Tax Audit Representation (IRS Audits)

 

Did you receive a letter from the IRS with questions about certain deductions you claimed? If so, it’s important not to panic or ignore the letter. While a potential IRS audit can be overwhelming and stressful, it’s essential to take action to ensure your rights are protected. The best way to navigate an IRS audit is to seek help from a skilled tax professional. At Morgan Sebastian Law, Attorney Becky is eager to help you navigate the complexities of your audit. Not only does she provide expert tax audit representation, but she can also help ensure your rights are upheld during the process.

IRS Tax Audits

IRS audits are conducted to ensure the appropriate amount of revenue is received by the government and to increase tax compliance. To do this, they calculate taxpayer’s deductions in accordance with their income levels. If your deductions vary greatly from the IRS’ computations, the chance of them citing an error on your return is likely. However, in many cases, tax laws are subjective, meaning they are open to interpretation. 

Tax Audit Representation 

Tax audit representation—also known as audit defense—is a type of tax debt resolution service. When you seek tax audit representation, a skilled legal or tax professional will represent you before the IRS during the audit process. The IRS allows CPAs, attorneys, and enrolled agents to represent taxpayers during income audits. 

 

Audit representatives are skilled with the strategies and tax knowledge necessary to defend you during an audit. They will assist you in key actions such as gathering and preparing all the documents requested by the IRS. Additionally, they will handle all correspondence with your IRS agent and attend meetings on your behalf. 

Audit Representation at Morgan Sebastian

Attorney Becky understands that IRS audit agents will often try to widen the scope of the initial audit. For example, they may try to include other years or claims beyond the tax return or deductions in question. Attorney Becky can help limit the scope of your audit and minimize the information the IRS has access to. Some ways Attorney Becky provides her expertise during the audit process include: 

 

  • Saving you money

  • Ensuring you do not pay more than you owe

  • Protecting your rights as a taxpayer

  • If necessary, presenting installment agreements or offers in compromise 

  • Eliminating the amount of suggested debt

  • Appealing or defending your audit

  • Identifying the specific portion of your return that is being audited. 

Choose Morgan Sebastian for Audit Representation

At Morgan Sebastian Law, Attorney Becky Sebastian is eager to help you navigate the complexities of your tax audit. As a trusted tax resolution lawyer, Attorney Becky has years of experience representing business owners and individuals who are facing IRS audits. She can provide you with the professionalism and peace of mind you deserve when dealing with the IRS. You can count on her to document all the evidence needed to achieve a positive tax audit outcome. 

 

To schedule a consultation with an experienced tax resolution lawyer, call (877) 223-6605 or fill out our online contact form

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