No one likes to be audited. So, when a sales tax notice of audit arrives in the mail it should be no surprise that the news isn’t usually met with exaltations of joy. Most professionals are already busy enough at their jobs without having to spend time gathering documentation from years past, not to mention defending policy decisions that now may be just a vague memory.
The frustration caused by audits tends to fester over time and oftentimes the target the frustration is released on is the auditor themselves. Unfortunately, taking frustrations out on an auditor may just lead to the audit becoming that much more frustrating.