Know Your Rights
Recently, Congress revised theTaxpayer Bill of
Rights. Here are some key points.
IRS must explain its audit procedures and
findings in simple, nontechnical language.
IRS is required to abate tax and penalty, if
you reasonably relied on advice from the IRS
to prepare an item on your return.
have the right to a clear explanation of the
IRS 's enforcement procedures.
have the right to request an installment
agreement , although the IRS is not required
to grant such a request.
have the right to sue the IRS for damages.
have the right to legal and accounting
representation, before the IRS.