Need a Copy of Your Tax Return Information?

Written by Richard A. Chapo

Taxpayers have two easy and convenient options for getting copies of their federal tax return information tax return transcripts and tax account transcripts by phone or by mail.

A tax return transcript shows most line items fromrepparttar tax return (Form 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ) as it was originally filed, including any accompanying forms and schedules. It does not reflect any changes you, your representative orrepparttar 148231 IRS made afterrepparttar 148232 return was filed. In many cases, a return transcript will meetrepparttar 148233 requirements of lending institutions such as those offering mortgages and student loans.

A tax account transcript shows any later adjustments either you orrepparttar 148234 IRS made afterrepparttar 148235 tax return was filed. This transcript shows basic data, including marital status, type of return filed, adjusted gross income and taxable income.

Your IRS Tax Appeal Rights

Written by Richard A. Chapo

Are you inrepparttar middle of a disagreement withrepparttar 148230 IRS? One ofrepparttar 148231 guaranteed rights for all taxpayers isrepparttar 148232 right to appeal. If you disagree withrepparttar 148233 IRS aboutrepparttar 148234 amount of your tax liability or about proposed collection actions, you haverepparttar 148235 right to askrepparttar 148236 IRS Appeals Office to review your case.

During their contact with taxpayers, IRS employees are required to explain and protect these taxpayer rights, includingrepparttar 148237 right to appeal. The IRS appeals system is for people who do not agree withrepparttar 148238 results of an examination of their tax returns or other adjustments to their tax liability. In addition to examinations, you can appeal many other things, including:

1. Collection actions such as liens, levies, seizures, installment agreement terminations and rejected offers-in-compromise 2. Penalties and interest 3. Employment tax adjustments andrepparttar 148239 trust fund recovery penalty

Internal IRS Appeal conferences are informal meetings. The local Appeals Office, which is independent ofrepparttar 148240 IRS office, can sometimes resolve an appeal by telephone or through correspondence.

The IRS also offers an option called Fast Track

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