Don’t panic! What to do when you get a letter from the IRS
While we’re all hopefully aware that any phone purporting to be from the IRS is, in all likelihood, actually a scam, the same cannot be said for any letter a taxpayer may receive.
The IRS sends out millions of letters every year (many of them automated), and most of them don’t need to be the subject of fear. In fact, to help ease taxpayers’ minds on the subject, the service put together the following list of do’s and don’ts to help relieve some of the fear and uncertainty.