Tax attorneys and attorneys general have long complained that a lack of transparency has led to the overburdening of tax lawyers, making it difficult for them to represent taxpayers.
But a recent report by the Tax Justice Network shows that the problem has gotten worse, with an increasing number of states using taxpayer-facing tax attorneys to avoid court action.
Read More “There’s a lot of folks who are working for tax attorneys who have no clue how to use the internet and don’t understand that the tax code isn’t simple,” said Matt Gattuso, chief of tax practice at the Tax Institute.
That’s really the challenge.””
The fact that the IRS doesn’t have a website or a mobile app, which we don’t have, makes it a lot harder to understand what’s happening.
That’s really the challenge.”