SPECIAL REPORT: TAX COURT TROUBLE-SHOOTING GUIDE 20 Tips, Techniques and Strategies for Handling Your Tax Court Case
After helping countless hundreds of people with cases before the United States Tax Court, I know that you can be successful with your case only by paying attention to the details. The Tax Court's Rules of Practice and Procedure establish the format that must be followed at all stages of a Tax Court case. Although the rules are not particularly complicated, they sometimes pose problems or questions which, if not handled properly, can lead to serious consequences.
In an effort to help you win your Tax Court case, I have compiled a list of 20 "Trouble Spots" you need to be aware of as you work your case through the Court. These Trouble Spots are the areas where other citizens had problems with their Tax Court cases. Recognizing these potential problems and handling of them properly on the front end can mean the difference between winning and losing your case. TROUBLE SPOT 1 – A Timely Filed Petition