How Does the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service Help Me?

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The IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service has the motto Your Voice at the IRS. The service lives up to its motto by providing free help with any and all IRS problems you may come across when paying taxes. Do you have a refund that hasn’t arrived yet? Do you know your rights when it comes to paying income and business taxes? Find out more about how you can make taxes easier.

What is the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service?

There are so many complications that are never expected, but always arise with the IRS. Oftentimes, it is difficult to get someone on the phone for help with even the smallest of issues. If you qualify, you can get a personal advisor and helper from the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service for free. They are an independent organization that provides access to federal tax problems. Their purpose to to help you. We recommend reaching out to the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service only if you have already attempted to fix your tax problems through the IRS. If you don’t want to deal with the IRS at all, have your PayTech advisor reach out to the TAS on your behalf!

What is the Taxpayer Bill of Rights?

Every business owner should know their fundamental rights. PayTech has a team of professionals that inform our clients to every change in the IRS rules and regulations regarding paying taxes. Here are the fundamental rights of every taxpayer:

  • 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

How do I contact the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service?

There are two central lines of communication to begin working with an IRS Taxpayer Advocate: call the phone number for your local TAS office (or 1.877.777.4778) or file form 911. There are local offices throughout all major metropolitan areas, where IRS Taxpayer Advocates are awaiting your call. When you file the Form 911, it requests IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service from an IRS employee either in person or over the phone, depending on the issue. Once you begin working with an IRS rep, you can expect to have timely, personalized help with any problem at any stage of your taxes (year-round). Make sure you have all your information available and easily accessible!

PayTech Help with the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service

Need some help getting your business’s accounting and taxes organized and efficient? Our accounting advisors and wizard bookkeepers are always ready to do your dirty work. We create customized packages based on your company’s internal needs. Give PayTech a call or fill out our form, 602.900.8807!


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