Inside the IRS
Provide America’s taxpayers top quality service by helping them understand and meet their tax responsibilities and by applying the taxRead more.
Filing Tax Returns
Over 50% of all people file annual federal income tax returns before April 1 of each year. According to theRead more.
Winning Your Audit
This chapter deals with the types of IRS audits—both correspondence and face-to-face—that individuals and small business owners are most likelyRead more.
Appealing A Tax Audit
The IRS has an administrative procedure for appealing unagreed examination reports to an IRS Appeals Office. The appeals office hasRead more.
Going to Tax Court
You lost your audit and did not reach a settlement with the IRS on appeal. What’s next? You have twoRead more.
When You Owe the IRS
According to the IRS, 15% of all taxpayers owe back taxes. And this figure includes only people who have actuallyRead more.
IRS Liens and Levies
If you don’t deal with the IRS using any of the options discussed in Chapter 6, “When You Owe the IRS,”Read more.
The Taxpayer Advocate
You’ve tried to solve your problem with the IRS, but no one seems to want to help. So whom canRead more.
Family, Heirs and Taxes
The tax laws contain special rules affecting folks related by blood or marriage, and people who own property together. TaxRead more.
Fraud and Tax Crimes
It is a crime to cheat on your taxes. In a recent year, however, fewer than 2,000 people were convictedRead more.
Small Business Tax
If you are in business for yourself, or you work for someone who is, know that the IRS is watching.Read more.
Penalties and Interest
IRS-imposed penalties and interest charges are discussed throughout the book. A $7,000 tax bill can accumulate $15,000 in interest andRead more.
Help Beyond the Book
This book gives you strategies for coping with most tax problems—audits, bills, and tax court. If you need more help,Read more.
State Income Taxes
All states except Alaska, Florida, Nevada, New Hampshire, Tennessee, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, and Wyoming impose an income tax.Read more.
Taxpayer Bill of Rights
In 1988, Congress passed the first of three Taxpayer Bills of Rights. It marks a victory for the little taxpayer.Read more.
The 25 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Taxes - 1. How long should I keep my tax papers? 2. HowRead more.