Government auditors find potential IRS violations in how taxes are collected. IRS collection activities are governed by the framework of the Fair Tax Collection Practices Act (FTCP). The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) published its fiscal year 2020 statutory review, showing potential FTCP violations in FY 2019 that resulted in administrative action for IRS collection personnel. “Violations included contacting taxpayers directly without the required consent of the taxpayer’s power of attorney and using harassing or abusive language with taxpayers or their representatives during collection-related activities,” TIGTA stated. Here’s the report:  Call or visit our website for more information!