6) Is there room for negotiation?

Yes. The IRS Commissioner himself recently stated publicly that he was providing his collection personnel great latitude in resolving cases. Depending on your individual situation, you may be entitled to a vastly reduced settlement, through an Offer in Compromise. All obligations can be disposed of through a Currently Non-Collectable determination. Penalty abatements can be granted, as well as a payment installment plan. As in any negotiation, the more experienced the negotiator, the better the terms. We’re very good at what we do.