2023 Tax Calendar
VIEWpoint Issue 2 | 2022
Inflation Reduction Act: Highlights of Key Changes for You and Yo...
The 2022 Gift Tax Return Deadline Is Coming Up Soon
HUD Strengthens the Effects Test
President Biden’s Proposed Budget Includes Notable Tax Provis...
Every tax season, scammers prey on unsuspecting victims’ Social Security numbers to file fraudulent tax returns. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regularly scans tax returns for possible fraud, and if it comes across one that appears suspicious, it will flag the return for review. In this event, the IRS sends a letter to the taxpayer in question, notifying them of possible tax-related identity theft. The questionable return will not be processed until the taxpayer addresses the letter.
There are three different letters the IRS mails if it suspects you may be a victim of identity theft:
If you receive one of these letters, follow all the provided steps to supply the IRS with all the information it needs to confirm whether you’re a victim of identity theft. There is no need to file a Form 14039, Identity Theft Affidavit. To obtain assistance with resolving your identify theft letter, be sure to contact Doeren Mayhew’s tax advisors today.
This publication is distributed for informational purposes only, with the understanding that Doeren Mayhew is not rendering legal, accounting, or other professional opinions on specific facts for matters, and, accordingly, assumes no liability whatsoever in connection with its use. Should the reader have any questions regarding any of the news articles, it is recommended that a Doeren Mayhew representative be contacted.
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