If your unpaid taxes with the IRS is assigned a Revenue Officer, you’re dealing with one person solely assigned to aggressively collecting on the taxes YOU owe.
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If you are dealing with a Revenue Officer, you probably flinch every time someone knocks at your door or an unknown number calls you. While we typically tell clients that the IRS doesn’t call or show up on your doorstep, the rules are different when a Revenue Officer or Agent is involved.
Revenue Officers aren’t your average IRS employee. They know the tax code very well and have the power to garnish your wages. Revenue Officer tactics are often more extreme than other IRS employees.
Knowing your rights as a taxpayer is important when you are in this stage of collections. Your right to representation and your right to have a Revenue Officer contact your representation rather than you can be a huge burden release. Once you have a tax attorney from our firm handling your case, you will never need to meet with a Revenue Officer alone. We will always be with you and will object if the agent tries to take advantage of you or your rights.
IRS Revenue Officers are deployed when you or your business have enough unpaid taxes to warrant collections from the IRS. IRS Revenue Officers are motivated and judged on two main factors — how much money they can collect toward the satisfaction of the tax liability and how fast they can close a case. The IRS Revenue Officer assigned to you will thoroughly audit your business and ensure that there’s no disconnect between the taxes you’ve filed and the taxes you owe.
While Revenue Officers may show up at your place of business or home, they have no power to arrest you. Each Revenue Officer carries a plastic ID card, and those with a badge may be from the Criminal Investigation Department. Revenue Officers are actually completely separate from the Bureau of Revenue Agents, and they each work for different sectors of the IRS.
By working with Polston Tax, you can determine whether the professional assigned to your case is an Officer or Agent and take the next steps necessary to ensure your case proceeds as smoothly as possible.
The most important factor when dealing with an IRS Revenue Officer is to be well represented. By establishing a respectful and amicable relationship with your IRS Revenue Officer, you can make the ordeal easier for both of you. By partnering with Polston Tax and being proactive, you can make dealing with an IRS Revenue Officer easier.
To increase the likelihood of a positive outcome, keep the following tips in mind when working with a Revenue Officer:
Your IRS Revenue Officer’s performance is judged on how much money they can collect toward the satisfaction of the liability and how fast they can perform a case. By working with Polston Tax, you can quickly get your documentation in order and make the entire process faster.
There’s no better way to set the tone with your IRS Revenue Officer than by making a good first impression. Always try to be amicable with your Revenue Officer and do not ignore their requests.
Although you should strive to be accommodating, you should still work with a tax lawyer who knows your rights and can fight back against your Revenue Officer if necessary. Polston Tax can help you devise a strategy for addressing all outstanding tax returns and give you and the officer an accurate timeline.
By taking control of your finances with Polston Tax, you can prevent your Revenue Officer from setting unreasonable deadlines. Being proactive, knowing your rights and setting reasonable deadlines with Polston Tax is the best way to start an amicable relationship with your Revenue Officer.
By working with Polston Tax, you can set up reasonable deadlines that present a compromise between your and your IRS Revenue Officer’s interests. This helps your business stay in control of the situation. When you’re turning in your documents and payments, Polston Tax will help ensure that your documents are clearly labeled, timely and well-organized.
Following up on your IRS case will show your Revenue Officers that you’re proactive and willing to work with them to ensure your auditing goes as smoothly as possible. Polston Tax can help you keep a healthy open line with your Revenue Officer and politely follow up with the IRS. We can also help you reach out to the Revenue Officer’s manager when an officer is out of line and requires reprehension.
Throughout our history, Polston Tax has gained a deep and complex understanding of tax law. We set ourselves apart from our competitors with the following benefits:
Once you’ve been contacted by a Revenue Officer, do NOT ignore them. This will only create problems and cause the Revenue Officer to try more aggressive tactics. A Revenue Officer will be more likely to show up on your doorstep, talk to your neighbors, obtain your cell phone records, talk to your business associates, come to your business to speak with you in person, and call you directly! Revenue Officers act like private investigators for the IRS and gather facts about your activities, whereabouts, family members, etc. in an effort to learn more about your lifestyle and what you do with your money. Don’t fight them alone, let us protect you and your rights! Call us at 844-841-9857 to schedule your free consultation, or fill out the Contact Us form below.
Find answers to questions you may have about Revenue Officers and how to ensure your case proceeds smoothly.
You can get in touch with your assigned IRS Revenue Officer after they have first contacted you and given you their information. IRS Revenue Officers used to stop by homes or businesses unannounced, but these visits are now rare.
Unannounced visits have been replaced with a mailed letter that requests you set up an in-person meeting and offers the Revenue Officer’s contact information. If you have any concerns about your Revenue Officer, you can also contact IRS customer service at 800-829-1040.
A positive relationship with your Revenue Officer is essential to a smooth process for everyone involved. Revenue Officers are regular people trying to do their jobs, so when you try to make their lives easier, they are more likely to work with you to find optimal solutions. When you show honesty, respect and a willingness to work with your Revenue Officer, you are more likely to receive better outcomes that work for your lifestyle and needs.
Polston Tax has extensive experience working with Revenue Officers, so we know how to build positive relationships that benefit Revenue Officers and our clients. You can trust us to ensure the process goes smoothly so you can find suitable solutions.
You can expect a Revenue Officer to give you Form 9297, which is a summary of the information the IRS needs to review your unpaid taxes. A Revenue Officer will also give you either Form 433a (Collection Information Statement for Wage Earners and Self-Employed People) or 433b (Collection Information Statement for Businesses).
Paperwork must be organized and filled out correctly. When you work with the professionals at Polston Tax, you can trust us to ensure your paperwork is organized, accurate and clear.
Revenue Officers set hard deadlines that you must meet, but if you are working with a tax professional like Polston Tax, you may be able to negotiate deadline extensions. Revenue Officers are focused on closing cases as quickly as possible, so if you partner with our professionals who make life easier for Revenue Officers, your Revenue Officer may be more likely to settle on an extension option.
You may be able to negotiate with a Revenue Officer if you qualify for an Offer in Compromise or a payment installment plan. These options are for those who may be dealing with financial hardship and are unable to pay their full tax liability.
Our experienced professionals can work with you to determine if you qualify. If you do qualify, we can negotiate with your Revenue Officer for you to work out a manageable payment plan that suits your needs and capabilities.
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