The Taxpayer Bill of Rights: Ten Rights for All Taxpayers

Tax Tip 2018-76, May 16, 2018

America’s taxpayers have specific rights when they interact with the IRS. These ten rights are known collectively as the Taxpayer Bill of Rights. These rights cover a wide range of topics and issues, and lay out what taxpayers can expect in the event they need to work with the IRS on a personal tax matter. This includes when a taxpayer is filing a return, paying taxes, responding to a letter, going through an audit or appealing an IRS decision.

The IRS recently issued a series of 10 Tax Tips, each exploring one of the 10 rights in depth. Here are the 10 rights outlined in the Taxpayer Bill of Rights with links to the Tax Tips in this recent series:

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