IRS Letter 39
You Still Have Unpaid Taxes, Amount Due
Type of Notice: Unpaid Balance
Most common tax problem area: IRS bill for unpaid taxes
Other tax problem areas: IRS penalties
Why you received IRS LT39
- You have a tax balance that was not paid by the due date.
- The IRS sent at least one balance-due notice requesting payment of taxes owed, but they never received payment.
- The IRS LT39 is a tax reminder letter of overdue taxes.
Your options to address IRS LT39
- Make arrangements to pay
- Dispute the penalties
Notice deadline: 10 days
If you miss the deadline: If you don't provide payment or establish a payment agreement within 10 days, the IRS will increase the penalty and pursue other enforcement action. Penalties and interest will continue to accrue.
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