Congressman Jim Jordan sent the Internal Revenue Service a letter demanding why an agent faked his name and threatened a taxpayer in Ohio. Reports say the IRS agent claimed that the taxpayer owed estate taxes and the owner had several delinquent tax return filings.On June 16, Congressman Jim Jordan reportedly sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), demanding why an agent faked his name and threatened a taxpayer in Ohio. The letter revealed that last April, an IRS agent, who went by the name “Bill Haus”, claimed that the taxpayer owed estate taxes for the property she was a fiduciary.
According to Anderson, in addition, the IRS agent also claimed that the deceased owner of the estate had several delinquent tax returns that were filed. Upon calling her attorney, the taxpayer was instructed to make the agent leave. In the end, Haus left but threatened the taxpayer that she only had one week to settle the matter. Otherwise, her assets would be frozen and her house will be put on a lien.
IRS Agent’s False Identity
An article in Knox Pages states that after the taxpayer called the authorities, the IRS agent was contacted and thereafter discovered using a false identity. The authorities then ordered Haus to stay away from the taxpayer.
However, in retaliation, the IRS agent allegedly filed a complaint against the police with the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. Nonetheless, on May 4, the taxpayer contacted Haus’ supervisor who informed her that she did not owe any taxes on the estate.