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Notice 501 - Balance Due Notice

One of the more common letters sent out by the IRS is Notice CP501. This notice acts as the first step by the IRS to collect on money that is due.

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Letter 525 - Notice of Proposed Adjustment

This week we continue our look at common IRS letters and notices. Letter 525, sometimes called the 30-day letter, is a notice of proposed adjustment to your return. It is called a 30-day letter because you only have a 30-day window to respond to it.

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Form 668-A - Notice of Levy

Last week, we looked at CP504, the warning the IRS gives before issuing a levy. This week, we are looking at Form 668-A. The IRS will send this form to both the taxpayer and the business that will have to turn over the taxpayer’s property, such as a bank.

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CP504 - Notice of Intent to Levy

We recently discussed the differences between a lien and levy here, but how do you know when the IRS will levy your property? Before levying a taxpayer’s property, the IRS must notify the taxpayer of the outstanding balance and the pending levy action.

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