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IRS Letter 3338C – Audit Reconsideration Acknowledgment

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The IRS needs you explain the specific reasons why you requested audit reconsideration.

Type of Notice: Return accuracy

Likely next step: Address an IRS tax audit

Also see: IRS penalties, IRS bill for unpaid taxes

Why you received IRS Letter 3338C

  1. Your tax return was selected for audit.
  2. You did not respond on time to the notices sent regarding the final audit determination, and taxes were assessed.
  3. You requested audit reconsideration.
  4. The IRS sends Letter 3338C to notify you that the IRS received the request for audit reconsideration, but needs to know what specific issues you want addressed. This notice also requests documentation to support your position.

Notice deadline: 30 days

If you miss the deadline: The IRS will resume collection on the unpaid balance due.

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