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Old 04-06-2006, 12:20 PM   #21
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Re: Check your taxes...

Originally Posted by ibid
Begging aside...

There's an old legal saying: A person's word is only as good as the paper it's written on.

That also applies for the IRS. Submit your question in writing and the written mailed response is your ticket out of an audit.

I suppose you could record the entire conversation and use that as evidence, but I've never heard of anyone doing that.

The only way to commit the IRS to a position is through a letter ruling. And a private letter ruling costs money.



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