The IRS recently issued Tax Tip 2015-65: Top 10 Tips to Know if You Get a Letter from the IRS. In it, they outline what you should do when you receive a notice. Some examples include:
- Don’t panic. You often can take care of a notice simply by responding to it.
- Each notice has specific instructions, so read it carefully. It will tell you what you need to do.
- Always keep copies of any notices you receive with your other tax records.
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One final tip from us at Geenen & Kolean: When you receive a notice, give us a call. We’ll be glad to help you respond to it.