As a result of the 1998 IRS Restructuring & Reform Act taxpayers were given Collection Due Process Hearing rights which they must be advised of before enforced collection action can occur.
For taxpayers who find themselves unable to pay their tax liability in one lump sum, the IRS offers installment agreements as a solution that is beneficial to both the taxpayer and to the IRS.
Let’s say that you have just received the results of an IRS audit and they are not favorable. The auditor has assessed additional back taxes, and now, you are on the hook for additional interest and penalties as well. Do you have any recourse against these findings?