TFI Guide to Hiring a Tax Professional

This day and age requires that your professional be trained to defend your taxpayer rights.

Whether you need a professional for return filing, business accounting, solving collection disputes, or for legal defense, you should ask these questions Before hiring a tax professional . . .

  • What is Form 8275 and why should it be used in filing every long form return?
  • What is the form used to gain an extension of time to PAY your tax without added penalties?
  • Are federal taxes dischargeable in bankruptcy?
  • How do affidavits help you audit-proof and penalty-proof your tax return?
  • How does Form 9465 prevent levies against personal or business property?
  • How do you prove personal or business deductions if you have no receipts?
  • What IRS programs allow citizens to be forgiven of tax debt they cannot pay?
  • What Tax Amnesty program allows the forgiveness of withholding tax debt?

Those equipped to protect your rights and provide maximum effectiveness to the task at hand will have the answers.

  • Defending taxpayer rights and preventing IRS abuse are goals shared by every professional member of the Tax Freedom Institute. It cannot begin to be accomplished without understanding these basic principles.​