This message is from Nina Olson, the National Taxpayer Advocate and your voice at the IRS. It is one of a series of videos with consumer tax tips about important tax issues you may be facing. This series focuses on IRS audits, which are also called examinations. This video provides an examination overview.
The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS), an independent organization within the IRS, is Your Voice at the IRS. TAS helps taxpayers resolve problems with the IRS and recommends changes that will prevent the problems. For additional information, please visit

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