Taxpayers are entitled to a fair and impartial administrative appeal of most IRS decisions, including many penalties, and have the right to receive a written explanation.
Taxpayers have the right to raise objections and provide additional documentation in response to formal IRS actions or proposed actions.
Taxpayers have the right to pay only the amount of tax legally due, including interest and penalties, and to have the IRS apply all tax payments properly.
Taxpayers have the right to receive prompt, courteous, and qualtiy service in their dealings with the IRS. Know your rights.
[This article is the first in a series of articles covering the Taxpayer Bill of Rights.] The Taxpayer Bill of Rights is a cornerstone document that highlights the fundamental rights taxpayers have when dealing with the IRS. The IRS continues to publicly highlight these rights to taxpayers and regularly reminds its employees about these rights…