With four exceptions, tax law prohibits contingent fees with regard to any matter before the IRS. Your tax advisor may charge a contingent fee to help you with
an IRS audit of (or other IRS challenge to) your original tax return;
an IRS audit of (or other IRS challenge to) your amended return or claim for refund;
a claim related solely to IRS-assessed statutory interest or penalties; or
an Internal Revenue Code judicial proceeding.
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