The Dreaded IRS Letter

Have you ever received a letter regarding your tax return from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)? doesn’t exactly create a warm, fuzzy feeling. In fact, IRS correspondence often conjures up a feeling of dread, some of which is not warranted. The first actions to take when receiving such a letter are to remain calm and read the correspondence. Ignoring it is the most common way to create an even greater issue. Letters from the IRS generally fall into the following categories: – Request additional information – Refund due – Notification of an adjustment on your return – Address change confirmation – Appointment scheduled for an audit. – Certified letter (Most… Read More

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The Dreaded IRS Letter or Notice-What should you do?

Have you received a letter from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)? It doesn’t exactly create a warm, fuzzy feeling. In fact, IRS letters often conjures up feelings of dread and fear. The first action to take when receiving such a letter is to remain calm and read the correspondence carefully. Take note of the date provided for you to respond. Ignoring an IRS letter can exacerbate the situation. Furthermore, always pick up IRS certified letters from the post office. Keep in mind that the IRS will never initiate correspondence with you via e-mail. Beware of phishing to extract personal information under the disguise of collecting information “from the IRS.” Letters… Read More

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