Tax Dictionary – Collection Information Statement
The IRS may ask you to complete a Collection Information Statement (Form 433-F, Form 433-A, or Form 433-B) and provide proof of your financial status (including information about your assets and your monthly income and expenses) before approving your request to delay collection.
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