Receiving an audit notification can be a terrifying experience. Audits take significant time away from your career/business and loved ones, requiring you to produce complete records substantiating each and every item reported on your tax return and develop a comprehensive understanding of tax law. We offer complete audit representation services designed to handle the entire audit process on your behalf. This means we act as your authorized representative so that you are not required to take time off of work to handle the bureaucracy and paperwork of the IRS or other tax agency. Rarely do our clients even have to talk with the auditing agency. No lost income and no lost sleep or aggravation. You simply forward notification of an audit to us and we handle it from start to finish.
Our firm offers audit representation to individuals and small businesses. In addition to standard income tax audits, we also defend focused tax credit audits (R&D credits, Employee Retention Tax Credits, etc.).
- Defend your income tax return through the highest level of appeals.
- Review your documentation before the IRS sees it.
- Review and respond to correspondence notices.
- Schedule and attend all audit appointments on your behalf.
- Conduct analysis and create a strategy for issue resolution.
- Prepare requests for appeals conferences.
- If necessary, prepare a U.S. Tax Court Petition.
- Minimize the financial impact of an audit.
A. The Internal Revenue Services (IRS) examination of an individual or a corporation’s tax return to verify its accuracy. It is the taxpayer that is responsible for providing all support of records, so it is encouraged that the taxpayer maintains good records.
Q. If I receive a letter from the IRS notifying me of an audit, what do I do?
A. We recommend you Schedule a Consultation with us to determine how we might help. We do not recommend contacting the IRS on your own.
Q. How long does the audit process last?
A. Audits can last anywhere from a couple of weeks to a year, or longer. The amount of time required depends on a number of factors such as audit scope, response times, and the availability of records. As our client, we will manage the audit process on your behalf start to finish.
Q. What is the cost of this service?
A. Our IRS tax resolution fees are based on our flex-fee structure, and all costs are pre-approved by you when you decide to hire us. We offer payment plans, if needed, and set our fees so you do not have to worry about unexpected legal bills. There are no surprises, no add-ons. Because every situation is different, we recommend you Schedule a Tax Consultation so we can discuss your case in detail.