Taxpayers interacting with the IRS have the right to finality. This right comes into play for taxpayers who are going through an audit. These taxpayers have the right to know when the IRS has finished the audit. This is one of ten basic rights — known collectively as the Taxpayer Bill of Rights. Here’s what taxpayers… Read More

The IRS Online Account is an online system that allows you to securely access your individual account information. You can view: The total amount you owe, including balance details by year Your payment history and any scheduled or pending payments Key information from your most recent tax return Payment plan details if you have one Digital… Read More

Your notice or letter will explain the reason for the contact and give you instructions on how to handle the issue. If you agree with the information, there is no need to contact the IRS. If, when you search for your notice or letter using the Search on the irs.gov page, it doesn’t return a… Read More

Examinations (Audits) The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) accept most taxpayers’ returns as fi­led. If they inquire about your return or select it for examination, it does not suggest that you are dishonest. The inquiry or examination may or may not result in more tax. they may close your case without change; or you may receive… Read More

The Right to Be Informed Taxpayers have the right to know what they need to do to comply with the tax laws. They are entitled to clear explanations of the laws and IRS procedures in all tax forms, instructions, publications, notices, and correspondence. They have the right to be informed of IRS decisions about their… Read More