WASHINGTON (8/13/14)--The recently adopted "Taxpayer Bill of Rights" from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is now available in six languages.
"Your Rights as a Taxpayer" is posted on the IRS website in in English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Russian and Vietnamese
"We believe that these rights are critically important for people to know and understand, and translating them into additional languages helps us reach even more taxpayers," said IRS Commissioner John Koskinen.
In June, the IRS adopted the "Taxpayer Bill of rights" to help taxpayers understand items embedded in the tax code.
The 10 provisions are:
- The right to be informed;
- The right to quality service;
- The right to pay no more than the correct amount of tax;
- The right to challenge the IRS's position and be heard;
- The right to appeal an IRS decision in an independent forum;
- The right to finality;
- The right to privacy;
- The right to confidentiality;
- The right to retain representation; and
- The right to a fair and just tax system.