Don't face the IRS on your own. Get tips on how to survive a tax audit, the pros and cons of appealing an audit, and what to expect if you are audited.
Who's Who at the IRS -- Identifying Audit, Collections, and Other IRS Personnel
Know who you are dealing with at the IRS.
Who are IRS Special Agents and What Should I Do If They Contact Me?
The IRS Special Agent is the criminal arm of the IRS and if an Agent has contacted you, it is important that you act cautiously and prudently in responding to them.
Top Ten Tips for Surviving an Audit
Convince the IRS you were entitled to the credits, deductions, and exemptions you took.
Checklist: How to Survive a Tax Audit
In an audit, you must convince the IRS that you reported all of your income and were entitled to all credits, deductions, and exemptions.
IRS Audit: The Do's and Don'ts
Some tips on what to do (and not do) if you are audited by the IRS.
Negligence Versus Tax Fraud: How the IRS Tells the Difference
The difference between cheating on your taxes and negligently filing them, and how the IRS draws the line.
What Are the Chances of Being Audited?
Find out more about IRS audit rates and the odds of you being audited.
The Underground Economy of Unreported Income
Learn about the "underground economy" where businesses and individuals don't report--or pay taxes on--income from both legal and illegal activities.
Employment Tax Evasion Schemes: The IRS is Watching
Here are some of the most common ways employers try to avoid paying employment taxes.