Sometimes IRS Appeals is necessary. When you are grappling with an IRS problem you won’t get much help from IRS employees. In most cases, you should be able to resolve your case with a lower-level IRS employee. But, in some cases (such as a denial of deductions) it may be necessary to file an Appeal […]
IRS Audit Agents
IRS "Agents" are IRS employees who perform audits & examinations of taxpayer's returns. TaxHelp examines the powers & roles of IRS agents who conduct audits of taxpayer returns.
When you are going through an Audit, you will be contacted by an IRS agent. If you owe the IRS any taxes, they will send an IRS Revenue Officer to investigate. So, in this article we are discussing the powers of IRS Agents. Essentially, the IRS agents are charged with ensuring the accuracy of returns […]
When approached by the IRS for an audit or collections many people believe that by cooperating with the IRS then it shows their good faith and the IRS will leave them alone. That is actually true – up to a point. You must show your credibility & honesty through the presentation of your evidence. But, […]
An assessment is the formal recording of a taxpayer’s tax liability. However, this simple definition fails to alert you to the vast division between not owing and owing the IRS, which will bring a myriad of procedural rules to follow. Once the IRS places your debt into their system it is an “assessment” and they […]
Having your deductions be rejected by the IRS can be devastating. After the IRS spends countless hours pouring over your documents, making copies and wasting your time, they often send a Form 4549 which outlines the lines of your return they question and the deductions they are proposing to allow or disallow. But, taxpayers are […]