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What to Expect From the Taxpayer Advocate Service


This is a rebroadcasted session from an earlier presentation.
Cost $10.00
Presentation Length 1.0 hour

Recorded DateDecember 15, 2020
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Subject AreaTaxes
Course LevelBasic
Course Description

Navigating the IRS can be very difficult, and in most cases, it is necessary to speak to a different person every time you contact the IRS, which can be very frustrating. The presentation will discuss qualifications for assistance through the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) and how TAS works within the Taxpayer Bill of Rights guidelines. Join this presentation to gain an understanding of the process of resolving taxpayer/business tax issues.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify what to expect when you come to TAS

  • Identify the Taxpayer First Act, which includes IRS Taxpayer First Act information

  • Demonstrate information technology updates

  • Demonstrate refund filters

  • Identify IRS operational information

  • Identify upcoming TAS changes to watch for

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Darol Tucker

Supervisory Associate Advocate

(212) 436-1753

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Darol Tucker is the Local Taxpayer Advocate in Manhattan, New York. He assumed this position with the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) in November 2018. Prior to this assignment, Darol served as the Local Taxpayer Advocate for Brooklyn for 3.5 years. He also previously served as a Supervisory Revenue Officer in Albany, NY from 2012 until the beginning of 2015.

He started his career with the IRS in October 2005, in Syracuse, NY as a Revenue Officer. From there, he served as a Recruiting Agent with the IRS Recruitment Office from November 2010 until August 2012, where he was responsible for IRS recruiting efforts for both North and South Carolina.

Prior to joining the IRS, Darol served and retired from the US Army after 26 years of service from February 1978 to February 2004, where he served in various leadership positions.

Darol graduated from Columbia College (Missouri) where he majored in Business Administration.

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