Almost 20 years in the making, the Taxpayer Bill of Rights is now codified into the Internal Revenue Code. A result of numerous complaints to Congress of abusive behavior by IRS Agents, it is also the product of hard work, and courageous effort by numerous people and organizations. This section is here not only to help you understand what legislative rights and protections are available to you, but also to demonstrate how YOU can make a difference in changing things for the better. To this end, we are including the history of the Taxpayer Bill of Rights, so you can see the evolution from idea stage to Congressional passage. You'll also be able to see who the players were, what partnerships were formed, and who contributed and who didn't contribute to the process. Truly an interesting study in grass roots politics!