The Peck Group, LC
  • Comprehensive Tax Law Representation Since 1995

    We handle every aspect of tax law: preparing tax returns, representing clients during audits, resolving IRS and state tax controversies, and creating tax planning strategies for the future.

  • Problems With The IRS Or State Tax

    Our attorneys are committed to providing efficient and effective tax solutions for individuals and businesses in Georgia and nationwide.

  • Planning For The Future

    Our lawyers help individuals and businesses with all aspects of estate and tax planning. We help our clients use proactive strategies to minimize tax implications in the future

  • Changing The Balance Of Power

    Does it feel like the government has all the power? Taxpayers have rights, too. We use our knowledge of tax law to shift the balance of power and ensure that your rights are protected.

  • Tax Solutions … And Peace Of Mind

Know your rights as a taxpayer in the US

Folks across Atlanta are starting to receive W-2s and other tax documentation so they can file their returns in the next few months. As people prepare their taxes, it can become clear very quickly that no matter how many times you go through tax season, it never seems to get any easier.

It can also be easy to feel intimidated and overwhelmed by the tax code and various requirements of the IRS. However, before you get too frustrated, it can be a good time to remind yourself that you have rights, not just obligations, when it comes to filing taxes.

These rights are referred to as the Taxpayer Bill of Rights, which the IRS has adopted and listed in full on their website. The list informs taxpayers that they have the right to:

  • Be informed about tax laws
  • Have access to clear explanations
  • Challenge or object to IRS actions
  • Be protected from overly intrusive inquiries and examinations by the IRS
  • Have representation when they are dealing with the IRS
  • Expect that the tax system will be fair

All of these are incredibly important, but that doesn't mean these rights come easily to taxpayers. For instance, you might know that you can challenge IRS actions, but you might not know how to do that. And while you know you have a right to a clear explanation about your taxes, you and the IRS can differ greatly when it comes to what a clear explanation looks like.

Knowing your rights as a taxpayer is crucial, and protecting them is critical. Because of this, it can be wise to work with a tax attorney who is familiar with both aspects.

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The Peck Group, LC
5855 Sandy Springs Circle N.E., Suite 190
Atlanta, GA 30328

Phone: 770-884-6914
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