Category Archives: Tax Advocate Service

The Taxpayer Roadmap

The Taxpayer Roadmap – An Illustration of the Modern United States Tax System The map below illustrates, at a very high level, the stages of a taxpayer’s journey, from getting answers to tax law questions, all the way through audits, appeals, collection, and litigation. It shows the complexity of tax administration, with its connections and…

Hardship

Having the heat of the IRS on your back is never a fun experience. The unrelenting pressure of the federal government can be incredibly stressful and often intimidating, making back tax relief seem nearly impossible to achieve. Many taxpayers aren’t aware of IRS hardship procedures introduced by the IRS hardship program, and the opportunities it…

National Taxpayer Advocate Delivers Annual Report to Congress: Addresses Impact of Shutdown

National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson today released her 2018 Annual Report to Congress, describing challenges the IRS is facing as a result of the recent government shutdown and recommending that Congress provide the IRS with additional multi-year funding to replace its core 1960s-era information technology (IT) systems. The release of the National Taxpayer Advocate’s report…

What Is The IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service And How Can It Help Me?

Need Help with Your Tax Troubles? Dealing with tax issues can be frustrating, confusing, and frightening. The IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service is made up of individuals who are knowledgeable about the inner workings of the IRS but aren’t directly employed by the IRS. These professionals can advise you regarding your best options. What Is the IRS Taxpayer…

Tax Advocate Service

The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is an organization within the Internal Revenue Service that is designed to help taxpayers resolve problems with the IRS.  HOW IT WORKS The TAS was first formed in 1978. Over time, it gained more responsibilities and authority, primarily as the result of the IRS Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 and the passage of…

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