position of the United States

(7) Position of United States The term “position of the United States” means— (A) the position taken by the United States in a judicial proceeding to which subsection (a) applies, and (B) the position taken in an administrative proceeding to which subsection (a) applies as of the earlier of— (i) the date of the receipt by the taxpayer of the notice of the decision of the Internal Revenue Service Independent Office of Appeals, or (ii) the date of the notice of deficiency.


26 USC § 7430(c)(7)

Scoping language

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