Improperly handled, an audit can be a stressful intrusion resulting in a bigger tax bill and even criminal prosecution. The IRS has stepped up efforts to audit individuals (particularly upper earning brackets) and closely held businesses. Revenue Agents have an army of tax lawyers and CPAs at their disposal if the taxpayer dares to raise a dispute.
The Law offices of John Alan Cohan levels the playing field and maximizes the likelihood of a favorable outcome for taxpayers. Properly handled, an IRS audit may result in no additional tax, penalty or interest. Attorney John Alan Cohan represents individuals and business owners in Los Angeles, throughout California and nationwide. Call (310) 278-0203.
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IRS Appeals Process
The IRS Appeal — If the Revenue Agent determines that additional tax is owed, the taxpayer has 30 days to request that the IRS Appeals Office review the agent’s finding. Mr. Cohan has a proven record in IRS appeals, including conferences to convince the Appeals Officer to overturn the audit findings or negotiate a compromise. He also appeals adverse Appeals Office rulings to U.S. Tax Court.