It is important for you to understand that parts of your Offer in Compromise settlement with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are subject to public disclosure.
Non-private information from the settlement will be available for public review in some IRS Area Offices. For businesses, this could lead to some embarrassing public relations issues, for individuals it could lead to public embarrassment.
The information will only become public once the offer is accepted. During the approval process, all documents associated with the offer will remain private.
An offer in compromise attorney can explain to you what information will be available for public view once the settlement has been reached with the IRS.