As if things weren’t bad enough, now the less-than-sterling level of IRS service just got worse.
It’s not just my opinion, check out this eye-opening article from “Forbes.”
IRS Gone Bad: Are Things About to Get Even Worse?
The details aren’t all that important. Basically, I called the IRS to discuss a client’s tax matter. While it’s my job to zealously protect the rights of my clients, I am very aware that the person on the end of the line is also doing their job, and as such, I am professional when I speak to the IRS. On this day, I did exactly that. I didn’t raise my voice. I wasn’t nasty. I merely tried to explain that there appeared to have been a cross in communications when the agent cut in abruptly with a brusque “This is how we do it” and then, Click.
I was actually rendered speechless. If you’ve met me, you’ll understand that’s quite the feat.
I called back, only to find that there is no way to speak to a supervisor without putting in a special request. I did exactly that – and I’m still waiting. . . .<< Read the rest of this article>>
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