There are a number or reasons the IRS might send you a letter. While there’s no need to panic, you should take the letter seriously and respond as quickly as possible.
You will likely get a letter from the IRS if you….
Have a balance due.
You have a smaller or larger refund coming.
You have a question concerning your tax return.
Your identity needs to be verified.
The IRS needs additional information for some reason.
Something has been changed on your return.
You are being notified there will be a delay in processing your return.
Here’s what you need to do.