Publication 556

Publication 556

A form published by the IRS explaining the audit process. It discusses interest, penalties, offers in compromise and similar matters. It also explains the appeals process in the event of an adverse decision.
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A protective refund is filed for a taxpayer when the resolution of the litigation will extend beyond the statute of limitation for filing an accurate amended tax return (IRS Publication 556, Examination of Returns, Appeal Rights, and Claims for Refund, p.