The IRS is issuing a series of brief articles alerting and explaining the rights that U. S. Taxpayers have under the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights. The first bill of rights was adopted by Congress in 1988 and supplemented in 1996. Many taxpayers would be surprised to learn that they have any rights before the IRS. Here is an excellent opportunity to learn about them.

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: