Appealing a tax decision could be the best hope you have to get a decision reconsidered short of going to court. A big advantage of Appeals is you get a second look at your issue with someone who is not familiar with your case and situation. They will also be looking at the case with an eye toward getting the case resolved and avoiding possible litigation. If you properly meet all deadlines, you will still usually retain your right to go to court if you are not satisfied with the results of the appeal. We have received excellent results appealing cases within the Internal Revenue Service. If you have any questions or need help, call us at 1-800-408-3122 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
What if the IRS still says I owe taxes, but I don’t believe they are right?
Options for appealing an unfavorable decision
If your initial efforts are rejected by the Internal Revenue Service, there are different types of appeals available to you, including the Collection Appeals Program and Collection Due Process. While there are similarities with each of these types types of appeal, there are important differences, and it is very important to timely decide which avenue Is better to take in your situation, and to exactly follow the procedures of each, to ensure you take full advantage of your rights as a taxpayer. More detailed information can be found in our book “Help! I Owe Taxes” which can be downloaded from this site.
Collection Appeals Program
Collections Due Process
You can go to court to appeal a collections due process decision that the IRS independent office of appeals has made about your disagreement.