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The Ultimate Guide to Understanding the IRS Fresh Start Program

There are many ways that a taxpayer or business can accrue a tax debt, such as failing to file, or not making the correct estimated payments. Depending on your unique tax situation, you may qualify for tax debt relief under the Fresh Start Initiative implemented by the IRS. However, you must meet the following basic [...]


Can I Sue for a Wrongful Death? 5 Things to Consider First

The loss of a loved one is difficult, no matter the circumstances. When the death of a family member is the result of a preventable event, grief is often combined with confusion, frustration, and anger. Many individuals want to rush into a wrongful death action to hold the party responsible for the death of their [...]


What are the Consequences of a Federal Tax Lien?

When the IRS contacts you about taxes due, and you do not respond in a timely manner, they can issue a federal tax lien on your property. This is a serious event that can impact you in many ways-- but keep in mind that you have options for resolving your issues with the IRS. 7 [...]


What are Social Security Credits? 8 Things to Know About Work Requirements Before Applying for SSDI

Applying for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits (SSDI) can be a complex, confusing process. The Social Security Administration (SSA) has many rules and regulations regarding work history and wages, and that's before they determine whether your medical condition is disabling. Social Security "Credits" or "Quarters of Coverage" are one of the first things the SSA [...]


What Should I Do If I Suspect Someone is Drunk Driving?

Impaired driving is a serious problem in the United States, one that injures and kills thousands of people each year. DUI and DWI offenses include drunk driving and drugged driving. There are ways you can spot a drunk driver and things you can do to report drunk driving to the authorities. Reporting an impaired driver [...]


Medicare Disability Eligibility Requirements: When Do I Qualify to Receive Medicare After Being Awarded Social Security Disability?

Most people know about Medicare, which is a government-sponsored health insurance program for aged individuals over 65 years old. What many don't know is that people under 65 years old who receive Social Security Disability benefits for two years are also eligible for Medicare coverage, as well as those diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease or [...]


How Does Tax Debt Relief Work? 8 Ways an Attorney Can Help Settle Your Tax Debt

Are you interested or worried about paying tax debt? There are options to help manage or even reduce the amount you owe. Consider the following reasons why hiring a tax attorney can help you find tax debt relief. 8 Ways an Attorney Can Help with Tax Debt Relief Negotiate an Installment or Payment Agreement Make [...]


Top 8 Causes of Distracted Driving (and Tips for Staying Focused)

Distracted driving is a serious issue in the United States. Each day, approximately nine people are killed in fatal crashes involving distracted drivers. More than 1,000 people are injured daily in crashes involving driver inattentiveness. Top 8 causes of distracted driving are: Texting and Driving Using Electronic Devices Eating While Driving Taking Care of Children [...]


What is an Underpayment Penalty? How Can I Avoid It?

The tax system in the United States can be very complex. Taxes are usually due when income is earned, but these taxes are not always taken out of your earnings automatically. In some cases, you may be required to pay estimated tax on a quarterly basis. An underpayment penalty may be issued by the IRS [...]


Who is Liable in a Slip and Fall Accident?

Slip and fall accidents can occur anywhere. A slip and fall injury can lead to disabilities and life-threatening emergencies. In some cases, trips and stumbles are unavoidable accidents. However, some slip and fall injuries are the result of negligence. Successful slip and fall claims must include evidence of certain conditions to determine fault in a [...]