Taxpayer Bill of Rights (Part IV):  The IRS has adopted a Taxpayer Bill of Rights as proposed by the prior National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson Bill of Rights #5:  The Right to Appeal an IRS Decision in an Independent Forum Taxpayers are entitled to a fair and impartial administrative appeal of most IRS decisions, including…

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Taxpayer Bill of Rights (Part III):  The IRS has adopted a Taxpayer Bill of Rights as proposed by the prior National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson. Bill of Rights #4:  The Right to Challenge the IRS’s Position and Be Heard (cont.) Immediately after the IRS files a notice of federal tax lien in the appropriate state…

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Taxpayer Bill of Rights (Part II):  The IRS has adopted a Taxpayer Bill of Rights as proposed by the prior National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson. Bill of Rights #4:  The Right to Challenge the IRS’s Position and Be Heard (cont.) If you are notified by the IRS that it has adjusted your return because of…

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Taxpayer Bill of Rights (Part I):  The IRS has adopted a Taxpayer Bill of Rights as proposed by the prior National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson. It applies to all taxpayers in their dealings with the IRS. The Taxpayer Bill of Rights groups the existing rights in the tax code into ten fundamental rights, and makes…

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Topic: IRS and Passports – Alert!! IRS action affecting passports The Fixing America’s Service Transportation (FAST) Act of 2015, enacted by Congress and signed into law on December 4, 2015, requires the Internal Revenue Service to notify the State Department of taxpayers certified as owing a seriously delinquent tax debt. Seriously delinquent tax debt means…

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