You underwent an audit by the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (“DRS”), after which you receive a set of work papers with a number they claim you owe them that bowls you over, and now you are wondering how to protest a CT DRS sales tax audit in Hartford, CT?
The first step is to get professional representation, if you didn’t already have it. Though there are instances where taxpayers can handle the matter themselves, the protest is a key step in both appealing the audit findings and preserving your right to fight the assessment in court. The deadline to file your protest is 60 days in Connecticut, and if you miss that deadline the right to appeal is lost. For these reasons it is imperative you have a tax professional who understands how to protest a CT DRS sales tax audit in Hartford, CT and can do so effectively.
The next step is to have your professional review the audit work papers in detail to determine what can be challenged, as this will be necessary to include in the written protest to the Connecticut DRS.
The key to understand how to protest a CT DRS sales tax audit in Hartford, CT is obtaining competent representation as early as possible in the process, aggressively reviewing the auditors work to locate issues for the protest and make sure the protest is filed timely.
If you should have any questions or concerns about how to protest a CT DRS sales tax audit in Hartford, CT, I would be happy to help. Please feel free to contact me anytime at (860) 657-9040 or e-mail me at email@example.com.
Eric L. Green, Esq.
Convicer & Percy LLP
Phone: (860) 657-9040