IRS Letter 1615 – Mail the IRS Your Overdue Tax Return
The IRS is requesting a response within 10 days of this notice to address past-due returns previously requested by the IRS.
Type of notice: Late return
Most common tax problem area: Unfiled returns
Why you received IRS Letter 1615
- The IRS never received a tax return from you for the year specified.
- The IRS sent you previous notices asking you to address an unfiled tax return, but never received a response.
- This notice informs you that a return may be filed on your behalf if you do not file.
Your options to address IRS Letter 1615
- File a return.
- Dispute the penalties.
Notice deadline: 10 days
If you miss the deadline: The IRS will prepare a tax return for you using the highest tax rate status and no credits or deductions that you may otherwise be entitled to.
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