Modesto, CA asked in Tax Law for California

Q: What happens if I get a tax audit? Do I have to go to court?

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Linda Simmons Campbell
Linda Simmons Campbell
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  • Tax Law Lawyer
  • Burlington, CT

A: Not if you are in agreement with the results of your audit. I recommend hiring a good tax attorney unless you are sure you can provide everything the IRS is requesting with ease.

Eric Steven Day agrees with this answer

Eric Steven Day
Eric Steven Day
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  • Tax Law Lawyer
  • Henderson, NV

A: You would only go to court if you weren't able to agree on the audit determination through the initial audit or through the appeals process. Even then, if you were to petition the tax court, it is very unlikely that you would go all the way to the court for a trial.

Frank Huerta Jr agrees with this answer

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