Ay, if kind offers
and good wishes could have done the thing, I might have been a congress man, or perhaps a governor, years agone.
as well satisfied now as I did then'; adding, that his company had been a means to make me live much more cheerfully than otherwise I should have done, for which I was much obliged to him; and so I put off all room for any offer for the present.
to tell him I wanted money, though I was secretly very glad of his offer.
I had resisted some casual offers of gallantry, and had managed that way well enough.
What well-bred young person is there in all Vanity Fair, who will not feel for a hard-working, ingenious, meritorious girl, who gets such an honourable, advantageous, provoking offer
, just at the very moment when it is out of her power to accept it?
All this she who was now seen to be a lovely woman delivered without any hesitation, with so much ease and in so sweet a voice that they were not less charmed by her intelligence than by her beauty, and as they again repeated their offers and entreaties to her to fulfil her promise, she without further pressing, first modestly covering her feet and gathering up her hair, seated herself on a stone with the three placed around her, and, after an effort to restrain some tears that came to her eyes, in a clear and steady voice began her story thus:
Then, since I am introducing no new usage or practice, I may as well avail myself of the honour that chance offers me, for even though his inclination for me should not outlast the attainment of his wishes, I shall be, after all, his wife before God.
should also contain any other information required by Form 656.
In the second situation, an offer
submitted because of effective tax administration is a compromise in which there is no doubt the tax is correct and the amount owed can be collected, but the collection would create an economic hardship or would be unfair and inequitable.
The revised policy statement provides that "[t]he Service will accept an Offer
in Compromise when it is unlikely that the tax liability can be collected in full and the amount offered
reasonably reflects collection potential.
Refection of an offer
will not necessarily result in the immediate seizure and sale of the taxpayer's assets.