Taxpayer Advocate Service

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Taxpayer Advocate Service

An office within the IRS that provides free assistance to individual and corporate taxpayers who are experiencing trouble with the IRS. If one is facing immediate IRS action and has experienced a delay of at least 30 days (or the IRS has not resolved the problem by a promised date), Taxpayer Advocate Service may be able to stop asset seizures and similar measures while one's case is being processed. It was established in 1996.
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National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olsen outlined a series of problems with the current tax code, including familiar refrains about the complexity and time-consuming aspects of filing, as well as funding issues that, according to the NTA, means one out of three taxpayers are unable to get through to an IRS representative by phone.
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Nina Olson, the National Taxpayer Advocate, recently released a report to Congress that identifies the priority issues that the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) will address during the coming fiscal year.
Olson, National Taxpayer Advocate, Robert Kulp, Founder, Co-Owner and Business Development Director of Kulp's of Stratford in Wisconsin, and representing the National Roofing Contractors Association, Monty W.
Goose Creek, SC, January 13, 2011 --(PR.com)-- JK Harris and Company, LLC, President and CEO John Harris gave high praise for comments made in the National Taxpayer Advocate's 2010 Annual Report to Congress.
On June 30, the IRS National Taxpayer Advocate produced a report lending credibility to the business community's complaints by raising concerns about costs of the new reporting burden, particularly as it falls on small businesses, and noting that potential improvements in tax compliance may be negated by the cost to implement.
National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson expressed concern that the new Form 1099 reporting requirements might "impose significant compliance burdens on businesses, charities and government agencies." The Internal Revenue Service ORS) is accepting public comment on the new provision through Sept.

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