Tax Dictionary – Tax Compliance Officer
IRS tax compliance officers plan and conduct examinations and investigations of individual and business taxpayers. They analyze taxpayers’ financial condition and related operations. They also provide advice regarding tax law and tax-related accounting, and serve the nation by becoming the single point of contact to resolve both general and technical customer issues.
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An IRS tax compliance officer is typically assigned to less complicated tax returns that the IRS audits by mail. An audit handled by a tax compliance officer usually focuses on one or two simple issues, such as itemized deductions, dependent issues, filing status or tax credits.
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