Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson’s Starts Blog

My favorite IRS employee has started a blog. Paul Caron reports: National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson has started a blog: Welcome to the National Taxpayer Advocate’s blog about taxpayer  rights and taxpayer burden. For starters,…

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IRS Roguery is Not a New Development

Tax Attorney and tax blogger Kelly Phillips-Erb said that an IRS agent hung up on her the other day in IRS Gone Bad: Are Things About to Get Worse? Over the years, I’ve represented a lot…

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Whatever Nina Wants, Nina Gets

Those of you who have been reading this blog for a while know that I have a bit of a crush on National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson. For more about my infatuation with her go here….

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Taxpayer Advocate Service is Overburdened

WebCPA reports that the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) has experienced a greatly increased workload in recent years: The IRS’s increased emphasis on enforcement, rising caseloads, the economy, and recent legislative changes are among the many challenges confronting the Taxpayer…

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Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson Concerned that Burden of New 1099 Reporting Will Exceed Benefits

My favorite IRS person, Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson has issued her annual report to Congress. In Fiscal Year 2011 Objectives, Olson euphemistically echoes what I and other tax bloggers have been saying more bluntly for months: The new 1099 reporting…

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