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What to do WHEN you disagree with the IRS

The IRS Office of Appeals offers taxpayers an opportunity to resolve their tax disputes without going to court. Appeals is an independent function within the IRS that provides an impartial review of your tax dispute. Appeals also offers mediation services

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Written IRS Appeal Protest

You can appeal an IRS tax decision to a local Appeals Office, which is separate from and independent of the IRS office taking the action you disagree with. The Appeals Office is the only level of appeal within the IRS.

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IRS Appeals – Innocent Spouse Claims

This is an overview of actions the Appeals Officer takes during IRS Appeals consideration of an innocent spouse case. It references the IRS IRM 25.15.12.10.  The IRS Appeals Officer is to consider the facts and circumstances of the case and

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IRS Examination Letters Offering an Appeal

Letter 525 – General 30 Day Letter This letter accompanies a report giving you a computation of the proposed adjustments to your tax return. It informs you of the courses of action to take if you do not agree with

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IRS Appeals Exam Issues

See Revenue procedure 2009-44 as well as Internal Revenue Manual 35.5.5 for more information. There are two basic types of cases considered by IRS appeals officers. They are non-docketed cases and docketed cases. In non-docketed cases typically, exam conducts an audit of

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Stop messing around, take it to IRS Appeals

My mantra lately is becoming .... 'take it to appeals. Stop messing around.' The Appeals function offers an additional forum for taxpayers to resolve conflicts and mediate disputes with all operating divisions inside the IRS. The IRS Appeals function should

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