Taxpayer Rights

Did you get a certified letter from the IRS?

Do not ignore it!

The IRS sent you certified mail to protect itself and provide verification that you received their attempt at contacting you.

Here's what to do instead...

Open and read it

Do you owe the IRS money? The IRS may have decided to audit you and have an auditor review your tax records. When they do this, you may receive a “Income Tax Examination Changes” letter.

if you owe money...

Here are some common letters the IRS may send if you owe them money:

Final Notice Notice of Intent to Levy  Notice of Your Right to a Hearing

don't panic! 

don't panic! 

Focus on resolving the issue, and make sure you know your rights. You do have the right to dispute the IRS claims, but there are deadlines. This is why it’s important to take action now.

Not sure what to do? 

The IRS is nothing to play around with! If they sent you a certified letter they are very much interested in you. Now is the time to speak with a tax resolution professional – a tax relief attorney will be able to answer your questions and help you resolve your tax issues.