IRS Letter 566D – Initial Contact Letter

Your amended tax return is being audited.

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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 566D

  1. You filed a tax return.
  2. You filed an amended tax return.
  3. The IRS sent the letter to inform you that your amended return has been selected for audit. The items that are in question are listed on the notice as well as requested information to support those items. The IRS will hold any expected refund until your information is received and reviewed.

Your options to address IRS Letter 566D

  1. Provide the documentation requested

Notice deadline: 30 days

If you miss the deadline: The IRS will disallow the items in question.

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