The Taxpayer Advocate Service at the Internal Revenue Service is beginning to pilot test a way for taxpayers to engage in face-to-face teleconferences with case workers to help them deal with their tax problems, and the program may expand to audits as well.

National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson recommended that the Internal Revenue Service set up the technology to conduct “virtual face-to-face audits” with taxpayers as way to overcome persistent problems with the IRS’s correspondence examination process.

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Accounting Today content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access