Over the past several years, the IRS has seen its budget cut significantly. There has been a corresponding reduction in the quality of service provided by IRS. It has dramatically reduced its enforcement efforts. This class will examine the methods IRS is using in this new enforcement environment. It will cover new IRS examination and collection priorities and procedures, IRS criminal investigation initiatives, recent important developments for practitioners, a taxpayer advocate services report on problems in the tax system, new procedures at IRS campuses, and the impact of new IRS leadership.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify IRS initiatives in examinations
- Cite current changes in IRS collection procedures
- Define the IRS offshore compliance initiative
- Cite the IRS budget problems and its impact on your clients
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