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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) abates hundreds of thousands of small business tax assessments annually because either the business or IRS made an error in calculating the taxes. Preventing these errors would eliminate the need for abatements and save IRS time and money.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) reorganization plans, focusing on: (1) what factors, complicate the interactions between small businesses and IRS; and (2) whether IRS' reorganization plans address those factors.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on small business tax requirements, focusing on: (1) the federal filing, reporting, and deposit requirements that apply to small businesses; and (2) the actual experience of small businesses in meeting these requirements, including their involvement...