IRS Letter 1020 – Audit Status
The IRS has information about your audit.
Type of notice: Return accuracy
Possible next step: Address an IRS audit
Why you received IRS Letter 1020
- You were notified that you are being audited.
- The IRS sent Letter 1020 to you for one of the following reasons:
- The documentation you provided is being returned
- The documentation is being requested for the second time and must be submitted within 10 days of the notice date
- Your audit will be moved to another office
- You have a new scheduled appointment for the audit
- You were given additional time to provide the requested substantiation
- Your case was sent to the IRS Office of Appeals, but has now been transferred back to the auditor
Notice deadline: 10 days
If you miss this deadline: If this letter requests that you provide documentation, failure to provide that information will likely result in the IRS disallowing the credit or deduction for which they were requesting information.
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