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How to Get Free Taxpayer Assistance

It is my firmly held belief that everyone should have access to good, top quality legal representation. However, even by charging the absolute minimum that I can for legal services, there are some taxpayers for whom even my services are too costly. Although I take on and handle a significant amount of pro bono projects during the course of the year, I wanted to provide more information for those...
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What is the Taxpayer Advocate?

The Taxpayer Advocate helps taxpayers resolve problems with the IRS. The Taxpayer Advocate also recommends changes to help prevent problems in the future. The advocate handles those tax problems that are causing significant financial difficulty; when you or your business are facing immediate, adverse threat; and when you have tried to contact the IRS repeatedly to no avail. The Taxpayer Advocate...
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IRS Taxpayer Advocate - What it Does

The IRS Taxpayer Advocate helps taxpayers resolve problems with the IRS. The Taxpayer Advocate also recommends changes to help prevent problems in the future. The Taxpayer Advocate handles those issues when the tax problem is causing significant financial difficulty; when you or your business are facing immediate, adverse threat; and when you have tried to contact the IRS repeatedly to no avail.
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Who Qualifies for Legal Aid - Part One

A list of free legal clinics is available on your local and state Bar Association website and through Volunteer Attorney programming. Local entities also offer neighborhood legal services and legal aid clinics. In addition, university law programs offer free legal aid. Consult your local websites and universities for more information. In general, qualifying for free legal aid is based upon a...
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Who Qualifies for IRS Legal Aid?

Click here for the previous section about legal aid. Disabled Veteran Status If you are a disabled veteran, you may qualify for free IRS legal aid. Eligibility is based upon issues that may range from rental assistance to child visitation matters. To determine if you are eligible, contact your local veterans association. The association will help you to determine if you or a member of your...
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What Types of Matters Should You Retain IRS Attorneys For?

Continued From Part One 3) Independent Contractor Issues This category piggybacks off of technical tax matters, as matters that involve independent contractors can often be the most costly and the most difficult for taxpayers to resolve. For example, even IRS attorneys can be heavily tested in an independent contactor audit. When performing an independent contractor audit, the IRS and many state...
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What Types of Matters Should You Retain an IRS Attorney for?

The decision to hire an IRS attorney is one that should not be taken lightly. Attorneys can be extremely cost prohibitive and complicate matters unnecessarily when they can be resolved relatively easily. In general, I am a big proponent of self-help legal solutions, especially given the variety of informational material that can be found online (including much of what I have published on the...
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The IRS Small Business Self-Employed Division

Introduction to The IRS Small Business Self-Employed Division The IRS Small Business Self-Employed Division oversees taxpayers and their issues that fall under one or both of these categories. The IRS Small Business Self Employed Division helps taxpayers meet their tax obligations by administering the Internal Revenue Code and applying tax law with “fairness and integrity,” according to the IRS...
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The IRS Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division

Introduction to the IRS Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division Established in 1999[1], the Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division protects the public interest by applying tax fairly and provides quality service to customers by helping them understand and comply with applicable tax laws.[2] The Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division serves a customer profile that ranges from small...
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The IRS Wage and Investment Division

About the IRS Wage and Investment Division The IRS Wage and Investment Division handles roughly ninety million tax returns for individual and married taxpayers. The IRS Wage and Investment Division primarily works with taxpayers that fall under a particular tax profile. Taxpayers that receive W-2 wages, who are employees, and who pay their taxes through withholdings generally fall within the...
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