IRS Letter 3500 – Interim Letter

The IRS received the documents you sent in and the IRS needs additional time to review them.

Type of Notice: Return accuracy

Likely next step: Handle an IRS tax audit

Also see: IRS penalties, IRS bill for unpaid taxes

Why you received IRS Letter 3500

  1. You were notified that your tax return was being audited.
  2. You sent the auditor documents to back up the information on the tax return.
  3. The IRS sent Letter 3500 to notify you that it received your documents, but the IRS needs additional time to review them.

Notice deadline: N/A

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