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Why Is My Revenue Officer After Me?


IRS Revenue Officers, as a group, are a volatile bunch.  If you’re business is behind with its payroll taxes, you’ll probably get to meet one for yourself, if you haven’t already.  Speaking from more than a decade of experience, our clients don’t like their Revenue Officer very much.  

Chances are, you don’t like dealing with your Revenue Officer either.

Communication with the Service

You might feel like your Revenue Officer is out to get you.  That’s common.  Sometimes it’s a personality issue.  Not much you can do about that.  But, sometimes it’s just a communication issue.

Consider your Revenue Officer’s responsibilities for a second.  I’m not asking you to jump over to the dark side.  But, consider what they’ve got on their plate.  

Their job is to move files off their desk (typically by setting up full payment within 120 days, an Installment Agreement or CNC status). A tough job when most people desperately want to avoid you.  Business owners don't -
  • have time,
  • enjoy paying taxes,  
  • understand tax law,  
  • want to spend time with IRS employees.
Like it or not, your Revenue Officer has a lot of power.  Best not to ignore her.

Getting what you want often comes down to communication.

Understanding the IRS’ What, When and Why

This is where M&M comes in.  We want to talk to your Revenue Officer.  We want to resolve your tax liability with the RO (in your best interest of course).  We know what the IRS needs to make this happen.  We know when they need it.  And, we know why they need it.  

We know how this works.  When we contact the IRS –
  • We’re not nervous
  • We know your rights
  • We know the questions, and
  • We know the answers
Contact us to find out how we help people fix tax problems.

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M&M Consulting has performed as they presented themselves to be. Their professionalism and understanding of the policies, laws, and regulations concerning the IRS has directed us to a pleasing resolution, while maintaining our future relationship with the IRS.
Keith H.
Green Isle, MN