Don’t panic: It isn’t necessarily bad news. But you may need to deal with it.
Getting a letter actually addressed to you personally is becoming a thing of the past, what with email and social media taking over a lot of our correspondence.
But a letter addressed to you from the IRS? Your first reaction may well be to wonder what you did wrong.
The IRS doesn’t always deliver bad news by mail. The agency may want to inform you that you have a larger refund than you expected. Or that it simply needs some additional information or some extra time (if the processing of your return is delayed). Sometimes, you don’t have to take action on the notice. [MORE] . . .