Question

I recently received an adjustment letter from the IRS, which explained that an adjustment to my tax return indicates that I am responsible for additional taxes. If I disagree with the adjustment and additional taxes for which I am now responsible, what recourse to I have?

Answer

The letter you received should provide instructions on how the IRS want you to respond. The letter should request a written response from you explaining why you don’t agree with the additional taxes. Once you respond, the IRS will review your situation and alert you to their decision regarding the adjusted return dispute.

Related Topics

Related Resources

Form 1099-G, Certain Government Payments

Most Forms 1099-G are received for unemployment compensation or from state or local income tax refunds. Learn more from the tax experts at H&R Block.

What Happens After You Report Identity Theft to the IRS

Did someone file a fraudulent return in your name? Get the facts about reporting tax identity theft to the IRS and what you can expect after you report it.

Top Four Reasons to File an Amended Return

Need help deciding if you need to file an amended return (IRS Form 1040X)? Get the facts from the tax experts at H&R Block.

”I Can’t Find My W-2 Form. Can I Still File My Taxes?” | H&R Block

Can you file your taxes without a W-2 form? If you are missing your W-2 form, the Tax Institute can help. Learn what to do so you can get your taxes filed before the deadline.