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Don’t risk taking on the IRS without help

Imagine your average taxpayer. He or she works hard and does everything he or she can to make ends meet — not just for them, but for their family as well. This taxpayer is juggling many things, and when it comes to finances and taxes, this can be a real problem. Sure, some people are able to figure it out. But there’s also an equally good chance that the average taxpayer is unaware of the complications and convoluted processes that are either inherent to the tax process, or that recently changed due to the ever-evolving tax code.

When this average taxpayer is then contacted or confronted by the IRS about their financial situation and their alleged (or true) delinquency, it can be very difficult for them to get a grasp on what they have to do and how they need to approach the situation.

IRS correspondence necessitates efficient, effective and proactive communication with the agency. If you aren’t prompt in your reply, you risk severe penalties that range from fines and financial penalties, to serious matters such as an audit or a tax lien. Either of these forms of tax action can cripple an individual’s financial and personal prospects.

This is why the average taxpayer needs help — the consequences of tax delinquency are far too severe for someone to risk going against the IRS without help. You need to consult with an experienced tax attorney to ensure that your case is being handled properly and to make sure you are staying up to date with the necessary communicative actions that you need to take.