.
  • Penalty abatement erases the tax penalties that have been added to your tax bill.

Additionally, you may be able to discharge your tax debt through bankruptcy. Your Oregon tax relief attorney can explain all of these programs, and others for which you qualify, in more detail.

Frequently Asked Questions About Federal & Oregon Tax Debt

What is a tax lien?

A lien is a type of legal claim that a creditor makes against a debtor's property, and a tax lien is a legal claim specifically stemming from a tax debt. The lien prevents you from selling the property or refinancing any loans related to it. It will also appear on your credit report and may lower your credit score.

If I hold out long enough, won't the government give up trying to collect my tax debt?

Legally the government has about 10 years in which to collect your federal and/or Oregon tax debt. (This is known as the statute of limitations.) But during that time, the government may place a tax lien on your home or even seize your property to satisfy your tax debt.

I can't afford to pay my tax bill. Do I have any options?

If you face serious financial hardship as a result of your tax bill, you have several legal options. Your Oregon tax debt attorney can explain these in more detail.

Why should I hire a tax attorney to solve my tax debt problems?

There are several advantages to hiring an Oregon tax relief lawyer to address your tax issues. Your lawyer will have spent years studying the federal and Oregon tax code and will know and understand the tax laws that apply to your specific situation. Your attorney will have also represented countless clients in situations just like yours. That education and experience works to your advantage, and will help you find the best solution to your tax debt problem.

Find & Hire an Oregon Tax Relief Attorney

Ready to rid yourself of tax debt and start down the road to financial freedom? Congratulations, you've made a wise decision! Next you'll want to find and hire an Oregon tax relief lawyer to guide you through the process. And whether you live in Portland, Eugene, Salem or elsewhere in Oregon, can help you find a tax lawyer in your area. Our fast and free service can quickly connect you with local lawyers. To find a lawyer today, simply fill out the form on this page or call us at 877-913-7222 today.