Unlimited Representation Before the IRS

IRS Auditor - SliderIf you receive an IRS notice or are selected for an audit, then one of your rights as a taxpayer is to have unlimited representation by a credentialed tax practitioner to act on your behalf.   New for 2016 is the addition of the word “unlimited“.  This means that professionals who fall under this category can represent you regardless of whether or not they prepared your tax return.  A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is an example of one of those tax practitioners.  Loggins Kern & McCombs has been a certified tax practitioner for over thirty years and represented many clients before the Internal Revenue Service.  [Read more…]

10 Things to Know about IRS Notices

irs1Each year, the IRS sends millions of notices and letters to taxpayers for a variety of reasons.  Many think that an IRS notice is synonymous with an audit.  You nervously open the envelope or worse, file it away and ignore it.  Many letters and notices can be dealt with simply (with no need to call or visit the IRS).

Recently the IRS redesigned its correspondence to include a plain and simple explanation of the nature as well as any action needed from you, the taxpayer.  So what should you do if one of these letters/notices shows up in your mailbox?  Here are ten things to keep in mind: [Read more…]