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Interesting IRS Stats Regarding IRS Appeals

Some Interesting IRS Stats Regarding IRS Appeals 

  • In 2011, taxpayers and their representatives appealed 148,327 disputes to the IRS Office of Appeals.
  • Approximately 50% of them involved "collection" issues – levies, garnishments, liens, etc.
  • Approximately 30% of them involved audits.
  • Approximately 7% of them involved penalties.
  • Approximately 13% involved all other issues.

Source: Beyond145, 2011 IRS Data Book

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