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Need tax debt help?

Jackson Hewitt® can help get you the tax debt relief you need. Call for a FREE Consultation

We’ll take immediate action to help you address your tax debt.

In as little as one business day, Jackson Hewitt can help.

  • Get a break from IRS notices and letters.
  • Suspend collection activities before they start.
  • Request a hold on wage garnishments and activities, including tax liens and levies.

Get worry-free tax debt resolution services.

From tax liens to unpaid penalties and interest, we can handle all federal and state personal income tax debt issues.
Get the benefit of 37 years in the tax business. We have Enrolled Agents and CPAs ready to handle your case today.
100% Money-Back Guarantee
If you don't like the tax resolution options we present at the Discovery phase, we'll give you your money back.
Learn about our Discovery process

Jackson Hewitt Tax Debt Resolution

Owe the IRS back taxes? If so, Jackson Hewitt can help. We'll take immediate action to help you address your tax debt.

At Jackson Hewitt, we’re here to help.

  • Take action to help protect your assets
  • Work directly with the IRS so you don’t have to
  • Handle all tax debt sizes, big and small, simple to complex
  • Wage garnishment
  • Tax liens
  • Tax levies
  • Delinquent tax returns
  • Interest & penalty abatement
  • Offer-in-Compromise
  • Installment agreements
  • Innocent / injured spouse relief

Start now. It’s simple and easy.

1. FREE Tax Debt Consultation

We’ll give you an initial consultation, for FREE.

  • Help you understand your IRS notice
  • Discuss your tax situation
  • No risk, no obligation

Call us today: 855-838-3541

2. Discovery-with 100% Money-Back Guarantee

We’ll assign a dedicated case manager who will act fast to help:

  • Work directly with the IRS
  • Request a hold on collection activities to help protect your assets
  • Identify tax resolution options
  • Provide recommended tax relief plan

100% Money-Back Guarantee. After we've presented you with the resolution options, if you don't want to proceed, you can get your money back.

3. Tax Resolution

Jackson Hewitt will help get you a tax resolution with the IRS:

  • Prepare and submit your resolution package
  • Handle the questions and provide the explanations to the IRS
  • Negotiate hard to get you the best possible outcome

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens during the free tax debt consultation?

During your free consultation, we will review your notice and assess the situation. We will lay out the tax relief process for you and what to expect in each of the different phases. If you choose to move to the next phase (Discovery phase), we will collect a one-time Discovery fee.

What states are these tax resolution services available in?

TDR Service is available in most states but not available in the following:
Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Tennessee, Washington, Wyoming.

How much will my Tax Debt Resolution cost?

No two tax debt situations are the same. Just because you owe a lot doesn’t mean that the resolution will be expensive. We only charge you fixed flat fees, unlike many other providers, who may charge by the hour.

When is my price locked?

We charge two fees, one for the Discovery and the other for the Resolution. Both fees have our Price Lock Guarantee (the price we quote is the price you get). At the end of our free consultation, if you decide to have Jackson Hewitt perform the investigation, you can lock in the Discovery fee. At the end of the Discovery, after we have clearly explained your options, you can lock in the Resolution fee.

What is Tax Debt?

When you forget to pay or file your taxes, there is a mistake on your taxes, or the IRS wants to change your taxes, and the IRS says you owe money as a result, you’ve incurred tax debt. However you accrued the debt, it’s your job to make sure it’s paid off. Learn more with our tax debt guide

How can I settle my tax debt?

Four common “reasonable collection alternatives” are recognized by courts: payment in full, an installment agreement, an offer in compromise, and a temporary delay of collection.

What is an Offer In Compromise?

An Offer In Compromise (OIC) represents an agreement between you and the IRS, and it means you can settle your debt for less than you originally owed, so long as you meet certain requirements. 

What are the IRS penalties for underpayment?

If you didn’t pay your taxes, or if something went wrong with your return, you may have outstanding debt. There are two types of underpayment penalties. The first comes with the filing of your tax return because you did not prepay enough taxes through withholding or estimated tax payments. This penalty is determined by the federal treasury rate each quarter during the tax year. The second, and largest, type of underpayment penalty is due when you don’t pay your taxes by the due date of your tax return. This penalty can be as much as 25 percent of the taxes owed, and is compounded immediately and assessed regularly until you pay the debt. The IRS can take your tax refund each year to help pay the debt, and they might issue claims on your property and/or assets, or even take money directly from your paycheck, which can be a stressful experience.

What happens during the Discovery phase?

During our Discovery phase, we are trying to thoroughly understand your tax situation, along with your financial situation. For your tax situation, we want to discover if this is the actual tax debt owed. Sometimes there could be a misunderstanding or missing information that could alter that tax debt amount. We want to do that homework to see if what the IRS says you owe appears to be correct.

For your financial situation, this is one of the primary things that the IRS will look at to assess your ability to pay and whether you qualify for some of the resolution options available. So it’s a really important component for us to analyze and understand.

At the end of the Discovery phase, we’ll have a good idea of what your tax relief resolution options are and we’ll create and recommend a resolution plan that’s right for you.


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See how Jackson Hewitt can help you with your taxes.

Over 37 years in the tax industry helping hardworking clients get access to simple solutions to manage their taxes, tax refunds, and more.

Why Jackson Hewitt®?


We do the work so you don't have to worry. Open late and weekends, no appointment necessary.


We're not tax machines. We're Tax Pros who are happy to answer all of your questions.


We'll dig deep to get you 100% Accuracy. Maximum Refund Guaranteed.