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Opinion: Advocate: IRS needs greater understanding of domestic violence from The Hill, 1/11/12

Thursday, January 12, 2012


The article reports, “The IRS is ill-equipped to deal with victims of domestic abuse and violence, with some employees not having received needed training, according to a new federal report. The Office of the Taxpayer Advocate, an in-house and independent watchdog of the IRS, said abuse victims are often unaware of their tax and financial situations — and thus sometimes unable to supply paperwork required by the agency.”

Read the full article at: http://thehill.com/blogs/on-the-money/domestic-taxes/203641-advocate-irs-needs-greater-understanding-of-domestic-violence