The IRS came knocking on a friend's door, which scared the patootie out of the couple. While it's certainly frightening to open your door to Uncle Sam's representatives (and they tend to use tricky tactics), you can come out ahead of the game if you're careful and keep panicky babbling to a minimum.
Today's column features IRS approaches and what to do when you find yourself faced with an audit. Thanks to "Bottom Line Personal" for the information.
as to what he wishes you to do. Again, it's best your own representative (CPA or attorney) does the contacting on your behalf. The small amount you spend on this service may save you worlds of money in the long run.
So let's assume the agent and you don't exactly see eye-to-eye; you do still have recourse.
This watchdog agency often proves to be man's best friend when dealing with folks in the IRS who shuffle along or come to a dead stop - at your expense. Moreover, this agency advocating on your behalf makes agents a bit more wary.