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  •  Yes, getting the IRS to admit to error (0+ / 0-)

    is what happened in my case, too.  And, it was what eventually got my accountant/tax preparer in over her head.  She simply could not deal and a more senior person was assigned to my case.

    In the meantime, I continued to receive very scary notices from the IRS despite my being assured by the accounting firm that "everything is being taken care of" and other emails to that effect.

    I think there is a certain kind of "civilian" who can deal with the IRS culture and for those who simply cannot, like my original tax preparer, it can only go from bad to worse.

    When someone is impatient and says, "I haven't got all day," I always wonder, How can that be? How can you not have all day? George Carlin

    by msmacgyver on Tue May 21, 2013 at 02:58:29 PM PDT

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    •  I am getting the scary notices and they are (1+ / 0-)
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      garnishing a part of my SSDI payments.

      •  I am so sorry this is happening to you (0+ / 0-)

        From what I could gather, the local IRS people my accountants were talking to were simply pushing paper and not trying to solve the problem.  Some of the gibberish I was told was just that...gibberish.

        Can you offer to make a settlement with the IRS?

        When someone is impatient and says, "I haven't got all day," I always wonder, How can that be? How can you not have all day? George Carlin

        by msmacgyver on Tue May 21, 2013 at 07:37:45 PM PDT

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        •  it is my position that there is no need for a (1+ / 0-)
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          compromise as the legislation behind the termination of the No Net Cost Program and Tobacco Stabilization Program was explicit how the buy out would be treated tax wise.  The IRS has changed the rules without any sort of legislative change as far as our research indicates

          •  I wish you success with this (0+ / 0-)

            My penalty would have been in excess of $6,000 and like you, I would never have conceded.  

            When someone is impatient and says, "I haven't got all day," I always wonder, How can that be? How can you not have all day? George Carlin

            by msmacgyver on Tue May 21, 2013 at 10:11:23 PM PDT

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