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How Can I See My Refund Status?

The IRS provides an online tool to help you find the status quickly:

Get Refund Status<

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IRS or DOR Audit Representation & Negotiations

"Never cut what you can untie."
- Joseph Joubert

So, you've received notice from the IRS or state department of revenue that you owe them an unsettling amount? Or perhaps you have an impending IRS audit or sales tax audit? The agencies allow negotiations and payment plans that not all are aware of. You don't need to panic, you need a sound and experienced representative. We can help.

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IRS Taxpayer Bill of Rights

IRS's Taxpayer Bill of Rights

In an effort to be a kinder friendlier IRS, the organization has released its Taxpayer Bill of Rights:

Bill of Tax Rights<

  • The Right to Be Informed<
  • The Right to Quality Service<
  • The Right to Pay No More than the Correct Amount of Tax<
  • The Right to Challenge the IRS’s Position and Be Heard<
  • The Right to Appeal an IRS Decision in an Independent Forum<
  • The Right to Finality<
  • The Right to Privacy<
  • The Right to Confidentiality<
  • The Right to Retain Representation<
  • The Right to a Fair and Just Tax System<

What does this mean for you? How well does the IRS follow these guidelines? As a taxpayer, it is absolutely vital to be informed, and understand what these "rights" mean, and what they do not.

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Keep Clean & Accurate QuickBooks Files

The IRS has begun to request QuickBooks or Peachtree files from taxpayers who are being audited—and they want them unaltered.

The IRS Stated< in response to a letter from the AICPA<:

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The IRS Security Breach - How to Protect Yourself

IRS Security Breach

"The IRS announced today it will be notifying taxpayers after third parties gained unauthorized access to information on about 100,000 accounts through the “Get Transcript” online application.

The IRS determined late last week that unusual activity had taken place on the application, which indicates that unauthorized third parties had access to some accounts on the transcript application. Following an initial review, it appears that access was gained to more than 100,000 accounts through the Get Transcript application." - https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/IRS-Statement-on-the-Get-Transcript-Application<

Soon, some will receive notification from the IRS that their personal information was compromised. This follows announcements from multiple retailers that they too mishandled private data <that should never have been made public. With ubiquitous weak points in security, and intelligent criminals with a financial incentive, what can ones do to protect themselves, and what can small businesses do to protect their clients?

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