The Taxpayer Bill of Rights

The protections and fundamental rights you have with the IRSDid you know that you have your own Bill of Rights as a taxpayer? The IRS has adopted a Taxpayer Bill of Rights for all its dealings with…


The Taxpayer Representative: There’s More to Sailing than Leaving the Dock

“Not everyone is qualified to be a captain of a ship. When you’re miles from land and things get dicey, you want an Admiral, not a weekend sailor. You need a professional who knows what he or she is…


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You Have It, We Want It

Forget 10,000 Leagues Under the Sea. You’ll have to dive much deeper than that to get to the heart of the IRS. When it comes to the administration and enforcement of our tax system, there are four…


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Who is Captain Jeffrey A. Schneider and How is He Qualified to Navigate the Murky Tax Seas?

The idea of receiving a letter from the IRS is not a pleasant one for anyone. What makes it worse is the confusion, the fear, the assumptions and the thoughts of all the worst-case scenarios that can…


Haven’t Filed Taxes in a While?

How long has it been? 3 years? More? 10? Some people have never filed taxes. Why not?  “I knew I owed them, and I didn’t want to face the consequences.” “I couldn’t gather all of my records.” “My ex…


$458 Billion Owed in Back Taxes

If you thought you were getting away from the IRS before… apparently so did everybody else. The IRS is on a mission to collect nearly $500 billion owed in back taxes, and they’re not going to stop…


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Mail, Phone, Email or Facebook...How Does the IRS Contact Taxpayers?

  Mail, Phone, Email or Facebook...How Does the IRS Contact Taxpayers? When the IRS needs to contact a taxpayer, the first contact is normally by letter delivered by the U.S. Postal Service. The…