IRS Letter 566 – The IRS Has Selected Your Tax Return For Audit

Type of notice: Return accuracy

Most common tax problem area: IRS audits

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

Why you received IRS Letter 566

  1. The IRS selected your tax return for an audit.
  2. The IRS is requesting that you provide documents to prove you are eligible to take one or more deductions or credits on your tax return.

Your options to address IRS Letter 566

  1. Provide the requested documentation.
  2. Dispute the taxes you owe.
  3. Dispute the penalties.

Notice deadline: 30 days

If you miss the deadline: The IRS may not allow certain deductions or credits on your tax return and will assess additional tax, penalties and interest.

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