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Tax Expert Barry G. Fowler, EA Cautions That International Travel Plans Could Be Disrupted
By: Taxation Solutions
Houston, TX – July 20, 2018 – Barry G. Fowler, CEO of Taxation Solutions, posted a new blog on the company website entitled "International Travel Plans Could Be Interrupted By The IRS." Mr. Fowler provides an update on the law that allows the government not to provide or renew passports for delinquent taxpayers.
"Imagine if you planned a trip to Europe," writes Fowler, "got to the airport and were told upon presenting your passport that you could not leave the country." He continues adding, "In the times we are living in, you might expect not to be able to get back into the country if you are among those poor souls targeted in the U.S. travel ban. But, American citizens not being able to get out of the country is a whole other ballgame." He elaborates further, "It's one the IRS has started in order to motivate people who don't pay their taxes to pay up. And, I've dramatized it a bit. You wouldn't be able to get or renew your passport."
As Fowler points out, "According to an article (http://thehill.com/
Fowler emphasizes, "The IRS has made exceptions for victims of identity theft, those claiming 'innocent-spouse' relief, and those who live in a federally declared disaster zone."
The entire blog can be read at http://www.taxationsolutions.net/
About Barry G. Fowler, EA
Barry G. Fowler founded Taxation Solutions out of a genuine concern for the IRS issues his clients face, many of whom are self-employed, contract employees, or entrepreneurs. For his contributions to his profession and expertise in tax resolution and financial planning, Fowler has been featured as one of America's Trendsetters on CBS and Yahoo, and as a Premier Expert in Inc. Magazine. He has been instrumental in helping hundreds of people resolve complex tax issues with the IRS.
Fowler is licensed to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service, and is a longstanding member of several tax industry professional organizations: