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IRS Examinations: Old Dogs and New Tricks

by Gary M. Harden
Eastman & Smith Ltd. - Toledo Office

June 22, 2010

Previously published on June 2010

Over the last decade, policy changes in Washington, budget cuts and staff reductions by attrition made that old dog, the traditional IRS tax audit, much less likely for businesses and individuals alike. Expect to see something new and different, as the IRS looks to reduce the estimated $345 billion tax compliance gap. It has re-trained and equipped its remaining agents, hired additional employees and established new protocols to accompany the old. Here’s a quick summary of what we have seen over the last year and what you might expect in the near future.


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