The Appeals Meetings

Unlike the audit, you will usually have more time, sometimes several months, until your appeals meeting comes up. This will give you time to prepare and decide whether or not to have a tax professional help you. But don’t wait until the last minute to decide!

Preparation

Not unlike your tax audit, you will once again need to do some preparation. In this case, it means reviewing the examination report carefully and zeroing in on the explanations and the tax laws noted by the auditor. Once again, you will also want to review your tax return and your supporting documents. Now, you want to find the gaps between your justification for any claims and the auditor’s reasons for disallowing your claims. In some cases, auditors ...

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