IRS Letter 3164 – Notification of Third Party Contact

The IRS may contact third parties for information about your tax liability.

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Type of Notice: Return accuracy

Most common tax problem area: IRS tax audits

Other tax problem areas: IRS return and account problems, IRS penalties

Why you received IRS Letter 3164

  1. You filed a tax return.
  2. The IRS selected your tax return for an audit.
  3. The IRS sent Letter 3164 to notify you that the IRS may contact third parties to obtain information during the audit process. Employers, financial institutions and others may be contacted during the audit.

Your options to address IRS Letter 3164: No response is required

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Notice deadline: N/A

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