I’m getting audited! Now what?

  Full blown, old-fashioned audits have become rarer and rarer. You know the kind…everyone’s fear, where you are called into an IRS office for a face to face meeting.  Unfortunately, [...]

When the IRS Knocks

From the Desk of Lauran L. Stevenson When the IRS Knocks The IRS has created a special new page (“How to know it’s really the IRS calling or knocking on [...]

Taxpayer Bill of Rights: The Right to Privacy

From the Desk of Lauran Corcoran Taxpayer Bill of Rights: The Right to Privacy Taxpayers have the right to expect that any IRS inquiry, examination, or enforcement action will comply [...]

Taxpayer Bill of Rights: The Right to Finality

From the Desk of Lauran Corcoran Taxpayer Bill of Rights: The Right to Finality This right is of particular importance to taxpayers and one that is often misunderstood. The timeframes [...]

Let’s Make Some Noise!

From the Desk of Lauran Corcoran Let's Make Some Noise! Upon my return from the IRS Nationwide Tax Forum, one important concept that was consistently touched upon in almost every [...]