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Appealing a Tax Dispute - YouTube video text script

HI…I’M  KRISTEN.
     
AND I WORK  IN THE OFFICE OF APPEALS AT THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE.
   
DID YOU KNOW THAT MANY DECISIONS BY THE I-R-S CAN BE APPEALED?
   
AND…DID YOU KNOW THAT THE I-R-S HAS AN OFFICE OF APPEALS?
   
OUR JOB IN APPEALS IS TO RESOLVE TAX DISPUTES IN A FAIR AND IMPARTIAL WAY.
    
FOR EXAMPLE…YOU MAY DISAGREE WITH A DECISION THE I-R-S MADE AFTER IT AUDITED YOUR TAX RETURN.
   
OR YOU MAY BELIEVE THE I-R-S PLANS TO COLLECT TAX THAT YOU THINK YOU DO NOT OWE.
   
OR…YOU MAY DISAGREE WITH THE FILING OF A NOTICE OF FEDERAL TAX LIEN ON YOUR PROPERTY.
   
OR YOU MAY DISAGREE WITH A LEVY ON YOUR BANK ACCOUNT TO COLLECT TAX.
    
IF SO…THE I-R-S OFFICE OF APPEALS MIGHT BE ABLE TO HELP.
    
WE’RE AN INDEPENDENT DIVISION OF THE I-R-S.
     
WE WILL REVIEW THE INFORMATION THAT THE I-R-S PROVIDES AND LISTEN TO WHAT YOU HAVE TO SAY ABOUT YOUR CASE.
    
AFTER WE REVIEW INFORMATION FROM BOTH YOU AND THE I-R-S…WE’LL MAKE OUR OWN INDEPENDENT DECISION ON YOUR CASE.  
    
OUR DECISION WILL BE FAIR TO YOU AND THE GOVERNMENT.
    
USUALLY…WE ARE SUCCESSFUL AT RESOLVING CASES WITHOUT GOING TO COURT.
   
IN THE MEANTIME…IF YOU WANT MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE APPEALS PROCESS…GO TO I-R-S-DOT-GOV-SLASH-APPEALS.

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