Flavin & Associates
 
Tax Troubles  

IRS Letter: If you receive an IRS letter proposing a change to your tax return or a letter that you do not understand, please call us and plan to provide a copy of your notice to us for investigation and explanation. A letter proposing a change to your tax return is usually a CP2000 and is considered a correspondence audit. We will explain the issues and the records required to resolve the issues.

IRS Audit Letter: If you receive a letter from the IRS explaining that they are auditing your tax return, please contact us immediately. We will discuss the audit process and explain what records are needed and how to organize them. We charge an hourly fee for audit representation. We recommend for the best results, to allow us to meet with the auditor.

IRS Billing Notice: If you receive a bill from the IRS and do not understand, please contact us to explain the bill and go over the options for payment.

Franchise Tax Board (FTB): Franchise Tax Board is responsible for collecting income tax from California taxpayers. If you receive any correspondence from Franchise Tax Board, please contact us and forward a copy of the notice. We will review the notice, research the issues, and let you know what needs to be done to resolve the issues.

Employment Development Department (EDD): EDD is responsible for collecting California payroll taxes and administering unemployment and disability benefits. If you are contacted by EDD and you do not understand, please contact us to review the notice.

Board of Equalization (BOE): The Board of Equalization is responsible for collecting California sales and use tax along with excise taxes on various commodities. If you are contacted by BOE and do not understand, please contact us to review the notice.