What Oklahomans Can and Can’t Expect from an IRS Revenue Officer

You owe back taxes, and an IRS Revenue Officer has been assigned to your case. You are hopeful that you and the IRS Revenue Officer are going to figure a way out of this mess, but how? What can you really expect from the IRS Revenue Officer?

3 Things to Expect and 3 Things Not to Expect from the IRS Revenue Officer

When you talk to the IRS Revenue Officer, you should expect that he or she will:

  1. Try hard to get money for the outstanding taxes, interest, and penalties that you owe.
  2. Be courteous and polite to you (though this might not always happen).
  3. Garnish your wages, seize your property, or put a lien on your house to further tax collection goals.


Additionally, you should expect that the IRS Revenue Officer will NOT:

  1. Care about your personal situation or finances.
  2. Care what the tax settlement will cost you or cause you to sacrifice.
  3. Care why you were late paying your taxes.


For these reasons, it is important to be careful when speaking with an IRS officer or agent.

Call a Tulsa Tax Attorney for Help

You do not have to communicate or negotiate directly with the IRS Revenue Officer. Instead, you can contact an experienced Tulsa tax lawyer for help. For more information about how an Oklahoma tax attorney may be able to help you, please call us today at 800-721-7054 for a free consultation. We also invite you to read our FREE book, The Ultimate Survival Guide for IRS Problems, to learn more about your rights.

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