IRS Letter 3340C – Audit Reconsideration Denial Letter

The IRS reconsidered your audit, and your claim has been partially or fully disallowed.

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Type of Notice: Return accuracy

Most common tax problem area: IRS tax audits

Other tax problem areas: IRS penalties, IRS bill for unpaid taxes

Why you received IRS Letter 3340C

  1. You filed a tax return which was selected for audit.
  2. The IRS did not receive a timely response to the notices sent regarding the final audit determination, and taxes were assessed.
  3. You requested audit reconsideration.
  4. You provided documentation to prove your position.
  5. The IRS sent Letter 3340C to notify you that the IRS is denying your request for abatement of taxes, either in part or in full. You have the right to appeal this decision.

Your options to address IRS Letter 3340C

  1. Dispute the taxes you owe
  2. Dispute the penalties
  3. Make arrangements to pay

Find out more about IRS appeals.
Learn how to address IRS penalties.
Learn how to address an unpaid tax bill.

Notice deadline: 30 days

If you miss the deadline: You lose your right to appeal the decision without paying the taxes first. Once you pay the taxes, you can file a claim for refund. Claims must be filed within three years of the date the return was filed.

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