Your notice or letter will explain the reason for the contact and give you instructions on how to handle the issue.
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For most taxpayers, IRS notices are not quite that simple. The IRS sends notices for a wide variety of reasons. The IRS may have a question about a tax return you filed, potential or actual identity theft, an unpaid balance, or an unfiled tax return. Some notices just give information or updates and do not need a response. Other notices have a deadline that you must respond by to avoid negative consequences such as collection action or the loss of your right to appeal an IRS decision.
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