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Atty. Ed Lopez

Atty. Ed Lopez Edgardo M. Lopez is an attorney licensed to practice in the Internal Revenue Service and the United States Tax Court. He has been an attorney for 25 years and he is a member of the American Society of Tax Problem Solvers. His IRS practice is throughout the United States and he has offices in the entire State of California (Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego). His office has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau.


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How to stop the IRS from seizing your property

OBVIOUSLY, the easiest way in stopping the IRS from seizing your property or rights to property is by paying the taxes you owe. In today’s economy, however, it is not surprising if taxpayers could not afford to fully pay outstanding … Continue reading

September 28, 2012

How to avoid taxes in case of foreclosure, short sale or loan modification

As we all know, the recent global financial crisis has forced thousands of homeowners to give up their homes through foreclosures. To make matters worse, these homeowners had to contend not only with the loss of their homes but the … Continue reading

September 12, 2012

IRS collection enforcement on unpaid taxes

The IRS has different ways of collecting unpaid taxes. After collection notices prove ineffective, more drastic collection enforcement – ranging from imposition of federal tax lien on personal and real properties, levying of bank accounts to garnishing of wages, social … Continue reading

August 29, 2012

Eliminating tax debts through bankruptcy

Another weapon in the taxpayer’s arsenal that stops the IRS in its tracks is bankruptcy.  The filing of a bankruptcy petition will generally stop the IRS from collecting your tax debts.  This article will discuss what taxes are covered and … Continue reading

July 25, 2012

How to pay your taxes by installment

PREVIOUSLY, I discussed ways on how to request the IRS to reduce your tax liabilities, which is accomplished by means of an Offer in Compromise (OIC).  In this article, I will discuss how you can pay your tax liabilities by … Continue reading

July 06, 2012

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