Change in Policy on Initial Taxpayer Contact in Examination Cases

Posted on May 25, 2016 · Posted in Breaking News, Industry News, Latest Updates

5/25/16 – IRS Senior Stakeholder Liaison Marc Zine, CPA has informed CSEA that the IRS is effecting a procedural change in notifying taxpayers of the commencement of an audit. Initial contact will no longer be made by telephone, given the proliferation of IRS phone scams. Instead, contact letters will be used. Click here to read the May 20, 2016 memorandum.