Have you received a letter or notice from a tax agency and don’t know what to do next? The response you need to provide might be simple, or it might be very complex. We can help you interpret what the IRS is asking for so you can respond to the letter appropriately and put this behind you.
An IRS letter can be triggered in several situations:
- The agency notices a discrepancy on any of your tax returns and needs an explanation.
- An amount paid is short or over what the IRS or another tax agency calculates as due.
- You have been selected for an audit.
- You miss a payment deadline for taxes due.
- You miss a deadline for filing tax returns.
- You fail to respond to previous correspondence.
Please note: The IRS will never send you an email about any of the above situations. They always send physical letters. If you get an email, it’s a scam.
If it’s a discrepancy letter or balance due, the response can be fairly simple to craft and send. It’s always a good idea to get a tax professional to review or develop any response you need to send to the IRS.
If you’re being audited, you will need to get ready for your meeting. The IRS officer has probably asked for certain records. A tax professional can help you get ready and can guide you as to what you should be willing to provide to the IRS and what you shouldn’t. One example is if the IRS asks for your QuickBooks file or online access and you have several years of data in there. You only want to provide the IRS officer with the year in question; otherwise you’ll open yourself up to more scrutiny than you want.
An audit can be extremely nerve-wracking. You can get relief by having a tax professional on your side, walking you through the entire process.
We’ve represented taxpayers with audits before the IRS, and we can help you, too. We can:
- Respond professionally to any IRS correspondence you receive
- Contact the IRS on your behalf so that you don’t have to face them directly
- Represent your case before the IRS
- Fight for you on issues that come up, such as positions taken on tax returns
- Escalate your issue to other remedies if the solution feels unfair or extreme
Support for Surviving Your IRS Audit
Contact us at no obligation to you so we can help you navigate the IRS audit process to a satisfactory outcome. Your tax audit is handled with the utmost confidentiality and privacy.
We regularly represent taxpayers when they are confronted with tax audits of any kind. Rid yourself of any fears or concerns by allowing Tax Problems Resolution Specialists to represent you.
Performing our own audit of your tax return, we ensure the accurate gathering and organizing of your information so as to secure accurate results. We believe that reviewing your complete return and documentation, grants us a solid grasp on your information when communicating with the taxing authority. Should any mistake be found in the return, this extensive overview will allow us to apply any corrections prior to review by the agent. Examining every deduction on the tax return makes for a smoother interaction with the IRS agent and a faster, less expensive process for our client.
Any tax audit for which we are retained is performed either at the IRS office or our office; never at your home or place of business. During the audit we choose not to allow the taxpayer to be present. We refuse the IRS agent an interview with the taxpayer; however, there are unusual circumstances where an interview is allowed.
”Jerry and I wanted to write and let you know how grateful we are for the efficient way in which you handled our recent IRS situation. After many months of sleepless nights and much anxiety, it was a great relief to have this matter straightened around and actually have it “go in our favor.” We have only known you for several months now but you have been there each and every time we’ve had a problem or question and you certainly went the “extra mile” when it came to filing our return this year. We really are glad that we found you and look forward to a long business relationship.Jerry & Pat