7 Tips For Dealing With A Cash-Strapped IRS

Law360, New York (April 10, 2015, 7:05 PM EDT) -- With the IRS operating under constrained resources, tax practitioners are dealing with drawn-out audits, more correspondence exams and less-experienced agents. Here, experts provide seven tips for reducing the stress of working with a cash-strapped IRS.

Educate the Auditor

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen on Wednesday warned again about the "brain drain" at the agency. With a hiring freeze in place and the service losing employees to attrition, agents with decades of experience and specialized expertise are leaving the agency, and less-knowledgeable employees are taking their places.

Mark D. Allison of Caplin & Drysdale Chtd. said it's tempting when interacting with an auditor...

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