Bankuptcy is a possible option. You need to consult with a bankruptcy practitioner to determine if you qualify for bankruptcy, and provide the attorney with the relevant documents of your tax liablity as well as your other debts. You may not be able to discharge your tax debt if you have a lot of credit card debt.
There is an appeal process with the BOE. You may not have offered enough because of your limited resources which is why your Offer was denied. This means your appeal would also be denied. See BOE Publication 17 for the appeal procedure.
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Don't forget that there are state exemptions that operate as a threshold as well. In some cases, depending upon how much of other assets you have and what the source of your income is; what if you are living below the exemption level? What if you are judgement proof?
BOE may not think so, but has a collectibility analysis been computed?
BOE is a hard case for sure.
Have the analysis done by a bankruptcy attorney who knows tax.
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