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View our interactive tax map to see where you are in the tax process. It could help you navigate your way through the IRS.
If you have questions, you can contact the person shown at the top of the letter.
If you agreed to a collection alternative such as an installment agreement or an offer in compromise, you’ll need to make payments based on your agreement with the IRS. You’ll also need to stay current with your tax obligations – filing your tax returns and paying your taxes timely during the time of the agreement, and if you entered into an offer in compromise, for five years after the IRS accepts your offer.
When your case is returned to the IRS Collection function, you may want to review information regarding enforcement actions:
You can also review information regarding collection alternatives and resolutions:
The Taxpayer Advocate Service is an independent organization within the IRS that helps taxpayers and protects taxpayers’ rights. We can offer you help if your tax problem is causing a financial difficulty, you’ve tried and been unable to resolve your issue with the IRS, or you believe an IRS system, process, or procedure just isn’t working as it should. If you qualify for our assistance, which is always free, we will do everything possible to help you.
Visit www.taxpayeradvocate.irs.gov or call 1-877-777-4778.
Low Income Taxpayer Clinics (LITCs) are independent from the IRS and TAS. LITCs represent individuals whose income is below a certain level and who need to resolve tax problems with the IRS. LITCs can represent taxpayers in audits, appeals, and tax collection disputes before the IRS and in court. In addition, LITCs can provide information about taxpayer rights and responsibilities in different languages for individuals who speak English as a second language. Services are offered for free or a small fee. For more information or to find an LITC near you, see the LITC page on the TAS website or Publication 4134, Low Income Taxpayer Clinic List.
Form 12256, Withdrawal of Request for Collection Due Process or Equivalent Hearing