I Filed My Tax Return. What Are the Chances of an IRS Audit?

IRS audit Most people would agree that any notice coming from the IRS is scary news. So much so, that many taxpayers cringe when receiving correspondence and leave important notices, like a CP2000 Notice of Underreported Income, unopened.
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New IRS Passport Law Limits Travel to Those in Tax Debt

Have a tax debt near $50,000? You may find yourself unable to travel. In December, President Barack Obama signed a 5-year infrastructure spending bill. Sandwiched within this bill aimed to improve our nation’s highway and transit systems, was an IRS passport law.
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IRS Releases the “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams for 2014

IRS issues annual list of top twelve tax scams in time for tax season. Direct Tax Relief (DTR) assists clients with tax preparation for current and past tax years and corrected amended returns for victims of tax preparer scams. The Internal Revenue Service on February 19, 2014 issued its annual “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams 
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National Taxpayer Advocate Issues Annual Report to Congress: Emphasis Needs to be Placed Taxpayer’s Rights

Report shows less than half of taxpayers know they have rights before the IRS. Direct Tax Relief (DTR) assists clients that have audits or balances due with the IRS and educate them on their taxpayer’s rights It was announced by the Internal Revenue Service 
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