Of course, prevention is the best medicine. The easiest way to deal with tax problems and the best form of tax resolution is to prevent problems from happening in the first place.
This is one reason why it often pays to have a tax professional prepare your tax returns. Besides eliminating errors or misstatements that may simply be due to lack of experience or a misunderstanding of the tax process, having professionals prepare your taxes places much of the responsibility for any problems on their shoulders and could help mitigate the need for tax resolution in the future.
Seeking out a professional for customized tax planning can also help you avoid a tax debt situation to begin with. Proper tax planning can prevent you from getting personally saddled with tax debt from your business and estate tax planning can also help out your heirs after you’re gone; ensuring that your family is not left with a heavy tax burden due to your passing. You can make sure they won’t have to seek tax resolution themselves!