Tax Audit Services

The help you need should the IRS contact you.

Tax Audit Help: Don't Panic

Tax audits can happen to any taxpayer. Should the IRS send you a tax audit letter, bring it to us. We can provide quality assistance, whether it's simply submitting missing tax documents or representing you in front of an IRS examiner. Our Enrolled Agents are here to help. 95

Tax Audit Assistance

Audit Assistance is a complimentary part of the H&R Block Guarantee. We’ll explain the position taken by the IRS and advise you of your options to get your issue resolved. (We'll help if we didn't prepare your return, just call your local office for a fee schedule.)

We'll help with:

  • Reviewing the tax authority notice or inquiry and explain what it means
  • Researching issues involved
  • Assisting you with responding the IRS and assembling documents and records for the tax audit
  • Reviewing the tax audit findings and explaining them to you
  • Explaining the appeal process and other options available to you in the event you disagree with the tax authority's findings

Tax Audit Representation

For an added fee, one of our highly trained Enrolled Agents will represent you and communicate with the taxing authority on your behalf in an audit proceeding.

Enrolled Agents are Tax Professionals who have demonstrated special competence in tax matters and can represent taxpayers before the IRS (qualified through the procedure outlined in IRS Circular 230).

IRS Tax Audit Representation includes all services from Audit Assistance, plus:

  • Communicating directly with the tax authority on your behalf
  • Answering questions for the taxing authority about the preparation of your tax return
  • Acting on and asserting arguments on your behalf
  • Challenging the tax authority's position, if necessary
  • Following up regarding any outstanding issues or further documentation that has been requested
  • Researching any issues that may come up during the IRS tax audit
  • Meeting again with the tax authority to resolve any further issues
  • Negotiating and settling claims with the tax authority
  • Assisting with the appeals process

Did You Purchase our Peace of Mind Extended Service Plan?

Audit Representation is included with the purchase of Peace of Mind. If you did not purchase Peace of Mind you can still get audit representation Audit Representation, fees start as low as $250.

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Our trained Tax Professionals are ready to help with your taxes any time of the year.

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