6 Strategies For Challenging An IRS Deficiency Notice

Law360, New York (August 15, 2016, 6:33 PM EDT) -- IRS deficiency notices have the potential to carry factual, legal and administrative errors, leaving taxpayers unfairly on the hook for significant back taxes and penalties, experts say.

But the decision to challenge the IRS on its proposed tax assessment is fraught with factors such as whether the legal costs outweigh the allegedly owed tax and whether a business wants the tax fight on the public record, according to Sam Kaywood of Alston & Bird LLP.

“There are some taxpayers who are willing to fight even if...
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