> On the assessment they identify a "taxpayer" and the character
> of the liability (whether from 1099s, bank statements, W-2s,
> etc...), the year/taxable period, and the amount of the
> assessment. According to the IRS it is a "frvilous argument" to
> argue that the assessment was not valid if not on a 23C. I
> don't necessarily agree because how can we posibly know how to
> properly interact with the IRS if they don't even follow there
> own procedural manual... this might set up a fundamental
> fairness suit?
Yes two issues as one, accurate accounting and what tax
is being asssessed for. Does merely reporting certain amounts
in from of 1099's etc have anything to do with the
"character" part required in an assementy.
Maybe i'm missing out on the definition of "character" here.