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There was an error on my 1040. I was informed of this by the IRS and invited to call an 800 number if I had any questions. Not only did I have some questions but I had the answer to the error on my 1040. In a spirit of cooperation, I called the number listed and attempted to tell the information. The young lady (I am assuming that she is young by the sound of her voice, the other part I am not so sure about.)took the opportunity to berate me about my mistakes and it was obvious that she had set me up for a tongue lashing. Quite frankly, I was so startled to receive such treatment, that I was at a loss for words. She gave me several orders and closed by informing me that, if I ever called there again, I had better have a copy of my ammended tax return in front of me. Now after I thought about that for a while I wondered where she had received such power and authority. I am beginning to wonder if the IRS (or certain people in it) is becomming a loose canon. I would be interested in receiving your comments about this. Thanks for your thoughts. Joe L. Ogan
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