Eligibility For The Fresh Start Program
The IRS Fresh Start Program is an opportunity for individuals who qualify to get relief from their taxes in times of financial hardship. If a taxpayer meets certain criteria, then they can qualify to have their tax balance modified or reduced, or payment agreements extended. To be eligible, individuals must meet criteria such as having a drop in self-employment of at least 25%, being single with an income of less than $100,000, being married with an income of less than $200,000, and having a tax debt balance of less than $50,000. The Fresh Start Program provides taxpayers the potential to get on track with their taxes and not be continually struggling to make payments that are realistically out of reach.