When Can You File Taxes For 2017
Your Right to Know.
The IRS also known as the Internal Revenue Service has the rights to collect taxes from your income, but did you know as a taxpayer you have rights also? In this part of the course you are going to learn about the IRS Taxpayer Bill of Rights and how they protect you from the IRS.
As a taxpayer in the United States of America, you have the rights to know all tax laws and it's the taxpayer's responsibility to understand the IRS current tax laws. On the other hand It is the responsibility of the IRS to make sure the taxpayers can understands all of their laws in order for us to comply with the law.
The IRS introduced (TBOR) which is a Taxpayer Bill of Rights that was put into law and accepted by the IRS in 2014. TBOR is designed to help you as a taxpayers get a better understanding of your rights when it becomes necessary for you to deal with the IRS.
10 Fundamental Right
- The Right to Be Informed
- The Right to Quality Service
- The Right to Pay No More than the Correct Amount of Tax
- The Right to Challenge the IRS's Position and Be Heard
- The Right to Appeal an IRS Decision in an Independent Forum
- The Right to Finality
- The Right to Privacy
- The Right to Confidentiality
- The Right to Retain Representation
- The Right to a Fair and just Tax System
The IRS posted the Taxpayer Bill of Rights on their website. Your first task will be to read and understand you right as a taxpayer. Taxpayer Bill of Rights
For the second task in this lesson tell me who could you go to for help if you are having problems understanding the tax laws or resolving your IRS issues.
Confirm you completed the tasks in lesson one by clicking each task box, continue to lesson two How and When to Prepare for Tax Season.