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If you owe money to the IRS, a tax resolution company can help sort things out and get you the best outcome. The Billings Gazette has partnered with ConsumerAffairs to create this guide by comparing customer reviews, offered services and local availability of 17 businesses and choosing six favorites from the top tax relief companies in Billings.

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Common tax problems in Billings

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If you have unpaid or late taxes in Billings, the IRS may choose to use its collection abilities to levy your assets, including wages, or file a federal tax lien on your property. Some of the most common tax problems Montana residents encounter are:

  • IRS liens and levies: The IRS makes a legal claim on your property or seizes your assets to satisfy your debt.
  • Wage garnishments: The court requires your employer or the provider of other types of income to withhold a specified amount of money and send it directly to the IRS until your debt is paid.
  • Back taxes: These are taxes you owe that were partially or fully unpaid in the year they were due. Many tax relief firms can help you handle back taxes before the IRS takes collection actions.
  • Payroll tax debt: If you’re an employer and underpay or fail to pay your payroll taxes, you accumulate payroll tax debt. This can be the result of improper accounting or the inability to pay.

How to get tax relief in Billings

Some tax relief programs provide aid when specific events occur, such as a natural disaster. You may also qualify for other types of tax relief based on your circumstances. Common programs include:

  • IRS installment agreement: A payment plan you set up with the IRS that lets you pay your taxes in installments within a set period, usually 72 months
  • Offer in compromise: A deal with the IRS to settle your tax debt for less than your balance
  • Innocent spouse relief: Relief available if your spouse didn't report income, misreported income or claimed improper deductions without your knowledge or consent

Billings tax relief FAQ

What is tax relief, and how does it work?

Tax relief includes any program that helps you break down your tax debt payments or reduce the amount of tax you must pay to the government. There are multiple types of tax relief, but most require you to negotiate or set up a payment plan with the IRS. This is also called tax debt relief.

How much does tax relief cost in Billings?

On average, tax relief in Billings costs $750 to $7,000, depending on the complexity of the case.

How do I check if I owe Montana state taxes?

Montana’s Department of Revenue website doesn’t have a list of delinquent taxpayers. The easiest way to find out if you owe Montana state taxes is to contact the department directly.

Can you pay Montana taxes with a credit card?

Yes, Montana lets you pay your state taxes online with a credit card.

What is the punishment for not paying taxes in Montana?

Filing your state tax return late could result in a fine of $50 or 5% of the outstanding tax per month, according to the Montana Department of Revenue.

Billings tax relief company information

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Anthem Tax Services

Anthem Tax Services provides state and IRS tax debt relief and tax preparation services. The company offers a free initial consultation and a money-back guarantee. Anthem Tax Services has tax attorneys on staff and is a member of the National Association of Tax Professionals and the National Association of Enrolled Agents.

Anthem Tax Services Learn More (866) 546-8501
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Instant Tax Solutions

Instant Tax Solutions employs certified public accountants, tax attorneys and enrolled agents. The company handles offers in compromise, wage garnishments, liens, levies and IRS installment agreements. Instant Tax Solutions is a national company with a local office at 2817 Second Ave. N., Billings, MT 59101.

Instant Tax Solutions Learn More (213) 330-0553
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Victory Tax Lawyers

Victory Tax Lawyers provides tax resolution services for individuals and businesses with small and large debts. The firm has experience negotiating with the IRS and state authorities to resolve tax problems. Victory Tax Lawyers is headquartered in California but provides services in Montana.

Victory Tax Lawyers Learn More (213) 330-0553
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J. David Tax Law

J. David Tax Law is a national company that provides tax relief services in Montana. A licensed tax attorney exclusively handles each case. The firm handles tax penalties, liens, levies, asset seizures, delinquent payroll taxes and more. J. David Tax Law is a member of the National Association of Tax Professionals.

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Colleen Black & Company

Colleen Black & Company provides tax services for preparation, planning and problems, including IRS audit representation, unfiled tax returns, back taxes, payroll problems, liens and levies. Colleen Black & Company is located at 1925 Central Ave., Billings, MT 59102.

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Practical Taxes

Practical Taxes specializes in small business accounting solutions and income tax preparation. The company offers tax consulting and financial tools for federal and Montana state tax problems. Practical Taxes has a location in Heights at 895 Main St., Ste. 5, Billings, MT 59105, and West End at 2201 Grand Ave., Billings, MT 59102.

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