If your business is being audited the expertise and guidance of a tax attorney can prove to be one of your greatest assets. In this short video San Diego tax attorney William Hartsock will explain a few of the important ways that a tax attorney can help your business during an IRS audit. For more information about IRS audits, please visit: http://thetaxlawyer.com/irs-audit In the event that your business is being audited by the IRS you need a tax attorney in order to be an independent person that can make sure that all the books, and records, and documents are well organized, that you have all the documents necessary for the audit, and that you're well informed about all the potential problems, and you have a strategy as to how you're going to deal with each one of the potential problems. In the event that your business is audited you need a tax attorney in order to be aggressive representation to defend your rights. What you want to do is you like to position your CPA or your tax preparer as being a neutral witness that can come in and testify that you've done everything right, that you've complied with the terms of the rules and regulations, the code, and that you're doing everything proper. That way you can use your accountant to your best ability. Your tax attorney is going to be your advocate. That's the person that's going to argue to the IRS why you're entitled to all the deductions, why the additional under reported income wasn't income. That's why you need a special tax attorney. A tax attorney will also organize all your documents, make sure that they're in a logical order, make sure that you have all the books and records, and be well prepared about any potential questions the IRS could ask during an IRS audit. We'll also go through your books and records and put together a complete tax strategy to make sure that we know any potential problem, and we resolved each one of those well before the audit begins.