The IRS, Privilege, and Transparency

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Todd Welty, Mark Thomas, and Kevin Spencer were authors of this bylined article assessing greater IRS efforts to seek documents or information revealing the tax advice given to a taxpayer, thus rejecting taxpayer privilege claims – whether attorney-client, tax practitioner, or work product. “With an increased demand for transparency, we expect more pressure to be placed upon whether information and documents are considered privileged,” the authors wrote. Read the full article.