IRS Letter 3501 – Second Interim Letter to Taxpayer

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

Type of Notice: Return accuracy

Likely next step: Address an IRS tax audit

Also see: IRS penalties, IRS bill for unpaid taxes

Why you received IRS Letter 3501

  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. You may have received a previous letter requesting additional time to review your documents.
  4. The IRS sent Letter 3500 to notify you that the IRS still needs more time to review the documents you submitted. You should receive a response within 45 days from the date on the notice.

Notice deadline: N/A

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