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OKC Man Saves Nearly $2 Million In Taxes

Posted by Travis Watkins | Jul 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Oklahoman recently interviewed Oklahoma City tax attorney Travis Watkins of Travis W. Watkins Tax Resolution & Accounting Firm, about a huge victory for an Oklahoma City man in tax trouble using the IRS' Offer in Compromise program. How does someone run up $2,000,000 in back taxes with the IR...

Should You Take On The IRS By Yourself?

Posted by Travis Watkins | Jul 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Every year, thousands of people face an audit, levy, lien, or other collection effort by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Dealing with the IRS is serious business. The average person doesn't know where to start when faced with a tax issue. Do you try to represent yourself, or do you seek the a...

Travis W. Watkins Tax Resolution & Accounting Firm's principal, Travis Watkins, has some curious advice for taxpayers in IRS trouble. These tips may prevent an IRS problem before it begins. 

Posted by Travis Watkins | Mar 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Travis W. Watkins Tax Resolution & Accounting Firm's principal, Travis Watkins, has some curious advice for taxpayers in IRS trouble. These tips may prevent an IRS problem before it begins.  1. Don't extend your filing and payment deadlines, if you can help it. If you want to avoid tax problems, ...

Travis W. Watkins Tax Resolution & Accounting Firm helped an Oklahoma City taxpayer score some points with the woman of his dreams by fixing his lingering tax problem.

Posted by Travis Watkins | Dec 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Travis W. Watkins Tax Resolution & Accounting Firm helped an Oklahoma City taxpayer score some points with the woman of his dreams by fixing his lingering tax problem. A 2016 survey reveals that women value security as the #1 thing they are looking for in a relationship. A close third is open com...

Ensures More Accurate Accounting

Posted by Travis Watkins | Nov 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

The end of the year is a very busy time for all businesses. While most businesses are spending time focusing on the busy holiday season or completing year-end transactions, they also need to start preparing their books for the upcoming tax and accounting season. This ends up creating a large rush...

The IRS Tattler

Posted by Travis Watkins | Nov 09, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dealing with the IRS can be complex, confusing and downright scary. Misinformation runs rampant, making it hard to discern between IRS fact and fiction. Read our October newsletter here.

5 Payroll Tax Mistakes

Posted by Travis Watkins | Nov 09, 2018 | 0 Comments

Payroll taxes are the most difficult types of IRS tax debts to negotiate successfully. We answer some of the 5 most common payroll tax mistakes that business owners choose to make. Read our November newsletter here.

You Only Have 30 Days to Appeal an OIC Rejection

Posted by Travis Watkins | Oct 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

An Offer in Compromise is one of the most valuable tools a taxpayer has when dealing with and oustanding tax liability owed to the IRS. The government is not required to accept your OIC, but if your offer is rejected you do have the opportunity to appeal a rejection—at which point you should mak...

How Much Of My Paycheck Can The IRS Take?

Posted by Travis Watkins | Oct 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Tables for figuring the amount exempt from an IRS levy (like garnishment) on wages, salary and other income are located in Publication 1494 at www.irs.gov. Simply put, the amount of money exempt from the levy, i.e. the amount you get to take home from your paycheck, is determined by your filing ...

What Collection Financial Standards Mean to You

Posted by Travis Watkins | Oct 09, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you owe back taxes to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), you will quickly learn that the agency uses many specific terms with specific definitions. One of the terms that you might hear is “collection financial standards.” What Collection Financial Standards Mean to You The IRS uses collection...

Three Types of Summons Issued by the IRS

Posted by Travis Watkins | Sep 08, 2018 | 0 Comments

As a taxpayer, it can often be an extremely frightening experience to suddenly receive a summons from the IRS. Many taxpayers mistakenly believe that a summons is only issued as part of a criminal investigation. In reality, you may receive a summons from the IRS for several different reasons. The...

Your Rights During an IRS Field Audit

Posted by Travis Watkins | Aug 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

When you owe money to the IRS, you may find yourself contacted at home or at your business by an IRS Revenue Officer. This can be a frightening experience for any taxpayer. A visit from a Revenue Officer typically occurs in connection with what is known as a field audit. During this process, the ...

Three Tips for Determining the Amount to Offer

Posted by Travis Watkins | Aug 02, 2018 | 0 Comments

Facing a tax debt is never a pleasant scenario. The IRS can become an intimidating presence in your life when it determines that you owe money in unpaid taxes. Fortunately for taxpayers, there are often alternative solutions that are available to help relieve the burden. One such example is to re...

The Duties of an Internal Revenue Officer

Posted by Travis Watkins | May 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you are facing an IRS tax problem, you may find yourself being contacted by an Internal Revenue Officer. For many taxpayers, this is a stressful experience. Understanding the role of this individual may help you to prepare. Fortunately, you also do not need to navigate the process alone—an exp...

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