IRS Letter 1022 – Inadequate Records Notice Follow-up
Your records are not adequate to verify the tax liability for the tax year/period shown on the notice.
Type of notice: Return accuracy
Possible next step: Address an IRS audit
Why you received IRS Letter 1022
- You filed a tax return that is being audited.
- The IRS was unable to verify the income and/or deductions claimed on the return with the records you provided.
- The IRS sent Letter 979 to inform you that your records are inadequate. The letter also required that you improve your record-keeping and provide the IRS with an explanation within six months as to how you have addressed the record-keeping requirements.
- You did not provide the IRS with the required explanation.
- The IRS sent Letter 1022 to inform you that the required explanation must be received within 15 days.
Notice deadline: 15 days
If you miss this deadline: Penalties may be imposed if you do not show that you are making an effort to comply with the record-keeping requirements.
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