IRS Letter 3379 – Final Determination Letter
The IRS granted you partial relief on your innocent spouse claim.
Type of notice: Unpaid balance
Likely next step: Address an unpaid tax bill
Also see: IRS penalties
Why you received IRS Letter 3379
- You filed a tax return with a filing status of married filing jointly.
- The IRS attempted to collect taxes due on that return from you.
- You filed a claim for innocent spouse relief.
- The IRS sent Letter 3379 to notify you that the IRS has granted you partial relief from the taxes owed on the return in question.
Notice deadline: 90 days
If you miss the deadline: If your claim was denied and you do not file a petition in the U.S. Tax Court within 90 days, the IRS can begin enforced collection procedures if you do not contact them to make payment arrangements.
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