Tax Warrior Chronicles

Knock, Knock. Who’s There? The IRS!

Posted on Thu, Jan 16, 2020

By: Eric R. Elmore


There’s a knock at the door. It’s not your Aunt Rosie, it’s not your poker buds and it’s not Junior who forgot his key.  It’s the IRS…unannounced!  Yes, this is now a possibility.  The IRS recently promulgated a policy for visiting certain taxpayers without prior notice. Sound scary? It could be; read on for the details.


First, a visit will occur only if you have an ongoing issue with the IRS, such as unfiled returns or significant taxes owed. Further, the visits will typically occur after the issue(s) has not been resolved through many attempts to contact you via mail. Visits will be focused in communities where there are a limited number of revenue officers

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