IRS Tax Disputes: The Appeals Process

IRS Tax Disputes: The Appeals Process

You don’t necessarily have to file an expensive and time-consuming lawsuit to settle a tax dispute with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Your first step should be to request a meeting or a telephone conference with the supervisor of the person who issued...
IRS Tax Audits: In-Person Audits

IRS Tax Audits: In-Person Audits

In a previous blog post we covered the more common way that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) performs tax audits, which is an audit by mail. The other, less common form of IRS audit is an in-person audit. Your chances of being audited, through the mail or in person,...
IRS Tax Audits: Audit by Mail

IRS Tax Audits: Audit by Mail

While many American worry that they will be audited by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) after they file their taxes each year, the truth is that the number of IRS tax audits has declined dramatically over the years. In 2017, less than 1 out of every 167 returns was...
What is an IRS Offer in Compromise?

What is an IRS Offer in Compromise?

An Offer in Compromise (OIC) is a way to settle a tax debt owed to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) where the taxpayer makes an offer to settle the tax debt based on their ability to pay. The taxpayer must provide the IRS with information about their financial...