To Agree or Not to Agree, That Is the Question



Elizabeth Erickson and Andrew Roberson wrote this bylined article about compliance with IRS factual requests in audits. When faced with an Acknowledgement of Facts in an Information Document Request from the IRS, the authors wrote, “taxpayers need to be careful in their response to avoid agreeing to ‘all relevant facts’ without first understanding the IRS’s legal position and the taxpayer’s response to that position.”