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Audit Compass

IRS Letter 525 is sent to let you know that your tax return was reviewed. A wise taxpayer should proceed with caution, yet swiftly, from this point forward.

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A CP08 is to let taxpayers know that they may qualify for the Additional Child Tax Credit and, in turn, could be eligible to receive a refund.

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You received an IRS CP87A because someone else filed a tax return and claimed the same dependent or qualifying child that you claimed on your tax return.

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1040 Tax Return

IRS Notice CP21A is a letter that the IRS issues when changes have been made to a tax return by the taxpayer, usually after they have filed an amended return.

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A CP518 notice is issued by the IRS to taxpayers because they have no record of a tax return being filed for the year listed on the notice.

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If you received an IRS notice CP521, it is because you entered into an installment agreement with the IRS for taxes owed and your monthly payment is now due.

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An IRS Notice CP45 is a letter the IRS sends to notify you that your request to apply your overpayment to your next year’s estimated taxes cannot be granted.

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IRS Letter 105C notifies you that the IRS did not allow the credit or refund you claimed. Usually, Letter 105C will explain why your claim was disallowed.

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An IRS Notice CP32A is informing you that your refund check has not been claimed. To resolve this notice, you must call to request a new refund check.

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IRS Notice CP21C is sent out when a taxpayer requests to make a change to their tax return. The notice informs the taxpayer that the change has been completed.

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IRS CP80 notice explains you have a credit on your account for the tax year in question but have not filed a return. The credit will apply to any amount due.

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IRS letter 4800C is typically asking for verification of items you claimed on your tax return, such as credits, wages, and withholding.

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A CP30 notice is sent to inform you that your anticipated refund has been reduced. The IRS will outline why your refund was reduced and list the new amount.

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IRS CP23 letter notifies you of a change to your return due to a difference between the amount of estimated tax payments and the amount posted to your account.

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The IRS CP22A notice is letting you know that changes were made to your filed tax return, and because of this, there is now a balance owed.

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The IRS is billed you $4,000 due to a $8,000 capital gain or dividend. You don’t know what the $8,000 is from and believe if inherited it should be tax free.

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IRS letter CP13 states a miscalculation was made on your tax return and that you do not owe any additional tax, but you will no longer be receiving a refund.

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CP11 explains that the IRS has made changes to your return in order to correct a miscalculation made while filing your taxes and additional taxes are due.

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Taxpayers receive an IRS CP503 because they have an unpaid tax debt. This is the 2nd notice the IRS sends taxpayers that they have an outstanding balance due.

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Now that you have your Letter 6475, what should you do with it? The letter will inform you of the amount that the IRS paid to you for the third EIP payment.

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Child Tax Credit

The IRS will issue Letter 6419 to provide the total amount of advance credit that was paid to the taxpayer -  keep this letter for your 2021 tax return!

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You open your mail and see IRS Letter 5071C. What on earth does this letter mean? Are you being audited? Why did you receive this letter in the mail?

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You received an IRS Letter 5071C for a tax year in which you never filed a tax return. It is likely that someone might have filed a tax return in your name.

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Back Taxes

When a taxpayer fails to file their return, the IRS will come knocking usually in the form of a notice of tax due for back taxes. Back tax help is available.

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The first thing to do when you get audited by the IRS is to not panic! It be scary but with the right tools and resources you will be able to get through it.

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Recently, the IRS sent many taxpayers  a confusing set of letters. The follow-up notice, Letter 6470, notifies the taxpayer of their legal rights to appeal.

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The first step in preparing for that audit is reading the letter carefully. Audits rarely examine everything on the return, but only ask about specific items.

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Woman reading CP2000 letter from the IRS

If you received a CP2000 notice from the IRS, it helps to understand what it is and how to handle it. Here are a few essential things to know about a CP2000.

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Responding to an IRS audit is not the easiest thing to do. Surviving an audit is much easier with professional representation.

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Depart of the Treasury Letter

We have created a list of 5 quick tips on how to deal with any IRS letter you receive to help make the process as quick and painless as possible.

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