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United States Tax Court Basics – Paul Gaulkin CPA

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A taxpayer may petition the Tax Court for redetermination of their deficiency within 90 days of the mailing of a notice of deficiency according to Code Section 6213(a). If the 90 day deficiency notice was used by the Appeals Office, it is possible to arrange for pretrial settlement with the Regional Counsel of the IRS. This can be accomplished even after the case has been docketed in the Tax Court. Small Tax Cases Taxpayers filing a petition with the Tax … Read more

Advantages & Disadvantages of Going to Tax Court

If you have exhausted your ability to appeal your case with the IRS you may find yourself considering filing a suit in tax court. This can be a very large undertaking and without a guarantee must be considered wisely. Below we are going to discuss some of the advantages and disadvantages of taking your case to tax court. Tax Court Advantages 1. The main advantage to going to tax court is your ability to not have to pay back taxes … Read more