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I'm facing an IRS tax audit, and my accountant is going

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i'm facing an IRS tax audit, and my accountant is going to represent me. I'm not particularly happy with his services, and have been thinking of getting someone else. My question is, if he says something dumb or wrong, am I liable for what he says?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Robin D. replied 1 year ago.

Hello

If you allow the accountant to act on your behalf then yes, if they do something that is detrimental to your case you will be the one that pays the higher tax.

As your authorized representative they are representing your tax position.

If you want to revoke a previously executed power of attorney and do not want to name a new representative, you must write “REVOKE” across the top of the first page of the Form 2848 with a current signature and date immediately below this annotation. Then, you must mail or fax a copy of the power of attorney with the revocation annotation to the IRS, using the Where To File Chart, in the 2848 instructions, or if the power of attorney is for a specific matter, to the IRS office handling the matter.

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Expert:  Robin D. replied 1 year ago.

Checking back to see if you responded after you read my answer