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Bloomberg Quotes Scott Michel Regarding IDR Response Deadlines

November 7, 2013, Bloomberg

Bloomberg BNA's Daily Tax Report quoted Scott D. Michael concerning the increased pressure put on practitioners caused by the new guidelines for issuing and enforcing information document requests during audits. For the complete article, please visit Bloomberg BNA's website.

Excerpt taken from the article.

"The timetable is incredibly rigid," Scott D. Michel of Caplin & Drysdale in Washington said during the Nov. 7 session.

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Michel also said that the document response deadlines may prove too short to allow for a thorough review to ensure attorney-client privilege isn't waived, although he said a judge would be unlikely to force a taxpayer to turn over documents that are still undergoing a privilege review.

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