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IRS tax appeals

IRS tax appeals are available to those taxpayers that do not agree with particular decisions made by the IRS. The good thing about the office of appeals in the IRS is that it is independent of any other IRS office and is designed where disagreements concerning the application of tax law can be resolved on a fair and impartial basis. Below are some tax decisions that you can appeal. Understand when you can appeal and how you appeal each of these types of decisions made by the IRS. According to IRS statistics, Appeals result in a tax bill that is 40% lower on average.

Appeal an IRS Tax Levy

Once you receive a “Final Notice of Intent to Levy and Notice of Your Right to a Hearing” you have 30 days to appeal the decision to levy prior to them taking action. Understand when it is appropriate to consider appealing a tax levy and learn how to request an appeal.

Appeal an IRS Tax Lien

Once a tax lien is filed you will be notified within 5 days. In this notice, you will be given the option to request a hearing. Understand when it is appropriate to request an appeal of an IRS tax lien, how to request the appeal, and who can represent you in the appeal

Appealing an Installment Agreement Decision

Appealing an IRS Installment Agreement (IA) is within your rights as a taxpayer if it is denied or rejected, terminated, or proposed for termination. Understand how to appeal a rejected installment agreement, common reasons for rejection, and how to reinstate the installment agreement.

Appealing an Offer In Compromise

You have the right to appeal an offer in compromise that was rejected by the IRS within 30 days of the date on your rejection letter. Understand some steps or guidelines to follow when requesting an appeal.

IRS Form 12153 – Filing a Collection Due Process Hearing (CDP)

If you receive a notice of intent to levy or a notice of federal tax lien, you have the right to file an appeal. With lien and levy notices, the IRS will send your rights to a hearing. Understanding if you should file a CDP hearing and how to do so.

IRS Collection Appeals Program & Form 9423 (CAP)

How the IRS Collection Appeals Program works to help you resolve your tax problem with the IRS. Details on how and when the CAP process can be used. Details on how to request it and how to use form 9423.

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