Understanding Your Tax Identity Theft Letter

The standard way for the IRS to communicate to taxpayers about their tax filings is through the US mail. There are various types of form letters they send. Below are some of the most common IRS notifications of tax identity theft that you may receive:

It is important not to overlook, ignore or delay acting upon IRS notification letters because your action is typically required, and on a tight schedule. Just remember that if you don’t agree with the IRS findings generally you will always have a chance to dispute them. Delayed response makes this much more difficult. It is also typically advised never to sign IRS documents if you do not know to exactly what you are agreeing. If you are unsure of the appropriate actions to take, consider hiring a tax professional to help you.

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