Explanation of IRS Letters

Letter 525 - General 30 Day Letter
This letter accompanies a report giving you a computation of the proposed adjustments to your tax return. It informs you of the courses of action to take if you do not agree with the proposed adjustments. The letter explains that if you agree with the adjustment, you sign and return the agreement form. If you do not agree, you can submit a request for appeal/protest to the office/individual that sent you the letter. The letter or referenced publications explain how to file a protest. You need to file your protest within 30 days from the date of this letter in order to appeal the proposed adjustments with the Office of Appeals.

Letter 531 - Notice of Deficiency
This letter is notice of the Commissioner's determination that you owe additional tax or other amounts for the tax year(s) identified in the letter. The Internal Revenue Code authorizes the Commissioner to send this notice. The letter explains how to dispute the adjustments in the notice of deficiency if you do not agree. To dispute the adjustments without payment, you file a petition with the Tax Court within 90 days from the notice date.

Letter 692 - Request for Consideration of Additional Findings
This letter accompanies a report giving you a computation of the proposed adjustments to your tax return. It informs you of the courses of action to take if you do not agree with the proposed adjustments. The letter explains that if you agree with the adjustment, you sign and return the agreement form. If you do not agree, you can submit a request for appeal/protest to the office/individual that sent you the letter. The letter or referenced publications explain how to file a protest. You need to file your protest within 15 days from the date of this letter in order to appeal the proposed adjustments with the Office of Appeals.

Letter 915 - Letter to Transmit Examination Report
This letter explains adjustments in amount of tax. The letter explains that if you agree with the adjustment, you sign and return the agreement form. If you do not agree, you can submit a request for appeal/protest to the office/individual that sent you the letter. The letter or referenced publications explain how to file a protest. You need to file your protest within 30 days from the date of this letter in order to appeal the proposed adjustments with the Office of Appeals.

Letter 950 - 30 Day Letter-Straight Deficiency or Over-Assessment
This letter is used for unagreed, straight deficiency, straight over-assessment or mixed deficiency and over-assessment field examination cases. This letter may be used for various types of tax. The letter explains that if you agree with the adjustment, you sign and return the agreement form. If you do not agree, you can submit a request for appeal/protest to the office/individual that sent you the letter. The letter or referenced publications explain how to file a protest. You need to file your protest within 30 days from the date of this letter in order to appeal the proposed adjustments with the Office of Appeals.

Letter 1153 - Trust Funds Recovery Penalty Letter
This letter explains that the IRS's efforts to collect the federal employment or excise taxes due from the business named on the letter have not resulted in full payment of the liability. Therefore, the IRS proposes to assess a penalty against you. If you agree with this penalty for each tax period shown, you are asked to sign Part 1 of the enclosed Form 2751 and return it to the person/office that sent you the letter. If you do not agree you can submit a request for appeal/protest to the office/individual that sent you the letter. The letter or referenced publications explain how you file a protest. You need to file your protest within 60 days from the date of the letter in order to appeal this decision with the Office of Appeals.

Letter 3016 - IRC Section 6015 Preliminary Determination Letter (30 Day)
This is a preliminary letter giving you 30 days to appeal the determination for innocent spouse relief under IRC Section 6015. The letter explains that if you do not agree with the determination you can submit a request for appeal/protest to the office/individual that sent you the letter. The letter explains how you file a protest. You need to file your protest within 30 days from the date of this letter in order to appeal the proposed adjustments with the Office of Appeals.

Letter 3391 - 30-Day Nonfiler Letter
This letter advises you the IRS believes you are liable for filing tax returns for the periods identified in the letter. It includes a report giving you a computation of the proposed adjustments to your tax return and explains the adjustments. The letter explains that if you agree with the adjustments, you sign and return the agreement form. If you do not agree, you can submit a request for appeal/protest to the office/individual that sent you the letter. The letter or referenced publications explain how to file a protest. You need to file your protest within 30 days from the date of this letter in order to appeal the proposed adjustments with the Office of Appeals.

Letter 3727 - 30-Day Letter Notifying Taxpayer No Change to Original Report Disallowing EIC Based on Failure to Meet Residency Test for Children Claimed
This letter explains why the IRS will not allow your earned income credit (EIC). The letter explains that if you agree with the adjustment, you sign and return the agreement form. If you do not agree, you can submit a request for appeal/protest to the office/individual that sent you the letter. The letter or referenced publication explains how to file a protest. You need to file your protest within 30 days from the date of this letter in order to appeal the proposed adjustments with the Office of Appeals.

Letter 3728 - 30-Day Letter Notifying Taxpayer No Change to Original Report Partially Disallowing EIC Based on Failure to Meet Residency Test for 1 Child
This letter explains why the IRS can only give you part of your earned income credit (EIC). The letter explains that if you agree with the adjustment, you sign and return the agreement form. If you do not agree, you can submit a request for appeal/protest to the office/individual that sent you the letter. The letter or referenced publication explains how to file a protest. You need to file your protest within 30 days from the date of this letter in order to appeal the proposed adjustments with the Office of Appeals.

Letter 11 - Final Notice of Intent to Levy and Notice of Your Right to a Hearing
This letter is to notify you of your unpaid taxes and that the Service intends to levy to collect the amount owed. The letter and referenced publications explain how to request an appeal if you do not agree. You need to file a Form 12153, Request for A Collection Due Process Hearing and send it to the address shown on your levy notice within 30 days from the date of the letter in order to appeal the proposed action with the Office of Appeals.

Letter 1058 - Final Notice Reply Within 30 Days
This letter is to notify you of your unpaid taxes and that the Service intends to levy to collect the amount owed. The letter and referenced publications explain how to request an appeal if you do not agree. You need to file a Form 12153, Request for A Collection Due Process Hearing and send it to the address shown on your levy notice within 30 days from the date of the letter in order to appeal the action with the Office of Appeals.

Letter 1085 - 30-Day Letter Proposed 6020(b) Assessment
This letter is to notify you of your unpaid taxes and that the Service intends to levy to collect the amount owed. The letter and referenced publications explain how to request an appeal if you do not agree. You need to file a Form 12153, Request for A Collection Due Process Hearing and send it to the address shown on your levy notice within 30 days from the date of the letter in order to appeal the action with the Office of Appeals.

Letter 3172 - Notice of Federal Tax Lien Filing and Your Rights to a Hearing under IRC 6320
This letter is to notify you the IRS filed a notice of tax lien for the unpaid taxes. If you do not agree you can request appeals consideration within 30 days from the date of the letter. The letter and publications explain how to request a hearing from Appeals. You need to file a Form 12153, Request for A Collection Due Process Hearing and send it to the address shown on your lien notice within 30 days from the date of the letter in order to appeal the action with the Office of Appeals.

Letter 0484C

Collection Information Statement Requested (Form 433F/433D); Inability to Pay/Transfer

Letter 0549C

Balance Due on Account is Paid

Letter 668D(LP 68)

We released the taxpayer's levy.

Letter 0681C

Proposal to Pay Accepted

Letter 0757C

Installment Privilege Terminated

Letter 1058 (LT 11)

Final Notice prior to levy; your right to a hearing

Letter 1615 (LT 18)

Mail us your overdue tax returns.

Letter 1731 (LP 64)

Please help us locate a taxpayer.

Letter 1737 (LT 27)

Please complete and site Form 433F, Collection Information Statement.

Letter 1961C

Installment Agreement for Direct Debit 433-G

Letter 1962C

Installment Agreement Reply to Taxpayer

Letter 2050 (LT 16)

Please call us about your overdue taxes or tax return.

Letter 2257C

Balance Due Total to Taxpayer

Letter 2271C

Installment Agreement for Direct Debit Revisions

Letter 2272C

Installment Agreement Cannot be Considered

Letter 2273C

Installment Agreement Accepted: Terms Explained

Letter 2318C

Installment Agreement: Payroll Deduction (F2159) Incomplete

Letter 2357C

Abatement of Penalties and Interest

Letter 2603C

Installment Agreement Accepted - Notice of Federal Tax Lien Will be Filed

Letter 2604C

Pre-assessed Installment Agreement

Letter 2761C

Request for Combat Zone Service Dates

Letter 2789C

Taxpayer Response to Reminder of Balance Due

Letter 2840C

CC IAPND Installment Agreement Confirmation

Letter 3030C

Balance Due Explained: Tax/Interest Not Paid

Letter 3127C

Revision to Installment Agreement

Letter 3217C

Installment Agreement Accepted: Terms Explained

Letter 3228 (LT 39)

Reminder notice.

Letter 4903 (LT 26)

We have no record of receiving your tax returns.

Letter LP 47

Address Information Request

Letter LP 59

Please contact us about the taxpayer levy.